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Chief Pilot – United Kingdom

Chief Pilot

Lord Chamberlain’s Office
Starting Salary
£75,000-£80,000 plus benefits
Hours of work
Contract Type
Accommodation available?
Mandatory Requirements
ATPL (H) with instrument rating
Class 1 medical
You must be willing to undertake regular travel across the UK and overnight as necessary, have a flexible approach and be willing to take on duties and activites outside your normal responsiblities.
Job Description
The Queen's Helicopter Flight (TQHF) consists of a small team of pilots and ground support personnel operating a single privately operated Sikorsky S76 Helicopter. It provides a first class helicopter service to Memebers of the Royal Family engaged on official duties.

Working closely with the Head of Royal Travel and the Operations Officer you will oversee the flying programme and ensure flights are operated strictly in accordance with the Operations Manual. You will be responsible for the day to day management of TQHF resources and supervision of the Pilots, Landing Site Officers and Operations Officer. You will liaise with all contractors and to ensure compliance with their contractual obligations. You will be also responsible for pursuing a vigorous flight safety policy.

Person Specification
The ablilty to plan complex tasks/itineraries with an eye for detail
High levels of initiative and problem solving skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Good team leadership and management skills

It is highly desirable that you have:
S-76 type rating
Corporate/VVIP experience

Application Closing Date
29 Aug 2011


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