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Fatigue Risk Management System (FRMS) Specialist in Manchester

Job description

Over 175 years ago, our founder Thomas Cook began this company with a vision to ‘broaden the mind of others and break down the partition walls of prejudice.'

Once describing himself as ‘the willing and devoted servant of the travelling public,’ Thomas Cook was a true pioneer of the travel industry, opening up a world of new destinations and new travel experiences to everyone. By obtaining the best services and prices for his customers, he laid the foundations of the company that still bears his name today.

Thomas Cook is now one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, supported by around 22,000 colleagues and operating from 15 countries.

Our vision today remains true to Thomas Cook’s ambitions - to be the world’s most loved holiday company.

Location : CPH, FRA or MAN with travel between


Thomas Cook Airlines UK are seeking applications for FRMS Specialist to join the Flight Operations team based at Manchester / Frankfurt Thomas Cook offices.

Interested in joining our team?

Please apply by clicking on ‘apply now’. All applications are managed by our in house recruitment team. Successful applications will be invited to interview at Manchester, Thomas Cook Airline Head Office.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership


  •  Develop and deliver FRMS protocols and procedures to ensure FRMS principals are core to normal business functions (and integrated into crew planning team procedures)
  • Identify and propose FRMS policies that are industry best practice
  • Prepare SCAG FRMS documentation highlighting GAS sector performance against SPIs, and any identified emerging risks; assist in identifying mitigating solutions.
  • Prepare FRM WG supporting data as required by working group chair.
  • When appropriate, support FTLC processes.
  •  Oversee preview of planned flying operation (seasonally) to identify potential fatigue risks associated with crew pairings, and agree mitigations with stakeholders
  •  To help assess viability, and if appropriate, develop FRM tools for employees to refer to for personal use.
  • Skills, know-how and experience

    Must have:

  •  Excellent understanding of FRMS principals and regulations
  •  Previous experience in Flight Ops management or similar environment
  •  Excellent communications skills


  •  Previous FRMS or other risk based experience
  •  Basic understanding of Industrial Relations principals and stakeholder management
  • Technical / professional qualifications:

  •  Knowledge of Fatigue Risk principals
  • Location:  CPH, FRA or MAN with travel inbetween


Life at Thomas Cook is fast-paced and full of opportunities. We’re a leading international travel company that believes in empowering our people, so when you join us, you’ll be given the chance to create, learn and innovate. You’ll also be given the support and training you need to develop your career in the direction you choose.

As you might expect, our holiday benefits are something special. We’ll give you an allowance towards your holiday every year, depending on how long you’ve been with us.  There are also special last minute employee deals, which give you the opportunity to pick up a holiday at an outstanding price. Working for Thomas Cook, you can travel the world for less.

We also offer a flexible benefits package that gives you a range of options to ensure your benefits match your lifestyle.

Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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