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Virgin Australia - Manager, Safety Assurance

Job no: 505412

Work type: Full Time

Location: Perth

Categories: Other Engineering, Other Network Operations, Other Safety & Security, Workplace, Health & Safety, Airworthiness, All Business Resilience / Crisis Management, All Government Relations, Aircraft Maintenance, Stores, Supply Chain, Other Engineering Operations, Flight Planning Services, Crew Planning Services, Airline Operations, Business Support Services

About Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA)

VARA is a subsidiary of the Virgin Australia group. We operate out of Perth Airport and have a fleet of F100 aircraft and A320 aircraft that predominantly conduct charter operations to regional Western Australia. Safety is integral to the success of our business and is pivotal in everything we do. Safety is the way we think and the way we act.

Here at VARA we are a passionate and committed team who pride ourselves on the safety of our people and our guests. We have a fantastic safety culture which encourages people to take ownership of safety and create a thriving and safe environment to work within.

The Role

The Safety Systems Department at VARA is in an exciting transitional period with a new focus on strengthening leadership capability and creating a great team culture. We’re looking for an emerging leader, someone who is ready to take the next step in their career, who has the right attitude, motivation, commitment, passion and potential.  

The objective of the Manager Safety Assurance role is to help create an exciting new drive within Safety Systems by creating a high performing environment for their team of Auditors, Investigators and Flight Data Analyst.

Reporting to the Head of Safety Systems and managing a small team, the role is diverse and provides you with the opportunity to partner with other departments to drive continuous improvement and meaningful actions to address safety risk through audits and safety reports reviews/investigations. 

 The primary duties of the role are to:

  • Manage the VARA Audit Program
  • Manage the VARA Investigation Program
  • Manage the Flight Data Program
  • Train and Develop a Team of Auditors
  • CASA/ATSB engagement 

If you are an ambitious, motivated change advocate who wants to inspire and create then this is the role for you.  You will have the opportunity to develop your team of auditors and Investigators and create a risk based systems approach to safety.  

About You

  • Completed a safety-related qualification including Safety investigation Course
  • Completed a Lead Auditor qualification
  • Solid understanding of risk & change processes
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Safety Management Systems

What you need to be successful

If this sounds like you.....

  • Output and results-focussed
  • A desire to be part of a great culture and a high performing team
  • Flair and capability to continuously improve your job function in innovative ways
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Passion for working collaboratively

.....then we want to hear from you!!

Virgin Australia Group prides itself on hiring the right people to meet the challenges ahead. No matter our background or experience, we all share an enormous amount of passion for our guests and ambition to be the most loved airline in Australia.

You’re a real team player, quick on the uptake and ready to grab this opportunity with both hands! So………

Ready to spread your wings?

Boarding for this opportunity won’t last long – register your interest today by submitting an application via the link.

Virgin Australia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive culture and supportive environment for our people.

Download File FORMATTED PD - Manager Safety Assurance - 3 September 2021.pdf

Advertised : W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close : W. Australia Standard Time

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