Nominated Person Crew Training

Posted: 18/07/2023

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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

The Nominated Person Crew Training is primarily responsible to the Director Flight Operations for the overall supervision of all aspects of flight crew training and the safety-related aspects of cabin crew training, and for the maintenance of flying and other proficiency standards. They will ensure through regular reviews of operational standards that the Company continues to produce a safe and secure commercial operation.

To this end, in particular they are responsible for:

  • Co-ordinating and integrating pilot training requirements, plans and programmes taking into consideration the training requirements with respect to other crew members;
  • The preparation of annual budgets for training programmes;
  • Ensuring compliance, through a framework of training policies and standards, with all legal and Company requirements in respect of the training and checking of Company pilots;
  • Evaluating the compatibility of all policies and procedures to ensure, insofar as this in turn is compatible with the requirement for a safe and secure commercial operation, consistency of approach and to recommend revisions where required in conjunction with the Operations Department
  • Contributing to the formulation, promulgation and implementation of operations policies and strategies.
  • The maintenance, amendment and revision as necessary of the Operations Manual Part D. under the authority of the Director Flight Operations, through the issue of Training Instructions and Training memos.
  • Ensuring that any contracted training services meet the required standard.
  • Liaising with both IAA & CAA regulatory authorities and their representatives in respect of all of the above.
  • Liaising with the Chief Ground Instructor & Training Coordinator in order to execute timely initial and recurrent training for cabin crew.

The job holder will also normally be available to assist and support the Director Flight Operations in the discharge of his management duties. They will be an experienced TRI/E, ideally with experience on ATR family of aircraft. Familiarity with airline document management systems is expected along with experience of Flight Data monitoring, Risk & Safety Management Systems.

As this is a Senior Management role the NPCT is also responsible for assisting in the recruitment, selection, training and development of the Flight Operations team and for setting out targets for each member so that the team can deliver on its goals whilst providing a fulfilling and enjoyable atmosphere in which to work and realise one’s potential.


As part of the management team in Emerald the individual is expected to play a wider role as part of the Leadership Team to help develop a unique ‘family-culture’ whereby people feel they ‘belong’ and are encouraged to become the best person they can be in their current and potential roles.  This cultural aspect of the role is crucial as Emerald Airlines must find unique ways of recruiting and retaining the best airline and customer services talent available, within the constraints that a regional airline operation brings.

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