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Corporate Safety Risk Manager – Airports - 25878

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Apr 28, 2021
Posting End Date: May 5, 2021


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
The Corporate Safety Risk Manager – Airports is responsible to identify areas of safety risk, facilitate safety risk assessments and ensure mitigating actions are assigned and tracked.  The incumbent will provide guidance on Risk responsibilities and will assist Airports in understanding obligations concerning risk, mitigations and identifying and tracking operational hazards.  This position will support and assist Airports staff in determining root cause and appropriate corrective actions for identified risks. 
Key Functions:     
  • Participate in all Branch risk assessments and where required, provide leadership and guidance to drive these activities. 
  • Work with Airports management team to identify safety risks, identify required mitigations and to populate the branch Hazard/Risk Register.
  • Provide direct support to the Airports Branch to document and record risks and hazards associated with major Operational changes including new routes, new equipment, and significant organizational change.  
  • Serve as the Airports representative to the Interbranch Risk Committee meeting.
  • Ensure risk reviews, risk assessments and the management of risk tools and registers are completed in accordance with SMS and applicable Corporate guidelines.
  • With guidance from the Manager, Risk Management- CSEQ, oversee and where required, develop, the hazard register and safety risk profile for Airports.  
  • Assess, analyze and prepare for review all available safety data, including materials from CSEQ Safety, Audits/QA, Risk, Training, as well as industry standards.
  • Advise the Airports Management Teams on relevant hazards and risk in support of pending audits and assessments. 
  • Work with the CSEQ safety staff and Airports Managers to Identify the root causes associated with risks and capture appropriate mitigations and corrective actions as proposed by the branch.  Where appropriate mitigations are not identified, coordinate follow-on actions with the Manager, Risk Management - CSEQ as appropriate.  
  • Establish a regular check and verification for all hazards and risks that have been identified. 
  • Manage branch risk assessment data and provide routine updates and management reports to the Manager, Risk Management - CSEQ 
  • Assist the Airports Management Team concerning the development of appropriate communications regarding hazards, threats and risks.  Provide additional updates to CSEQ concerning branch risk activities for the purposes of Company awareness and education.  


  • University or college diploma preferred. 
  • Formal training in Aviation Risk Management is preferred.  
  • Training and operational experience as a Manager at a major airline, or equivalent, in Safety, Auditing or Investigations is desired. 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter able to recognize what needs to be accomplished and carry out these tasks with a minimum of supervision.
  • A thorough understanding of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs), with specific focus on SMS, is required. 
  • A thorough understanding of the IOSA Ground Operations Standards is desired. 
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills are required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in Office (EXCEL, WORD, POWERPOINT) plus a strong ability to learn new software tools including the Rolls Royce AQD safety tool and associated Flight Operations operational software.   
  • Excellent team leader/team member skills are essential. 
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 

Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.