Air Operations Officer Job

Air Operations Officer Job, Current NGO Vacancies in Kenya,


Closing date: November 15, 2021



About the Job

Air Operations (AirOps) Officer 2 is responsible for processing of all passengers and cargo booking requests through the ICRC Air Operations Management System (AOMS) and the transmission of all relevant communications related to flight tasking and messages. S/he is responsible for the ground operations and related co-ordinations at the airport.**

This is a national/resident position based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Coordinates the movement of passengers, baggage, and the mail from the office through the airport, customs and Immigrations

· Transmits all relevant communication related to flight tasking and keeps the AirOps Manager informed of delays, irregularities and security issues that might affect ICRC aircraft and passengers

· Analyses, prepares and checks all billing and expenditures relating to ICRC air operations and compiles supporting documents/vouchers for the AirOps Manager

· Checks regularly that Air Operation Management system (AOMS3) report match with operator report and informs the AirOps office in Nairobi if any discrepancy is noted

· Assists Nairobi AirOps office in updating aircraft and crew documentation database and liaises with operators when required to obtain updated documentation

· Facilitates Government clearances (tax exemption, custom documentation clearance, airport access) on aviation related from the various government offices connected to aircraft operations

· Supports Nairobi AirOps office in the coordination of emergency/Medevac operations by air

· Monitors and reports any changes and/or amendments to the procedures relating to airport operations, security rules at the airport and access rights

· Interacts with airport authorities, security personnel and works closely with ICRC-contracted operators regarding ground operations

· In coordination with Nairobi AirOps office and Nairobi and Mogadishu Radio Team, follows up aircraft movement to/from Mogadishu and within points in Somalia, transmits information about ICRC aircraft to field stations, and liaises with all field stations for smooth coordination of aircraft operations

· Maintains AirOps statistics, submits relevant reports on a timely basis and keeps documentation up to date

· Ensures the AirOps Unit’s compliance with documentation, reporting, and filling

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

· Diploma in aviation and/or a combination of education, professional training, certification in air transport

· 5 years’ experience in air transport; experience in a humanitarian organization is an asset

· Conversant with the applicable internal and international aviation standards/regulations; training in safety and quality management relevant

· Good knowledge of technical aviation terminology

· Highly organized with excellent planning skills

· Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

· Highly proficient in written and spoken English

· Ability to work independently and in a multicultural environment

· Solid experience in data management and familiar with various databases/software

We Offer

· A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization

· Training and development opportunities

· A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework

How to Apply

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 15th November 2021Clearly indicate the position title Air Operations Officer 2 in the subject line of your email message. **


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to ****

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