SMS Manager

Job opportunity

Full-time position

Reporting to the Operations Manager and Accountable Executive, The SMS Manager will be responsible for the development, operation and continuous improvement of the Safety Management System (SMS) and Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) at Chrono Aviation and its subsidiaries.


  • Manage all aspects of the organisation’s SMS and FOQA

  • Maintain the SMS and FOQA Manuals

  • Ensure the organization maintains regulatory compliance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations and all applicable laws

  • Develop, implement and provide SMS training when required

  • Chair and coordinate the Safety Operations meetings

  • Assist in the development of safety objectives and goals

  • Promote safety through the SMS Program

  • Identify safety issues and classify their hazards and risks to the organization

  • Report all identified hazards and risk to the organization’s management team

  • Assist with root cause(s) of all hazards, incidents and accidents identified through the SMS program

  • Review and verify all safety reports for closure

  • Manage the Q5 SMS System

  • Compile and present statistical safety reports to senior management on identified hazards and risk to the organization’s

  • Make recommendations for improvements within the SMS

  • Any other duties assigned by the Operations Manager or Accountable Executive


  • Previous aviation experience in an operational or safety role at an air operator

  • Previous quality assurance or auditing experience

  • Regulatory experience (preferably in aviation)

  • Experience with SMS Programs

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