Skyguide provides air navigation services in Switzerland and parts of neighbouring countries. With around 1500 employees from more than 30 nations,
we are pursuing an ambitious innovation strategy that is based on a strong safety and learning culture.
We are guided by four values: “We team up to succeed”, “We drive innovation”, “We own what we do” and, finally, “We create great customer value”.
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Operational Transition Manager Virtual Center Touchdown

Your Responsibilities :


In this role, you will act as an agent/lead for development, implementation, and regulatory approval of a new Swiss-wide Air Traffic Controller endorsement driven by the scope of our Virtual Centre (VC) touchdown programme. This role focus on all aspects of change: People, technology and tools, regulation and licensing, processes, training, and organizational structures and potential operational transformation.


  • Lead and oversee project development and implementation: business cases and project plans, governance, resources identification/allocation and management, reporting requirements, to ensure project outcomes to time, on budget, in line with quality standards, and aligned with programme baseline
  • Manage internal and external relationships : regular and effective communication, negotiation and issues management, ensure that expectations, viewpoints and interests are taken into account
  • Assure alignment with Human Factors /HP Strategy, Ops Strategies, Operational concepts, and Safety Strategies
  • Provide expert advice and information to stakeholders on project issues, present recommendations
  • Coordinate activities and resource
  • Identify and manage project risks and opportunities pro-actively
  • Monitor progress and resources and initiate corrective action if required


Your profile


  • Higher education in Management and Leadership or ATCO license 
  • Proven record in project management and project planning practices & tools (MS Project or similar) 
  • Extensive ATM knowledge
  • Very good understanding of the European regulatory framework (with focus on training & licensing requirements) 
  • Extensive stakeholder management skills and experience of working with regulator and oversight bodies 
  • Strategic thinker with innovative mind and ability to influence and inspire team, results and changes
  • English, French and/or German would be an asset


Location : Wangen bei Dübendorf &/or Geneva
Work percentage : 80-100%
When : 01.12.2023