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The SAI Air Safety & Advisory Group comprises a small team of highly skilled aviation professionals supporting a team of globally dispersed Aviation Focal Points that are embedded within Shell’s operating businesses. The Air Safety & Advisory Group has teams located in Rotterdam, Houston and Singapore.  The Air Safety & Advisory Group establishes Shell standards for aircraft operations, provides advice to the businesses on implementing those standards, and assesses compliance with the standards. It also sets Shell’s aviation safety strategy and investigates air safety incidents.

Working in a global virtual team as an Aviation Adviser you’ll be conducting operational and technical audits of aircraft operators and associated facilities worldwide, to assure the safety and quality of aircraft services provided to the Shell Group.

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with the Shell business unit and contracted aircraft operator management teams at the highest levels. You’ll also be able to exercise your core professional competence, as well as your wider aviation skill sets.

As an Aviation Logistics Manager you will be embedded within a Shell Business Unit acting as the contract holder for air transport contracts. You will ensure Group standards and contract requirements are met and actively monitor the commercial, and safety performance of aviation contractors. You will be part of a wider logistics management team with the Business Unit and so coordinate air transport with land and marine assets to meet the complex requirements of oil and gas exploration and production. You will also be a member of the wider aviation professional community within Shell.

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with the Shell Business Unit and contracted aircraft operator management teams at the highest levels. You’ll also be able to exercise your core professional competence, as well as your wider aviation skill sets.

The Shell Aircraft Air Safety and Advisory Group gives advice to 35 Shell Business Units in 30 countries and audits up to 100 aircraft operators on their behalf. This results in substantial financial savings and major improvements in safety and quality. Shell exposure to flying, at 85,000 flying hours per year, equates to the activity of a moderate size airline. The Air Safety & Advisory Group is staffed by a team of Aviation Advisers and is part of Shell Aircraft International which also includes the Corporate Fleet department.

Shell Business Units employ Aviation Logistics Managers who are responsible for the safe and effective management of aviation contracts with third party aviation providers. They work within their own Operating Unit to meet exacting logistics requirements while maintaining close links to Shell Aircraft to assure the safety of their operations.

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You have a current Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s License (EASA-66 Cat-B1/B2) or equivalent, or you could be a professional engineer with an aeronautical background. Alternatively, you could be a professional Pilot holding a valid fixed or rotary wing pilot license (ATPL or equivalent).

You’ll have extensive experience in all aspects of aircraft operations and support, as well as an understanding of the commercial and legislative aspects of aviation. In addition you’ll have relevant experience in the aviation industry and have held management positions within an aircraft operating company or equivalent military organization.

Knowledge of aviation quality & safety management systems and their application is required. The ability to write and brief all levels of management succinctly on complex aviation issues is also essential.

Shell’s aviation professionals are required to travel extensively in support of our work and as such, must be able to travel anywhere in the world.

Please note that we are currently in the selection process of the first round of applications. However, we do encourage new applications for our second round later in the year.

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