Job Profile



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Position Title :

Pilot (First Officer)


Reporting To :

Head of Flight Operations / Chief Pilot


Tier :

General Staff


Number of Positions :



Job Location :

Accra, Ghana


Job Purpose :

The Pilot (First Officer) is responsible for the operation of a technologically advanced aircraft safely and efficiently in a multi-crew environment in accordance with company policies.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Assisting the Captain with oversight of the flight operations of the assigned aircraft
  • Flying the assigned aircraft safely and succesfully to destinations designated by management and in accordance with schedules determined by management
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements and company policies concerning the conduct of flights
  • Completing flight reports and other required paperwork
  • Other tasks as assigned from time-to-time by the Head of Flight Operations / Chief Pilot


Qualifications :

Minimum :


Preferred :

Valid ICAO ATPL with current ERJ-145 type rating

Experience :

Minimum :

At least 200 hrs total flying time

Preferred :

At least 2000 hrs total flying time with 500 hrs on a multi-crew, multi-engine jet aircraft

Skills :

MUST have ICAO Level 4 English proficiency

MUST be extremely conversant with modern technology

MUST be comfortable working with tablet computers, smartphones and other cutting edge devices

MUST be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

MUST demonstrate a high level of initiative and independence

MUST be flexible and able to work under pressure

MUST possess good leadership skills

MUST be able to provide certified log books to demonstrate experience


Other :

A valid passport is required. Work permits for Ghana can be arranged for qualified applicants. Applicants must be able to provide full references for all positions held (including periods of unemployment) in the last 5 years.

Permanent and fixed-term contract positions are available.


Application Process :

Send an email to with the following attachment in MS Word or PDF format.


a) Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae / Resume including your phone number and email address.


Please DO NOT include a covering letter. Please DO NOT submit paper applications via postal mail or in person. Paper applications will NOT be considered.


Closing Date :

Recruitment for this position is ongoing.



Response :

Candidates selected for follow-up will be contacted via email or telephone.



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