International / Multinational

Project Manager – Lead UAV Pilot at Myrtle Management Consultants Limited

Myrtle Management Consultants Limited – Our client, a leading drone service provider in Nigeria, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager – Lead UAV Pilot

Location: Lekki Phase I, Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • They are currently accepting applications for Lead UAV Drone Pilot to lead and manage the operational and strategic affairs of the business.
  • You shall be the Project Manager and will be responsible for the planning and execution of projects. Your duties include planning, designing, executing, and monitoring every aspect of a specific project.
  • Other duties and responsibilities of a Project Manager include but are not limited to: Liaising with clients to identify project requirements, and planning delivery timelines and costs.
  • The successful candidate should be ready to Pilot UAVs on any occasion. Preferred candidates should be an expatriate from Eastern Europe, South Africa, India, or China geographical regions.

Job Description

  • Developing detailed project plans to guide clients, staff members and project teams and revising based on changing needs and requirements of client
  • Selecting suitable staff for the execution of projects
  • Monitoring project performance to ensure project execution to the highest standard
  • Compiling and submitting project status reports to senior management
  • Manage drone pilot employee availability, time-off requests, and call-offs for the Drone Platoon
  • Meet all contractual and budgeted scheduled hours while assuring that overtime and non-billable hours are minimised and review and correct shift punches
  • Draft policies and procedures to ensure that the business is run procedurally
  • Compile daily drone shift reports, complete safety and risk assessments before all flights, and after-action reviews post-flight
  • Check drones before a flight to ensure safe and proper business operation
  • Perform preflight, in-flight, and post-flight safety checks
  • Analyse weather forecasts to provide safe flights
  • Document pre-and post-flight logs
  • Monitor drones during flight
  • Plan drone flight routes. Navigate drones along designated paths
  • Gather information or produce aerial data, as needed. Perform equipment testing, troubleshooting, and maintenance
  • Snag list preparation and ensure resolution
  • There will be extensive travelling needed based on business requirements and roles.


  • BE / BTECH – Electronics, Electrical, Mechatronics, Aeronautical
  • UAV Pilots license up to BVLOS level (commercial pilots license will suffice in place of BVLOS certificationn
  • Minimum of 5 years UAV Pilot experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in any Project Management role (does not have to necessarily be in the UAV industry)  Project Management qualifications are a nice to have but not a must have
  • Understanding English is mandatory (Read / Write / Comprehend)
  • Drone Flying Experience in a lead capacity is added advantage
  • An understanding of standard drone operating systems
  • Possess excellent written & verbal communication skills and effectively communicate with the field, management, and clients alike.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills required.
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organised.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Must be proactive and solution-orientated
  • Must be able to multi-task and self-manage in a dynamic environment
  • Must be focused on the company’s core values and business objectives
  • Maintain the highest ethical and professional standards
  • Availability beyond the regular 9 am-5 pm work schedule.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Salary – $3,000 – $5000 per month
  • 2 or 3 Bedroom  Fully Furnished Accommodation
  • Transportation – staff car and driver
  • Travel – 2 business class tickets to the home country annually
  • The candidate should be willing to sign up for at least 1 year of hire.

Deadline:30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Interviews are on a rolling basis to this date.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Further assessments will be required.

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