General Manager Safety & Security

  • LAWA Business & Jobs Resource Center
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 05, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Building and Safety Construction and Skilled Trades

Job Description

The Safety and Security Manager reports to and works closely with the Director of LAX. There will also be dotted line reporting to the Directors of Safety/Compliance/ Security and Environment for the Americas within the Americas RISK group. The post holder will be responsible for providing effective Safety, Security and environmental support and guidance while providing oversight to all of the business units at Los Angeles. The successful applicant will also work closely with the regional Vice-President of the region to ensure compliance with the respective regulators within the airport and to ensure compliance. Knowledge of Menzies Aviation Systems (SMS, SeMS) is fundamental to the ongoing improvement of safety and security, and the success of the company. The Manager will be required to assure full compliance and implementation at all levels of the business, drive standardisation of best practices, foster continuous improvement, and optimise overall Safety and Security performance within the LAX station. Must have knowledge of Airline Ground Operations, Cargo, Freighter, Environmental and ITP (into-plane) fueling processes. Primary responsibilities include: • Enforcement of Safety, Security and Environmental procedures, standards, and practices • Advising on Safety, Security and Environmental issues pertaining to the LAX operation. • Ensuring compliance with national and international regulations • Liaising with Federal Regulators, law enforcement agencies, and LAWA Authorities on HS&E matters • Develop working relationships locally with regulatory agencies such as TSA, DOT, FAA, EPA, OSHA, USDA • Maintaining a working liaison with all local managers to ensure they understand the MORSE requirements • Monitor and report KPIs measuring Safety/Security/Environmental performance • Maintain a risk based approach to SMS/Enviro management: o Providing an effective risk analysis, threat assessment, and response capability among business units o Ensure the highest possible levels of SMS integrity are maintained through the application of risk management controls o Formulation and initiation of additional measures to be applied during seasonal periods of increased operations. o Enforce audit programmes to ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements • Perform investigations as required and provide oversight and guidance on all investigations: o Monitor and review security reports in preparation for presentation to senior leadership o Ensure all incidents are fully investigated at the station level o Providing timely reports to management as required • In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the job holder is required to perform other duties as may be reasonably requested by the Risk Team for the Americas from time to time. Requirements Qualifications and Experience: • Higher education diploma, degree or equivalent in SMS/Enviromental/SeMS, or related studies (aviation qualification is beneficial) • Aviation Safety and Security or equivalent background with practical experience and knowledge of working within a regulated operation • A minimum of 5 years' experience at management level within aviation ground handling and cargo operations • A minimum of 5 years' experience in investigations • Working knowledge of, or experience in Emergency Response Planning, Contingency Planning and Business Continuity Planning • Self-motivated, disciplined and with flexible attitude toward change • Hands-on, practical approach to providing solutions in a challenging and dynamic business environment, with good organisational skills • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with people at all levels of the organisation. • Fluency in written and spoken English with ability to work in an international environment. • Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Packages e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook • Must possess and maintain a valid passport • Will have to undergo CRC and CTC vetting, failure to receive clearance will result in termination of employment Compliance: Carry out all activities of the role and processing activities (as above) as directed by the Company through its policies, procedures and training to ensure the success of the operation including the following: Full compliance: • Health & Safety • Training • Equal Opportunities • Harassment • Data Protection • Security • Remain up to date with all station notices relating to policies and procedures • Remain up to date with all relevant operational, systems and Customer Service training • Maintain a safe and secure working environment at all times • Comply with the Company's open, fair and honest reporting culture Professional Standards: • Respectful, supportive and friendly approach • Clear and honest communication • Passionate and driven • Flexible and understanding of changing priorities and situations • Punctual and reliable • Confident and focused
Date posted: 09/28/2019