Head of Flight Safety

Posted: 13/03/2024

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Dublin Airport
Full Time

As Ireland's newest regional airline, we are committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers and airline partners. We're all hands on deck, all working towards a common goal of delivering on the unique needs of our customers. At Emerald Airlines we believe our company’s roots and culture set us apart from other airlines. We are a tight-knit organisation with an emphasis on collaboration, communication and cohesion. Like any family, our business has a beating heart, made-up of our hard-working and dedicated team.


The Role

We are seeking a Head of Flight Safety to join our team who will report to the Director of Safety. The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring that all flight safety risks are adequately identified, addressed, and communicated appropriately.



  • Foster a healthy Safety and Just culture within Flight Operations.
  • Act as the Flight Safety subject matter expert for the Director of Safety
  • Conduct Safety Investigations in the Flight Operation Department.
  • Liaise with authorities and external accident investigation bodies as required.
  • Manage and develop the company Flight Data Monitoring program.
  • Manage Flight Operations safety communication and promotion.
  • Manage the Flight Safety Action Groups.
  • Manage the FDM Safety Action Groups.
  • Provide regular safety updates to the Director of Flight Ops.
  • Conduct Management of Change and Risk Assessments as required.
  • Manage the Flight Operations risk register.
  • Attend weekly operations and safety meetings.
  • Represent Emerald Airlines at meetings with external agencies.
  • Attending relevant external events relating to flight safety.
  • Lead and develop the flight safety officers.
  • Maintain SPI data for NPFO / SSCRB


About you

The ideal candidate will have, or have held an ATPL and previous experience in a Safety role is desirable. You  will have strong communication skills, an excellent understanding of Safety Management Systems and good organisation skills.


At Emerald Airlines, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where people are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives.  Integrated into our core values is our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse workforce is central to our success.  We’re friends, we’re teammates, we’re collaborators, we’re all hands on deck.

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