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Welcome aboard Kenya Airways! 

Kenya Airways, a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 54 destinations worldwide, 44 of which are in Africa and carries over four million passengers annually. 

The airline was recently voted the Leading Airline in Africa by passengers in the World Travel Awards. It has also been voted the Leading Airline in Africa – Business Class four years in a row.  

Most recently it has scooped top awards at the Africa Investor (Ai) Tourism Investor Awards and was declared the Business Airline of the Year in Africa. 

Position Title: Sales and Ticketing Supervisor - South Sudan

Position Ref No: IRC40523
Brief Posting Description: To lead and motivate a sales/marketing team that will provide excellent services to the customers so as to generate sales and revenue

Detailed Description
  • To lead, guide and support sales and ticketing team to ensure quality service to clients.
  • To validate and reconcile daily sales returns to account for both monies collected and documents.
  • Handle and effect ticket endorsements to enhance customer relations and satisfaction.
  • To handle customer complaints (denied boarding, baggage etc) to ensure customer satisfaction and retention.
  • To prepare and administer the shift/leave roster for optimal utilization of staff and resources.
  • To uphold safety and security standards for the office to safeguard company resources.
Minimum requirement
  • ‘O’ or ‘A’ level of education
  • IATA/UFTAA Diploma/intermediate to advance airline fares and ticketing course
  • 3 years airline experience in sale and ticketing

Position Title: Graduate Engineering Trainee

Position Ref No: IRC40305

About the program: As a Graduate Engineer Trainee in Kenya Airways we assure you that you will benefit from authentic experiences designed to accelerate your career development. 

You will build your engineering expertise and knowledge by completing 18 to 24 months program within Kenya Airways’ technical department as well as get an overview of the general business. 

Kenya Airways’ core business is air transport and we provide this service by ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction; upholding the highest level of safety and security as well as maximizing employee satisfaction.

As a Graduate Engineer, your challenge will be to understand the intricacies of the aviation industry from an engineering perspective and in particular the way Kenya Airways works. 

Upon successful completion of the program you will be placed within the technical department in a section that matches your skill, experience, competencies. The work is challenging, diverse and exciting.  

Staff Development
The program includes both functional training, (theoretical courses), on the job training (practical courses) and leadership development. 

Functional training helps you gain the skills, knowledge and experience that will form the foundation of your career as an Engineer with Kenya Airways. 

Meanwhile, we help you build your leadership expertise so you can encourage thinking, stimulate people and drive change.

There will be opportunities for you to explore other avenues for development at regular reviews with your line manager.

Minimum Requirements
  • University Degree (Minimum upper 2nd class) from recognized institution in Aeronautical; Electrical / Electronics; Mechanical or Telecommunications Engineering.
  • An overall KCSE grade of B+ (plus) and above or its equivalent
  • Must be between 24-27 years
  • Computer literate
  • Work experience in an engineering environment will be an added advantage.

Position Title: Treasury Manager

Position Ref No: IRC40423

Brief Posting Description: To manage the availability, security and utilization of funds in order to meet current and future obligations of the Airline at minimum risks and cost
Detailed Description
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders on the effects and consequences of new business activities, with regard to capital availability and stakeholder management.
  • Together with the Head of Corporate Finance make decisions on the optimization of funding requirements to minimize the company’s risk.
  • Review existing bank accounts and facilities in order to ascertain which will meet the company’s strategic plans, while safeguarding against cash losses and risks.
  • Review the Treasury reports produced and consolidate them to allow executive management to make decisions within the parameters of available cash resources.
  • Advise on the implication of exchange control amendments, as well as on fuel and currency hedging, structures and policy, and provide recommendations for maximum advantage to be realized by the business.
  • Review recommendations on draw downs and repayments, as well as prepare and negotiate with external stakeholders on appropriate future provisions for aircraft financing, leasing, sale and / or leaseback.
  • Source, negotiate & secure all banking facilities to meet current and future obligations at minimal costs.
  • Maintain bank accounts and mandates to ensure efficient operations, compliance and security of funds.
  • Prepare periodic cash flow forecast and review daily cash positions for decision making on optimal utilization of funds in investment and borrowing
  • Develop, Coach and motivate a high performing, innovative and inspired team so as to ensure delivery of set KRA’s.
  • Review exchange rate forecast for use by the Kenyan aviation industry to ensure uniformity in reporting and accounting for multi currency transactions.
  • Develop and maintain hedging strategies in multi-currency transactions and analyze foreign exchange regulations for compliance and to minimize financial risks.  
  • Develop and maintain a process that assures that the company pays for goods and services consumed and that the amount paid is accurate.
  • Review bank reconciliation’s and related GL accounts to ensure accuracy of underlying records and prevent loss to the company.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with banks and financial institutions to ensure beneficial strategic opportunities are obtained.
  • Plan, Control and manage the sectional budget to ensure that the expenditure is within budget.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Economics. Master’s Degree in Business or Finance or Financial Derivatives (added advantage)
  • CFA or CPA (K) Qualification.
  • Minimum 7 years experience in an Accounting/Finance/Banking environment, of which 3 should be in a Treasury Supervisory role
  • Knowledge of current use of Derivative in hedging in a banking or corporate environment.
  • Advanced Training in use and design of derivatives.
  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Excellent Problem Solving skills
  • Excellent Negotiation skills

Position Title: Reward and Compensation Manager

Position Ref No: IRC40190
Brief Posting Description: To lead the development, design and implemenation of the Company's Total Reward Strategy, Structures, policies, procedures and processes. To ensure attraction and retention of talent by constantly reviewing the  the total reward benefit structure of the Company.

Detailed Description
  • Evaluate effectiveness of policies, process and procedure implementation and applicability; and recommend modifications accordingly.
  • Monitor compliance of the implementation and application of Reward policies, processes and procedures; and take action in terms of non-compliance.
  • Draft and recommend changes to reward policies, processes and procedures.
  • To ensure that the Company maintains a competitive position in regards to the reward structure
  • Participate in salary surveys and derive insights from the survey results to aid in decision making.
  • Participate in selection of relevant and appropriate reward systems.
  • Take ownership of relevant system usage and ensure system benefits are correctly exploited.
  • Make decisions based on recommendations; and present and substantiate those decisions (reports and presentations) to Directors.
  • Provide input into function budget.
  • Drive comprehensive understanding of international remuneration practices and legislative requirements.
  • Make recommendations on international assignment reward policies.
  • Assist with the implementation of the performance management ,facilitate and provide recommendations regarding all processes relating to work measurement and work value.
  • Make relevant recommendations for salary and bonus structuring.
Minimum Requirement
  • Bachelors Degree in a relevant degree
  • Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • 7 years experience in human resource management with at least 4years experience in a reward environment
  • Strong proficiency in the use of IT systems (excel)
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