Captain, AMREF Flying Doctors


Captain, AMREF Flying Doctors
JOB OPENING CAPTAIN Ref: AFD/OPS/05-05/2018
Note: Revised Edition as at 04 May 2018 @8.00am
1 IDENTIFICATION
1.1 Job title Captain
1.2 Job grade Grade D
1.3 Unit Operations
1.4 Physical Location Inside Wilson Airport, Nairobi

2 MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB
Perform as a flight crew on AMREF Flying Doctors’ aircraft and missions while observing the highest safety standards and economic operation and management of aircraft as per company policy

3 REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
Chief Executive & Medical Director
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Pilot
Captain

4 PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1) Act as flight crew on AMREF Flying Doctors missions which include outreach flights, medical evacuations and other emergency flights with the highest of safety standards;
2) Ensuring that AMREF operates and complies with all laws, rules and regulations of all authorities of each country in which it operates;
3) Assisting the Chief Pilots’ office in matters related to flight operations including flight missions in the areas of operation.
4) Performing functional checks or maintenance test flights when and as required.
5) Providing assistance to the medical crew during medical interventions as necessary
6) Understanding of KCARS and familiarisation with trend and monitoring systems both within maintenance and Flight operations.
7) And other duties as may be required
4 REQUIRED QUALIFICATION
 Must hold a valid Kenyan ATPL with current instrument rating
 Minimum of 3,500 hours flying experience
 Minimum of 2,000 hours pilot in command time
 Minimum of 1,000 hours on jets
 Have a valid Cessna Citation Excel and or Cessna Citation XLS rating/s with minimum of 500 hours on type
 Have a strong understanding of Kenyan Civil Aviation Regulations
 Experience flying under EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) standards is an advantage
 Type rated training captain on Cessna Citation is an added advantage
 Previous experience with aero medical flights is an added advantage
5.1 Skills:
 Good communicator; with good command in English language both oral and written
 Decision making ability and flexible thinking
 High degree of discipline and teamwork
 Ability to think quickly and make decisions
 Ability to work calmly under pressure.
5.2 Competences
 Commercial/business acumen
 People management
 Time management
If you meet the criteria and have the passion to contribute to the leading African-based Aero Medical and Health Assistance service provider, submit your letter and CV quoting the reference number for the position on the subject line of the email to Vacancies@flydoc.org. Deadlines for submission is Monday, 14 May 2018. Feedback will be given to shortlisted candidates only.
NOTE: AMREF Flying Doctors does not require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process.