Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – KCAA 2020
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JOB TITLE: MANAGER LEGAL SERVICES – KCAA SCALE 5
(REF: CS/02/19)


To advise and support Management and the Board on all corporate
issues pertaining to legal and regulatory framework
  • 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.
  • 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: MANAGER   AIRWORTHINESS 
–  KCAA   SCALE   5 (REF: ASSR/AW/01/19)
Plans and directs the activities of Airworthiness to achieve a
coordinated approach to policy formulation, inspections and surveillance
duties.
  • 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
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 FLIGHT OPERATIONS – KCAA SCALE 5
(REF: ASSR/FO/01/19)
Plans and directs the activities of Flight Operations to achieve a
coordinated approach to policy formulation, inspections and surveillance
duties.
  • 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
  • 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: CORPORATION SECRETARY – KCAA SCALE 3
(REF: CS/01/19)
  • 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
  • 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
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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