The position of Health, Safety & Security Manager will be responsible for all matters relating to safety and security in the airport environment. This will be verified by monitoring of MORSE safety, security and environmental reports and internal audits, managing compliance against contractual and regulatory requirements along with the adequacy of procedures necessary for a safe and secure operation on the ground for all customer airlines and the training requirements of Menzies Aviation are met in full.


The position will report directly to the Station Manager and have a functional reporting line into the Regional Safety & Security Manager


Main accountabilities include:

  • Assist the station manager and departmental managers in achieving their responsibilities in respect of managing health, safety and security within our Oslo operation.
  • To reduce Health, Safety and Security risk exposure and improve performance.
  • Improve upon the process of hazard identification and risk control (through completion of risk assessments).
  • Developing local policy when required, supporting the field operation to introduce safe working procedures and proactive audit programmes.
  • To maintain and enhance appropriate and effective safety and security systems, including adequate controls and protocols, to ensure all operations remain fully compliant with all relevant industry, regulatory and country specific legislation requirements.
  • To liaise closely with operational management to assist functional management of safety and security within the business.
  • Support operational managers to maintain and enhance a safe and secure culture within all departments and provide guidance and advice on Menzies Aviation Health, Safety and Security policies.
  • Implementation and auditing of the relevant Health, Safety and Security policies and procedures within the station
  • Fostering and maintaining key stakeholder relationships with the relevant airline and airport operations management, customs, immigration, security officials, union officials, and other key airport stakeholders.
  • Ensure the consistent reporting of all accidents, incidents or near misses.
  • Lead reporting and Investigation of aircraft, personal, GSE/Vehicle, property, security and environmental incidents as directed.
  • Providing detailed reports and safety/security performance measurements for all customer airlines as required.
  • Design and deliver briefings, ensure SLS boards remains current, maintain control of MATV content.
  • Assist in management of MORSE and SMART, satisfactory conclusion of investigations, implementation of appropriate control measures and monitoring CARs and CAPs to ensure closure.
  • To chair monthly safety performance reviews, both internally and potentially with 3rd parties.
  • To lead responsibility for timely and appropriate responses to ASRs/GSR’s and other Airline Audit findings.
  • Work operational shifts as required by the customer and business requirements.
  • Any other reasonable duty as requested.


Compliance Matters

  • Carry out all activities of the role and processing activities (as above) as directed by the Company through its policies, procedures and training to ensure the success of the operation including the following:
  • Full compliance:
    • Health & Safety
    • Training
    • Equal Opportunities
    • Harassment
    • Data Protection
    • Security
  • Remain up to date with all station notices relating to policies and procedures.
  • Remain up to date with all relevant operational, systems and Customer Service training.
  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment at all times.
  • Comply with the Company’s open, fair and honest reporting culture.


Qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within the aviation sector, ideally ground handling.
  • Trained to a recognised occupational health and safety qualification.
  • Trained to a recognised qualification in aviation security and environmental management.
  • Experienced in investigative techniques and conducting detailed investigation reports.
  • Experience of aviation ground handling
  • Experience in a similar safety & security position.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with people at all levels and from different geographical and ethnic cultures.
  • Ability to drive through policies and procedures and represent the Company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Packages e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, flexible attitude to change.

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Oslo Airport
Edvard Munchs veg, Gardermoen, Norway, 2061
  • Salary:
    as per union agreement
  • Location:
    Oslo Airport
  • Region:
    Northern Europe
  • Function:
  • Vacancy Type:
    Full-Time Fixed Term