Manager, Corporate Safety Compliance – Eastern Canada- Montreal


Description du poste


Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse and vibrant team working together to lead the growth and expansion of Canada’s flag carrier.


Reporting to the Manager, Safety Compliance - Oversight, this position is responsible for managing the implementation of required safety compliance programs for their specific region with a specific focus on the review of existing and proposed ground handling and safety policies, procedures and actions, along with identifying threats, adverse trends, risks, hazards and best practices in order to ensure the continuous improvement of the SMS. Ensuring their respective regions are compliant with the internal and external safety and standards set forth by Air Canada and based on IATA (IOSA/ISAGO), Transport Canada, FAA, and the Canada Labour Code Part II standards and recommended practices.

  • Provide functional direction to the Safety Compliance Managers for their respective region.
  • Conduct of quality and compliance observations for verification of ground safety activities and initiatives including employee safety performance monitoring, adherence to SOPs; vehicle, aircraft, and other equipment reviews.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to front-line employees and management
  • Regional expert for SIMS - provides Safety, Quality Assurance, Human Factors and SIMS training/coaching as required to support employees and management concerning safety and QA operations.
  • Promote corporate standards for safety, security, health and safety. Fosters and encourages a positive, proactive safety culture across their area of responsibility
  • Supports their region in the development of their safety objectives and priorities and aides the station in meeting their objectives through the continuous improvement activities and initiatives
  • Provides reports and analyzes trends on safety performance to the Sr. leadership team for their respective Region
  • Primary experts in managing safety files, compliance activities and ensuring all staff are properly trained and able to employ safety tools and resources. 
  • Collaborates with station management teams to identify, investigate and manage incidents, ensuring that all have prioritized corrective or preventative actions aimed at preventing the recurrence of similar events.
  • Oversees the assessment and investigations conducted by station management teams.
  • Acts as designated investigator of complex safety incidents/accidents where required and based on severity of event (Yellow, Orange, Red)
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of corrective or preventive actions to address audit findings aimed at preventing the recurrence of similar events
  • The safety compliance manager is responsible for providing tools and supporting the regional managers with the development of the annual Station Safety and Security Plan, by Region and Station;


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or the equivalent; equivalent & relevant professional experience may be considered.
  • Experience with Employee management
  • Strong analytical, organizational and planning skills with an aptitude for precision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, and without supervision.
  • Sound knowledge of Airport Ramp & Sales operation
  • Demonstrated planning & organizational skills
  • Sound decision making skills
  • Ability to establish work priorities and perform under deadline pressures
  • Experience with managing safety, health and safety committee
  • Understanding of Federal regulations (TC, COSH, CARS)
  • Knowledge of SOPs (Standard Operational Procedures) and IOSA standards an asset
  • Good computer skills
  • Experience in unionized environment
  • Understanding of risk assessment



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

At Air Canada, we want to fly higher when it comes to employment equity. We, therefore, encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

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

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