BAE Systems is the UK Government s
nominated Prime Contractor (PC) under the Government-to-Government arrangements
that are in place to provide equipment, support and training to Saudi
Arabia. We provide maintenance of Royal
Saudi Air Force aircraft (RSAF) and train RSAF personnel safely in a training
environment in how to use their aircraft, equipment and weapons. For such maintenance training, this role is responsible to perform fleet
management and planning within the Fleet Management section of the Typhoon
Support Centre (TSC) at Taif, KSA, in order to ensure that the RSAF Typhoon
fleet is effectively managed and maintained in accordance with RSAF fleet plans
and mandatory continuing airworthiness requirements, reporting to the Fleet
Plans and Statement of Requirement (SoR) Team Leader. To provide proactive support and co-ordinated
management of the Typhoon fleet, which will be coordinated by the Integrated
Logistics Operations Centre (ILOC), to ensure that scheduled maintenance
requirements, upgrades, capability insertions, maintenance programme changes
and operational requirements are planned and accomplished effectively.
Interfacing directly with the RSAF at all levels, helping
their understanding of the Typhoon fleet management requirements and
priorities, whilst assisting with the development of Saudi National expertise
in the Typhoon fleet management requirements.
Support the creation of tactical and strategic fleet management plans
for endorsement by the TSC Commander (TSC Cdr), taking in to account scheduled
maintenance requirements, modifications and capability upgrades.
Monitor Flying Hour (FH) and Fatigue Index (FI) consumption across the
Typhoon fleet and compile reports / recommendations for RSAF approval in order
to support fleet planning activities and ensure effective distribution of
airframe life consumption.
Creation of a Typhoon maintenance activity programme issued through ESS
updates in conjunction with HQ RSAF, Forward Operations and TSC Business Data
in order to assess impact on fleet availability and recommend appropriate
Review Technical Instruction (TI) requirements with TSC Business Data
personnel, Forward Operations and Supply in order to assess impact on fleet and
recommend effective embodiment strategy for endorsement by RSAF HQ.
Monitor maintenance scheduling effectiveness and compliance of Typhoon
fleet against approved maintenance programme requirements.
Co-ordinate review of reports and recommendations issued by TSC In
Service Data Analysis (ISDA) team in conjunction with TSC Technical Specialists
and Forward Operations personnel in order to determine appropriate actions or
initiate further investigation.
Initiate ad-hoc analysis of Typhoon sub-system data by TSC ISDA team and
relevant Technical Specialists in order to identify trends and opportunities
for development and improvements.
Direct ad-hoc analysis of specific system in-service data by ISDA and
Technical Specialists in order to perform the Fleet Management task.
Develop and maintain TSC Processes and Procedures relating to fleet management and planning.
Generate and maintain status reports relevant to fleet management.
additional, reasonable, tasks as may from time to time be requested by TSC and
Assist with providing structured On-the-Job
training for RSAF and/or Saudi National fleet management staff, in form of
training, coaching, work experience and mentoring as appropriate.
Qualified to HNC, or equivalent, in an Aeronautical / Mechanical
engineering discipline, with at least comprehensive experience in an aircraft
Knowledge of aircraft fleet management principles and practices,
including the requirements for continuing airworthiness management environment.
A knowledge of the Typhoon fleet management requirements of the
Engineering Support System (ESS) and use of the Microsoft Office suit of
programmes would be
Ideally from within BAE Systems, or currently serving within the RAF, to
ensure familiarity with Typhoon fleet management requirements and maintenance
Candidates from a non-Typhoon fleet management background with other
relevant experience gained with another air force will be considered where-by
additional training can be provided.
EXPATRIATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
In return for the required high levels
of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent free
accommodation, with access to free recreation facilities, all available
within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel
allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed.
On successfully securing a role
your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single
status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the
opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full
health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.