General Manager, Network Operations

Job description

About Our Business

Alliance Airlines is an airline services company providing charter aircraft operations to Australia’s leading businesses including the resources sector, corporate and business group travel, sporting teams, Government, Inbound and domestic tourism and services for our major domestic airlines.

We operate from bases in Brisbane, Townsville, Cairns, Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and Darwin with a focus on delivering operational excellence to all of our clients.

The Position

This position is responsible the overall performance and control of all Alliance Ground and Network Operations by ensuring a safe, efficient, and compliant utilisation of all resources to achieve Alliance objectives.

To Be Successful

This position is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Network Scheduling
    • Flight Scheduling
    • Airport Slot Management
  • Network Operations
    • Crew Resource Planning
    • Crew Scheduling
    • Charter Planning – Short term and Long Term
    • Operations Control Centre
    • Day to Day Network Management
      • Crewing
      • Client and Charter Coordination
  • Ground Operations

o   Management and oversight of insourced and outsourced Ground Handling Services

o   Aerodrome Management

    • Ground Service Equipment
    • New Port Implementation
  • Operational IT Systems, including:
    • Ops Control / Crew Management
    • Scheduling and Slots
    • Reservations and DCS.

You will have recent experience in a similar position and possess the following:


  • Demonstrated leadership and management experience;
  • Staff management including excellent interpersonal skills
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and in a team focussed environment
  • Strong analytical, reasoning and lateral thinking skills
  • Driving and Implementing change through process and or technology
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Tenacity, professionalism / maturity, sense of urgency, attention to detail, and confidentiality
  • Very Strong knowledge of Operational Planning and Delivery in the areas of Crew and Fleet would be advantageous


  • 5 + years in Aviation Operations –
  • 5 + years  in Senior Management
  • Extensive experience in negotiating contracts with third party service providers
  • Extensive Airport or Airline Operational experience either at Airports or within Operational Control

COVID safe practices will be complied with throughout the Alliance recruitment process and all applicants must also comply.

Alliance Airlines is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We are a merit-based organisation that supports local communities to offer long term sustainable employment based on delivering a safe aviation operation.

How to apply

To apply in strict confidence, please submit your application via the Apply Online link below.

Tracie Deegan (GM, HR & Development)
Apply online

Closing date

Sunday, 23 May 2021

Work type

Full time


Brisbane, QLD


Alliance Airlines