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AirNav Ireland provides air traffic management services including: Air Traffic Control Flight information Alerting and search and rescue services Aeronautical information North Atlantic Communications

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Air Traffic Management

AirNav Ireland provides air traffic management services in the 451,000 km2 of airspace controlled by Ireland. This airspace forms a crucial gateway for air traffic between Europe and North America.

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Flight Planning

Welcome to the AirNav Ireland Flight Planning area. This section contains allow pilots to file, change, delay or cancel flight plans.

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Aviation delivers strong economic and social benefits, but it can also have detrimental impacts on the environment. We have a critical part to play in driving down emissions and delivering a sustainable future for the industry.

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Risk Manager, Safety Directorate

  • HQ, Dublin 2

    Closing date: 21/06/2024


Job Purpose

To assist AirNav Ireland in successfully meeting its business objectives through an effective risk management system.

To support further enhancements to the Integrated Management System through the development of standardised documentation to support the quality management system through the review of documents across the organisation and suggestions for their improvement.


Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Develop and continuously improve the corporate risk management policies and procedures of AirNav Ireland.
  • Assist managers in the process of identification, assessment, evaluation, management, mitigation and monitoring of risks.
  • Provide support to the Board and management of AirNav Ireland in the development and continuous improvement of the company’s Risk Appetite Statement.
  • Manage the AirNav Ireland Corporate Risk Register across all Directorates.
  • Assist in the design, implementation and oversight of Key Risk Indicators. 
  • Assist and provide guidance to managers on the risk management system policies and procedures.
  • Assist managers in embedding risk management awareness and practices within AirNav Ireland.
  • Provide risk management awareness training to relevant persons in AirNav Ireland.
  • Collate, validate and provide analysis of risk on a regular basis for senior managers within AirNav Ireland.
  • Support the AirNav Ireland Quality Manager in the process of continuous improvement of the Integrated Management System and in ensuring all risk factors have been assessed.  
  • Review documents which are part of, and associated with, the Integrated Management System for their readability and make suggestions for their improvement.
  • Provide advice and guidance in the provision of template documents to support standardisation of Company documentation.

Reports To:            Director Safety

Direct Reports:      N/A


Internal:        In addition to direct reporting relationships above the post holder is required to liaise with all personnel and Directorates in the Company.

External:     The postholder is required to liaise with all appropriate external bodies, providers, suppliers, and companies.



Education, Knowledge, Experience & Skills


  • Appropriate third level qualification
  • Minimum of five years’ experience related to the management of risk requirements and processes.
  • A proven ability to work effectively with others.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent management and presentation skills.
  • A proven ability to work in a pressurised work environment while delivering activities within budget and on time.
  • Knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Attention to detail.


  • Experience in the aviation industry and/or working in a regulated industry.
  • Clear understanding of the Company’s regulatory environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the air navigation service providers operations and strategic intent.
  • Experience developing documentation / Editorial experience.


The Job & Person specification for the role will be reviewed every 2 years or whenever the postholder vacates the position. The key competencies for the role are identified during the recruitment process and regularly reviewed under the annual Management Performance and Development (MPD) process.

Applications (Cover Letter & CV), giving full details of experience and suitability for the position, should be emailed to Siobhan Moran, Human Resources Directorate at [email protected] no later than 16:00hrs on Friday, 21st June 2024.   Late applications will not be accepted.