Flight Support Manager

  • Full-time
  • Flight Support
  • Riga, Latvia

ABOUT US

We are an EU-based Airline Company with headquarters in Riga (Latvia), Tallinn (Estonia), and Lija (Malta).


SmartLynx Airlines specializes in full-service ACMI aircraft lease services and is an acknowledged ACMI, cargo, and charter provider in the EU on Airbus A320, A321, and A330 aircraft. 


From year to year we are growing - in fleet size, block hours, team members, and a number of awards.

SmartLynx Airlines is a proud owner of the 2019 Best Employer in Latvia in the Transportation Sector award.


We are looking for new colleagues from all over the world. We offer a highly attractive relocation package to one of our headquarters or alternatively working from anywhere in the world with occasional travel to visit your Team in one of our headquarters. 


WHAT WILL YOU DO

  • You will be overall responsible for the FS activities across the company’s AOCs;
  • You will prioritize, plan, manage and ensure the development of necessary changes in the department;
  • You will ensure a process is in place which provides timely and accurate information to the commercial department for new and existing projects:
  • You will ensure that flight operations documentation are updated timely and all aircraft are supplied with updated documentation;
  • You will supervise the EFB system process, supervise post-flight documentation function, supervise flight planning and EFB software implementation processes, and monitor processes related to Weight and Balance;
  • You will coordinate flight operation activities regarding the addition/ removal of aircraft from the Company’s AOC;
  • You will oversee routes and aerodromes categorization in accordance with AIR OPS and Company documents;
  • You will establish a baseline for reach new aircraft entering the fleet;
  • You will be responsible for identifying and proposing improvements for existing department processes and other potential capabilities;
  • You will build strong relationships with other departments and making sure the services provided are of quality.


LET'S TALK ABOUT YOU

  • You have an advanced university degree in an appropriate field paired with experience from work in a flight support department or equivalent;
  • You are a team player with excellent leadership skills, you excel with a positive mindset and you are supportive towards your colleagues. You know how to delegate work and to improve productivity;
  • You have a hands-on approach and you have good problem-solving skills and you are able to come up with solutions;
  • You are able to handle multiple tasks, priorities, and challenging interactions under pressure in a high-volume, fast-paced environment;
  • You are IT literate and well versed with MS office software such as MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Teams, and PowerPoint as a minimum;
  • You have excellent English language skills. 


BENEFITS

  • Opportunity to work with aviation experts;
  • Advantage of working in developing, international aviation company with friendly, modern and comfortable work atmosphere;
  • Fully paid lunch in the office during lunch hours;
  • Advanced health insurance;
  • Aviation industry related benefits;
  • Corporate & Social events;
  • Professional and personal development opportunities while working in a fast-developing multicultural environment.