Government, Legal & Industry Affairs Manager Job in Kenya

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Government, Legal & Industry Affairs Manager Job in Kenya

Vacant Position: Manager – Government, Legal & Industry Affairs

1 Position

Our Client, in the airline industry, seeks to recruit a highly efficient and proactive Manager Government, Legal & Industry Affairs to be in charge of delivering AFRAA members expectations by the Secretariat.

The incumbent must perform his/her duties to the highest standard possible, while demonstrating a very high level of maturity, self-motivation, integrity and discipline.

The Main Functions are to assist The Director in:

·  Planning

·  Organising


·  Leading

·  Advising

·  Government Affairs

·  Industry Affairs

·  Regulatory / Legal Affairs

·  Administrative duties

Specific Responsibilities

·  Support the Director to develop, implement and report on its short, medium and long-term plans/programmes on government, legal and aero-political affairs.

·  Support advocacy campaigns and work closely with key stakeholders in industry, government, trade, tourism and non-traditional partners to support AFRAA policy goals and objectives.

·  Conduct research, gather intelligence and analyse impact of new/amended regulations and aero-political developments on the airline industry.

·  Think and act strategically to support the attainment of departmental goals through sensitization, capacity building, advocacy and lobbying stakeholders.

·  Plan and coordinate all departmental meetings and mobilise resources/logistics for successful outcomes (invitation, venue, audio/visuals, meeting documents, refreshments, hotel transfers, travel and accommodation, etc).

·  Develop and maintain a diary of meetings/engagements that is aligned to the department priorities, assure efficient utilisation of time and attainment of set goals.

·  Plan the Department’s Governance meetings (Aero-political Committee, Route Network & Cargo Committee) and support work on the Executive Committee meetings and the Annual General Assembly.

·  Act on behalf of the Director as Secretary to Committees and tasks force meetings

·  Support the Director in the planning and execution of all Department activities and events.

·  Where required attend meetings, provide secretarial or other support as may be directed

·  Prepare presentation slides and draft speeches

·  Research and prepare material for monthly industry affairs webinars in coordination with other departments.

·  Participate in the compilation of the department’s Key Performance Indicators based on the Association’s strategy.

·  Manage and maintain the projects planning and evaluation dashboard for the department.

·  Coordinate the department’s workplan and business travels to achieve the overall AFRAA performance and costs objectives.

·  Compile and maintain an up-to-date register of relevant industry regulatory texts for ease of reference and access

·  Handle all department’s financial expenditure and reconciliations in line with AFRAA finance policy

·  Maintain an up-to-date dedicated file of signed minutes of Committees and projects.

·  Maintain accurate and up-to-date contact database of Committee members and key stakeholders

Other Responsibilities

·  Exude the highest level of professional ethics and act with integrity at all times

·  Be a role model to colleagues and subordinates

Relations (Internal & External)

Internal

·  Immediate Supervisor

·  Colleagues from other departments

External

·  AFRAA Members

·  AFRAA Partners

·  Other Industry Stakeholders (IATA, ICAO, AFCAC, RECs, TIACA, CANSO, AfCFTA, UNWTO, etc)

·  Aviation service providers

Minimum Qualifications

·  University degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution

·  National of an African State with a successful track record at management level

·  At least 8 (eight) years’ work experience in the aviation industry

·  Fluent in English and/or French. Ability to communicate and work in both languages an advantage

·  Computer literate and proficient in using standard office computer software applications

Competencies

·  Good understanding of air transport developments from an industry and government viewpoint

·  Proven track record in performance and knowledge of the African air transport industry issues.

·  Competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet competing deadlines with attention to detail

·  Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with industry executives, partners and consultants

·  Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills

·  In-depth knowledge of multilateral negotiations and the conduct of meetings and conferences

·  Good stakeholder management skills

·  Impeachable record of honesty of personal integrity

How to Apply

Qualified and interested applicants to send their application and detailed CV, indicating current and expected remuneration to recruitment@amsol.co.ke, explicitly indicating the position in the email subject line.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 30th November 2022.