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Mission Aviation Fellowship Business Development Manager Jobs in Kenya


Mission Aviation Fellowship is a not-for-profit, Christian organisation whose mission is to reach isolated communities through aviation. In Kenya we fly small aircraft to assist missions, churches, aid and development agencies and other national groups to share the love of God.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a team that will have a life changing impact on those we serve. MAF is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self -motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Aircraft

Maintenance Technician at our Maintenance Department at Wilson Airport in Nairobi.

The primary purpose of the position is to perform efficient and effective maintenance and repair of aircraft and associated systems.

Job Responsibilities

To understand the scope of the spiritual and humanitarian needs in Kenya:
  • Monitor various sources of information to build up a picture of the needs.
  • Create a database/knowledge base of information relating to spiritual and humanitarian needs and partner activity.

    To develop strategic opportunities for MAF in Kenya by:
  • Strengthening partnerships with current partner organisations (customers)
  • Working with current partners to increase the provision of flight services, and to create new opportunities for MAF to add value to their ministries
  • Identify and develop relationships with new partner organisations, and seek to develop opportunities to add value to their operations/ministries through the provision of MAF air services.
  • Develop and maintain a social media presence in relation to MAFs current flight activities in Kenya
  • Speak on behalf of MAF at Churches, business meetings, forums and other events

    To undertake the day to day management of the business development task by:
  • Carrying out surveys, talking to passengers, arranging meetings with decision makers in partner organisations
  • Maintaining a database of partner information including their activities, future plans, past flight activity and trends.
  • Creating draft flight proposals for partners, proposing new routes for shuttle flights, pursuing 'Memorandum of Understanding' agreements with partners
  • Develop SMS, Whatsapp, email and other avenues for sharing availabiltiy of spare seats, payload and flight legs.

    To foster Partnership Development by:
  • Building strategic alliances and collaborative networks with other organisations in order to increase the impact of MAF services
  • Maintaining an up to date and thorough understanding of MAF’s operations in Kenya
  • Working as part of the team to implement and embed agreed procedures and processes where relevant.

    Qualifications:

  • University education or equivalent experience in business development
  • Aptitude in verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning
  • Demonstrated ability to be able to build and maintain good relationships with all levels of the organisation
  • Valid driver’s license

    Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent communication skills including public Speaking
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter, strategist, analytical, commercially focused and a team player

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates who meet the requirements above should send a motivation letter and copy of updated C.V, to ken.recruitment@mafint.org on or before 12th July 2017 at 4:00pm.




    Mission Aviation Fellowship Flight & Freight Dispatch Assistant Jobs in Kenya

    Job Responsibilities

  • To ensure an efficient co-ordination of incoming and outgoing passengers, freight and mail on MAF flights.
  • Dispatching MAF flights departing and arriving at Customs:
  • Receive, store, record and dispatch incoming and outgoing freight and mail of MAF flights
    Weighing, labelling, and loading freight and mail on MAF aircraft at the hangar and customs
  • Ensure outgoing mail is collected from reception and dispatched in labelled mail bags.
  • Ensure incoming mail is collected from aircraft and registered at reception.
  • Co-ordinating Freight and mail handling with other MAF departments and bases.
  • Occasionally picking or dropping freight from customs, AIMAIR and customers organisations.
  • Checking in and out passengers travelling on MAF flights
  • Assisting pilots opening the hangar doors.
  • Assisting pilots at customs with loading and unloading MAF aircraft
  • Filing flight plans for MAF flights, presenting them at the Briefing Office in the Control Tower and collecting and distributing Notams and General Declaration forms.
  • Transport passengers and cargo to and from customs/security in a MAF vehicle.
  • Processing post flight paperwork and entering techlog details into Wingman.
  • Flight following for MAF aircraft on HF and V2track
  • Recording HF transmissions received in flight following book.
  • Prepare tickets, manifests, general declarations, flight folders and flight plans when requested by bookings.
  • Aircraft cleaning, interior and exterior polishing, tidying and preparation of aircraft for passenger use in accordance with the operational requirements.

    Qualifications:

  • Completed Secondary school certificate with a minimum of C+ average
  • Completion of a recognised Flight Operations and Dispatch course.
  • Secondary school certificate with a minimum of C+ average
  • Completion of an ICAO and KCAA prescribed course in Dangerous Goods Awareness.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good communication skills

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates who meet the requirements above should send a motivation letter and copy of updated C.V, to ken.recruitment@mafint.org on or before 11th July 2017 at 4:00pm.

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