November 24, 2014

Duty Flight Dispatcher   DAL/FOCC/DFD/1114

Job Title:
Reports To:

Duty Flight Dispatcher
Operations Duty Manager
Enugu, Lagos, Owerri, Uyo & Yola respectively

Purpose Statement:


To supervise daily flight dispatch and planning activities of DAL based on Operations Procedure, Government and Company Regulations

Key Accountabilities:

  • To develop, review, authorise and issue as required of the Operational Flight Plan for all scheduled and non-scheduled flights inclusive of training and test flight operations, in keeping with Safety, Regulatory, Customer Service, and Corporate fiscal requirements
  • To prepare Operational Flight Plan (OFP) using the required software or any other flight planning tool
  • To compute fuel amount required for safe completion of flight according to aircraft type, distance and Minimum Equipment List (MEL) limitations
  • Formulating and implementing revised Operational Flight Plans when conditions warrant and communicating the revised plans to Pilot-in-Command
  • To analyse and evaluate meteorological and NOTAM information to determine potential hazards to safety of flight and to select the most desirable and economic route of flight

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Minimum of 4 years industry experience in a related role with experience of supervising / managing people and 2 years’ experience in Flight Dispatch and Planning duties
  • Thorough knowledge of NCAA, regulations, airline operations and must be familiar with navigation facilities over airline routes and at airports as well as with the take-off, cruising, and landing characteristics of all aircraft operated by DAL
  •  Proven Knowledge in monitoring, calculating and analysing various flight factors, such as weather reports and NOTAMS, runway performance, weight and balance issues, ATC preferred routes distance and fuel needs to create and/or update flight plans

Method of Application:

Interested candidates whose skills and capabilities match the job profile should send their CV subject: “DUTY FLIGHT DISPATCHER/PREFERRED LOCATION - DAL/FOCC/DFD/1114” to

Note that “preferred location” must be indicated in subject of email e.g. DUTY FLIGHT DISPATCHER/LAGOS-DAL/GS/TRA/0414

Other important information:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Take down date:

December 8, 2014


Best regards,


For: Discovery Airways Limited

Human Resources Department