Lufthansa Consulting - Consultant Flight Operations

Lufthansa Consulting is one of the leading management consultancies in the aviation industry. Our clients from the Lufthansa Group and our international clients from airline and airport related industries trust our distinctive specialist expertise combined with profound methodological know-how. Our consultancy services support clients in securing and strengthening their competitive position. In 2018, Lufthansa Consulting was ranked amongst the top consulting firms in Germany for the third time in row, according to the industry survey of the country's renowned business magazine "brand eins".

At our office – conveniently located at Frankfurt Airport - 100 staff from 17 nationalities work in interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement solutions with our clients. We offer an engaging and collegial working atmosphere where team spirit and integrity form the basis of our success. Right from the beginning our employees have the chance to take responsibility for challenging tasks and interesting projects. We are fortunate to combine the resources of a large aviation group with the spirit and the flexibility of a mid-size company.

Lufthansa Consulting is currently looking for you to join our consultancy team in Frankfurt / Main, Germany as

(Senior) Consultant Flight Operations & Safety (m/f/d)

(Consultant level according to qualification)

What we offer you:

You work in international and LH Group Inhouse consultancy projects and in the position as Senior Consultant you are responsible for managing medium and larger projects and project teams or several teams of consultants and client personnel.

In addition you

  • participate in projects in other work spheres

  • support proposal preparation in coordination with the respective Solution Group Leader and participate in sales pitches

  • independently create tailored consultancy services and problem solutions, take responsibility for developing consultancy strategies and consultancy tools and methods

  • prepare and present case studies, publications and speeches and represent Lufthansa Consulting on public occasions (such as conferences, fairs, exhibitions) on behalf of your Solution Group

  • assume an active role in internal knowledge transfer and knowledge management by finalization of project documentation, preparation of lessons learned and case studies, filing according to Lufthansa Consulting standards

  • actively participate in the work of Solution Groups and participate in company-wide tasks (e.g. introducing and training new employees, optimizing internal processes, participating in internal projects and working groups) 

Your profile

What we expect from you: 

  • Degree in economics or industrial engineering completed at a university or technical university, or expertise and studies in a relevant field of expertise

  • Airline Pilot education and experience of advantage

  • Several years of work experience in the consulting business and/or aviation industry with profound know-how e.g. in airline operations, OCC (Operations Control Center), dispatch, pilot and dispatch training, aircraft performance and air traffic control

  • Very good knowledge of Safety Management for Aircraft Operators

  • Sound knowledge of a broad range of flight operation issues and competence in classic quantitative and qualitative methods for operational assessment

  • Audit techniques and aviation risk assessment methodologies

  • Very good knowledge of aviation authorities and related regulations (EASA, FAA, IATA, ICAO, IOSA)

  • Experiences with leadership tasks in the role of project manager, in directing projects and managing international project teams

  • Ability to analyze complex business situations and develop success-oriented and client specific solutions, proven track record of gained customer insights

  • High level of independence, very good social and cooperative conduct, ability to manage conflicts and reach compromises, ability to work in dynamic teams (both internally and with the customer) and to build customer relationships, openness for change and ability to work under high levels of stress

  • Very articulate written and spoken communication and presentation skills

  • Broad work experience abroad, enthusiasm for intensive business travel and unrestricted ability to travel worldwide and to work in a tropical climate

  • Ability and willingness to understand foreign cultures and mentalities, experience with international teams

  • Very good verbal and written communication skills in German and confident in spoken and written English and knowledge of other foreign languages, preferably French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian or Arabic

What can you expect from us?

  • We offer challenging projects within the Lufthansa Group as well as in countries throughout the world

  • We help you to broaden your expertise, methodological competence and aviation know-how

  • We support your individual development by improving your personal strengths, soft skills and increasing your project experience.Do you feel you are a match for Lufthansa Consulting? If so, we are looking forward to receiving your application – please take the time to clearly indicate your motivation for the job in order to help us gain a deeper understanding of your personality, your background and your interest in joining us at Lufthansa Consulting.