Watch Manager Training

Riyadh | Other

Watch Manager Training - Subject to Contract Award

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The Job Opportunity

Provide training courses to Fire & Rescue Staff and ensure that FRS crew are up to the knowledge of their equipment and tools, and proper training is administered to the FRS crew as well as to airport employees at large. Responsible for the management of design, development and delivery of training in compliance with local and international standards and regulations (GACA/NFPA/ICAO), ensuring station personnel maintain competence in role to provide a 24/7 aviation focused Rescue & Firefighting Service (RFFS). As specified by the GACA for Airfield Category.


Key accountabilities

  • Assist the Fire Chief in directing, leading and managing the RFFS at the airport and its associated personnel.
  • Ensure that all RFFS Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) meet all operational requirements for the Airport Category.
  • Required to be fully conversant with airport requirement documents and policies, able to demonstrate comprehensive underpinning knowledge and understanding of local/international RFFS standards and regulations (GACA/NFPA/ICAO).
  • Manage the design, development and delivery of technical instruction/procedures and training material for the learning and development of fire service personnel, in line with an agreed competency framework aligned to regulatory requirements that include ICAO Annex 14 Volume 1/Doc 9137, GACA, CAA and standards, such as CAP 699/NFPA.
  • Manage/Conduct audit, inspection and assessment processes so the Maintenance of Competence scheme is maintained and remains fully compliant with regulatory requirements.
  • Manage development of the supporting framework for personal development and career progression of fire service personnel and provides technical guidance as required


What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • University Degree in a fire/rescue related subject
  • Applicants must be NFPA certified competent in role and as a minimum requirement, qualified to an Aviation Rescue & Firefighting Service standard recognised by international/regional regulatory bodies.
  • Demonstrable experience in fire/rescue services as a Crew Chief or similar position
  • Certified 'Medically Fit' for the role
  • Fluent in English Communication in both Oral and Written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office work suite


Specific requirements

  • Valid light vehicle operator license in country of origin and ability to obtain equivalent in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Valid heavy vehicle operator license in country of origin and ability to obtain equivalent in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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29/09/2022 05:50:00
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