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Africa Inland Mission International (AIM)   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Junior Flight Operations Officer

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Transportation, logistics, driving
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary


Assist and support the Operations Department in its goal of consistently providing accurate, efficient and reliable service with a particular emphasis on flight preparation.

Key Result Areas:
  1. Flight request processing
  2. Flight preparation
  3. In flight support
Required Qualifications/Experience & Communication Demands
  1. Diploma in Flight Dispatch
  2. Is actively pursuing a KCAA - Flight Operations Officer’s License or has one
  3. Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.)
  4. Certificate of Good Conduct

  1. Valid Driver’s License
  2. Open to cross-training

Experience Essential
  1. At least two years’ experience in aviation, dealing with aircraft, crew, customers and Government officials
  2. Communication demands
  3. Professional written and verbal English and Kiswahili communication


Flight request processing

  1. Assist with communication with clients/customers of different Nationalities via telephone, e-mail etc.
  2. Assist  in Flight Request Processing Duties
  3. Assist  in Flight Record keeping
Flight preparation
  1. Assist in applying, tracking and obtaining all required permissions for individual flights
  2. Assist in applying, tracking and obtaining required Country permissions
  3. Assist in completing flight folders accurately 24 hours before launch
  4. Assist in coordinating with Freight to ensure cargo is prepared for flight
  5. Assist in coordinating with Line Service to support flights
In Flight Support
  1. Assist in effectively communicating for and with AIM AIR aircraft crew and maintaining a constant awareness of their locations, routing and timings.
  2. Assist in Flight Following
  3. Assist in training new operations staff and Trainees in Flight Following

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Transportation, logistics, driving
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: IATA regulations; Reporting; Customer service; Document and archive management; Operative management; Logistics planning and management; Freight forwarding; Capacity planning; Training program planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Africa Inland Mission International (AIM)

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 500-1000 people

Africa Inland Mission (AIM) is a Christian mission sending agency with a heart for Africa’s peoples. We have our roots in a small band of faithful men and women who, in 1895, ventured inland to reach Africans untouched by the gospel. Their vision set the course of AIM for over 120 years, as a community called and sent to live and minister among Africa’s least-reached peoples. This call still remains. Our desire is to see the worship of Jesus Christ spread across the continent of Africa – through individual lives fully committed to him, and collectively through Christ-centered church communities. Our Lord has done a mighty work in Africa, where His Church is vast and growing daily. But with over 1000 African people groups who have yet to hear the good news of Jesus Christ, the task is far from finished.