MANAGER FLIGHT OPERATIONS (P4) (REF: CAS/HR/001/2017)
The Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA) is a self accounting institution of the East African Community. The Agency is looking for a highly motivated, result-driven and qualified professional from citizens of East Africa Community Partner States to fill the following position in the EAC-CASSOA.
1. Main purpose of the job:
To coordinate and oversee the implementation of the safety oversight programmes and technical support to Partner States related to flight operations as approved by the Board.
3. Qualifications and Experience:
A holder of a current Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL).
A Master’s degrees from a recognized university would be an added advantage.
A minimum of 8 years’ experience in aviation with a civil aviation administration, directly associated with the preparation and responsibility for implementation of rules, regulations, operating manuals, flight and ground procedures deemed necessary for flight safety, inspection and certification.
Considerable flight crew experience as pilot-in-command on modern, turbine engine aircraft or substantial experience as a Flight Operations Inspector with ratings in modern, turbine engine aircraft (preferably type operated) in the region. A minimum of 5000 hours of flying experience with a demonstrable experience in an international airline operations of at least 1,000 hrs minimum.
Experience in the preparation, approval and use of Flight Operations Manuals and other flight operation documentations including flight training and checking programmes
4. Skills and Competences:
Knowledge of legal requirements and administrative procedures for the issuance of documents under State of Registry approval relating to supervision of flight operations.
Knowledge of personnel licensing systems for flight operations.
Sound knowledge of EAC Harmonised Civil Aviation Regulations and Technical Guidance Materials.
Sound knowledge of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices and related documentation.
Good communication and report writing skills.
Proficiency in computer use and general IT applications.
5. ELIGIBILITY FOR APPLICATIONS
This vacancy is open to all citizens of EAC Partner States.
6. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
The above is an established position within the Agency’s organization structure and is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once subject to satisfactory performance and age limit requirements.
7. EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS
All candidates applying for the above position must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner States. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.
8. RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.
9. SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS
The established position offers a competitive salary and attractive fringe benefits including house allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme and insurance cover among others.
10. AGE LIMIT REQUIREMENTS
Applicants should not be more than 55 years old by 1st July 2017.
11. HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates who meet the requirements are advised to send their application letters, duly filled and signed EAC-CASSOA Personal History Form, photocopies of academic degrees, professional certificates/licenses and a copy of national identity card, birth certificate or passport showing the date of birth not later than 15th May 2017, quoting the job advert reference number of the position applied for. The applications should be sent via email (all soft copies should be in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat) or in hard copies and addressed to:
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
P O Box 873,
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