Aircraft Dispatcher & Flight Following Services
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Overview of position:
- CTG is looking to contract an experienced contractor to perform the services mentioned below for our operations in Mali.
- Deliver the flight following & radio room communication services.
- Before commencing flight operations every morning, checks & tests all relevant equipment and log their serviceability.
- The unserviceable equipment shall be reported to the Regional Air Operations Officer & or MAOC Duty Officer for appropriate action.
- Prior flight operations, check serviceability of all relevant equipment & log.
- At any time keep track of UN aircraft within & outside the mission area.
- Monitor & control all communication with UN aircraft to ensure that all missions are executed safely & in accordance with ICAO regulations, DPKO aviation manual, MINUSMA aviation SOP, local area procedures & daily flight schedule.
- Maintain continuous watch on the assigned communication channels.
- Record all landings & departure times of aircraft, persons on board & fuel endurance of all MINUSMA & other UN missions / agencies flights.
- Provide flight / weather information service if required.
- Pass arrival / departure information of MINUSMA flights for other airfields / helipads to respective air regions.
- Convey administrative & operational messages between aircraft & air operations.
- Keep informed Air Operations Officer / MAOC / Regional Air Operation Officer on all significant matters pertaining to aircraft operations & aviation safety.
- Record mandatory & relevant information in the flight following radio log.
- Record significant information in flight following / incident occurrence logbook.
- Assist aircrews in filling flight plans & obtaining weather information & necessary clearances relevant to their departure, en route & arrival airports.
- Provide required assistance & relay directives / information & coordinate activities in case of significant weather abnormalities, aircraft emergencies / distress, MEDEVAC or CASEVAC.
- Coordinate movement of UN aircraft with the host country ATC authorities.
- Participate in search & rescue activities at his / her level;
- Liaise with mission offices in relation to aviation activities.
- Maintain all aeronautical documentation (ICAO annexes, Jeppesen, AIP, NOTAM, etc.) updated in air operations.
- Keep computer records of aircraft daily & monthly flight hours.
- Participate in flight planning, coordination & paper work compilation.
- Perform other tasks related to the flight following activities.
- This role reports to the line manager.
- At least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in aviation industry, with at least 3 years in occupation directly related to air transport operations or air traffic navigation services.
- High school diploma & technical training in aviation related activities (Pilot, Air Traffic Controller, Flight Information Officer) or graduated from equivalent military establishment or military/air traffic control training are required.
- Air Traffic Controller or Flight Information Services or Radio Operator License is required.
- Meeting the English proficiency requirement of ICAO level 4.Professional Pilot License is an advantage.
- Dispatcher License is required.
- Valid certificate in DGR CAT 6 or higher is required.
- This role has no team management responsibility.
- Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.
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