AAR CORP INL Operations Support Coordinator - Afghanistan in Afghanistan
Title: INL Operations Support Coordinator - Afghanistan
Job Number: 9081
The Operations Support Coordinator is accountable to the Operations Manager and/or Site Manager for the operations components at their assigned location of Aviation Support Service Program to the U.S. Embassy Country Team and Department of State (DoS). Serves as a FOB manager for all functions as directed. At designated locations, serves as Mission Pilot in one aircraft type assigned to the Site. At contract start, assists in managing the phase-in plan to replace the incumbent contractor with no degradation of capability.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages all contract personnel and activities (operations, maintenance and logistics) at the assigned Forward Operating Base (FOB) in order to deliver safe, efficient and comprehensive aviation support to the DoS
Manages, tracks, reports FOB operational, training and support activities.
Responsible for tactical leadership and acts as a primary architecttoshape the strategic direction of all operational activities and resources at the FOB Site.
Coordinates with Country Site functional leaders to address disciplinary issues in country and recommend disciplinary action.
Ensures Air Mission requests are consistent with and in support of contract obligations.
Manages crew schedules to ensure assignments are in accordance with personnel qualifications for type of aircraft, DoS safety and operational regulations and company policy
Ensures required operating reports, such as submission of pilot training and proficiency records, flight schedule reports and all other documents are submitted to the functional managers in a timely manner to meet company and customer time lines
In coordination with the Country Site Manager and other Functional leaders, helps develop, manage, and represent all AAR INL programs in the assigned country, ensuring high levels of accountability and program success.
Maintains strong relationships with supported HN organization, DoS personnel, associate contractors and vendors.
Performs supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.
Maintains Pilot qualification and routinely flies assigned mission aircraft as follows: CH-46 PC
Position requires a U.S. Department of State Secret Clearance
Perform other duties as assigned.
B.A./B.S. degree from a four-year college or university in a related field and/or combination of education and related experience.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum of five (5) years of flight operations management experience
Minimum of one (1) year performing duties with similar responsibilities managing aviation operations.
1,500 hours of military total pilot time and is a NVG qualified pilot.
Possess a thorough knowledge of HN, ICAO and Federal Aviation Administration regulations and other appropriate guidelines pertaining to the contract operation.
Strong English speaking and written communication skills
Previous qualification in one or more of the Site aircraft preferred
Experience as a pilot and or planner in deployed contingency operations, or combat, or hostile and/or austere operational locations
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.
Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.
Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.
Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.
Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.
Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.
Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.
Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.
Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.
Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.
Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model.
Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.
Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran