Aviation Jobs in Kenya - DAC Aviation (EA) Ltd

DAC Aviation (EA) Ltd has been a provider of humanitarian air charter services for over two decades,operating in conflict areas including Sudan, South Sudan Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, Cote Devoire, Chad, Mali among other areas throughout the African continent and beyond.
Today DAC operates a growing fleet of aircraft comprised of de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalos, Dash 8 series 100, 200 300, Q400, Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (CRJ 200LR), Cessna Grand Caravans (EX model), and the Citation CJ4.

DAC Aviation has always tailored all of its operations to meet the demands of humanitarian and peacekeeping missions and to ensure that the highest level of safety is consistently upheld. 
Having worked with numerous international organizations expecting the highest level of quality from its flight operator,
DAC has placed much emphasis on providing a value added service that is both safe and reliable. Our over 400 staff members make up a team of highly qualified professionals trained to work in the most challenging environments worldwide.
 
We have the following vacancies which we would like to fill with qualified individuals who wish to be part of our professional team.

Quality Assurance Manager
 
The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible to the Director of Quality Assurance for implementing a quality assurance system to monitor compliance with KCAA regulations.

Requirements:
  • A degree holder in a related field is desirable.
  • A technical qualification in the field of aircraft maintenance, flight or ground operations.
  • At least three (3) years experience in the field of aircraft maintenance, flight or ground operations.
  • Has successfully completed training in quality management recognized by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.
  • Must possess good communication and organizational skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be detail oriented.
Key Responsibilities:
  • To supervise the quality management system
  • To ensure that the annual audit plan is carried out
  • To monitor qualification of certifying personnel
  • To perform evaluations, audits and inspections as part of quality assurance functions
  • To identify and record any findings or concerns
  • To collect objective evidence necessary to substantiate findings or concerns
  • To initiate, recommend or provide solutions to findings or concerns through designated reporting channels.
  • To monitor the development and implementation of corrective action plans.
  • To maintain and update quality audit/ evaluation files.
  • To verify the implementation of solutions.
  • To communicate and coordinate through the Director of Quality, the Quality System Program activities with KCAA personnel on a regular basis.
Quality Inspector
 
The quality inspector is responsible to the Quality Assurance Manager for implementing a Quality Assurance System to monitor compliance with the Kenya Civil Aviation Regulations and Procedures of the company.

Requirements:
  • A Holder of a license issued or validated by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, i.e. Pilot, dispatcher, cabin crew or ATC. Or
  • Holder of an ISO/QMS Audit qualification from a recognized international organization.
  • Holder of the above qualifications with training and experience in quality auditing is an added advantage.
  • Has experience with aircraft types operated by the company or similar types for not less than three years.
Key Responsibilities:
  • To ensure implementation of operations policy for the company fleet of aircraft.
  • To ensure that the company’s fleet conforms to all requirements contained in the relevant KCAA advisory circulars and aircraft notices.
  • To monitor the work environment to ensure it is appropriate for the work being carried out.
  • To monitor the operational standards of the company’s fleet in conformity with the approved procedures.
  • To liaise with and oversight of al contracted maintenance support organizations.
  • To ensure the correct application of the MEL for the aircraft.
  • To encourage open an open quality and safety culture in all the company’s operations
  • To liaise as required on a day to day basis with the AMO and Flight operations.
  • To report all significant operational matters to the Quality Assurance Manager.
  • To ensure the implementation of recommendations and corrective actions contained in audit reports.
  • To conduct audits to assess regulatory compliance, conformance with the company documented policies and procedures, and make recommendations associated with the company operations.
  • To audit the ongoing AOC documentations on all operational activities.
  • To conduct indoctrination training and any other in house training requirement.
  • To ensure the duty time limitation programme is in compliance with the civil aviation regulations.
  • To carry out periodic audits of the crew scheduling system.
Cabin Crew
 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Academic achievements with a mean grade of C+ and above
  • Must be at least 21 years of age but not above 29 years
  • Minimum height of 5.5 ft and maximum weight of 62 Kgs (ladies), minimum height of 5.7 and maximum weight of 70 Kgs (gentlemen)
  • Experience in customer service is desirable
  • Good command of the English language.
  • Fluency in French; (verbal, written and comprehension) an added advantage.
  • Ability to swim and basic knowledge of first aid.
  • Medically fit to meet regulatory requirements
  • All applicants must attach one passport size and one full photograph
  • Possession of a valid Kenyan passport
  • Possession of a valid cabin crew license.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are encouraged to send their applications enclosing a CV, an application letter, copies of academic testimonials, names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact. 
The application should reach us by 27th February 2015 sent to the address provided below. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Human Resources Manager,
DAC Aviation (EA) Limited,
P.O Box 44580 – 00100,
Nairobi.

Canvassing will disqualify a candidate’s application. 
DAC Aviation (EA) Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.