Operations Control Center (OCC) Manager (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We are bringing urban air mobility to life by introducing our air taxis and drones as an electric addition to current transportation options in megacities worldwide. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011, we performed the first-ever crewed flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

The OCC Manager will be responsible for the safe and efficient management and control of our day-to-day flight program including Flight Time Limitations and Schedule Disruption Recovery while maximizing crew roster efficiency and stability in compliance with regulatory requirements.

As an OCC Manager, you will proactively manage OCC performance, coordinating with Crew Planning, Technical planning, Station managers, LMC Engineering and Commercial Network department, with an eye for maximizing punctuality for our customers.

  • You will be responsible for the Operations Control Centre and ensuring that the co-located departments within the center work as a cohesive unit.
  • Manage and control of the day-to-day flying program including flight watch, Operations Control and Crew Control, delivering the flight schedule while maximizing roster efficiency and stability in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible and accountable for identifying safety risks in accordance with risk assessment process and ensures that adequate risk mitigation and contingency.
  • You will maintain effective communication between the OCC, Crew control and all other company departments.
  • Monitor OCC staff to ensure goals, standards and targets are set and achieved. Encourage personal development, training and manage the cross functional process.
  • Defining and establishing SOPs, training, and duty schedules in accordance with the aviation’s regulatory requirements.
  • Provide management reports and trend reviews in areas such as sickness, leave, hotel & logistical requirements and costs.

Check in your professional skills:

  • 3 years of experience in OCC management, operations and crew control
  • Good working knowledge of aviation computer applications.
  • High Operational awareness.
  • Knowledge of Operations Supervision and Control Procedures Manual (OSCP), Operations Manual Part D (OMD) OCC Training section and associated Working Instructions (WI’s).
  • Self-motivation and motivation of others.
  • Development of others / Team Building.

Preferred skills:

  • Flight Dispatcher Certificate of License (ICAO OR FAA)
  • Knowledge of ACARS is an advantage
  • Knowledge of the IOSA auditing process and requirements an advantage
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners 
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch 
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

Operations Control Center (OCC) Manager (m/f/d)

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