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Safety Officer

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Employment type: full-time



About us…

Air Belgium is a fresh thinking Belgian airline operating quality intercontinental flights at attractive fares to and from Belgium. Besides regular passenger flights, the airline offers air cargo, freighter, ACMI and on-demand charters services. 

The company’s motto is: “Comfort, service and well-being without compromise.” As a result, the airline provides a clear and straightforward offer, transparent pricing and a friendly atmosphere. 

Belgium is famous for its warm welcome, quality of life and fantastic produce, right in the heart of Europe. Air Belgium is proud to represent its nation in all its ‘Belgian-ness’, with a sense of pride that is tinged with modesty, self-deprecation and know-how. Open and quirky (but serious, nonetheless), the company always takes care of its passengers, which is why its team is made up entirely of seasoned professionals whose single goal is to offer a quite simply unforgettable travel in Belgian class. 

Two new generation Airbus A330-900neo are joining Air Belgium’s fleet. These new aircraft are offering even greater flight experiences with the latest technologies on board and better environmental performances.  

Purpose of the position...

  • To assist the Safety Manager(s) in the performance of the Safety Management System. 

Main activities and responsibilities…

  • Review safety occurrences reported in the SMS software and determine if the event is listed in the table published in the EASA regulations requiring mandatory CAA notification.
  • Ensure correct mandatory occurrence reporting to the CAA through the SMS software.
  • Classify the reports and ensure that the initial risk assessment is completed.
  • Assign responsible.
  • Follow-up of corrective actions in due time.
  • Assess the effectiveness of the corrective actions.
  • Present the Safety reports and related actions to Safety Manager(s) for approval before closing them.
Risk Assessment
  • Perform a Risk Assessment of Safety reports and Management of Changes in accordance with the Air Belgium Safety Management System procedures.
Safety promotion / Administrative tasks
  • Perform training on matters of Safety Management System.
  • Provide administrative support to the Safety Manager(s) for the publication of Safety Notes, Safety procedures and Safety Magazine.
  • Follow-up of Safety Performance Indicators.
  • Coordination of the Safety Action Groups (SAG), including the publication of the SAG Minutes of Meeting.
  • Prepare the presentation and Minutes of Meeting for the Safety Review Boards and Accountable Manager Meetings.

Profile Requirements...

  • Display a positive, open and cooperative attitude in order to facilitate a good working relationship with all parties involved while maintaining a critical and analytical mindset.
  • Comply with Company policies, values and auditor’s code of ethics.
  • Comply with local, national legislations and health & safety standards.
  • Report to hierarchy any hazards, non-compliances and risks whether to employees or to the company.
Requirements and qualifications
  • Experience in the aviation industry, preferably within a commercial air transport airline as part of the technical, operational, safety or compliance monitoring department.
  • Fluent in French /English (both written and spoken), other European languages are an asset.
  • Good knowledge of Safety Management Systems.
  • Having completed a safety course.
  • Ability to communicate both written and verbal at all levels.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software packages is essential.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines; mature attitude with willingness to further develop the role and department.
  • Assertive but tactful; able to deal with confidential information; high degree of integrity; good planner and organiser, able to work independently.
  • Willing to travel.

What we have to offer...

Next to a correct and modern compensation package - the ability to work in an airline environment where you can have impact and will be embedded in a team of aviation enthusiasts. Visit our website and find out more about Air Belgium's unique positioning in the airline industry and what binds us as a team.  

Interested? Please send your application to [email protected] mentioning “SafOff01” in the subject of your email.

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