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Director of Operations

HRC Associates Limited
Trinidad and Tobago

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Job Description

Our Client, National Helicopter Services Limited (NHSL), based in Couva, Trinidad & Tobago, is currently seeking to recruit a seasoned flight operations professional for the role of Director of Operations (DOO). Please note that this opportunity is open to international candidates.

Reporting to the General Manager, the DOO is responsible for all aspects of flight operations including regulatory compliance, client support, policy and procedure development and staff training and development for all operation’s personnel inclusive of pilots and dispatch personnel. The DOO will establish strategic objectives, and has the authority to act for NHSL in matters pertaining to approved flight operations. He/she must ensure the Department’s compliance with all policies, procedures and requirements from the TTCAA, other regulatory bodies and the company’s clients.

Candidates must possess strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to manage, support and motivate staff. Possessing a high degree of integrity, diplomacy and stakeholder relationship building skills, the ideal candidate will have a commercial mind-set and a track record of managing budgets and handling regulatory audits. He/she must have the ability to provide technical information and advice on aircraft performance and payloads and make policy and procedural recommendations for the safety and maintenance of the Company’s flight operations.

Job Requirements

The preferred candidate should hold a valid ATPL with IR and type rating on Sikorsky S76 and/or AW139, a minimum of 6000 flight hours, with at least 1500 offshore PIC experience on medium twin operated under FAR135. Candidates should also possess a minimum of five (5) years’ flight operations management experience. An MBA or Post Graduate qualification would be an asset.


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest. However, we wish to advise that only those candidates considered will be contacted.

HRC Associates Limited

3 Marli Street Queen's Park West
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago