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  • Posted: Apr 21, 2022
    Deadline: Apr 28, 2022
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    Jambojet, a brand of Kenya Airways, is Kenya's first low-cost airline. Operating from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Jambojet has set to revolutionize the way you travel by opening up the skies for all to fly for less. We aim to provide affordable air travel because flying really is for everyone. What’s more, Jambojet has a wide var...
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    Flight Operations Engineer

    Location:                            Embakasi, Nairobi           

    Reports to:                        Chief Pilot/Head of Operations

    Role Purpose:  The Flight Operations Engineer is the technical arm of the Flight Operations Department.

    Essential Functions:

    FLOE shall execute all works in compliance with CAA and conform to company implemented standards (safety and industry) through provision of technical knowledge and support.

    1. Facilitate timely delivery of aircraft performance information (take off, en-route drift down procedures and landing) for use by flight crew, flight operations officers and instructors.
    2. Manage fuel efficiency program through provision of high-quality analysis and reporting of operational data and processes.
    3. Analyze and monitor fuel mileage data to enable regular publication of aircraft performance deterioration
    4. Co-ordinate and supervise content, customization, revision and production of technical manuals (Minimum Equipment List, Runway Analysis) and processes within F/Operations
    5. Issue technical knowledge and support to F/Ops during purchase, requisition and set up of new and existing F/Ops systems.
    6. Facilitate in evaluation of aircraft during inception and acceptance of new aircraft through review of aircraft feasibility with Company operations and satisfying all regulatory requirements.
    7. Through analysis of aircraft performance, facilitate evaluation of payload range performance to improve aircraft payload capability
    8. Provide periodic and timely review of aerodrome suitability checks for flight operations
    9. Tracks and monitors ADs / SBs / EOS and disseminate information to Ops Technical and Flight Support
    10. Contribute and facilitate timely execution of duties assigned during projects affecting F/Ops
    11. Ascertain consistency and validity of Flight Operations Documentation.
    12. Assist in providing and monitoring navigation and fuel budgets
    13. Support flight operations training program through provision of instructions on aspects of aircraft performance
    14. Training of operational staff on aircraft performance and fuel efficiency
    15. Any other duties assigned by the supervisor


    1. Degree in Aeronautical Engineering or of the following Applied Sciences: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Physics.
    2. OR
    3. CPL/ATC/ Flight Dispatchers License holder with 5 years relevant experience
    4. Aircraft Performance Specific Certificate, Aircraft Performance Software Certificate, Flight Planning, Project Management Certificate and Diploma in Business Administration Are Desirable.
    5. 3 years working experience in flight operations

    Person Specification:

    1. Strong customer focus and business acumen
    2. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation verbal & written communication skills
    3. Able to work under pressure and manage time effectively
    4. Have a sense of urgency and attention to detail
    5. Team player, able to work both independently and with people at various levels and from different backgrounds
    6. Unquestionable integrity, confidentiality and respect
    7. Positive, energetic self-starter with a high level of personal drive and resilience
    8. Proficiency in computer applications
    9. Inspection and troubleshooting technique
    10. Communication skills
    11. Knowledgeable of KCAA regulations
    12. Human factors knowledge

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants to submit their cover letter, current CV and Licenses by clicking on the link below

    Closing Date: 28th April, 2022

    PLEASE NOTE: Jambojet does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants are advised not to remit any funds to anyone purporting to facilitate employment in Jambojet.

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