Xclusive Jets


Xclusive Jets is an exciting charter operator based in Southampton International Airport, United Kingdom. To help continue to grow Xclusive's excellent reputation, we are looking for a Trainee Operations Controller to join our team.





job title

Trainee Operations Controller



Monday - Friday
(on call required)



Job Description

Xclusive Jets is a private jet charter company based in Segensworth, Fareham. We pride ourselves on providing a service beyond expectation, achieved through a desire to anticipate and fulfil the evolving needs of our clients. We offer a variety of services across our fleet, flying all over the world.

We are on an exciting journey with rapid growth plans over the coming months to grow our fleet. As a result, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Trainee Operations Controller to join the team supporting with the flight planning of our aircrafts.

This is a great opportunity to start a career in aviation with hands-on training and plenty of progression. If you have excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and an interest in aviation this could be the role for you!


  • Worldwide flight planning for several types of aircraft with varied performance capabilities

  • Coordination of airport slots and overflight/landing permissions

  • Coordination of ground handling and ensuring all required services are in place

  • Management and arrangement of customs and immigration services

  • Understanding and disseminating weather and notices to airmen

  • Worldwide flight-watch to include the re-planning of flights to minimise flight disruptions that caused by ATC regulations

  • Awareness of geo-political and security issues

  • Crew scheduling, including positioning and hotel accommodation

  • Crew pre-flight briefings and assistance whilst downrout

  • Dealing directly with clients, including providing quotations and looking after key accounts


  • Competent use of IT systems, such as G Suite and Microsoft Office

  • Excellent spoken/written English, and additional language would be an advantage.

  • Willingness to work shifts and cover out-of-hours requirements from home, and have a flexible response to short notice changes.

  • Ability to work calmly under pressure.

  • Strong team player with good communication both internally and externally.

At Xclusive Jets we offer the chance to work in a friendly team and in a business which values its people and their contribution, treats its staff with dignity and respect, recognising and rewarding their success.

If you feel that you would like to join us and that this role would suit your strengths, we would be delighted to hear from you!