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Assistant Chief Instructor (A-CI) / Training Manager
Role and Responsibilities
Responsible for all aspects of FAA training delivery within CAE Oxford Aviation Academy facility in Mesa, Arizona. The candidate shall develop a collaborative, stimulating work environment, promoting a culture around the values of Excellence, Integrity, Empowerment, Innovation and One CAE.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for promoting flight safety throughout the school, supported by the local Safety Officer
Drive, monitor and report on the cadet progress and throughput as per the Training Service Agreement
Drive efficient operations through monitoring of the utilization rate of the flight instructors.
Define and monitor the required quality and standard of training given by the instructors, in concert with the Training Excellence Manager.
Accountable for ensuring that the school is in compliance with the local regulatory requirements. Ensuring Training policies and processes are suitable for task and regulatory requirements. Advising Specialists of shortfalls and remedial requirements
Define and ensure an adequate number of suitably qualified FAA instructors are employed to undertake the required training task of the FAA program, and execute the S&OP production plan. Liaise with the recruitment team to provide the needs.
Communicate and promote policies, procedures and standards throughout the school
Ensure the Operations Leader is advised on the equipment required to support and execute training activities, and provide recommendations.
Ensure that all training documentation, manuals and courseware are fit for purpose and meet the requirements of the business
Ensuring that Training is delivered to meet CAE OAA Academy's mission to be the worldwide leading Flight Academy, training the future generation of airline ready pilots through standardized training programs and safe operations. This shall be done by performing regular progress checks, EOC checks and other relevant training duties.
Lead and coach a team to Flight Leads to achieve the Training Department objectives.
Qualifications & Skills
Strong people leader and change agent
Ability to work well in a highly structured environment
Team-focused and Results-Oriented
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
Open to culture diversification
High proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and MS Outlook
Education & Experience
Must have proper authorization to live/work in the United States
Four-year degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience
Current & valid FAA flight instructor license and relevant medical certificate
No aircraft accident or aviation violation convictions
2+ years of experience as a Flight Instructor
Previous Management or Flight Lead experience in an aviation related business preferred
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