European Bases Manager at Ryanair in Swords, Ireland

Ryanair is Europe’s favourite airline, carrying 116m p.a. on more than 1,800 daily flights from 84 bases, connecting over 200 destinations in 33 countries on a fleet of over 340 Boeing 737 aircraft, with a further 330 Boeing 737’s on order, which will enable Ryanair to lower fares and grow traffic to 180m p.a. by FY24. Ryanair has a team of more than 10,000 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe’s No.1 on-time performance, and an industry leading 31 year safety record.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Inflight, the European Bases Manager will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day management of Inflight staff in the European bases. The role has two primary functions operations and sales.

​Skills/Experience required.

  • Proven administration skills
  • Ability to write weekly inflight reports and any other administrative reports/letters/spreadsheets that may needed.
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change quickly
  • Windows literate (Word, Excel etc.)

If you meet the above criteria and have the energy and commitment to join our exciting organisation, then we want to hear from you!

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​Job Description (includes but not limited to)

  • Extensive travel to Ryanair bases
  • Manage crew punctuality and attendance across Ryanair bases.
  • Responsibility for the on time reporting for duty of all cabin crew.
  • Offer support and monitor the performance of Base Supervisors.
  • Successfully manage and contribute to the profitability by increasing the volume of products that are sold within each onboard sales category, and improving the Average Spend by base.
  • Achieve category goals, assisting and taking charge of the strategy, by managing underperforming routes and bases.
  • Have excellent ability to implement sales strategy and measure results, and be able to make decision and make a difference.
  • Work with other Inflight Managers and Personnel on staffing, contracts and disciplinary issues.
  • Maintain Customer Service and Grooming Standards.
  • Work with Third party contractors on staffing
  • Ensure best practice is carried out and handle any issues/problems that may arise.
  • Responsibility for keeping inflight costs down.
  • Assist in the setting up of any new bases.
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