Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Cabin Crew Duty Supervisor Job Opportunity

Job Title:    Cabin Crew Duty Supervisor
Job Ref.:    ABY13-0150
Job Location:    Sharjah
Employer:    Air Arabia

About Us
Air Arabia (Arabic: العربية للطيران‎) is a low-cost airline with its head office in the Sharjah Freight Center, Sharjah International Airport, in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

The airline operates scheduled services to 51 destinations in the Middle East, North Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia and Europe to 22 countries from Sharjah, 28 destinations in 9 countries from Casablanca, Fez, Nador, Tangier and Marrakesh and 6 destinations in 4 countries from Alexandria.

Its main base is Sharjah International Airport. What distinguishes Air Arabia from many low cost carriers is that it offers connections to many flights at its base in Sharjah. Air Arabia also has focus cities in Alexandria and Casablanca.[1] Air Arabia is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization.

Job Description
The purpose of this role is to assist Cabin Crew Manager in managing the Cabin Crew Members at all times and ensure that all crew are legal as per the GCAA requirements and their needs are met.

Job Requirements:

  •         Educated to High Secondary level.
  •     Minimum five years of experience as a cabin crew member with three year as a senior cabin crew.
  •     Good working knowledge of Flight Duty Time Limitation regulations.
  •     Self-motivated and able to work independently with strong written and oral communication skills in English.
  •     Arabic would be an advantage

Job Duties:
  •         Ensure all flights departing Sharjah consist of the correct crew complement, and liaise with Crew rostering officer regarding crew shortfalls, if any.
  •     Supervise correct and fair allocation of crew positions by auditing and reviewing.
  •     Manage action, follow up and provide feedback to cabin crew on cabin flight report.
  •     Ensure all procedures, manuals and documentations in the Briefing Office are updated and maintained as per GCAA and company policy requirements.
  •     Coach operating crew by giving them constructive feedback, being prepared to answer any queries, clarify any operational issues and if needed direct the crew member to the right personnel or department as necessary.
  •     Conduct assessments on Briefing to monitor both SCCM and CCM performance and take corrective actions where necessary on performance, a minimum of 3 briefing assessment should be conducted in a shift.
  •     Manage grooming standards; monitored and rectified where needed.
  •     Manage senior or captains’ de-briefing and handle any conflict until it is resolved; use them as case studies in liaison with Training Manager.
  •     Carry out flight observations and submit a full report to Cabin Crew Manager (2 flights a month)
  •     Manage daily both catering and duty free issues and ensures that the right product is selected for increasing the revenue using feedback of the crew.
  •     Carry out a random pre and post flight check to monitor the boarding process, ground handling, catering-duty free, cabin appearance and crew performance; a full report should be submitted to Cabin Crew Manager. (3 flights per shifts)
  •     Liaise with other departments to fulfill cabin crew requirements (e.g. housing, transport, HR, finance). Place a purchase order for cabin crew department.
  •     Conduct evaluation for initial crew member during 90 days appraisal.
  •     Conduct appraisal for the crew including seniors.
  •     Maintain records of crew performance, sick leave, no show, punctuality, customer service and take the necessary action in cases of discipline.
  •     Assist Cabin Crew Manager in Cabin Crew Recruitment.
  •     Assist Cabin Crew Manager for SCCM upgrade.
  •     Assist the Cabin Crew Manager and carry out investigations on crew disciplinary / appreciations
  •     Manage crew welfare by looking at their personal issues, follow up with company Medical Centre for crew well-being, meet and assist new joining crews and visit crew if they are hospitalized.
  •     Ensure the Familiarization Flight program is carried out and the correct paperwork is completed as per Procedures and compliance is achieved.
  •     Prepare and disseminate Memos and reminders to all crew for any policy changes
  •     Complete the Crew Movement Officer Shift Report Log at the end of the shift ensuring to note any handover matters for the following shift. Maintain physical appearance of the Briefing Office, including cleanliness, equipment condition etc., and make recommendation for any maintenance or equipment replacement.
  •     In the absence of a SCCM, the briefing officer on duty will nominate the most senior crew member to conduct the pre-flight safety briefing. Crew Movement Officer will advise Crew Control of the absence of the operating SCCM.
  •     Liaise with other hubs for sending and receiving any product i.e. crew uniforms, manuals
  •     Attend weekly meeting with cabin crew manager to identify the areas that require improvement.

Deadline Date: 13/02/2014

How to Apply:
Interested candidates may apply for the position by sending a copy of their updated resume to: