EK GROUND DISPATCHER

Full time @Myles Group posted 7 months ago

Job Description

Job Purpose: As the senior Emirates dispatch representative co-ordinate all functions of each aircraft turnaround, driving and motivating those involved to achieve safe and punctual departures of Emirates flights whilst maximizing the payload, in compliance with all regulatory requirements. Act as the primary point of contact at the aircraft for all Group stakeholders, Government departments, and external agencies such as DNATA, DCA, Flight Operations, and Service Delivery. Job Outline: – Makes decisions on key operational issues such as the offload of passengers and/or baggage and cargo to ensure that the Emirates flight schedule is maintained in accordance with the published precision timing schedule (PTS). Takes accountability for, and has authority to make decisions on the acceptance of last-minute or delayed loads that could potentially delay flight departures. Follows the flight briefing and establishes, in consultation with the Emirates Duty Controller, when a delay is acceptable operationally and commercially. – Plans a strategy for flight departures prior to commencing any precision timing activities after seeking and interpreting a full flight briefing (e.g. en-route restrictions, flight crew limitations, etc) via Emirates Hub Control Centre (HCC). Conducts a briefing to all stakeholders involved in the flight departure and establishes any operational shortfalls, organising immediate remedial solutions within acceptable standards so that an on-time departure can be achieved. – Manages the departure flight process by leading the EK and DNATA teams with a ‘can-do attitude that inspires those around them while consistently seeking to optimize the on-time performance and/or maximize the payload. Evaluate any anticipated delays to identify opportunities to further maximize payload revenue and enhance customer service. – Maintains full contact with the Emirates Duty Controller in the HCC via the tetra radio network and/or the personal digital assistant (PDA) to allow full transparency of the critical path of the flight departure. This enables the Network Control Centre (NCC) to streamline the base station and network operations through the effective tactical decision making – Through ongoing relationships with flight handling agencies, such as fuelling companies, DNATA, and EK flight catering, identify and recommend improvements to procedures and/or standards of safety and security to the EKAS Operations Services Management so that the airline can consistently deliver the highest operational standards in the industry. – Has full autonomy in the allocation of delay codes and timings for any off-schedule departures. This is done by fully investigating PTS schedule failures so that accurate trends can be assessed for future service level improvements.
Qualifications & Experience: Airport Operations.Other: 5+ Years 10 Years schooling or equivalent Successful completion of the Emirates Fundamentals of Load Control and/or Advanced Load Control training (or external equivalent) is a desirable qualification. Dubai based, internal applicants must have a ramp driving license Other applicants must also have a driving license approved by their home country Airline/Handling experience either above or below the wing (in one or more core areas such as cargo, load control, passenger services, ramp) in a major international airport. To operate within the training role, previous experience of coaching on either a formal or informal basis is essential Knowledge/Skills: Ability to work under pressure For training role leadership capability and the ability to act as a role model for new and junior staff is essential Safety Sensitive Role: Yes Details of Safety Sensitive role Hazards Working at height Exposure to hazardous energy systems Work in confined spaces Contact with human waste Contact with other hazardous materials Heavy lifting Work in a noisy environment. Hours of work Day/night (shift roster) Yes – Day hours only 8.5 hour working day 10 hour working day 12-hour working day, Additional requirements : Airport driving permit
Salary & Benefits: Join us in Dubai and enjoy an attractive tax-free salary and travel benefits that are exclusive to our industry, including discounts on flights and hotels stays around the world. You can find out more information about our employee benefits in the Working Here section of our website www.emirates.com/careers. Further information on what’s it like to live and work in our cosmopolitan home city, can be found in the Dubai Lifestyle section.

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