AMREF Flying Doctors Captain Jobs in Kenya

Amref Health Africa was officially founded in 1957 to deliver mobile health services and to provide mission hospitals with surgical support. A medical radio network was developed to coordinate the service, and provide communication.


  • Act as flight crew on AMREF Flying Doctors flights which include outreach flights, medical evacuations and other emergency flights with the highest of safety standards;
  • Ensuring that AMREF operates and complies with all laws, rules and regulations of all authorities of each country in which it operates;
  • Complete statutory and company documentations associated with a flight.
  • Ensure sound knowledge and implementation of safety, security and emergency standards in all aircraft operations.
  • Function in a team environment with flight mission crew and other staff and assist with patient care where practical.
  • Performing functional checks or maintenance test flights when required.
  • Assisting in matters related to flight operations including flight planning in the areas of operation.
  • Maintain familiarity with relevant Kenya air laws and International air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures.
  • Train and coach junior pilots in specific areas of experience.
  • Providing assistance to the medical crew during medical interventions as necessary
  • Assisting the Chief Pilot office in matters related to flight operations including safety and quality assurance activities.
  • Represent and uphold company values and positively promote the public profile of AMREF Flying Doctors
  • And other work related duties as may be required

    Required Qualification

  • Must hold a valid Kenyan ATPL with current instrument rating
  • Minimum of 3,000 hours flying experience
  • Minimum of 1500 hours pilot in command time
  • Minimum of 1000 hours on jet aircraft
  • Have a valid Cessna Citation
    Bravo (C550) with minimum of 500 hours on type
  • Have a strong understanding of Kenyan Civil Aviation Regulations (KCARs)
  • Experience flying under EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) standards is an advantage
  • Type rated training captain on Cessna Citation is an added advantage
  • Previous experience with aero medical flights is an added advantage
  • Good communicator; with good command in English language both oral and written
  • Decision making ability and flexible thinking
  • High degree of discipline
  • Ability to work in a teamwork
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure.
  • Commercial/business acumen
  • People management
  • Time management
  • Training/Coaching

    How to apply

    If you meet the criteria and have the passion to contribute to the leading African-based Aero Medical and Health Assistance service provider, submit your letter and CV quoting the reference number for the position on the subject line of the email to

    Deadlines for submission is Tuesday, 17 July 2018.
    Feedback will be given to shortlisted candidates only.

    NOTE: AMREF Flying Doctors does not require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process.

    For more information and job application details, see;
    AMREF Flying Doctors Captain Jobs in KenyaAMREF

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