Aviation Careers – Flight Operations Manager – Engility Corporation

Job
Title:            
 Flight
Operations Manager
Organisation: Engility Corporation 
Duty Station: 
Entebbe, Uganda
About Engility:
Engility was
launched in 2012 as an independent company made up of leading businesses within
L-3’s Government Services segments: including MPRI, Command & Control
Systems and Software (C2S2), Global Security & Engineering Solutions
(GS&ES), Linguist Operations & Technical Support (LOTS) and Engility
Corporation and International Resources Group (IRG).
Job Summary:  The Flight Operations Manager will be operating
from Entebbe, Uganda to support our African Peacekeeping (AFRICAP) program in
Somalia. The Flight Operations Manager performs the technical and
administrative tasks required to support AMISOM Troop Contributing Country air
movement of personnel, equipment, ammunition and hazardous materials. The
Flight Operations Manager works under the supervision of the Project Manager in
coordination and in coordination with Project Offices in AMISOM Troop
Contributing Countries
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinates and Schedules flights for AMISOM Troop Contributing
    Country Militaries including personnel, equipment, ammunition and
    hazardous materials.
  • Coordinates with AMISOM, UNSOM, and Troop Contributing Country
    Aviation Authorities, and other entities as required.
  • Performs and manages air transportation activities.
  • Plans, schedules and processes eligible air cargo, passengers, and
    mail. 
  • Prepares and maintains air movement records and reports. 
  • Interfaces with inspectors for equipment, ammunition and hazmat
  • Verifies eligibility and compatibility of cargo offered for airlift.
  • Ensures all cargo documentation, packaging, labeling and marking
    requirements, and all border clearance requirements have been met.
  • Provides information on schedules, routes, air movement
    requirements, baggage limitations, and local facilities for passengers.
  • Follows necessary safety and security precautions for handling and
    storing dangerous materials, special cargoes, and baggage. 
  • Familiar with proper loading and compatibility of hazardous material
    according to military regulations.
  • Expedites cargo movement as necessary.
  • Is responsible for properly calculating the weight and balance of
    cargo and passenger flights. This essential duty has zero room for error
    as it affects flight safety.
  • Completes hazardous cargo notifications for the aircrews and
    prepares Hazardous Cargo Passenger Deviations and waivers as required.
  • Manages all the data entry in regards to pallet building, mission
    reports, receipt and delivery of inbound items and retrograde cargo.
  • Takes charge of prioritizing the movement and delivery of all cargo
    to airstrip and final destination using daily Fight Schedule once
    published to ensure all cargo is pre-staged for on-time loading.
  • Coordinates aircraft loads including passengers and cargo with
    Passenger Services and Airfield Supervisor for each flight.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • At least nine years of experience as a Flight Operations Manager at
    least three of these years in an expeditionary setting
  • The applicant must hold a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Relevant air operations certifications/schools (Air Force, Army, or
    USMC)
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join Engility Corporation in the aforementioned capacity should apply
online at the link below.
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