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With 1500 employees from more than 30 countries and cultures working at 14 sites, Skyguide provides air traffic control services for Switzerland and parts of neighbouring countries. In 2020, Skyguide safely and efficiently guided around 0.5 million (in previous years around 1.3 million) civil and military aircraft through the busiest airspace in Europe.
That’s why Skyguide needs you!

Head of MIL OPS

Location:  Wangen b. Dübendorf


  • Leads the unit of military operations (OMM) in a safe, flexible and cost-efficient way
  • Accountable and responsible for military operations on the military air bases
  • Analyzes safety topics for implementation into the unit
  • Responsible for some annexes in relation to the SLA SAF-sg.
  • Maintains direct contact and very close collaboration with the Swiss Air Force (mainly AOC)
  • Leads the change management process according to OPS needs
  • Ensures appropriate personnel training and sufficient staffed OPS in local units
  • Works closely with the Head of division and the various Domain Managers (safety, security & quality, training, equipment)



  • Sound understanding and a high degree of knowledge of MIL ATC
  • Strong leadership attitude with outstanding communication skills
  • Great flexibility and ability to motivate people in a geographically and multicultural dispersed environment
  • Proven stakeholder and change management skills
  • Strong ability to quickly understand the current corporate culture and learn how to navigate it effectively
  • Attention to detail and stress resistance
  • Deep interest in military affairs, Officer or Specialist Officer in the army (not mandatory, but an asset)