Manager, Safety Management System-Engineering & Maintenance 

Job Description

Job Title

SMS Manager (Engineering)

Reports To

Head of Safety Management System

Key Accountability

  • Responsible for providing guidance and direction for the operation of the organization’s SMS and Safety, Health, and Environment.
  • Acts independently of other departmental heads within the organization on safety management and SHE matters.
  • Responsible for providing information and advice to senior management on matters relating to safety operations and SHE matters.
  • To interact with operational personnel, senior managers, and departmental heads throughout the organization.
  • To foster positive relationships with regulatory authorities, agencies, and service providers outside the organization.

Qualification & Experience

  • Working experience of at least 7 years in aviation with 3 years in a supervisory position.
  • Possess a CAAM Part 66 B 1.1 or B2 license type rated on ATR 72 / B737-800 aircraft.
  • Basic knowledge of aircraft operations and maintenance systems and procedures.
  • Attended initial and continuous training on Safety Management systems & Human Factors
  • Attended “Train the Trainer” course and courses on EWIS, Fuel Tank Safety.
  • Fully conversant with CAAM regulations on safety Management Systems.
  • Experience in carrying out Technical Investigations of occurrences & in-service difficulties reported during aircraft operations.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented with a focus on safety and quality.
  • Principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop good working relationships at various levels and to resolve any issue that arises.
  • Reading comprehension to understand technical and legal materials

Specific Functions

  • Providing advice and assurance relating to safety issues and performance; internal, external, and international safety initiatives and requirements.
  • Developing and maintaining the safety policy and safety management system; identifying, reporting, tracking, and correcting safety issues and for the initiation of preventive actions.
  • Establishing safety standards and awareness, publishing adequate safety guidelines to all staff, and ensuring staff is trained, qualified and competent to discharge their safety-related obligations.
  • Effective interface with the CAAM and establishing industry liaison regarding safety matters