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Simon Irvine

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  1. Hi Max I replied to you on Sunday. I've emailed you again - let me know if you haven't received anything please. Thanks
  2. Folks I am readvertising the vacancy for the VATSIM Europe Division Director role. Here are the details Responsible to - Region Director, Europe Responsible for - Division Management Team and Sub Division Leadership Duties Ensuring that an online presence of ATC is maintained which encourages maximum coverage, looking for growth opportunities Creating and maintaining an environment that pilots enjoy flying in Appointing a Division Conflict Resolution Manager Reviewing ATC progression with the relevant Divisional Training/Membership Director(s), ensuring that upgrade recommendations are acted upon promptly Maintaining partnerships with Virtual Airlines, developing relationships for continued collaboration Working to ensure adequate pilot training provision within the division, either through service delivery from the division or through existing partnerships (subdivisions and Virtual Airlines) Ensuring that events are arranged regularly, both within the division and in cooperation with adjacent divisions and regions Quarterly preparation of the Division Report to the Europe Regional Director Provision of adequate web services, to include items such as aeronautical charts, sector files, contact details, training information Work to improve the efficiency of the joining and progression processes including (but not limited to) introduction and possible enhancement of welcome email systems and evaluation website usability Pursue matters raised in relation to membership issues such as training delays, member exclusion and new/returning member induction Coordination of matters arising in relation to 'real world' events and mediating as necessary, e.g. Politically Sensitive Areas (PSA) Person Specification Must show awareness of Air Traffic Control operations, the ideal candidate will hold at least a C1 rating Must show awareness of Pilot operations, the ideal candidate will hold at least a P1 rating Must be a member in good standing with the network Expected to be able to commit at least 7 hours per week to this role Previous staff roles or other experience/awareness of management aspects desirable Ability to communicate clearly through different mediums to different people of different cultures Fluent in the English language A Division Director is expected to be able to commit to at least 2 years and should take this into consideration before applying. Please send an application detailing your VATSIM experience and your vision for the role to [email protected] The closing date is 2359z on 16.1.2020.
  3. Thanks everyone. I am looking forward to the new challenge ahead. Thanks to Apos for his dedication and hard work during his time in the role!
  4. Well done Callum & co..Thanks to Jonas Hey for the hours on SCO.
  5. Great work by all the VATSIM UK controllers last week. It's great to see London getting Iron Mics on a regular basis, and a special shout out to the Southend controllers for the hours they have been putting in lately. Can Southend be the new Heathrow or Gatwick???? Simon Irvine VATSIM-UK Division Director
  6. Great work by all the UK controllers!! Well done all.
  7. Folks Although this plug in is no longer officially [Mod - Happy Thoughts]ociated with the Division, I have spoken to the developer tonight who has been testing a fix. I am hoping that this issue will be resolved very soon. Thanks Simon
  8. Just booked. There are a few UK staff members going and it would be great to see as many of you there as possible. If there are a few of you going you may want to consider airbnb to cut down on the cost of staying in London.
  9. Guys Apologies for this. We are currently working with Craig regarding this issue. It will be sorted, one way or another, by the beginning of January. Thanks Simon
  10. Folks Thank you very much for your support. Regards
  11. Do you have a p[Mod - Happy Thoughts]ion for writing fiction? Do you thrive working in a team environment? If the answer to those 2 questions are yes then you could be what we are looking for to help with an ambitious project that the VATSIM-UK Division will be working on this year. We are looking for someone who has experience in writing short stories in the fiction genre for this voluntary position. The end product will mean that your work could be seen by thousands of people. If you are interested please email [email protected] with why you would want to take part and if possible some examples of your work Applications close at 2359z on January 25th 2015. Regards
  12. Thanks to Lee and Seb for getting us back
  13. Excellent - we will be able to blame the French for this shortly In all seriousness, the server owner is aware of the problems and is on the case!
  14. Oh God! This is going to turn into an Essex type thread for all the world to see
  15. Hello All We have one or two gremlins in the system - should be back shortly!
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