Team Lead, N-Flight Planning NOTAM Data

Aviation – Data, Product and Engineering
Full Time

Team Lead, N-Flight Planning NOTAM Data


Position Type:           Full Time

Department:               N-Flight Planning, NOTAM Data       

Location:                    Waterloo, ON, Canada


Job Summary:

NAVBLUE Inc., an Airbus Company, is currently looking for a Team Lead, N-Flight Planning NOTAM Data. If you have a passion for flying and enjoy working with an international, challenging, rewarding, fast-paced, collaborative environment to further develop and grow your skills, surrounded and guided by the best creative minds in the global aviation industry, this is a place for you.

We are looking for an experienced team lead or has the drive to lead a team and holds a   strong knowledge of commercial Flight Operations, typically gained through experience as a pilot, dispatcher or route analyst. This individual possesses strong analytical and interpersonal skills. This team operates 24/7 and will require the Team Lead to be on-call 24/7 as well as work occasional 12-hour day or night shifts.



  • Act as a first point of escalation and provide authoritative guidance including coaching and mentoring to members of the NOTAM Department;
  • Ensure the Department is aligned with NAVBLUE’s quality objectives;
  • Ensure that KPI and NCR targets are being met;
  • Maintain Department procedure and training documentation;
  • Conduct new and recurrent training;
  • Coordinate shift schedules and weekly timesheets;
  • Partake in production activities to maintain acceptable workloads;
  • Carry out any other analogous tasks as directed by the Manager, N-Flight Planning Production.


Academic/Educational Requirements:

  • Applicants must possess Associates degree/diploma in Aviation or Geography; or have equivalent experience, preferably in Commercial Flight Operations as a pilot, dispatcher or route analysis.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the aviation industry, including flight training (operations preferred)
  • Able to decode and understand NOTAM structure and content
  • Previous Supervisory experience an asset
  • A desire to learn and grow
  • Effective interpersonal skills; adaptable to all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrate computer proficiency in MS Office tools? 
  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal) and influencing skills
  • Strong time management and a very high level of attention-to-detail



Located in the heart of University of Waterloo’s David Johnston Research + Technology Park, NAVBLUE is close to shops, restaurants, gyms, daycare, and many other amenities, and only 10 minutes away from Hwy 85. The modern design of our suite on the second floor of the Accelerator Centre draws its inspiration from airport terminals, and features bright, open work stations, rather than boxed-in cubicles. As part of our family, you will enjoy:

  • Flexible hours
  • Free parking
  • Strong work-life balance with scarce requirements for overtime or extra hours
  • Laid back, friendly environment
  • Casual dress code (shorts and jeans welcome!)
  • Competitive group benefits plan
  • RRSP matching program
  • Fitness & Wellness reimbursement
  • An active social committee (which usually involves some delicious free food)
  • Lunch hour sporting activities (hockey, soccer, volleyball etc.) with a shower on site
  • And much more!

Not to mention, the aviation industry’s ongoing digital transformation means we must continually innovate and rise to the many challenges faced by our geographically diverse customers. We are always looking for creative ways to improve our processes and technologies to be a leader in the highly competitive aviation market.


How to Apply:

Candidates who are interested in joining the NAVBLUE team are invited to submit their resume and cover letter, highlighting their work experiences and skills via email to

We thank all applicants for applying. Only selected applicants will be contacted.

NAVBLUE, an Airbus company, welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations will be available on request for candidates throughout the entire recruitment and selection process


About Us:

NAVBLUE, an Airbus Company, is a leading global provider of flight operations solutions, including aeronautical charts, navigation data solutions, flight planning, aircraft performance software (take-off/landing, weight and balance), and crew planning solutions.  These products directly support millions of flights each year and help NAVBLUE customers maximize efficiency, reduce costs, ensure compliance with complex national and international safety regulations, and effectively deliver their services.

Through digital and collaborative innovation, our passionate and customer-focused team develops solutions to enhance the safety and efficiency of air transport. Over the last few years, Airbus has been supportive of various initiatives such as Going Digital, Performance Based Navigation Services, Air Traffic Management Modernization Programs, FlySmart on iOS and other digital projects related to new aircraft technologies; the launch of NAVBLUE was therefore a natural step to further develop its Flight Operations and Air Traffic Management Portfolio.

NAVBLUE is a fully owned subsidiary of Services by Airbus, fueled by the agility of Airbus ProSky and Navtech (acquired in 2016), and the pioneering spirit of Airbus, NAVBLUE was created in July 2016 with one mission: lead aviation into the digital age.

NAVBLUE is based in Hersham (UK), Cardiff (UK), Toulouse (France), Waterloo, ON (Canada), Halifax, NS (Canada), with other offices all around the world.




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