|Company||Wilderness Air, Botswana|
|Location||Maun, North West, Botswana|
Wilderness Air Botswana is part of a multi-national operation that operates a varied fleet of light aircraft, chosen for their ability to transport visitors to remote wilderness destinations with short, dirt-surfaced landing strips. Wilderness Air works proudly as an air support for Wilderness Safaris, a responsible ecotourism and conservation company with private access to nearly all of southern Africa’s finest wildlife areas. It is through these wilderness areas that we are able to offer guests a unique and life-changing experience. We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic and dedicated individual with a passion and proven experience in the aviation industry. The applicant will be based in Maun and should be prepared to ravel into remote areas from time to time.
|Job Functions||Advisory,Client Services,Health & Safety,Marketing,Operations,Quality Control,Safety & Security,Senior Management,Systems Administrator|
Purpose Of The Job
The Operations Manager is a senior person identified by the Accountable Manager, in conjunction with Group Air Support. The Operations Managers contractual authority has been granted to ensure that all activities to do with Flight Operations undertaken by Wilderness Air are carried out in accordance with the Flight Operations Manual, the applicable requirements as prescribed by the Civil Aviation Authority and the Wilderness Air, Air Service License. In addition, the Operations Manager is to be accepted by the Air Services Licensing Council and the Civil Aviation Authority respectively.
Key Performance Areas
•Must hold a Commercial Pilots License.
•Must hold a C208 rating.
•Should have at least a total of 2000 hours experience in flying.
•Must have experience or be a qualified dispatcher with a dispatch license.
•5 or more years working experience in the aviation industry.
•Candidates with a valid Safety Management Systems qualification from a recognised institution will be given preference.
•Previous experience as a Chief Pilot or Flight Operations Manager or 3 years working experience in any combination of the recognized aviation Post Holder positions will be an added advantage.
•Exceptional knowledge of Civil Aviation Regulations.
•Must hold a minimum of a current Instructors Grade 2.
•Candidates with the following will be given preference:
a) Acceptable Management Diploma/certificate in the aviation industry
b) Experience in Aviation financial matters
•Must hold a Check Pilot Status under CAAB.
•Broad operational knowledge and experience in the function of the organization including: Training management, aircraft operations, air traffic management, aerodrome operations and maintenance organization management.
•Experience in tourist charter type operations.
|Job Closing Date||01/04/2021|