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MAF International currently have the following vacancies:


Maintenance & Airworthiness Controller – 1 Position

Location: Cairns, Australia (occasional national & international travel required)
We are seeking a Maintenance Controller to ensure the airworthiness and serviceability of all MAF Australian registered aircraft other than ALCA fleet. In this pivotal role you would be required to ensure that the required aircraft and programme documentation is current and complete, managing the effective and efficient use of resources, while ensuring compliance and continual improvement in the maintenance control department. From time to time you would also be required to deputise for the Head of Airworthiness in their absence.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified aerospace/aviation specialist in aircraft airworthiness with strong maintenance/facilities/stock management and analytical experience. Thorough understanding of EASA (preferred) or CASA regulations is a must.

Asia Development Executive – Recruitment Consultant – 1 Position

Location: Cairns, Australia (Occasional travel required)
Our International Development Director is looking for an Asia Development Executive who will help in increasing MAF’s resource-raising capacity in South Asia. The role involves supporting MAF resourcing groups in South Asia to recruit missionary staff for MAF, and promote MAF’s worldwide ministry, generate prayer and financial support. The Asia Development Executive will coordinate recruitment processes and provide guidance and support to south Asian MAF groups and/or recruitment agencies, and in addition, coordinate the marketing and promotional activities of South Asian MAF groups, particularly MAF India.
The successful applicant will work closely with the International Recruitment Team of MAF International and with Asian MAF resourcing groups and/or recruitment agencies at a senior level.
The role will require a highly motivated individual able to work on their own initiative with a relevant degree (or role related tertiary qualification in HR or Learning & Development) and experience in developing marketing and promotions, communication and recruitment and selection of staff. Essential qualities include having had experience of working in an Asian cross cultural environment, and excellent inter-personal skills. It is also essential for all International Staff to have a high standard of spoken and written English (IELTS Level 7). Fund-raising or aviation experience would be helpful.

Flight Instructors – 2 Positions

Location: Cairns/Mareeba, Australia (occasional travel required)
We are seeking experienced Flight Instructors who will be responsible for providing quality theory and practical ab-initio flight training to trainee pilots in consultation with the aviation team and programme staff. These instructors will also be expected, from time to time, to undertake internal training for line pilots in the organisation to keep them current and maintain the standard required. In addition, the successful applicant will promote an active safety culture and a supportive learning culture incorporating trainee centred learning techniques.
Candidates are required to have a current ICAO CPL with instrument rating, and an ICAO Instructors rating with a broad experience of flying both VFR and IFR in multiple terrain and environments.
In addition to the technical competence it is essential for candidates to have excellent communication and administrative skills, as well as the expertise to prioritise effectively. The ability to communicate cross culturally and prior experience as a flight instructor is highly favoured. Preference will be given to those who have mission and cross-cultural experience.

How to Apply
Applications should be sent by email to Roger Edwards, International Recruitment Manager,
The closing date for applications is 30 June 2017.
Your application should comprise of:
• A full CV, including educational and professional qualifications, a full employment history showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held, relevant achievements and latest remuneration including any benefits.
• A covering note of not more than 1.5 pages outlining your motiviation for applying and drawing out how your experience is relevant

Join an amazing journey and transform lives

Mission Aviation Fellowship is a unique Christian relief and development charity operating 125 light aircraft in over 30 countries.  MAF transport patients, relief workers, produce, medical supplies and Christian workers in the world’s remotest regions and places of deepest human need – places where flying is not a luxury but a lifeline.  We have been operating for over 60 years and have developed into a substantial aviation services charity that is relied upon by the network of development agencies, Christian workers and the communities they serve - every three minutes one of our aircraft takes off or lands bringing help, hope and healing to those in need.

Are you interested in working with a multi-cultural and cross-functional team providing vital services in aviation, communications and logistics to those in need in some of the most challenging and remote locations in the world?
MAF seeks those who feel called to work in overseas mission to fill key roles such as Programme Manager, Aircraft Engineer, Finance Manager, Pilot, Quality Manager, Avionics Technician, IT Specialist and Home School Support Teacher.
If you are interested in finding out more about working for MAF you need to contact your home MAF office (home in this context means your country of citizenship).  These are as follows:

MAF Offices

MAF Arnhem Land
MAF Australia
MAF Bangladesh
MAF Chad
MAF Denmark
MAF Finland
MAF France
MAF Germany
MAF Italy
MAF Kenya
MAF Madagascar
MAF Mongolia
MAF Netherlands
MAF New Zealand
MAF Norway
MAF Papua New Guinea
MAF South Africa
MAF South Sudan
MAF Switzerland
MAF Tanzania
MAF Timor-Leste
MAF Uganda

Associate Offices

MAF Canada

Other enquiries

If your country of citizenship is not represented then please contact the support office closest to you geographically.
Africa Support Office
Asia Pacific Support Office
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