Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been enabling global flight with passion since 1967. From a single maintenance hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 50 locations and 4,000 employees worldwide, our offering includes Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Maintenance, and Staffing. We are the effort behind effortless. The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and passion with one common mission: to serve customers best! 
In order to reinforce the Flight Operations team in Hong Kong we are currently recruiting for Director Flight Operations.
Director Flight Operations
Reporting to the Senior Director Aircraft Management, the Director Flight Operations (DFO) is responsible for oversight of flight operations, ensuring compliance with international and local regulations, in accordance with the company values and operational requirements, for implementing the best practices with the highest standard of safety, compliance and service.
Main Responsiblities
  • Has corporate authority for ensuring that all operations and maintenance activities can be financed and carried out as required and to the standards of the Company manuals 
  • Manages all facets of the Corporate Flight Department including flight operations
  • Ensures safe and efficient flight operations
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Ensures compliance with all national and local environmental laws and requirements
  • Establishes standards for employee recruitment, conducts pre-employment interviews, and selects new employees (applicable to flight crew only)
  • Establishes and implements all Flight Department flight policies and procedures
  • Establishes the standards for Pilot and Cabin Attendant performance and training
  • Supervises all aircraft scheduling activities
  • Evaluates outside contract agencies (Fixed Base Operators, maintenance facilities, etc.) to ensure they have adequate facilities, personnel, and experience to perform the required service functions
  • Administers performance evaluations of Pilots, Cabin Attendants, Administrative Support, Dispatchers, and other personnel;
  • Serves as a company representative with respect to other corporations, local or relevant authorities
  • Develops and maintains the OMA
  • Ensures that crew scheduling complies with flight and duty time limitations
  • Ensures that flight crew qualifications are current
  • Maintains a current operations library
  • Oversees Crew Coordination/ Training Department
  • Assumes any duties delegated by Senior Director Aircraft Management
  • Perform other duties/ ad hoc projects assigned by the company
Minimum Requirements:
  • Maintains tight control over the project schedule, risks, scope of work and budget; ensures that operational teams and subcontractors have a clear understanding of client requirements
  • Builds and maintains strong client relationships, and provides day-to-day client advice and support 
  • Promotes the organization's capabilities to clients, identifies sales opportunities to be forwarded to the account managers, and achieves contract extensions or additional business within the account(s)
  • Addresses issues with impact beyond own team based on knowledge of related disciplines

  • Qualification/Certifications:
  • Holds or has held an appropriate license, or has acquired supervisory experience
  • Possesses knowledge of the provisions of applicable regulations and the ICAO requirements necessary to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position
  • Possesses a Bachelor’s Degree (highly desirable)
If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application (cover letter, CV).
Jet Aviation Business Jets (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Ms Vivian Lung
Human Resources Manager
Hong Kong and Aircraft Management Asia