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​Rishworth Aviation proudly supports our clients with staffing at levels of the organization.

No organization rises to the top, and stays there, with the right leadership. As global aviation recovery gains momentum in 2023 and beyond, people who have the skills and experience to lead and manage growth will remain in demand.

Executive & Operations Jobs currently available:

Quality & Safety Engineer

We are currently looking for a Quality & Safety Engineer who will take on the responsibility of the professional management and coordination of the Aviation Quality & Safety Management System (AQSMS). View Job Requirements>>

​Safety Assurance Specialist

We are currently seeking for a Safety Assurance Specialist based in Perth to work in a well-structured team reporting to the Safety Manager, to handle group-wide safety-related functions. Regional travel may be required from time to time. View Job Requirements>>

Chief Pilot

We are currently looking for a Chief Pilot who will take on the responsibility of managing all Fixed Wing Pilots, Flight Crew, and Flight Attendants. Reporting directly to the Country Manager/Country CEO and working within the Fixed Wing Flight Operations Department. View Job Requirements>>

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Lewis Purcell - Director APAC and North America

Lewis Purcell
Director Asia, Pacific & North America

+65 9617 8925
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Lewis brings a wealth of aviation experience within the APAC market, having worked with major aviation companies in Australia and Singapore over the past two decades to provide resourcing solutions. He has a deep understanding of staffing and resourcing solutions across flight crew, maintenance crew, C-suite, and other operational roles.

Executive Candidate Testimonial

“I recently was contacted by the Rishworth Aviation team about an opportunity. From the outset the team approach was industry leading, discreet, and very professional. They provided the information I needed to assess the opportunity and they followed up continually leading me through the process. A very good experience indeed. It was first class platinum service all the way!”

- Head of MRO, Asia-Pacific

"Working with Duke from Rishworth Aviation as a candidate provided me a great experience, from day 1 the constant communication despite the 10h time zones difference, was seamless. Duke was constantly on top of the client, delivering daily updates on the recruiting process till CEBU offered the job. It's been a pleasure and I highly recommend Rishworth and particularly Duke if you are looking for a new job in the aviation business."
-Miguel Angel Martin Recio, Crew Operations Director

Latest Executive & Operations Jobs.

Business Development Manager - EMEA

Rishworth Aviation is currently seeking a Business Development Manager for our Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. For 35 years over 100 airlines and aviation companies have trusted us to recruit and resource their operations with the right staff and engagement models. Whether building long term talent pipelines, developing bespoke staffing models, or managing one-off projects, the team at Rishworth Aviation are ready to deploy our global staffing expertise. Rishworth Aviation is part of the Empresaria Group plc, with a database of over 1 million candidates globally. The role of Business Development Manager EMEA is to predominately drive business revenue growth in the EMEA region, working closely with the Global Sales Director. Rishworth Aviation core products including recruitment solutions and contract provision of Flight Crew, Engineering and Maintenance, Executive, and Recruitment Process Outsourcing to the Airline and Aviation industry.   Rishworth Aviation have a European office in Stockholm, Sweden however the position is able to be based anywhere within the region. Minimum requirements including Aviation, Airline, or Aerospace industry experience;  A sales hunter mindset, able to self motivate and drive development of client opportunities Experience working across multiple cultures Commercially savvy, with the ability to provide solutions internally and to clients; Flexibility to travel and work across multiple time zones Right to live and work within the EMEA region If you meet the above criteria and are interested in the role, then please apply below.   

  • Europe

Base Manager (L-100)

Our client is a leading company providing turnkey charter solutions in Papua New Guinea supporting a wide base of passenger and freight requirements for both private and corporate services. They are currently looking for a Base Manager (L-100) who will handle the end-to-end management of the program and to contribute at a strategically from a commercial and operational level to ensure undisrupted and efficient operations.   This is a position on an equal touring rotation (6-weeks on, 6-weeks off) with company housing, flights, transport, meals, and laundry, provided at base. A competitive and well-rounded remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates. Job Responsibilities Be the focal point for the operation of the L-100 freight aircraft. Take all bookings, confirm schedules and plan flights. Be the day-to-day responsible manager for the crew and engineers to provide seamless service standards and reliability. Work with both the Engineering and Flight Crew Departments (L100 SBE and Lead Captain) to ensure sufficient allocation of manpower and resources. Roster the crew on their on/off schedule as well as arranging logistics. Work with the Continuing Airworthiness Manager to make sure maintenance is carried out on time and with minimal impact to the operation. Help supervise the loading and ramp safety on the apron, and any other relevant duties as required. Job Requirements At least 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar capacity with demonstrated success in project management for a similar operation will be necessary. Past experience in L-100s advantageous, but not necessary. Able to effectively and efficiently manage the aircraft as well as supervise the staff in the Program. Excellent track record on the high standards required regarding quality, safety, and security. Please APPLY NOW if you are interested with your latest up-to-date CV. Do note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

  • Papua New Guinea
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