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At Rishworth Aviation, we are specialists in aviation staffing and consulting. We service and provide the best talent to companies on a global scale. We accredit our success to our dedicated team of industry experts who consistently exceed expectations. With the opportunity to grow within Rishworth, we prioritise your development to guide you to where you want to be. Upon joining our team, you will gain the opportunity to work alongside the top headhunters in the aviation industry. Our team-oriented culture brings facilitates our productivity and the belongingness of everyone in the group.

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We work hard and are passionate about what we do. Join a high performing team of professionals from the fields of Legal, Finance, HR, IT, Marketing, and more. 

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We offer flexible hours and working arrangements to accommodate for a variety of personal commitments.

Global Opportunities

We have offices in New Zealand, Sweden, Singapore and London. Therefore, there are many opportunities to connect and grow on both a professional and personal level.

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Rishworth Aviation is a part of a global specialist staffing group operating across 6 diversified sectors in 20 countries but supplying to many more. Their global network opens up a variety of opportunities from promotions and moving between brands to traveling around the world. The internal communication community connects the whole group globally. Through group wide initiatives, like training and leadership programmes, relationships are built between individuals from many different brands. Since they are such a large company, Empresaria has the ability to invest in the best technology and advanced software giving companies like ours an advantage in the recruitment industry.

Latest Rishworth Jobs.

Quality & Safety Manager

Our client is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Quality and Safety Manager. The role will be placed on an equal FIFO roster (28 on/28 off or 42 on/42 off, (dependent on Home Airport distance from Base) with all travel, accommodation and meals provided for.  The position is primarily responsible for the management of the Aviation SMS as part of the AOC, and AMO Quality management on behalf of the CEO, and for the provision of Health, Safety, Environmental oversight. This is a dynamic management role in a complex aviation organisation which provides contracted fixed wing and rotary wing aviation services to the mining, resource and oil and gas sectors. Key Duties The implementation, stewardship and continuous improvement of the Safety and Quality Management Systems and associated documents. Appraising the CEO of deficiencies in the Safety Management  System that affect safety including reporting audit results, findings, trends and areas of potential concern for management review. Work closely with Flight Operations and Engineering management to support the business in the Safety and Quality area.  Monitor and review levels of Quality and Safety conformance.  Exercising the right of direct contact with the CAA on matters directly impacting on safety. Ensure safety occurrence investigations are carried out and conducted in accordance with the procedures in the SMS and in line with CAA regulatory requirements. Develop and maintain the internal and external audit program including procedures for the identification of non-conformances and monitoring, implementation and completion of corrective and preventative actions. Undertake duties of Contact Officer and Testing in accordance with the Group Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP). Ensuring safety committee meetings are appropriately staffed, recorded and conducted on a monthly basis.  Promoting awareness of safety, quality and customer requirement throughout the organisation.  Administer and maintain the Company Safety Management Database System. Selection Criteria Proven successful experience in a similar position within aviation, preferably within a Part 121 or Part 145 organisation. Ability for FIFO arrangement on 28/28 or 42/42 roster Ability to gain appropriate Work Visa Ability to gain Aviation Security Identity Card Advantageous to have exposure to both Aviation, Resource and OGP sectors.  Qualifications and/or experience in Aviation SMS, Quality Assurance, Lead Auditor and HSSE practices.  Demonstrated management skills, particularly in managing complex organisational projects.  Demonstrated high level of written ability in areas such as preparation of reports, correspondence and procedures manuals.  Proven experience in asset management and in the supervision and direction of staff and contractors involved in works.  High level computer literacy skills in Microsoft suite and ability to learn new reporting applications as per Company standard.  We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified. Please submit your application by 15th December, 2022.

  • Oceania

Head Flight Operations Training - RwandAir

Rishworth Aviation is proud to partner with RwandAir, the flag carrier airline of Rwanda. Rwandair are seeking to fill the position of Head Flight Operations Training (HOT), and Rishworth Aviation are now accepting interested, qualified, and competent candidates. Contract and Benefits: Attractive pay & allowances Commuting opportunities with travel provided Free global health insurance Educational qualifications & Work experience: Senior Captain, ATPL holder Type rating & TRE/SFI authorisation on B737NG, A330, CRJ900 or Q400 Three years of relevant training experience, in line with responsibilities outlined below Instructions skills course Job Description: To manage all Flight Operations training and testing in accordance with company and regulatory policies and standards. To provide the framework for training policies, standards, and resources. To ensure that Conversion, Command and Refresher programs are completed to company and regulatory standards, and to monitor recurrent training for flight crew. The Training Manager shall be or shall have been a senior captain holding or having held an appropriate type rating and TRE/SFE authorization for any aircraft operated by RwandAir. To identify the training requirements within the Department and ensure that it is accomplished in a timely manner. To implement procedures and training strategies for the adherence of Fleet Managers, Examiners, Instructors, and Pilots. Main Responsibilities: Act as the crew liaison officer for the FDM program Primarily responsible for the Protection of the de-identified FDM data. Review abnormal operations events and determine the cause. Review and evaluation of high-severity events to determine whether additional follow are required and produce a detailed report to support the investigation. Coordinating with the Head of Flight Operations Safety and Fleet Managers to ensure FDM findings are validated and assessed and addressed with appropriate follow-up action. Liaise with Flight Data analyst to analyses Prepare, produce, and disseminate identified FDM analysis reports. Review of FDM data parameters to ensure relevance and accuracy of the parameter as per the aircraft Flight Manual Responsible for the management of the Flight Operations Training Section Responsible to train pilots to the RCAA-approved standards and requirements. Responsible for the preparation of Operations Manual Part D. Responsible to train all flight operations personnel to the RCAA-approved standard and RwandAir policies and requirements. Monitor all RCARs regulations related to crew training and directives and always ensure compliance. Ensure that the section’s processes and procedures are developed, documented, distributed, and monitored for improvement Provide clarity on the roles and responsibilities of the training section teams by ensuring relevant objectives and KPIs are cascaded to monitor performance and productivity; Execute flight operations training curricula for all types of aircraft operated by the company taking into consideration the latest operating techniques, experience & instructions from the regulatory authority Manage all flight crew training personnel and ensure the standard of instructions given by all instructors meet the set standard of competence. Recommend potential Check and Training personnel to the Director of Flight Operations, in co-operation with Chief Pilot and all relevant flight operations section heads. Responsible for the supervision and completion, of the indoctrination for all Flight Operations staff. Responsible for monitoring flight operation events and identifying problems that may require the provision of extra training or making changes to the training program. Ensure that all training facilities used are duly approved as required. Ensure that training services, provided by third parties, are compliant with RCAA and RwandAir standards. Coordinate/plan Line training in consultation with the Fleet Manager for scheduling and monitoring its implementation to ensure early line-ready dates for pilots under training. This includes supernumerary, supervised line flying, all route checks, license renewal, instrument rating checks, and special checks as required by the Flight Operations department. Chair the Training Review Board and make recommendations to the Director of Flight Operations, as required, on matters such as appointments, promotions, demotions, etc. Assist the DFO in the establishment of quarterly and annual performance goals for the department and direct reporting staff. Be a member of the Upgrade, Appeal, and Review Boards. Carry out any additional duties assigned by the DFO Ensures reported hazards and occurrences that occur during operations are investigated and corrective action put in place. Member of FOSAG and FSTD / ATO SAG review committee and attends meetings Member of the Airline Safety Committee. Ensure the Integrity of the Air Operator’s Certificate Member of Cabin Safety Action Group (CSAG) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent communication, interpersonal & presentation skills; Strong Organizational, planning & Analytical Skills; Proficiency in the use of IT; Be able to develop manuals.

  • Africa

Head of Crew Scheduling

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Crew Scheduling to be based in South East Asia. With overall responsibility for all aspects of crew scheduling this is an excellent opportunity to showcase your leadership and knowledge as you led a growing team of crewing specialists.  Benefits include: Competitive base salary Accommodation allowance Car/Transport Allowance Relocation Allowance Travel Benefits Health and Life Insurance   The ideal candidate will Hold a College degree Have at least 7-10 years in an aviation operational environment preferably in a crewing function. Have held a leadership position, leading a team in a medium-large scale airline company. Have strong aviation background with operational experience, preferably within the SEA network and beyond. Have a good knowledge of Flight Time limitation. Have a good knowledge and experience of Low Cost Carrier operations Be proficient in operating sophisticated and complex software systems such as Navitaire, Flite Trac, etc. Be highly analytical and is a creative problem solver. Have the ability to manage multiple assignments and is stress resistant. Be comfortable operating in a high-pressure environment and in handling stressful situations. Be comfortable operating in an agile and fast paced environment with multiple demands. Be  a great communicator and can present to different department Any trainings and/or certification in relation to Crew Planning or Airline Management is an advantage. Any trainings and/or certification in softwares/systems used in Crew Planning is an advantage.   For more information regarding this exciting opportunity, please click the 'Apply Now' button or contact us for a confidential discussion.   

  • Manila

Technical Operation Engineer SAS Scandinavian Airlines

We have an exciting opportunity available for Technical Operation Engineers with SAS Scandinavian Airlines. Based in Stockholm, Sweden. Possibility to commute. Direct employment.  This function is part of CAMO and the Maintenance Operation Control team to serve as an CAMO operational Engineering support mainly to Maintenance organizations (P-145), but also act for the best interest of Aircraft operations as part of OCC. Main tasks: Function as Operational CAMO engineering support mainly to Maintenance Production (P-145) 24/7 including direct contact with aircraft TC/OEM holder and other Part 21 organizations when applicable. Single point of contact/responsible coordinator for complex AOG situations outside SAS P-145 staffed bases. Plan and act related to Aircraft AOG recovery as part of MOC. Monitor aircraft systems and take necessary action Monitor and control the airworthiness of SAS aircraft fleet Handling of various mandatory documents according to regulatory requirements. Close communication between different departments inside and outside SAS CAMO. Develop and optimize procedures related to Tech Ops Engineering function and MOC department in general. Handling and take action of various operational tasks related to SAS fleet and secure continued safe and reliable operation Experience and education: Aircraft Engineering degree or equivalent documented experience suitable for the role. Aircraft Technician/engineering degree (EASA Part-66 AML on relevant aircraft types). Experience in TC/OEM holder communication, processes and requirements Engineering knowledge of aircraft structures and systems   Good knowledge of civil aviation regulation EASA Part M and Part 145 Needed knowledge of EASA Part 21 necessary for the role. Airbus experience is an advantage Computer proficiency in general. Experience in Maintenance Management Information system (AMOS specifically preferable) with supporting follow-up systems. Good understanding of technical operation procedures and manuals. Understanding of aircraft maintenance planning Good understanding of aircraft maintenance processes. Experience from complex organizations and skills in cross functional work interface. Excellent communicator to all levels in the organization. Excellent knowledge in English and preferably the Scandinavian language, both in speaking and writing. Apply now to learn more.

  • Stockholm

Maintenance Controller SAS Scandinavian Airlines

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Maintenance Controllers with SAS Scandinavian Airlines Based in Stockholm, Sweden Possibility to commute Direct employment.   The main responsibility of SAS Maintenance Operation Control (MO-C) is always to monitor and ensure the operational airworthiness of our Aircraft fleet on a shift roster covering 24/7. Maintenance Control is a key function within CAMO and part of Operational Control Center (OCC). Together with other stakeholders ensure technical reliability, efficiency and control and by that minimizing aircraft unscheduled down time impacting flight operation.   Main tasks: Maintenance controller on duty is always ultimately responsible to ensure the technical airworthiness of all operating SAS aircrafts. Decision maker as operator for maintenance tasks to be prioritized and performed. Aircraft Maintenance Status in relation to operation. Be the first point of contact for SAS Operation control on the day of operation to align/adjust SAS flight program and maintenance needs. Secure that all required maintenance is performed within the maintenance intervals applicable and within the scope of monitoring in an efficient and cost-effective way Close communication between different departments inside and outside SAS CAMO. Secure that only qualified personnel and maintenance contractors/maintenance providers are used for fault rectification on SAS aircraft. Responsible for AOG coordination and handling within the SAS fleet. Aspects such as safety, economics and efficiency must be taken into account. Deferred defect control and handling. Flight and maintenance restrictions control and handling. Handling of various mandatory documents according regulation requirements. Responsible for aircraft recovery preparedness and recovery execution   Experience and education: At least 5 years’ experience as licensed aircraft engineer (B1/B2) maintenance supervisory A background as Aircraft Technician/engineering degree on for SAS relevant aircraft types. Leader experience relevant for the role. Documented experience of working with aircraft maintenance in relation to operation. In depth knowledge of civil aviation regulation EASA Part M and Part 145 Excellent understanding of the aircraft maintenance processes Fluent knowledge in English and preferable Scandinavian language, both in speaking and writing Experience from compact organizations and skills in cross functional work interface Good knowledge and experience with AMOS and supported Maintenance surveillance systems Excellent communicator to all levels in the organization, production, and management Apply now to learn more.

  • Stockholm

Director of Aircraft Transition

Rishworth Aviation is delighted to be partnering with our airline client in the rapidly recovering APAC market. We are now looking for a well-experienced expert who meets the requirements below for the position of Director for Aircraft Transition and Maintenance, reporting to the Sr. Adviser of Engineering and Fleet Management (EFM).  The Director for Aircraft Transition and Maintenance will have a functional oversight and management of aircraft or engine transitions, outsourced maintenance of airframe, and aircraft registration or deregistration. This role will provide technical input for aircraft purchase, lease documentation negotiations or extensions, outsourced maintenance of airframe, sale documents and LOIs, as well as MRO selection. Further, the Director for Aircraft Transition and Maintenance will be in-charge in negotiating lease conditions with lessees, resolving lessee queries, and reviewing and approving maintenance reserve claims, and over and above claims. This role will be based in the Philippines, working Mon – Fri and can enjoy Hybrid Work Flexibility (at least 2-3 times a week onsite). COMPENSATION & BENEFITS Attractive salary package Benefits include housing allowance, annual leave, travel benefits within airline network, travel to home country, medical and life insurance Hybrid Work Flexibility REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION & TRAINING Must have a bachelor's degree in Aircraft Engineering/Aeronautical/Electronics, Mechanical or any equivalent course. Alternately, a diploma or certificate in the related field from a recognized university or engineering college combined with relevant experience and exposure, is also acceptable. Any trainings/certification related to airline engineering is an advantage. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE Must have more than twelve (12) years of relevant technical experience in the airline or aviation industry. Must have more than five (5) years of experience managing deliveries and transitions; preferably with an experience with an aircraft lessor. Must be proficient in using complex engineering systems as AMOS Must have an in-depth knowledge of all technical aspects of lease agreements and negotiations SKILLS & ABILITIES  Must have the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams across the company  Must be willing to frequently travel at short notice  Must be a great communicator and have strong negotiating skills  Must possess good leadership and people management skills  Must be comfortable operating in an agile and fast-paced environment with multiple demands  Must be comfortable operating in a high-pressure environment and in handling stressful situations. Contact us today to learn more about this great new opportunity.  

  • Asia

Gulfstream GV Co-Captain - Non Type Rated Accepted

We are seeking a motivated full time Gulfstream GV Co-Captain for a private flight department based in Vancouver, BC. The flight department consists of a small team that takes pride in working together to deliver a safe, dependable, and service-oriented travel experience to those that they serve. Flights are conducted throughout North America and internationally on a flexible schedule. The company operates a corporate GV (Cars 604) and is seeking one experienced pilot to fill a Co-Captain position. The 2 pilot crew shares flying and flight department management duties as designated by the Ops Manager. Minimum Requirements Total Flight Time: 4,000+ Hours Total PIC Time: 3,000+ Hours Total Jet Time: 2,500+ Hours Valid Canadian ATPL Current Transport Canada Cat 1 Medical Group 1 Multi Engine IFR Valid passport with no U.S. travel restrictions Canadian Citizen or Current Canadian Permanent Resident Must reside full time in the Lower Mainland (90 min from YVR by car) No Criminal Record Familiarity with CARS 604 regulations International and high-density airport experience Experience with Self-Dispatch Preferred Requirements GV or G550 Type Rating an asset Corporate aviation experience preferred Experience managing SMS and QA an asset Qualities Strong leadership skills and abilities Customer service and detail oriented Excellent verbal and written communication skills Highly organized with the ability to work independently under pressure Commitment The company is seeking a long-term employment relationship. The successful candidate will enter a 2-year training bond. Please note that only Canadian Citizens or Current Canadian Permanent Residents will be considered for this role.

  • Vancouver

E3 Visa - Ravn Alaska Dash8 Captains & Senior First Officers (Type & Non-Type Rated)

This job is based in the USA. NOW accepting Senior First Officers!  We are excited to offer positions on the Dash8 Q100/300 for Captains and Senior First Officers with Ravn Alaska. Type rated and non-type rated positions are available.  Pilots that do no not hold a US passport will need to complete the E3 visa process. Please note ONLY Australian passport holders will be considered for this visa at this time. Rishworth Aviation will provide support throughout this process.   We have a dedicated specialized US team to answer your intricate queries about this role, relocation as well as visa related questions/support. Please email us at USA@rishworthaviation.com Non-Type Rated Pilots will be sponsored to complete a type rating (no bond).   Ground school dates are ongoing, so apply now to secure your interview slot.  Benefits include: Competitive pay Type Rated candidates with 1000 hours USA Part 121 experience will be offered a Joining Bonus Relocation allowance Annual pay increases yearly Health & Life Insurance (Dental and Vision incl) Future career opportunities with possibility to transition to a Jet Commuting may become an option in the future Preferential bidding system, based on seniority Support provided by Rishworth Aviation: Support throughout the E3 visa application Accommodation support throughout the interview process in Anchorage  A representative from Rishworth Aviation will be available in Anchorage during the interview process  Relocation support Minimum Experience Hour Requirement 2500 hours in a fixed wing aircraft, of which 1000 hours will be multi-engine turbine flight time  1000  hours Part 121 with a US air carrier (for those with no US experience, you can join as an FO and upgrade to PIC once you have completed the 1000 Part 121 hours with RAVN) Must have a valid First Class Medical Other Requirements: Must willing to relocate to Alaska (within 1 hour of Anchorage) Please note that Alaska flying conditions can be challenging, thus flexibility and agility are key for this role.  Must be fully vaccinated Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Apply now!

  • North America

Ravn Alaska Dash8 Captains & Senior First Officers (Type & Non-Type Rated)

This job is based in the USA. NOW also accepting Senior First Officers!  This role is NOW OPEN to ALL Nationalities We are excited to offer positions on the Dash8 Q100/300 for Captains & Senior First Officers with Ravn Alaska. Type rated and non-type rated position are available.  Non-Type Rated Pilots will be sponsored to complete a type rating (no bond).  Ground school dates are ongoing, so apply now to secure your interview slot.  Please note: A work visa is required if you do not have a US passport. Rishworth will advise you and support you through the visa application process.  Benefits include: Competitive pay Type Rated candidates meeting the PIC requirement will be offered a Joining Bonus Relocation allowance Annual pay increases yearly Health & Life Insurance (Dental and Vision incl) Future career opportunities with possibility to transition to a Jet Commuting may become an option in the future Preferential bidding system, based on seniority Support provided by Rishworth Aviation: Accommodation support throughout the interview process in Anchorage  A representative from Rishworth Aviation will be available in Anchorage during the interview process  Minimum Experience Hour Requirement 2500 hours in a fixed wing aircraft, of which 1000 hours will be multi-engine turbine flight time PIC requirement - 1000 hours Part 121 with US air carrier (If you do not have US based Part 121 experience you can join as FO and upgrade after flying 1000 hours with RAVN) Must have a valid First Class Medical Other Requirements: This role is based in Anchorage, Alaska. Relocation would be required in order to be located at least 1 hour from base at a minimum. Please note that Alaska flying conditions can be challenging, thus flexibility and agility are key for this role.  USA passport holders will be prioritized. All other nationalities are welcome to apply and we look forward to working with you to navigate the visa application process as well as supporting relocation etc should you be successful for this opportunity. We have a dedicated specialized US team to answer your intricate queries about this role, relocation as well as visa related questions/support. Please email us at USA@rishworthaviation.com Apply now!  

  • North America

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