Manager – Base Maintenance

Air Arabia

Job description / Role

Job Purpose

To manage and control the Base Maintenance operations staff ensuring the timeliness, availability and airworthiness of Air Arabia fleet and Third Party aircrafts in accordance with business requirements, GCAA rules and regulations and as per Air Arabia policies and approved standards and procedures.

Key Result Responsibilities

* Leads the Base Maintenance contractual and operational activities including (A &C Checks) , ensuring all are agreed, implemented and performed as per GCAA rules and regulations, manufacturer’s manuals, and as per Air Arabia adopted policies and procedures with focus on safety, efficiency and cost-effectiveness in managing technical requirements and human factors considerations.
* Supports the Head of Maintenance in developing and implementing policies and operating procedures for carrying out the required maintenance and defect repairs on aircrafts.
* Co-designs and defines the set of standards and measures related to compliance with commercial, quality, as well as regulatory bodies’ agreed standards and procedures.
* Designs the manual and matrix of authority related to Heavy Maintenance roles in accordance with set objectives ensuring adherence with GCAA regulations, and Quality Assurance standard measures.
* Partners with Stakeholders for Capacity Planning to ensure the adequacy and availability of necessary resources (Manpower, Facilities, equipment, tools, etc.).
* Manages the allocation and performance of the heavy maintenance teams to execute action plans and secure the availability and “safe release” of all Air Arabia fleet and Third-Party aircrafts in line with business operational needs and agreed targets.
* Supports the HOM in setting up, managing, monitoring and evaluating of the Base Maintenance with respect to safety measures, communication and overall performance as per GCAA regulations, Air Arabia policies and procedures and in accordance with terms and conditions approved within the SLAs and contracts.
* Educates and continuously guides the Base Maintenance supervisors and staff on how to comply with rules and regulations and on the formalities and procedures followed in carrying out planned and un-planned maintenance tasks and operations.
* Establishes standardization in processes and procedures through developing and successfully overseeing a set of platforms to be adopted by Heavy Maintenance teams in carrying out, documenting, and communicating the required assignments.

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