Airborne Operations Administrator

Bluesky is the leading aerial survey company in the UK and has an enviable reputation in the UK GIS sector as a result of a portfolio of high-profile projects with clients that include Central Government, Local Authorities and commercial customers across a range of sectors across the globe. Following many successful years, we need to further expand our team to meet the growing demand for our products and services. So, would you like to join our team, and be part of our success?

The role:

Bluesky is seeking to employ a highly motivated and enthusiastic administrator to strengthen our team. You will serve as a vital point of contact for the Operations Team 


The responsibilities for the position of Airborne Operations Administrator include, but are not limited to:

  • Field incoming calls and deal with or redirect as appropriate. 
  • Apply for Air Traffic Control Permits and develop the necessary reports and charts 
  • Create sensor flight planning schedules 
  • Weather and tidal reporting for flight planning for pre-flight and in-flight support 
  • Liaise with the production and fulfilment departments to ensure accurate and timely delivery of products. 
  • Manage communications with sensor manufacturers for our maintenance programmes and other issues. 
  • Be the point of contact with aircraft operators and ensure all permissions, visas etc. are in place before project commencement. 
  • Attend training to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills. 
  • Adhere to health and safety policy, and other requirements relating to care of equipment. 

You will have: 

  • Good organisational skills with the capacity to multi-task 
  • Analytical, numeracy and well-developed interpersonal skills 
  • Good time management with the ability to work to deadlines 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft office  
  • Ability to adapt to new software packages 

At all times behave responsibly and professionally. Bluesky is a dynamic, friendly and hard-working company with a “can-do” attitude. Teamwork is promoted throughout the company and across departments and you are expected to embrace and promote these Bluesky ethics.


  • Must be eligible to work in the UK and communicate fully in English
  • Applicants must be able to pass a DBS check for airport security clearances
  • A full UK driving licence

Package & Benefits: 

  • Competitive salary based on experience + company bonus scheme + commission package
  • Life insurance and company pension
  • Sodexo discounts, benefits and childcare voucher scheme
  • Free daily HIIT, Yoga, Bootcamp and relaxation sessions


Please email a CV and covering letter to: Applications must include a CV.

Applications with no CV attached will be disregarded immediately.

Applicants MUST already be eligible to work in the UK.

Equal Opportunities:

Bluesky is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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