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Operations​ Control ​Centre​ Officer


Gatwick, UK

Magma Aviation has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Operations​ Control Centre​ (OCC)​ Officer to join the expanding team in Gatwick, UK. The successful candidate will have experience working in an operations or crew department within the aviation industry, a cargo environment being most desirable. We are looking for a candidate who is calm under pressure and enjoys problem solving complicated situations with a team-focused approach.

Purpose of the Role

  • Provide prompt and efficient aviation logistical services to clients
  • Provide a professional and positive image of the Company to clients and suppliers
  • Promote and act positively upon all commercial opportunities for the business

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Continuous monitoring and action of requests by suppliers and clients;
  • Updating the database with new projects and information;
  • Raising Requests for Services and Service Agreements;
  • Maintain good professional relationships with clients, suppliers and colleagues;
  • The requesting and checking of computer generated flight plans;
  • Liaison in all aspects of dispatching aircraft with the Company’s ground handling agents;
  • Conducting flight watch and operational control on Company aircraft;
  • The efficient rostering of pilots, loadmasters and mechanics in accordance with the duty time limitations
  • To apply for over flight and landing clearances in line with the flight schedule;
  • To arrange ground handling at all stations in line with the flight schedule;


What will our ideal candidate have?

  • Minimum 2 Years of relevant experience
  • To be based near Gatwick
  • Excellent communication skills at an effective operational command
  • Experience in Aviation industry
  • Team player to work in a fast-paced environment​

What’s It In It For You

  • Comprehensive benefits package​
  • Opportunity to join a global company and be part of a diverse international team​
  • Unlimited access to thousands of courses on LinkedIn Learning platform​

Magma Aviation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity

Magma Aviation commercially markets dedicated wide-body cargo aircraft capacity, contracted on an exclusive basis from third-party airlines.

The UK-based company currently manages a fleet of Boeing 747-400F aircraft and offers a range of ad hoc and regular flying capacity to freight forwarders, logistics providers, and charter brokers.​

Whether it’s moving perishable cargo from Africa to Europe, or a shipment of automotive components around the world – Magma tailors its services around the client’s specific needs.​

Magma Aviation is a subsidiary of the Chapman Freeborn Group, who combine over 45 years of experience with unrivalled global coverage to meet the air charter requirements of customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.​Chapman Freeborn’s depth of aviation expertise includes managing passenger and cargo charter operations, aircraft leasing, humanitarian airlifts, and much more.​

The Chapman Freeborn Group is also family member of Avia Solutions Group, the largest aerospace business group from Central & Eastern Europe with 83 offices and production stations providing aviation services and solutions worldwide.​​

Recruitment agencies: please note we have an in-house recruiter alongside a preferred agency list which we review annually. Therefore, we do not accept any CVs or applications sent to us on a speculative basis. We are pro-active in reaching out to agencies if there is a business need so please refrain from calling us.​

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