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Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) Career Opportunities

1.     Registrar (Academic) – East African School of Aviation
2.     Manager, ICT – Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) is a State Corporation whose vision is “To be the model of excellence in global civil aviation standards and practices”.
Our mission is “To develop, regulate and manage a safe, efficient and effective civil aviation system in Kenya”.
In order to fully realize that Vision and achieve our Mission, we are looking for self-motivated dynamic individuals to take up the challenges of change for the following positions:
1. Registrar (Academic) – East African School of Aviation 
Job Description
The Registrar will be responsible to the Director – East African School of Aviation for planning the development and implementation of academic programmes and courses to meet industry needs.
The scope of work includes planning and approving targets, budgetary guidelines and use of resources for the development and implementation of academic programmes in liaison with higher learning institutions and other agencies on education and training matters; devising strategies to attract and retain students; evaluating the capability requirements, systems, equipment and human resources of the faculties; implementing the School’s Strategic Plan; identifying industry training needs; coordinating staff and student issues in Academic Services; implementing quality management systems; representing the School in tertiary education councils at the national level; and any other duties that may be assigned by the Director.

Person specification

Successful candidates should possess the following minimum qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in business management and or aviation-related field. A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) will be an added advantage.
  • Training in management and leadership.
  • 5 years experience at a senior level in academic administration, 2 of which should be in an institution of higher learning.
  • Experience of at least 3 years in the aviation industry will be an added advantage
He/she must possess the following knowledge and skills:
  • Knowledge of relevant ICAO standards and national requirements applicable to training institutions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and desktop publishing tools
  • Knowledge of curriculum development process
  • Proven integrity.
2. Manager, ICT – Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Jobs Description
The Manager ICT will be responsible to the Director General for developing and reviewing the Authority’s ICT policy and monitoring its implementation.
The scope of work includes evaluating ICT needs of the organization and determining the most cost-effective approach of acquiring and deploying ICT systems and staff training; implementing policies and procedures to secure and protect the network and data; controlling the ICT departmental budget; preparing and instituting measures to safeguard against operational failures and risks.
Job Specification
Successful candidates should possess the following minimum qualifications:
  • A Masters Degree in Computer Science or a related field from a recognized university;
  • Must be a Microsoft Certified System Engineer;
  • 5 years work experience in a comparable management role
He/she must possess the following skills:
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Service oriented, focused on solving operational issues through ICT systems;
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and under pressure;
  • Proven experience in management, and leadership skills;
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in ICT;
  • Knowledge of ICT policies regarding user access rights;
  • Proven integrity.
Potential candidates should enclose up to date Curriculum Vitae giving amongst other things, details of expected salary (mandatory) daytime contacts, names and contacts of three referees.
Copies of relevant certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed so as to reach the Office of the Director General at the address below not later than 18th June 2010
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us by 9th July 2010.
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex-JKIA
P.O. Box 30163-00100
Nairobi

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