QR21517 - Senior Aeronautical Data Management Officer | Qatar Airways | Doha

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From experienced pilots to dynamic professionals embarking on new careers, Qatar Airways is searching for talented individuals to join our award-winning team.

We take pride in our peopleā€”a dynamic and culturally diverse workforce is essential to why we are one of the finest and fastest growing airlines in the world.

We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages.

About the role::

As  Senior Aeronautical Data Management officer , you will work in a team of specialist managing Navigation Charting and FMS Navigation Database. You are  responsible for ensuring the accuracy and quality of  aeronautical data used in Navigation Charting and FMS Navigation databases is in line with company requirements. The role requires the usage of  ground viewing applications in support of Navigation Charting and FMS Navigation database activities. Monitoring  tasks performed by Aeronautical Data Management Officer, ensures high work standard is maintained, provide mentoring and training, implements policies and operational plans as required. Supports the line managers in budget, project deployments and staffing matters.

Navigation Charting 

  • Conduct a comprehensive review of navigation charting products including terminal charts (paper and digital formats), Airport Map database (AMDB), en-route Moving Map database (EMM) and Airway textual manual (paper and digital format) 
  • Perform quality checks to ensure charting content(s) are in line with industry standards and Qatar Airways specification where published. 
  • Review and approve the weekly Navigation Chart amendments for use by pilots. 
  • Define, create and maintain tailored Navigation Chart(s). 
  • Analysis of supplier published alerts for operational impact. 
  • Create and maintain Company NOTAMs and Crew Alerts as required. 
  • Liaise with providers in the preparation of navigation product(s) and material(s) required to support flight operation activities. 
  • Ensure quality process is maintained throughout the charting process. 
  • Create and maintain working procedures for publishing in Section Manual. 
  • Conduct post flight analysis of pilot reports relating to navigation charting materials/software.

Navigation Databases ( NAVDB ) 

  • To manage the content of Navigation databases through defining geographical coverage and aerodrome selection. 
  • Supervise the distribution of Navigation Databases for each AIRAC cycle 
  • Monitor and analysis of aeronautical data changes. 
  • Perform quality checks to ensure Navigation Databases are provided in correct format, ensure content is coded as per industry standards. 
  • Ensure company data is coded correctly in navigation database by supplier based on company requirements. 
  • Review and analysis of supplier published alerts for operational impact. 
  • Create and maintain Company NOTAMs and Crew Alerts as required. 
  • Section Manual - Create and maintain working procedures used to support daily activity. 
  • Liaise with providers in preparation of Navigation Database requirements to support flight operation activities. 
  • Conduct post flight analysis of pilot reports relating to navigation databases.
About You::



  • Relevant College or University qualification to min Bachelor's level or equivalent


  • A current holder or previously held a flight dispatcher license/certificate, related experience including Aeronautical Information Services Officer, licensed pilot or navigator.

Previous Experience:


  • Specialist - minimum 5 years of job-related experience required


  • Experience of working within an airline flight support role, i.e. navigation background, performance engineering, flight planning or flight dispatch.

Job Specific Skills:


  • Comprehensive understanding of Navigation Charting product(s) and materials (digital and paper) along with usage of EFB ground viewers. 
  • Working with AIRINC 424 coding practices and usage of ground viewing tools. 
  • Experience with  analysis of  aeronautical information including NOTAMs and AIPs. 
  • Computer literate, knowledge of standard IT products, Microsoft word, excel, outlook. 
  • Command of English language.


  • Knowledge and understanding of AIS publications (AIPs and NOTAMs), navigation charting, i.e. Navigation charts, general aviation topics covering - Airspace, Navigation, Communication, Flight planning Air Traffic Service, Aerodrome operations and Aircraft performance. 
  • ICAO PANS-OPS Instrument Procedures Design.
  • Understanding of Aerodrome Operating Minima (AOM) calculations, Instrument approaches procedures and related Navigation topics. 
  • Usage of FMS Navdb ground viewers i.e. ONENAV+ and NDBIT. 
  • Cartographic, geographic or information management field. 
  • Familiar with Regulatory bodies (EU-Ops/FAA) publications and both ICAO Docs and Annexes. 
  • Working knowledge and experience of applications related to managing large volumes of data.
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Copy of Highest Educational Certificate

17 January 2020
Location: Qatar Doha
Work type:
Full time
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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