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Scheduler Job in Eldoret, Kenya

Position Title:Scheduler 
Duty Station:Eldoret, Kenya
Job Summary

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. 

Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.  

We are seeking qualified applicants to fill the above position.

The Scheduler will provide support for the aviation time by providing aircraft and flight crew schedules as well as providing aviation support to the Office manager.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure all flight requests are received and promptly responded to by assigning aircraft and pilots to each request;
  • Coordinate aircraft maintenance scheduling with Chief Engineer;
  • Provide pilots with perspective on the scheduling process;
  • Check Schedule for errors and correct;
  • Ensure all flight permission requests are submitted and procured;
  • Ensure all international flights have permission applied and granted;
  • Coordinate with Bookings staff to facilitate efficient flight operations;
  • Ensure all invoices (permission, navigation and landing, Wilson airport charges) are paid in timely fashion;
  • Ensure all Kenyan based foreign registered aircraft clearances are obtained;
  • Ensure necessary flight records are kept;
  • Ensure that the schedule board is up to date and conflicts are resolved;
  • Keep accurate flight records including bookings and pilot – aircraft assignment;
  • Track aircraft time and update differences between WINGMAN time and actual time;
  • Coordinate aircraft cleaning;
  • With a generous and serving spirit perform all other tasks and responsibilities assigned for the benefit of Samaritan’s Purse.
Education and Experience
  • Degree or Diploma certificate in Travel operations and management or related field from a recognized institution;
  • IATA Training qualifications
  • At least 2 years experience in travel operations
  • Previous experience in using a travel operations system 
Skills and Competencies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Word, Excel, email.
  • High standard of written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to work within a team
Submission of Applications

Interested applicants should submit their C.V. only and an application letter to to be received not later than 2nd April, 2013.

Only email applications will be accepted. 

The position title (as is on the advert) should be indicated on the subject line

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