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Fuel Procurement Team Lead

Leading the fuel procurement activities for the group of companies globally

Working conditions

In this role you will be responsible for: 

  • Development and implementation of Fuel Supply Strategy approved by the management.
  • Development and implementation of marketing instruments for fuel procurement risk management and cost-efficiency.
  • Prepare the budget for the fuel procurement.
  • Lead the process of regular fuel supply tenders, report the results.
  • Provide the analysis of fuel pricing historical data, trends and forecasts.
  • Follow the international legal requirements in the sphere of aviation fuel procurement including SAF, provide recommendations to the management regarding necessary improvements in processes and approaches.
  • Implement the follow up reports for fuel procurement. Analyze cost efficiency of the fuel supply operation, report the dynamics of the fuel cost per seat regularly.
  • Develop and implement the working procedures supporting efficient invoice management, contract management and enabling the evaluation of the overhaul efficiency of the fuel procurement function. Implement KPIs for such evaluation.
  • Lead the team of fuel procurement (2 team members).


Professional experience and skills: 

  • Solid proven experience in international aviation fuel procurement/trade.
  • Knowledge of fuel procurement/supply contracts, international legislation in aviation fuel supply/procurement, commodity stock trading operations, market fuel pricing structure and principles.
  • Education in Economics, Engineering, Technical or other relevant (BS/MS Degree). 
  • International supply chain/procurement/aviation/other professional certifications to be a strong asset.
  • Strong analytic skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • People management skills.
  • Ability to keep focus delivering the result in time in limited information business environment.
  • Ability to lead and take decisions under the lack of supervision.

The company offers

Why join us? 

  • The leadership role in the fast-growing international brand SkyUp Airlines.
  • Opportunity to influence business and achieve  ambitious goals. 
  • Sharing of experience with experts in different markets  where company operates. 
  • Professional development within the company - we provide compensation for external training  and have GROW UP corporate university. 
  • Culture of openness, equality and support. Participation in social and volunteer initiatives  of company.   
  • Competitive financial pacage.  
  • Ability to work remotely.  
  • Corporate medical insurance. 
  • Corporate discounts on travel with Join UP! Tour operator.

Sales area manager, Romania (Cluj-Napoka / Iasi)


Working conditions

  1. Qualitative and quantitative increase in the agent base of the tour operator in the territory.
  2. Prompt and high-quality solution of current issues of agencies assigned to the manager.
  3. Participation in the promotion of the Company's tourism products on the market.
  4. Informational support of agencies in the region (current promotions; special offers, loyalty programs, consultations on working with the site and the online booking system, etc.).

Assistance in the organization and participation in other projects of the department in the region (seminars, exhibitions, road-shows, distribution of promotional products, etc.).


  • Experience in the field of tourism is a must;
  • Sociable and stress-resistant personality type;
  • Result Oriented;
  • Teamwork skills;
  • Knowledge of languages: Romanian, English;
  • Driver's license is a must

The company offers

  • Full-time
  • Competitive salary
  • Location – Romania (Cluj-Napoka / Iasi)
  • Friendly and helpful team
  • Good office environment
  • Opportunity to work for an ambitious and fast-growing company with a clear sense of direction
  • Intellectually challenging and rewarding work
  • Excellent learning and professional development opportunities
  • Discounts on Join UP! tours
  • Service tickets on SkyUp flights
  • Discounts on Join UP! tours;
  • Service tickets on SkyUp flights.

Chief Ground Handling Operations Officer

creating and implementation the development strategy of the Ground handling SkyUp function at the global level

Working conditions

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Planning, coordination and ensuring the quality implementation of the development strategy of the Ground handling SkyUp function
  • Ensuring the implementation of KPI`s
  • Effective use of company`s resources
  • Control of administrative processes
  • Ground handling team management.

Functional tasks of the role:

  • Organization and current management of Ground handling SkyUp Department (SkyUp Ukraine and SkyUp Malta).
  • Ensuring the regularity of the Airline's flights in the part that concerns the activities.
  • Building and coordinating relationships with Airline ground handling service providers and airport companies at designated base(s) and satellite airports to achieve targeted results in all areas of safety, compliance, cost control and operational efficiency.
  • Cost management in accordance with the established budget, ensuring cost-effective operational solutions and agreements along with the growth of the Airline.
  • Provision of flight services at base and transit airports and coordination of fulfillment by service organizations of contractual obligations regarding the timely, complete and high-quality provision of ground handling services in accordance with current contracts regarding baggage handling and passenger service, including in force majeure situations (search baggage, etc.).
  • Responsibility for compliance by Ground handling SkyUp staff with the Airline’s Rules for Air Transportation of Passengers and Baggage, Production Discipline, Implementation of Job Instructions, Rules of Internal Work Procedures, Occupational Safety and Fire Safety Standards, Aviation Safety Program Requirements.
  • Compliance with obligations regarding confidential information and trade secrets of the Airline (terms of agreements and contracts, commercial activities, etc.).
  • Participation in the development of regulatory documentation on ground handling production activities.
  • Management of safety risks and threats to the safety of aircraft flights.
  • Analysis of the effectiveness of the Flight Safety Management System in ground handling units.
  • Improvement and regular updating of the Flight Safety Management System in ground handling units.
  • Coordination of the implementation of the Rules of Air Transportation of Passengers and Baggage of the Airline Company, organization of accounting of transportation documentation.
  • Responsibility for the quality and scope of services for the maintenance of the airline's aircraft at base and transit airports by contracted organizations (aviation security).
  • Ensuring regularity of flights and commercial loading of flights.
  • Control over the fulfillment of the terms of the Contracts for ground handling at airports.



Professional experience and skills:

  • Professional experience in a similar management position in the aviation industry for at least 3 years is a must (management of a commercial direction in aviation will be an advantage).
  • Experience in developing the company's strategic and business plans, successful cases of their implementation.
  • Deep expertise in the field of aviation and ground handling
  • Successful management experience 5 years +
  • Developed leadership skills, ability to build and develop a team
  • Ability to achieve set results in situations of uncertainty with limited resources
  • Critical and analytical thinking, ability to solve problems of of different levels of complexity
  • Excellent presentation skills and commercial negotiation skills
  • Growth mindset
  • Excellent business reputation
  • English Upper-Intermediate or above.


The company offers

  • An ambitious leadership role in the fast-growing multinational team SkyUp Airlines with a clear sense of direction (currently more than 800 professionals work in our team)
  • Opportunities to implement your expertise and continuous development in a Growth mindset culture
  • Ability to directly influence the company's business results, create new trends in Ground handling of the aviation industry at the global level
  • Direct reporting to the CEO of the company
  • Long-term cooperation and competitive financial motivation
  • Location – Head office in EU (support/compensation in case of relocation).
Student program

Student program

СThe student program is specifically designed to train pilots without experience.

To be further employed as a first officer of SkyUp Boeing 737.

Pilots are trained to the level of CPL (A), IR (A), MEP (L) with folded ATPL (A) exams by ATO Aviation Group.

To participate in the program, you need:

  • desire to learn how to fly the aircraft
  • complete secondary education
  • English language skills, physics, and mathematics
  • have a medical complete medical examination and obtain a Class 1 aviation medical certificate

The term of training is 24 months. The beginning of preparation of the first group is planned for September 2020.

If you have been dreaming of sky for a long time, then we are on our way.
Hurry up and register for training.

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We are interested in working with professionals. Therefore, we are ready to bring them up independently. Those people who will be able to work according to European standards and will develop aviation in Ukraine together with us.

Co-pilot training programme

With our program you will build your career in aviation, and we will get professionals for our team.

To participate in the cadet program, you need:

  • CPL (Frozen ATPL).
  • Existence of a valid Class 1 medical certificate.
  • Presence of a bachelor's or higher diploma in aviation higher education (certificate from the dean's office - in case of studying at the moment).
  • Availability of ELP Level 4 and above.
  • Presence of MVL training certificate (from the holder of Ukrainian license).
  • Biometric passport.

After the contest you join our team, and then - study.

Our cadets are trained in two leading European educational institutions - Air Baltic Training (Riga) and Baltic Aviation Training (Vilnius).
The payment for the B-737 type is partially covered by the company (50%), provided that the contract is signed for 3 years.

And don't forget, of course, that you're the future commander. SkyUp Airlines has a "Fast track to command program."

Will you be able to participate in our cadet program? Write to us and we will get acquainted and discuss it.

If everything matches, send us your resume. And if you're not ready yet - improve your skills, get knowledge that you don't have enough to start with and send your resume later, because the program continues.

Our future pilot in love with the sky,
We are looking for U!

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Flight attendants training programme

Do you have a dream? Want to fly with SkyUp Airlines? You are the one who can become our flight attendant.

We don't care about your age, gender, parameters or education. We want to see professionalism and love for our business. And if you can bring love to your first interview, we are ready to teach you the rest.

SkyUp has developed its own flight attendants training program for this purpose.
Everything you need to participate in the competition: knowledge of English, completed higher education, ability to swim, lack of scars and tattoos on the open parts of the body.

Training takes place on the basis of the International Aviation Training Centre; all costs are covered by the company. In just two months our experts will tell you all about aviation, flight safety and ideal service, and instructors will help you with practice - they will fly with you on your first flights and support you in the most important moments 😊

We have already trained 76 specialists in one year and are now waiting for you among the new members of our airline family.

If you love the sky as much as we do, you want to work according to European standards and you are ready to develop aviation in Ukraine - send us your resume.

Our responsible, sociable and in love with the sky flight attendants,
We are looking for U!

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