Vista Global

Tactical Controller

Requisition ID
Malta International Airport
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Work Base
Onsite / Office
Operational Control Center (OCC)

Job Profile

 VistaJet clients have flown to over 1,900 airports in 96% of the world's countries, we have never done the same flight twice in 20 years. VistaJet is the first and only globally private aviation company. It is part of the Vista Global Holding (Vista) group of companies.


VistaJet’s Operations Control Center (OCC) manages the day-of operations and scheduling for the Group’s iconic silver and red fleet of super-midsize, long range and ultra-long range business jets. Our multinational OCC team combines Operations, Crew Scheduling, Travel, and Maintenance Operations Control.


Throughout your career with VistaJet you will have the opportunity to work across all facets of flight operations. Starting as a Tactical Controller with potential to progress to other roles within OCC and get more involved in flight following, fleet scheduling, operational feasibility, or as a Duty Manager, overseeing and ensuring smooth aircraft operations of the entire company.


No two days will be the same, your career with VistaJet will be dynamic, challenging, and exciting.

Your Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of OCC, the Tactical Controller is exclusively dedicated to the tactical phase of the flight which starts on the day of operations and ends after the flight has completed all post-flight operations. You are required to maintain full overview of the whole fleet on a Tactical level by adhering to the below procedures:

  • Updating and maintaining the daily tactical log
  • Movement Control
  • Flight Tracking and monitoring
  • Handling of irregular operations by taking action on and communication delays, diversions, last-minute changes and other irregularities that may potentially affect the schedule.
  • Monitoring of crew briefing acknowledgements and making crew activations / wake-up calls as applicable by VistaJet’s procedures.
  • Monitoring ATFM restrictions
  • Flight re-routing
  • Managing Ground arrangements and permits that are pending arrangements for the day of flight, or by nature fall onto the tactical phase of the preparation such as close-out messages, or ETA updates to CBP.
  • ATS FPL management
  • Weather monitoring
  • VistaJet’s OCC covers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In this role you will work a shift pattern of four consecutive 12-hour shifts, including both day and night shifts, followed by four consecutive days off.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • In-depth knowledge of the Business Aviation environment ideally in; Flight Dispatch, or Flight Planning
  • You’re able to maintain accuracy, a strong attention to detail and deliver punctually even when working under pressure.
  • Excellent English language skills that will enable you to communicate clearly with your stakeholders

VistaJet is part of Vista Global Holding (Vista) — the world’s number one on demand charter operator. With access to a global Members’ fleet of over 360 aircraft, our clients have flown to over 1,900 airports in 96% of the world's countries.


By joining today, your career will not be limited by opportunities within VistaJet’s OCC team. Our aim is to provide opportunities for growth, which is why we have revolutionized the way we provide long-term careers. With flexibility of movement through the Vista group, there is great opportunity to steer, develop and further shape your career.


Our success is truly just taking off, if you want to be a part of our vision then apply today.


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