Quality Assurance Manager – Wilderness Air

  • Full Time
  • Maun, Botswana


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Wilderness Air Botswana is part of a multi-national operation that operates a fleet of Cessna Grand Caravans, chosen for their ability to transport visitors to remote wilderness destinations. Wilderness Air is proud to be the air partner of Wilderness Safaris, a responsible ecotourism and conservation company with private access to the finest wilderness and wildlife areas of southern Africa. Wilderness Air is privileged to fly into some of the most pristine wilderness areas in and around Botswana. We believe that flying is an integral part of each guest’s travel experience and that our pilots’ passion and professionalism can make a genuine contribution to journeys that change lives. Wilderness Air therefore sees the benefits to safety and proficiency in establishing its very own training facility, complete with a type rated C208 simulator.We are looking for dynamic and energy packed suitable individual to join our training team. This person must be a self- motivated team player, and be dedicated and committed to providing excellent service within a high pressure environment. The individual should have the ability to interact well and be able to form good relationships with employees across all levels. We wish to invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the below position.PURPOSE OF THE JOBReporting directly to the Accountable Executive to whom authority has been granted to ensure that all activities undertaken by Wilderness Air Botswana are carried out in accordance with the Wilderness Air Botswana Operations Manuals in terms of the applicable requirements prescribed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana and the Wilderness Air, Air Service licenses.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Ensuring that the Quality Assurance Program is properly established, implemented and maintained.Monitoring compliance with, and the adequacy of, procedures required to ensure safe operational practices and airworthy airplanes.Verifying, by monitoring activity in the fields of flight operations, maintenance, crew training and ground operations, that the standards required by the Authority, and any additional requirements defined by the operator, are being carried out under the supervision of the relevant Nominated Post-holders.Administering and controlling the Company Operating manuals.Representing the Company during external audits.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSRecognized Aviation Quality Management Systems / Quality Assurance Management Certificate inclusive of Aviation Auditing,5 years working experience in the aviation industry3 years working experience in any combination of the recognized aviation Post Holder positionsExceptional knowledge of Civil Aviation Regulations of BotswanaBroad operational knowledge and experience in the function of the organization including: Training management, aircraft operations, air traffic management, aerodrome operations and maintenance organization management.Experience in tourist charter type operationsStrong understanding of aviation risk and liability managementSound knowledge of quality management principles and practicesCOMPETENCIESGood command of English, both written and verbalLeadership abilityExcellent interpersonal skillsTeam worker with the ability to interface with a variety of departmentsComputer LiteracyCandidates will have preference with:Acceptable Management Diploma/certificateExperience in Aviation Quality SystemsExperience in multi-national and multi-cultural diversityWillingness to serve an active role in tourist and aviation associations with a view to constantly improving the respective industries in spare timePreference may be afforded to candidates:Holding or have held a Commercial Pilots License (with a C208 rating)Holding recognized Safety Management Systems certificate


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