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SMS Administrator

Air Arabia

Valid Till: N/A

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Job Description

  • To implement, monitor and maintain the “Air Arabia Safety Management System” in the respective areas of operation. 
  • He/she shall manage the Company’s mandatory and voluntary “Safety Reports” ensuring the investigations and closure reports are timely and accurately executed in line with the Civil Aviation regulations and requirements and as per Air Arabia adopted policies and procedures. 
  • On a temporary basis, assumes duties and responsibilities of Flight Data Specialist as and when required.


  • Supports the “Manager Safety & ER” in promoting and enforcing “Safety” and “Operational Risk” awareness culture across the Company, Tenants, Airport, and other organizations required to deal with emergencies. 
  • Coordinates the Regulatory Authority’s mandatory occurrence reporting scheme in line with rules, regulations and Company’s adopted policies, procedures, and safety measures.
  • Initiates and reports incident investigation process through established channels; effectively follows up on incidents and findings in liaison with the department heads/managers.
  • Assists the Safety Manager in the administrative requirements for Safety Review Board and Safety Actions Group Meetings.
  • Develops checklists and coordinates with Quality Department for the conduct of safety audits on key operational areas to identify hazard.
  • Presents and disseminates information on findings to promote safety awareness, recommends and follows up on the implementation of corrective measures to ensure the findings are closed and recorded within the agreed time frame.
  • Support the Safety Manager in terms of Safety Assurance covering the Safety Performance Monitoring & Measurement and Management of Change.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Organizational/Risk Management or equivalent from a recognized university or institute; Diploma or certificate in the related field combined with needed experience and exposure is acceptable
  • 4+ years’ of experience in the Airlines/Aviation industry; a minimum of 2 years in the “Safety Department” in a similar capacity is required for this role.
  • Experienced in implementing and carrying out investigation procedures and audit checks.
  • Experienced in implementation and maintenance of aviation related documentation and reports.
  • Have completed “Safety Management Systems” training.
  • Must have completed “Aircraft Accident Investigation” training.
  • Must have completed investigations/Interview techniques courses.