Typhoon Contract Instructor Pilot (Synthetic)

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Job Description

Job title: Typhoon Contract Instructor Pilot (Synthetic) – on site 

Location: RAF Coningsby

Salary: £97,802

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • The provision of high-quality CIP synthetic instruction to trainee Typhoon pilots on OPCON (for events that specifically require a Typhoon QFI) to confirm (or otherwise) that the trainees are fit to conduct that event solo in the live environment and/or achieve a satisfactory standard iaw the 29 Sqn Convex Syllabus
  • To provide simulator-based emergency handling and aircraft systems training to both trainee and Front-Line Typhoon pilots
  • To perform the duties of Tow Pilot, acting as formation lead to enable the completion of syllabus events in support of QFI instruction throughout all phases of OPCON training
  • To work outside of core Company hours as required to support the 29 Sqn task
  • To maintain the instructional standards required of a Typhoon QFI
  • The provision of high-quality training support, to include role playing (GCI/JTAC/Red Air), operating of synthetic devices and any other activity required under the TyTAN contract to support Typhoon Pilot Training

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experienced aircrew instructor
  • Clear communicator – both written and verbal
  • Fast Jet QFI

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Test Flying and Support Team:

In this role, you will fulfil responsibilities as a Central Flying School (CFS) approved CIP, delivering expert aircrew academic and synthetic instruction across all OPCON training phases and other ATM authorized events. Additionally, you will undertake essential support activities at the Typhoon Training Facility in alignment with the TyTAN contract.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 30th July 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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