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Aircraft maintenance Expert Trainer in Aircraft maintenance (X2) - Republic of Zimbabwe in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Rwanda

Location: Rwanda
Alert: Application Deadline Expired


The Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare of the Republic of Zimbabwe in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Rwanda under the auspices of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on 23rd December 2021, is recruiting competent Zimbabwean educational personnel to be employed in Rwanda. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise and engage in teaching and learning activities at the undergraduate and/or master's levels
  • Conduct lectures, tutorials, seminars and practical sessions on the related subject areas.
  • Plan, prepare and develop materials, design teaching and assessment strategies, and deliver teaching in academic settings.
  • Interact with, motivate and provide academic support to students and supervise research students.
  • Lead the development or review of Air craft Maintenance curriculum and pedagogy, overall teaching and learning approaches and strategies, as well as subject administration.
  • Integrate industry and academic standards within curriculum development and coordinate and contribute to the international projection of the academic activities of the Department.
  • Actively participate in the development of projects of the Department of Aircraft Maintenance with high academic and professional quality.
  • Actively participate in the development of research and consulting projects
  • Participate in regular research and review of course content and materials, to stay up to date with international standards and ensure that course design and delivery comply with the quality standards and regulations of the institution and department.
  • Lead academic and departmental committees.
  • Have a strong understanding of contemporary educational issues, be able to inspire and motivate both staff and students.
  • Deliver seminars, workshops and practical demonstrations on the process for creative and innovative design
  • Balance the pressures of teaching, research and administrative demands and competing deadlines.
  • Contribute to the management of quality, audit and other external assessments.
  • Act as a personal mentor to peers and colleagues and provide first-line support for colleagues, referring them to sources of further help if required.
  • Resolve problems affecting the delivery of courses within own educational programme and in accordance with regulations.
  • Participate to help resolve conflicts within and between teams.
  • Responsible for dealing with referred issues for students within own educational programmes.
  • Contribute to decisions which have an impact on other related programmes.
  • Provide advice on issues such as ensuring the adequate balance of student population, appointment and student and other performance matters.
  • Spotting opportunities for strategic development of new courses or appropriate areas of activity and contributing to the development of such ideas.
  • Provide academic leadership to those working within programme areas, as course leader or equivalent, by coordinating the work of others to ensure that courses are delivered effectively or organizing the work of a team by agreeing to objectives and work plans with reference to the Academic Handbook.
  • Contribute to the development of teams and individuals.
  • Develop links with external contacts such as other educational bodies, employers, and professional bodies to foster collaboration.
  • To undertake such other reasonable duties and/or working arrangements as may be required to meet the needs of the hosting institution 

Minimum Requirement

  • PhD or Master's degree in Aircraft Maintenance, Aeronautical
  • Engineering from a recognized university with a specific experience of 5 years in aircraft Maintenance
  • Master's or bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering with at least a diploma in aircraft maintenance.
  • Having an aircraft engineer's license is an added advantage, either category B1 or B2 Having completed at least one type course on any commercial aircraft is an added advantage Knowledge in commercial and aviation law especially Civil aviation Laws
  • Strong understanding of airframe systems and avionics.
  • Ability to use and interpret aircraft maintenance manuals
  • Excellent knowledge in aerodynamics and fluid dynamics
  • Strong understanding of drone building
  • Knowledge in safety management systems
  • Excellent in theory of flight
  • Knowledge in maintenance planning and technical records keeping
  • Excellent in engineering drawing and able to use solid works
  • Understanding of engine maintenance and airworthiness limitations 

General Competencies 

Management, Leadership, Communication, Problem solving, Monitoring, Coordination, Ability to determine and review priorities, plan and meet deadlines, with minimal supervision, Team player, with good interpersonal skills, and proven ability to function effectively with multiple host-country counterparts and multi-disciplinary teams, Computer literacy including Microsoft packages, Strong oral and written communication skills, including report writing and presentation skills, Strong problem-solving abilities, Proficiency in English is essential, Should demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and integrity, innovation, risk-management, technology awareness, coaching, mentoring.


  • High standards of professional ethics and Secrecy
  • Efficient, effective and economic use of resources
  • Responsive, prompt, effective, impartial and equitable provision of services
  • Devotion and serving public interest
  • Accountability for administrative decisions
  • Transparency and provision to the public of timely and accurate information
  • Time management
  • Zero tolerance to corruption, rape and sexual harassment. 

How To Apply 

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to express their interest to apply for these positions by filling out the online form accessible by clicking this link:    

Candidates who will pass the pre-selection stage will be recommended by the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare of the Republic of Zimbabwe to be registered in the online recruitment system managed by the two responsible Ministries. 

Interested candidates should complete their expression of interest not later than 4 June 2022 at 5:00 pm (Harare Time). For further details or queries, candidates may contact Mr. David Munikwa, Senior Labor Officer by e-mail: or by phone at +263 716 555425 

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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