• Job Opportunities at AMREF Flying Doctors

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2016 Deadline: 6 December, 2016
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  • AMREF Flying Doctors is a not for profit company, wholly owned by Amref Health Africa, the largest international health organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities, and strengthening health systems.

    Ambulance Driver

     

    Main Purpose of the Job

    To provide transportation services and logistical support by ensuring all authorized passengers are taken to their respective destinations safely and securely and in a timely manner. The vehicles/ambulances are to be kept clean, well maintained and ambulances fitted and arranged with proper equipment ready for use.

    Education Qualifications for the Driver Jobs

    • At least Secondary School certificate with good spoken English and Kiswahili
    • Must have passed the driver’s test
    • Good general understanding of the different vehicle parts/vehicle care maintenance
    • Good understanding of the local laws applicable to driving emergency vehicles
    • Certificate of good conduct
    • Knowledge in Basic First Aid, training in advance and defensive driving with current certificates and any aviation knowledge/understanding would be an added advantage

    Experience Required for the Driver Job

    • 4-6 year year’s working experience as an ambulance driver with good track record
    • Able to work in a 24 hour environment and maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude

    Skills For The Driver Job

    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Able to show respect to those being served
    • Organized and proactive
    • Team player
    • Communication skills
    • Work long hours under pressure
    • Integrity
      Reliability

    Principal Responsibilities for the Driver Jobs

    • Providing efficient ground ambulance
    • Receiving information from the Control Center on patients’ arrival and ensuring the correct Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA)
    • Ensuring the ambulance is ready and is positioned at the designated place to receive the patients
    • Using knowledge and skill in driving to avoid sudden motions detrimental to patients
    • Assist the medical team to load or offload patients on stretcher and load stretcher into ambulance and or aircraft
    • Compliance with AFD policies & Procedures
    • Ensuring that staff and deliveries are taken to their destinations in a
      timely, safe and secure manner.
    • Ensure the vehicles are always ready in advance
    • Being punctual to pick up and drop people as required
    • Ensuring that all tools required for trips are in the vehicle
    • Ensuring that the trips are executed smoothly, thus no over-speeding
    • Ensuring that all documentation regarding a trip is done and all authorisations obtained
    • Ensuring that the delivery book is signed for all deliveries
    • Compliance with AFD policies & Procedures
    • Keeping the vehicle in good working condition
    • Checking the tyre pressure, oil tank before each trip
    • Keeping to service schedules
    • Keeping alert on any possible mechanical problems
    • Ensuring that necessary repairs are carried out economically and timely
    • Maintaining an up-to-date and accurate records in the vehicle logbook.
    • Reconciling the monthly mileage in liaison with supervisor
    • Ensuring the safety of passengers and vehicles at all times
    • Ensuring that vehicle and all its contents are safeguarded all times
    • Ensuring all vehicles comply with the law and have valid inspection certificates, AA membership and valid insurances
    • Adhering to traffic rules at all times
    • Avoiding and reporting any accidents
    • Ensure compliance with Traffic Rules
    • Ensuring that the vehicles are always kept clean
    • Washing the vehicles regularly and ensuring that these are kept clean and tidy at all times

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    Sales Executive

     

    Main Purpose of The Job

    To sell AFD products by developing and managing customer relationships

    Qualifications for the Sales Executive Jobs

    • Bachelor degree in Commerce/Business Administration or Sales and Marketing
    • Any professional training in sales & marketing
    • 3 – 5 years’ working experience in sales, particularly selling to businesses. Selling insurance would be an added advantage.

    Skills Required for The Sales Executive Jobs

    • Confidence and tenacity in cold-calling and opening conversations
    • Excellent written and oral communication and negotiation skills
    • Discipline, resilience (bounce back), attention to detail and a positive outlook whilst proactively pursuing business opportunities
    • An ability to convey excitement around how AFD solutions bring value into a client’s business context
    • Computer literate
    • Ability to influence, work with, and present to business decision makers with confidence while demonstrating a high level of business acumen
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with internal and external clients
    • Goal oriented individual with strong reserves of energy, enthusiasm and ‘bounce back’
    • Professional attitude and appearance.

    Principal Responsibilities for the Sales Jobs

    • Sales Proactively identify and generate new business opportunities
    • Follow up sales leads
    • Successfully close sales opportunities
    • Take responsibility for achieving revenue targets
    • Build relationships with customers
    • Provide excellent account management service to key accounts
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the client’s business needs in order to convert those needs into revenue opportunities for AFD
    • Help clients to understand features and benefits of AFD products
    • Continuously and proactively monitor and manage revenue growth on client accounts
    • Assess customer’s experience after service delivery and provide feedback to AFD.
    • Customer Service Develop key internal departmental relationships to ensure commitments to clients are delivered to the highest possible standards
    • Business Planning In conjunction with supervisor, participate in planning customer acquisition activity
    • Keep accurate records of all sales activity and outcomes
    • Provide accurate forecasts of sales revenue
    • Provide management with feedback on emerging market trends and activities in order to support innovation
    • Communication Prepare proposals and make presentations to clients
    • Present confidently to senior business leaders
    • Marketing and Public Relations
    • Support marketing communication and public relations activity as and when needed

    Method of Application

    If you meet our 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 Vacancies@flydoc.org .

    Deadlines for submission is Tuesday, 6th December 2016. Please note that 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.

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