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Profession: air operations manager

21-04-2011 Job Opportunity Ref. fd-air-ops-manager

Location: Field

based in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Your task

ICRC Air-Operations Managers are responsible for the management of ICRC chartered, leased or owned aircraft in a cost effective, safe and efficient manner. The Air-Operations Manager will coordinate the activities of the aircraft, crew, ICRC staff, passengers and cargo in an ICRC mission to optimise resource utilisation. He/she shall make sure that flights performed safely in often a dangerous environment with all necessary permissions.

Selection requirements

  • minimum age: 25
  • prepared to accept an unaccompanied posting during the first 24 months of collaboration
  • minimum two years working experience as flight dispatcher or pilot in an airline
  • recognized training in aviation management and flight dispatching. Valid licence in flight dispatch (JAA or FAA) or licence as airline pilot
  • excellent command of English and French
  • familiarity with word processing, and spreadsheet software
  • driving licence (must cover manual transmission – a licence for automatic-transmission vehicles only is not sufficient)

Your profile

  • motivated by humanitarian work
  • general technical knowledge of and keen interest in aviation activities
  • capable of leading a multicultural team
  • able to work under pressure in a dangerous environment
  • team spirit
  • responsible and well organized

What we offer

  • an opportunity to practise your profession in a setting of humanitarian endeavour
  • the chance to use your knowledge to help the victims of war
  • a multicultural working environment
  • generous benefits

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