Careers at bmi regional


bmi regional operates an all-jet fleet comprising 18 Embraer 135 and 145 aircraft. The airline now operates more than 300 scheduled flights a week across a network of 20 destinations in eight European countries and employs more than 400 staff. bmi regional has held the title of the UK’s most punctual airline for the past nine and won Silver Airline of the Year Award 2013 at the European Regional Airlines Awards. The airline’s scheduled network includes Stavanger, Oslo and Kristiansund in Norway, Brussels in Belgium; Esbjerg in Denmark; Toulouse in France; Bremen, Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Munich in Germany; Milan in Italy; Gothenburg, Kalmar and Karlstad in Sweden, and Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Manchester, Newcastle and Norwich in the UK.

Vacancy: Senior Web Developer

Reference number: IT4c

Location: East Midlands Office

Department: IT

Closing date: 23 October 2014

Role Summary

This is a key role which will works closely with all other departments within the airline. The Senior Web Developer will contribute to the development of several websites and internal software applications. The Developer will lead innovative software work across the business. 

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

  • Develop external and internal facing websites within realistic time frames.
  • Deliver responsive, cross-device functionality with a particular view to mobile site developments.
  • Work closely with the marketing team in requirement gathering for the customer facing websites.
  • Work with internal teams to define and build web reporting and communications systems.
  • Clearly communicate technical designs, estimates, prioritisation and other development issues.
  • Ensure all updates work correctly in development and staging environments, prior to promoting to live sites.
  • This role will also need to contribute effectively to our site SEO and analytics capabilities.
  • This role requires considerable flexibility in approach and effective capability to deliver end-to-end systems in a growing and changing organisation.
  • Clearly communicate technical designs, estimates, prioritisation and other development issues
  • Launch sites in multiple territories and languages
  • Develop landing pages for campaigns
  • Good understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and solutions.
  • Familiarity with current best practices in Web design.
  • Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Core competencies and level required (1 = basic, 2 = reasonable, 3 = good, 4 = excellent)

  • Planning & Organising - 3
  • Results Orientated - 3
  • Leadership & Team Working - 3
  • Communication - 3
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making - 3
  • Innovation & Creativity - 3

Knowledge/Skills and level required (1 = basic, 2 = reasonable, 3 = good, 4 = excellent)

  • SEO knowledge - 3
  • PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and .NET framework knowledge - 3
  • Knowledge of implementing site security - 4

Qualifications, Experience Required or Desired

  • Experience developing database-driven web applications - Required
  • Experience with mainstream PHP CMS platforms - Required
  • Experience with mobile-optimization and with responsive design - Desired
  • Experience with database integration including MS SQL, Oracle and MySQL - Desired
  • Familiarity with both LAMP and windows IIS application stacks - Required

To apply for this position please send a covering email and current CV to stating the job reference and position title in the subject heading.

We do not wish to be contacted by agencies in respect of this vacancy.

Operations and Crewing vacancies - Aberdeen

bmi regional have a requirement for staff in the Operations & Crewing department, based at our offices close to Aberdeen Airport.

Duties carried out within the Operations & Crewing department include the rostering and crewing of flights and ensuring that the Company’s aircraft operate in a safe and punctual manner in accordance with regulatory and company requirements to minimise disruption to the flying programme.

The Operations & Crewing department is a 24/7 operation and the ability to work shifts is required for most positions. Strong accuracy skills and attention to detail is required in addition to the ability to be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

Previous experience in a similar role and also within the aviation industry would be an advantage but is not essential.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to, stating the subject title - Operations & Crewing Vacancies.