Operations Control Center Manager

Join one of the fastest growing companies in Europe!
Scroll to content

Nordic Unmanned is looking for a manager for our newly launched operations control center. The manager will be a key resource in building the OCC and the right person will be able to use their experience and qualifications to shape and influence the development of the OCC. The OCC Manager reports to the VP Operations. 

The OCC Manager is responsible for overseeing all flight and ground operations while considering all factors affecting aircraft maneuverability such as meteorological conditions, maintenance, spare part planning and communication. 

Key responsibilities – How will you help us grow?

  • Manage Operations Control Centre (OCC) personnel while on duty.
  • Plan and prepare upcoming operations
  • Oversee that First line technical support to field operations is maintained
  • Optimize payload operations to actively utilize new technology
  • Oversee and manage the company’s flight and ground operations while on duty.
  • Plan, direct, coordinate and communicate daily operational activities to all relevant Nordic Unmanned departments and outstation personnel.
  • Liaise with government and airport authorities as it pertains to operational matters that occur while on shift.
  • Ensure aircraft assignment that complies with MEL, corporate and maintenance requirements.
  • Coordinate the schedule for the OCC.
  • Actively participate in Nordic Unmanneds Safety Management System (SMS) including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy.
  • Other duties may be assigned by the VP, OCC.

Desired experience and qualifications – What do you bring to the table?

  • Minimum of two (2) years in an airline operations center or two (2) years’ experience as a Type A certified Dispatcher.
  • One year supervisory or lead experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety practices, SMS and other relevant legislation.
  • Ability to hold and maintain all required security clearances.

Personal qualities – Who are you?

  • Decision maker with strong planning skills and execution abilities.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills. 
  • Strong people manager and coach.
  • Ability to multitask and manage numerous priorities at once.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written, oral, presentation) with all levels of the organization.
  • Motivate and engage team members by establishing an inclusive environment that encourages respectful and professional interactions at all times.
  • Must be comfortable in a high pace environment with short deadlines and turnover time. 

If we are to succeed in our ambitious growth goals, we require a diverse team. Nordic Unmanned is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!



Rådhusgata 3
4306 Sandnes Directions post@nordicunmanned.com View page

Why work with us?


Be a part of a forward-leaning company in an industry which is growing in rapid fashion. We are a leading provider within unmanned systems and services in Europe, and we are always looking for the best talents to take our company to new heights.



Applicant tracking system by Teamtailor