Programme Safety Manager/ Pilot – South Sudan

South Sudan became an independent country in 2011 but it has never been far from civil war and unrest. It is one of the worlds poorest nations with many people not having access to basic health-care and education.

MAF has been serving in South Sudan for many years, working with its partners to help provide essential food and medical supplies to this country.

To continue this invaluable work we are now looking for an Programme Safety Manager / Pilot to join our team. You will be responsible for running the Safety Management System. You will also safely and efficiently operate MAF C182 aircraft in accordance with company policies and procedures.


This person will need to be an excellent relationship builder to contine the work with internal and external customers. You will do this by facilitating the Safety Action Group meetings, advising managers on related safety matters, including the development and maintenance of safe operations be familiar with local health and safety regulation requirements and propose corrective actions as required.

Your role will be to actively seek out and eliminate potential hazards and risks by leading the investigation of programme safety related events. Working with the Quality Manager and Regional Safety Manager in the identification of safety trends and actively working to address any identified hazards. You will also promote a positive Safety Culture within the organisation by providing safety training and advice to all personnel.

Flying duties will include conducting mission flights in accordance with MAF procedures and providing a customer focused flight service. You will maintain flying qualifications in accordance with MAF and national regulations e.g night flying.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

Successfully completed a training course in safety management systems recognised by the KCAA (to be completed during the probation period)
MAF Safety Management and Occurrence Investigation Course (to be completed during the probation period)
ICAO Commercial Pilots license with instrument rating
Aviation Medical – Class 1
Minimum English proficiency level 4
5 years experience of working in the field of aircraft maintenance or flight operations
A minimum of 500 flight hours experience
Aptitude in verbal and numerical reasoning
Demonstrated proficiency in and knowledge of aircraft performance and loading, aerodynamics, aircraft systems, weather, aircraft instrumentation, crew/cockpit resource management, pilot decision making, safety and quality systems
IFR experience


Some experience of working in commercial aviation highly recommended
Database management experience
Interviewing and assessment skills
Aptitude in abstract reasoning and analytical skills
Experience in workplace training and competency

Position Location (s):
  • South Sudan
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