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Job Vacancies at a Multi – National Company at JKIA, Nairobi, Kenya

These jobs are only open to Kenyan Citizens

Swissport is an international organisation that provides ground handling services for around 224 million passengers and moves about 4 million tonnes of cargo per annum in 120 warehouses operated worldwide on behalf of some 700 client-companies in the aviation sector. 

Swissport is active at more than 255 airports in 44 countries on 5 continents.

Swissport Kenya Limited is recruiting for the following positions of Ramp Supervisor (2 positions) & Senior Technician (2 positions) based at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Consider being a part of an organization that has earned recognition as Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year four consecutive years in a row and has been awarded Ground Handling Agent of the Year numerous times.

Our mission is simple – “To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience.”

Ramp Supervisor (2 Positions)

Do you believe you have what it takes to lead a team in ensuring that an aircraft has been loaded and offloaded within tight turn-around times whilst maintaining high safety standards? 

Applications are invited from suitable candidates to fill the above position in our Ramp Department. 

The successful candidate is responsible for ensuring that on time performance is achieved without compromising on safety and service delivery.
  
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Staff engagement – provide direction and guidance to a team pre, during and post flight towards achieving on time performance.
  • Team management and resource planning through effective duty allocations.
  • Ensure safe and punctual flight operations within a shift.
  • Ensure proper reporting of shift operations to the Ramp Manager.
  • Monitor equipment cleanliness, ensure daily inventory of equipment and fuelling activity is undertaken.
  • Coordinate equipment hire-in in a timely and cost effective manner and ensure that Hire-in data is captured and updated in real-time.
  • Facilitate hire-out of equipment and ensure that relevant forms are submitted to Finance for invoicing within set timelines.
  • Ensure that subcontracted services at Ramp are provided in accordance to contractual agreements.
  • Monitor the departmental KPI trend.
  • Enforce set rules and regulation and ensure that all processes are in accordance to the written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Professional Qualification & Experience
  • Education:  KCSE Mean C+, computer proficiency and must possess a clean and valid driving license (BCDE).
  • Experience: At least 3 years in a busy operational environment, Aviation industry experience will be an added advantage.
  • Proven track record in managing teams and planning resources.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Senior Technician (2 Positions)

Do you believe you have what it takes to create the right conditions and lead a team in ensuring that we have optimal performance on all our Ground Service Equipment (GSE)? 

Applications are invited from suitable candidates to fill the above position in our Maintenance Department. 

The successful candidate is responsible for ensuring that maintenance and repair works are undertaken in line with uptime availability and cost leadership. 
  
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out preventive and corrective maintenance of all GSE equipment including first line maintenance to ensure maximum availability of equipment during operations.
  • Staff engagement – provide direction, coaching and guidance to the maintenance team towards achieving optimal performance on all GSE.
  • Carry out technical inspection of all repairs done to ensure compliance to set standards.
  • Carry our trouble shooting of faulty GSE units and consult manufacturers and advise on required repairs within set deadlines.
  • Provide periodic reports to various users on maintenance schedules, daily fleet reports, processed job cards etc.
  • Ensure proper reporting of operations to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Verify and authorize all GSE repair orders outsourced.
  • Ensure GSE cleaning schedule is followed and that all GSE are kept clean and secure at all times in line with 5S.

Skill set requirement
  • Education:  KCSE Mean C+, with computer proficiency, must possess a clean and valid driving license (BCD).
  • Professional Experience:  Fair working knowledge on maintenance of GSE (motorised and non-motorised) is mandatory.
  • Experience: At least 3 years in a busy operational environment.
  • Proven track record in managing teams and operating in an aviation setting is an added advantage.
  • Excellent communications skills.

Application letter and CV should be forwarded via email (please do not attach certificates): NBO.Recruitment@swissport.com to:

The Human Resource Manager
Swissport Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 19177, 00501
Nairobi.

Swissport as an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available, and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. 

Be part of the team that brings Swiss time to African soil!


Closing Date:  May 20th, 2014

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