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Chief AIS Inspector Job in Kenya

The Authority is seeking to recruit qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following position:
Chief AIS Inspector – Air Navigation Services, Aerodrome, and Meteorological Legislation & Enforcement
Ref: No. ASSR/AAS/06/11
Department / Section: ANS and Aerodromes Standards
Reports To: Manager ANS, Aerodrome/Met Legislation & Enforcement
Job Purpose: To plan, organize and supervise the daily activities of the AIS oversight.
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport.
Our Mission is “to develop, regulate, and manage a safe, efficient and effective Civil Aviation System in Kenya” with a Vision “to be a model of Excellence in Civil Aviation”.
Scope of work/duties/responsibilities
§  Plan, organize and conduct the inspection, audit and surveillance activities of the AIS/MAP system and operations for approval/certification and continuous surveillance purposes including Cartography.
§  Review Air Navigation Service Regulations, Manuals of standards and guidance materials relevant to Aeronautical Information Services for amendments and/ or updates based on new amended ICAO SARPs and Documents
§  Identify and propose skills and resource requirements for AIS oversight and take corrective measures to achieve planned AIS oversight activities.
§  Prepare Aeronautical Information Services inspections/audit/surveillance reports for approval/certification, and make appropriate recommendations.
§  Inspect and review the Aeronautical Information Services Quality management system to ensure its compliance with regulatory requirements.
§  Review Aeronautical Information Services inspections/audit and surveillance processes, forms, checklists and reporting mechanisms and propose changes for improvement.
§  Evaluate PANS-OPS Procedures Developed by the Air Navigation Service provider for approval purposes
§  Evaluate information published through the aeronautical information packages for accuracy and currency and proposes amendments.
§  Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Manager ANS/Aerodrome/Met.
§  A Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree
§  Certificates in Basic AIS, AIS Supervisory, AIS Cartography, Quality Management System, AIP Management and Aeronautical Information exchange model data base.
§  Advanced PANS-OPS training
§  At least 2 years experience in a senior position within AIS/MAP
Knowledge and skills
§  Knowledge of relevant ICAO standards and recommended practices, documents and the Kenya Civil Aviation Legislation
§  Ability to identify non-compliance issues and unsafe practices and to advise service providers on remedial actions
§  In-depth knowledge of AIS/MAP systems
§  Proficiency in office suite and desktop publishing tools
Interested candidates are requested to send: Application letter quoting Job Reference No. on both envelope and application letter, copies of certificates, testimonials and detailed CV indicating current salary and expected salary (except for graduate trainees), day time telephone and full contact details of three professional referees to the address below to be received not later than 22nd September 2011.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex Building – JKIA
P.O Box 30163 – 00100
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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