Head of Air Ambulance Operations

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  30 Jul, 2020
  • Job Ref:  KMP-54188

Job Description

Head of Air Ambulance Operations
To head the Air Ambulance Operations of Medilink International.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To head the service development of the Company’s Air Ambulance Operations to take overall responsibility for all non-clinical aspects of the Company’s Air Ambulance Operations.
  • To manage all Aviation Operations.
  • To be responsible for selection, evaluation and approval of third-party air ambulance providers worldwide, including their ongoing management.
  • To ensure that necessary structures are in place to enable the Company to provide Air Ambulance support to its client at all times.
  • Development of procedures.
  • Development of resource and staffing plans.
  • Development of business development plans and overall responsibility for business development of the Company’s Air Ambulance services, including issuing of quotations, proposal and tender preparation.
  • To lead the accreditation process and maintain accreditation.
  • To provide support to the Alarm Centre during medical evacuations.
  • Troubleshooting – identifying problems, suggesting solutions and following up to resolution.
  • Perform other duties as may be required from time to time for the proper operation of the business within the limit of the person’s capabilities.

Required Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ management experience;
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the aviation sector;
  • Proven track record of managing complex operations / missions;
  • Proven ability to work in a business development / client facing position;
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise the workload;
  • Demonstrates effective problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office; Word and Excel;
  • Ability to work in a team and individually;
  • Time management skills;
  • Attention to detail and focus oriented;
  • Takes ownership of assignments;