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Manager safety management system

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Airlines - Corporate Operations
Toronto (YTZ), ON, Canada


FUNCTION: Reporting to the Director, Safety, this position supports safety at Porter Airlines through management of its Safety Management System. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Maintain the SMS reporting system and related documentation (evidence of investigation, root cause analysis and audits of reported incidents/accidents and hazards). Conduct preliminary risk assessment of reported issues and assign responsibility for investigation and audit to appropriate individual. Guide all investigators and auditors through conduct of their work
Evaluate the results of investigations and implementation of corrective action in the context of organizational risk management strategies
Monitor and analyze trends in safety performance
Report to the Director, Safety all unresolved safety-related matters
Conduct investigation of safety-related incidents/accidents and hazards as required
Conduct audits of the effectiveness of corrective action taken to remedy safety incidents/accidents and hazards as required
Contribute to management review of the safety management system
Manage SMS and associated training of employees and contract staff
Manage the amendment of SMS Manual
Develop and disseminate safety-related documentation including monthly status reports, SMS Committee Meeting Minutes, SMS newsletter, safety articles
Administer company safety surveys and analysis of survey results
Maintain the confidentiality of organizational safety reporting systems
Any other duties as assigned
Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements related to aviation safety management



Excellent working knowledge of Transport Canada requirements for a safety management system
Familiarity with commercial flight operations and/or aircraft maintenance operations
Knowledge of investigation, root cause and trend analysis methods
Experience in the development, implementation and promotion of quality management, quality assurance and risk management programs
Lead auditor experience in conjunction with safety, quality and/or environmental management systems
Excellent time management, written and verbal communication skills; keen attention to detail
A working background in project management
University degree and/or acceptable combination of education, training and/or related work experience
Ability to secure and maintain restricted airport security clearance
Must maintain a valid passport and be able to travel when required

LOCATION: Porter Head Office, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA), Toronto