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JOB TITLE: CORPORATION SECRETARY – KCAA SCALE 3 (REF: CS/01/19)

 Responsibilities  
  • Preparing and organizing Board Meetings in compliance with all the laws, regulations and procedures
  • Preparing the Agenda, Board papers, Board Minutes and other Board documents including notifications and ensuring that Board members receive the documentation for meetings in a timely manner
  • Keeping safe custody of Minutes of the Board, the Corporation’s seal and other Board documentation
  • Coordinating the submission of timely replies by the Authority to Parliamentary questions that touch on the mandate and operations of the Authority
  • Providing professional guidance to the Authority’s Board, Management and staff on compliance with good corporate governance
  • Assisting the Director General in all legal matters pertaining to the Authority and planning, coordinating and overseeing advise and guidance given by the legal office of the Authority to the Board, Management and staff of the Authority with a view to ensuring compliance with the laws, regulations and procedures relevant to the mandate and operations of the
Qualifications
  • A relevant Master’s degree from a recognized university
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Certified Public Secretary (CPS) and a member of the institute of certified Public Secretary of Kenya in good
  • A Current Practicing
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution
  • Ten (10) years’ experience in Company / Corporate Law/Legal affairs
  • Experience in the aviation sector as a legal practitioner will be an advantage
  • Strong legal and regulatory
  • Knowledge of air law.
  • Knowledge of ICAO and its standards and recommended practices
  • Knowledge of the Civil Aviation Act, 2013 (as Amended) and its regulations
  • Verbal and written communication and report writing
  • Ability to demonstrate high level of professional standards and ethics
  • Ability to manage and develop a team of professionals
  • Ability to proactively identify legal and regulatory issues that impact on KCAA’s business

JOB TITLE: MANAGER FLIGHT OPERATIONS – KCAA SCALE 5 (REF: ASSR/FO/01/19)
Job description
Plans and directs the activities of Flight Operations to achieve a coordinated approach to policy formulation, inspections and surveillance duties.
Responsibilities  
  • Preparing and implementing the department’s operational plan and budget to achieve targets in line with the KCAA’s strategic plan
  • Developing and proposing policies, standards, regulations and legislation to ensure that the regulatory framework of the KCAA is aligned and compliant with ICAO annexes and recommended practices, as well as other regional and international conventions of which Kenya is a member
  • Approving of aviation certificates as appropriate
  • Working with the legal services to propose / draft appropriate legislations and regulations
  • Working closely with Internal Audit and Quality Management department to ensure good governance and practices in the department and effective implementation of inspection, surveillance and licensing
  • Working closely with human resources department to plan Man-power requirements in the
  • Reviewing and approving inspection guidance material, manuals and
  • Advising and guiding Management and the industry on the interpretation and application of aviation safety standards and
  • Providing job descriptions and assigning duties to all staff in the
  • Conducting regular performance reviews of staff in the department to determine training and development needs and ensure the highest standards of performance and conduct are being adhered
  • Working closely with other departments as may be
  • Reviewing and   approving   reports   and   recommendations   /   rejections   for certifications and
  • Coordinating as necessary with the SSP Coordinator and implements State Safety Programme pertaining to ANS and
  • Coordinating and liaising with other departments as may be
  • Enforcing the relevant Civil Aviation Regulations and recommends appropriate actions.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by Director Aviation Safety and Security
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university
  • A relevant Master’s degree in a related field will be an advantage;
  • Airline Transport Pilots License (ATPL) with a group one rating of aircraft above 12500 pounds;
  • Training in Management or Leadership
  • Government Flight Operations Inspectors Training will be an added advantage
  • Safety Oversight Managers Course will be an added advantage
  • At least five (5) years’ experience at senior level in the aviation industry
  • Knowledge of Aviation safety standards and regulations, safety audit and safety management
  • Be computer literate and proficient in computer
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player and with strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

JOB TITLE: MANAGER   AIRWORTHINESS  –  KCAA   SCALE   5 (REF: ASSR/AW/01/19)
Job Description
Plans and directs the activities of Airworthiness to achieve a coordinated approach to policy formulation, inspections and surveillance duties.
 Responsibilities  
  • Preparing and implementing the department’s operational plans and budget to achieve targets in line with the CAA’s strategic
  • Developing and proposing policies, standards, regulations and legislation to ensure that the regulatory framework of the CAA is aligned and compliant with ICAO annexes and recommended practices, as well as other regional and international conventions of which Kenya is a member
  • Working with the legal services to propose / draft appropriate legislations and regulations and identifies legislative deficiencies and recommends for amendments.
  • Initiating and developing supplementary legislative material in the form of Airworthiness Notices and Aeronautical Information Circulars for approval by senior
  • Reviewing and approving airworthiness certificates, inspection guidance material, manuals and procedures and monitors the evaluation and approval process of all technical documents submitted to the Authority for
  • Advising and guiding Management and the industry on the interpretation and application of aviation safety standards and
  • Providing job descriptions and assigning duties to all staff in the
  • Conducting regular performance reviews of staff in the department to determine training and development needs and ensure the highest standards of performance and conduct are being adhered
  • Reviewing and approving reports and recommendations / rejections for certifications and licenses and enforces action on regulatory
  • Coordinating and liaising with other departments as may be
  • Implementing State Safety Programme pertaining to
  • Effecting Resolution of Safety Concerns as a preventive measure locally and by reporting relevant safety concerns to States of aircraft
  • Working closely with Internal Audit to incorporate good governance practices in the
  • Working closely with the Quality Management department to implement effective inspection, surveillance and licensing
  • Working closely   with   Human   Resources   department   to   plan   man-power requirements in the
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by Director Aviation Safety, Security and
Qualifications
The successful candidates must possess the following qualifications:
  • BSc degree in Engineering (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronic/ Aeronautical) or equivalent
  • A Master’s degree in aviation related field will be an added advantage;
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License in Category ‘A’ (Airframe) and Category ‘C’ (Power Plant) or Category ‘X’ and Category ‘R’ (Electrical, Instruments and Radio);
  • At least three type courses or three type ratings in either category ‘A’ and ‘C’ or Category ‘X’ and ‘R’, one of which must be on large
  • Be a registered member of the Engineers Registration Board or other relevant body recognized by law;
  • Government Airworthiness Inspectors Course will be an added
  • Training in management or leadership;
  • Safety Oversight Managers course will be an added advantage
  • At least five (5) years’ experience at senior level in the aviation Industy
  • Knowledge of Aviation safety standards and regulations, safety audit and safety management
  • Be computer literate and proficient in computer
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player and with strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Be analytical, innovative and strategic

JOB TITLE: MANAGER ENGINEERING SERVICES (KCAA SCALE 5- REF: ANS/ENG/01/19)
Job Description
To plan, implement and maintain quality and cost- effective Aviation facilities, services and resources associated with air navigation services.
Responsibilities  
  • Formulating, planning and implementing policies, programmes and procedures concerning implementation and maintenance of Communication, navigation and surveillance
  • Overseeing the implementation of technical standards and recommended practices as per ICAO annex 10 and Kenyan
  • Investigating operational complaints and irregularities within the department and collaborates in the investigation of incidents and breaches of aviation regulations and procedures.
  • Developing job description, maintaining discipline, efficiency and ensuring proper deployment of staff in the
  • Conducting regular performance reviews of staff in the department to determine training and development needs and ensuring the highest standards of performance and conduct are being adhered
  • Coordinating research and development of new systems and
  • Preparing and implementing the department’s operational plan and budget to achieve targets in line with the KCAA
  • Liaising with the planning and development team to identify improvements to the Engineering
  • Liaising with the Quality Management department to ensure effective service delivery.
  • Liaising with the regulator to implement effective inspection and surveillance of equipment
  • Managing Aeronautical frequency spectrum utilisation and coordinating the allocation of radio telephony call signs with
  • Developing and appraising Aeronautical Telecommunications infrastructure and systems.
  • Maintaining safety management System for
  • Performing other official duties as may be assigned by Director Air Navigation Services.
Qualifications
  • BSc degree in Engineering (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronic/ Aeronautical) from recognized
  • A Master’s degree in aviation related field from a recognized University;
  • Certificate in at least three CNS Equipment Maintenance
  • Be a registered member of the Engineers Registration Board or other relevant body recognized by law;
  • Training in management and leadership
  • 5 years’ experience in a senior position in a similar engineering
  • Proven experience for financial and people management
  • Extensive knowledge of the Kenya Civil Aviation Regulations and ICAO
  • Project Management and Implementation
  • Knowledge of trends in the Aviation
  • Ability to manage crises by directing recourses
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Computer literate


JOB TITLE: MANAGER LEGAL SERVICES – KCAA SCALE 5 (REF: CS/02/19)
Job Description
To advise and support Management and the Board on all corporate issues pertaining to legal and regulatory framework
Responsibilities  
  • Providing professional guidance to the Authority’s Board, Management and Staff on compliance with good corporate governance
  • Providing professional support in organizing of Board meetings in compliance with all the laws regulations and procedures, including the Agenda, Board Papers, Records and Board minutes, other Board
  • Providing professional support in the preparation of timely replies by the Authority to Parliamentary questions that touch on the mandate and operations of the authority
  • Supervising the legal officers in carrying out their duties/ responsibilities and coordinate the legal services rendered by the legal office of the authority
  • Providing professional guidance to the Director General and the Board of the Authority and Management on all legal matters relating to the mandate, functions and operations of the Authority on all areas of law including but not limited to real estate (property), insurance, contracts, litigation, arbitration, Labour/employment matters and statutory/business compliance
  • Handling and coordinating and monitoring all litigation instituted against the and on behalf of the Authority;
  • liaising with the Authority’s external legal counsel to ensure the best results for the Authority in such litigation;
  • Providing professional support in the drafting and the development of legislation including regulations on civil aviation;
  • Contributing to the negotiation, drafting, review and interpretation of contracts/Agreements in which KCAA is a party
  • Liaising on behalf of the Authority with the legal personnel in Government, other state corporations, private sector, regional and international organizations, on legal matters pertaining to civil aviation including lobbying Government to legislate international conventions on Civil
  • Facilitating the updating of current statutes in the country, (the laws of Kenya) that are maintained in the Legal office of the Authority’s on a regular
  • Carrying out any other duties relating to laws of the country or civil aviation generally as may be directed by the Corporation Secretary from time to time to attend to.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ degree in law
  • A relevant Masters’ degree
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Certified Public Secretary (CPS) and a member of the institute of certified Public Secretary of Kenya in good
  • A Current Practicing
  • Training in Management or Leadership
  • Five (5) years’ experience in Company / Corporate Law/Legal Affairs
  • Experience in the aviation sector will be an added advantage
  • Strong legal and regulatory background relevant to the industry
  • Verbal and written communication and report writing
  • Ability to demonstrate high level of professional standards and ethics
  • Ability to manage and develop a team of professionals
  • Ability to proactively identify legal and regulatory issues that impact on KCAA’s business units in the short and long

JOB TITLE: CIVIL ENGINEER/CONSTRUCTION WORKS PROJECT  COORDINATOR  –  KCAA   SCALE  6 (REF: ENG/CE/05/19)
Job Description
To plan, design and manage the construction projects.
Responsibilities
  • Designing the project structures and hydraulic systems
  • Surveying the construction site and providing a detailed report on how to carry out the project and its consequences
  • Liaising with local authorities, municipal councils, environmental agencies and statutory authorities and government departments on the requirements and implications of the construction
  • Ensuring Occupational Health and Safety compliance on site
  • Providing subordinate staff with relevant information on construction
  • Advising the workers on the construction process and addressing their concerns
  • Solving construction problems as soundly as possible
  • Keeping Management and relevant stakeholders informed of progress including possible impediments to constructions
  • Conducting surveys on the sites where the construction is to take place
  • Acting as the quality control and assurance to ensure that the project objectives are met.
  • Budgeting for the project within an estimated time period
  • Obtaining the construction materials and verifying them
  • Controlling the cost of the materials
  • Selecting the ideal equipment’s to be used
  • Scheduling the construction
  • Laying down the preferred construction
  • Ensuring that the project starts on time and ends within the estimated time
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Manager Engineering Services.
Qualifications
  •  A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized university.
  • Registration with Engineers Board of Kenya with post registration experience of not less than five (5) years in design of buildings /structures.
  • Valid Professional Engineering
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of construction projects engineering and management experience.
  • Well versed in the legal and regulatory requirements, standards and processes
  • Ability to use Autodesk relevant programs and Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with additive manufacturing modular construction
  • Must have designed structural work for at least two completed offices

JOB TITLECHIEF ICT OFFICER – OPERATIONS & SUPPORT- KCAA SCALE 6 (1 POST) – REF: ICT/02/19
Job Description
To coordinate, and oversight the implementation of ICT policies and operations including conducting research in new technologies.
Responsibilities
  • Researching new, and cost effective ICT technologies, to enhance KCAA’s productivity;
  • Ensuring that ICT facilities meet the needs of users;
  • Coordinating the maintenance and Service of ICT equipment;
  • Identifying training needs for staff including training needs on new technologies;
  • Liaising with users and procurement office on the acquisition, installation and maintenance of ICT
  • Liaising with suppliers of ICT equipment on deliveries and service levels agreements;
  • Preparing and submitting ICT operations reports;
  • Ensuring maintenance and timely repair of ICT Tools and equipment;
  • Coordinating and following up on ICT department procurement
  • Supervising user support activities;
  • Appraising, monitoring and evaluating ICT
  • Dealing with technical interruptions and failures promptly
  • Keeping inventories of all ICT equipment in KCAA;
  • Overseeing the operations and maintenance of data
  • Planning and managing Virtual
  • Performing any other official duty assigned by the Manager
Qualifications
  • A degree in computer science or related field from a recognized
  • A Masters Degree from recognized university will be an added
  • Certificate in project management
  • At least 3 years’ experience at a Supervisory role in ICT in a comparable organization;
  • Microsoft certified system Engineer or Cisco Certified Network
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Ability to manage crisis
  • Middle level management skills
  • Knowledge of ICT policies regarding user access rights

JOB TITLE: PLUMBERS (KCAA SCALE 12 – (2 POSTS) REF: ENG/35/19)
Job description
To install, maintain, inspect and repair pipes and fixtures associated with heating, cooling, water distribution, and sanitation/drainage systems in offices and residential buildings.
Responsibilities
  • Installing pipes and fixtures, such as sinks and toilets, for water, gas, steam, air, or other liquids.
  • Installing supports for pipes, equipment, and fixtures prior to installation
  • Assembling fittings and valves for
  • Modifying pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing materials as needed
  • Installing heating and air-conditioning systems, including water heaters
  • Collaborating with contractors, construction workers, electricians and pipefitters in installing and repairing
  • Testing plumbing systems for leakages and other problems and undertaking repairs as
  • Choosing plumbing materials based on budget, location, and intended
  • Performing inspections of plumbing systems to identify and replace worn-out parts.
Qualifications
  • ‘O level certificate with a mean grade of C minus (C-) or
  • National Trade Test Grade I certificate in plumbing from a recognized
  • An advanced certificate in the plumbing will be an added advantage
  • At least 3 years experience in plumbing
  • Basic computer Skills
  • Demonstrate high level of integrity
How to Apply
Interested candidates are required to submit their application letter quoting the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter, attaching copies of certificates, testimonials, a detailed CV with daytime telephone and full
contact details of three professional referees to the address below. The application should be received not later than 
22nd January 2020. Details of the job specifications can be obtained from the KCAA website at www.kcaa.or.ke
The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Note: Persons living with disabilities are required to attach a valid membership card.
The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Aviation House – JKIA
P. O. Box 30163 – 00100
NAIROBI
Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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