Program Director / Chief Pilot - Vertex Aerospace LLC Posted on November 6, 2019 2 - 3 years Al Kuwait - Kuwait Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Technology/Engineering. Any Nationality Send Me Jobs Like This SEND Alert Set Successfully Opening 01 Job Description EMAIL JOB SEND Email sent successfully. SHARE JOB Since 2014, the Kuwaiti National Guard (KNG) has been collaborating thoroughly with Kuwait Air Force (KAF) in setting up the KNG Aviation Wing due to their 60 years of experience in helicopter operations. In 2016, the KAF signed a contract to deliver 30 H225M (previously called EC725) 6 of which are destined for Kuwait National Guard .KNG is the Premier Para-Military Organization of the State of Kuwait and is one of the most progressive organizations in the Gulf region.KNG is a highly dynamic and progressive organization with major investments in Simulation / Training Systems, Communications / IT and a host of Technology areas.KNG missions include:• Internal Security / Homeland Defense• Rear Area Defense during hostilities• Search & Rescue• Medevac / Casevac• Disaster Management• Vital site protectionKNG is launching the Aviation Wing from scratch, this is a major challenge and it needs to be handled with professionalism and competence.KNG Aviation Wing Mission:• Special Operations• Tactical Transport• VIP Transport• Casualty / Medical Evacuation• Air Ambulance• Search and Rescue (SAR)• Video Live StreamingJob Responsibilities:• Act as the onsite senior advisor and contractor representative with the KNG• Maintain close coordination with all customer elements and corporate elements of Vertex Aerospace• Manage and oversee the permanent team and short term attached personnel• Interface with customer personnel and subcontractors to accomplish KNG goals• Provide liaison for Vertex reach back and subcontractor support• Coordinate off site pilot training• Act as the COR for the training subcontractorDaily Accountabilities:• Maintain daily customer liaison as developed during customer post award conferences• Monitor overall progress on the KNG facility, and those that we are directly responsible for• Evaluate current onsite projects for schedule risk and overall customer satisfaction Company Industry Airlines / Aviation Department/Functional Area Flight Operations (Pilots / Technical Staff / Ground Staff) Desired Candidate Profile • Bachelor s degree in Engineering, Science• Credible Regulatory Drafting Experience for Flight Operations, Base Operations and Airspace Management• Rotary Wing Flight Training and Operations Training• Experience setting up:• Base Infrastructure• ATC Infrastructure• Maintenance Infrastructures and oversight of Base Facilities.To be successful you should be:• Driven• Passionate• Adaptable• Respectful• Collaborative• Results-oriented• DiplomaticTo be successful in this position, you should be great at:• Excellent interpersonal skills• Highly motivated/Strong initiative• Strong communication (oral and written)• Highly effective time management• Intellectual aptitude• Multi-tasking• Attention to detail• Focus on excellence• Accountability• Able to manage expectations from multiple customer stakeholdersWork Environment:• Power plant: 2 Turbom ca Makila 2A1 turboshaft engines, 1,776 kW (2,382 hp) each• Generally, the work environment will be out of modern facilities and infrastructure but field deployments to less developed facilities are possiblePhysical Demands:• Meet the minimum physical requirements to pilot the H225M• Be able to work in extremely hot environments such as an aircraft Flightline during extreme heat• Be able to climb around aircraft, maintenance stands and ladders• Shifts may be longer than 8 hours and call backs are likely• May require flying at night, over water and extreme weather Keywords Program Director / Chief Pilot - Kuwait National Guard - Contingent REPORT THIS JOB Disclaimer: Naukrigulf.com is only a platform to bring jobseekers & employers together. Applicants are advised to research the bonafides of the prospective employer independently. We do NOT endorse any requests for money payments and strictly advice against sharing personal or bank related information.We also recommend you visit Security Advice for more information. If you suspect any fraud or malpractice, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org People Looking for Pilot Jobs also searched Pilot Jobs PHP Developer Jobs Air Hostess Jobs Security Jobs Aircraft Maintenance Jobs Disaster Management Jobs Power Plant Jobs Vertex Aerospace LLC View Contact Details Contact Name/ Designation: - Website https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/VER1018VALLC/JobBoard/ea4d56d0-a413-48c6-87f7-32d00fd2eef4/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=37815995-473a-486a-87f9-5303fdf9dbd9 Additional Information Required Employer has requested some additional information along with your application for this job Cancel Login to Naukrigulf Continue using GOOGLE FACEBOOK All your activity will remain private or Forgot Password?