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Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) was established in 1991 under the KAA Act to provide Aviation infrastructure, facilities and services for economic, social and humanitarian activities.

Guided by the above mandate, the Authority is seeking to recruit a result oriented, visionary and transformational Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer whowill drive the Organisation to deliver its mandate.

Job Purpose

The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the Accounting Officer and is responsible to the Board for day-to-day management and co-ordination of activities in the Authority; defining and executing strategy, generating revenue, engaging customers and stakeholders, managing risk and ensuring compliance, driving performance and growing talent.

Key Duties and Responsibilities will entail:

  1. Providing overall strategic leadership of the Authority in line with market and industry changes and through the senior management team, delivering the strategic intent and overseeing the day to day running of the Authority;
  2. Engaging with key stakeholders in the development and delivery of strategic customer, government and sector-wide aviation initiatives;
  3. Presenting strategy, long term capital investment plans, annual budgets and procurement plans to the Board for deliberation and approval;
  4. Providing sufficient, accurate and timely information on Authority’s operations, financial status and overall performance to enable the Board fulfill its governance objectives;
  5. Driving maximum utilization and productivity from all Authority’s assets, ensuring a positive return on all capital investment and operating expenditure, enhancing the balance between aeronautical and non – aeronautical revenues;
  6. Ensuring the Authority has adequate systems and processes of accountability, risk management and internal control;
  7. Ensuring that all the Authority’s policies and operations adhere and conform to all legal, statutory and regulatory guidelines and in all undertakings the Authority's interests are prioritized and safeguarded.
  8. Ensuring continuous improvement in the quality and value of services and products provided by the Authority;
  9. Establishing and maintaining a high performance culture, driven by talented and competent staff who consistently deliver outstanding results; and
  10. Ensuring performance measures are designed to evaluate performance against the strategic plan.

Person Specification

To be appointed for this role, the successful candidate must have:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Management, Marketing, Statistics, Engineering, Social Sciences or a related field from a recognized institution of higher learning;
  2. Master’s Degree from a recognized institution of higher learning;
  3. Certification in Aviation will be an added advantage;
  4. Minimum of fifteen (15) years working experience, ten (10) of which will be in a senior management/ leadership position with hands on experience and direct responsibility for developing and implementing strategic plans, generating substantial revenues, managing significant capital and operational budgets and delivering positive cash flows and profits; and
  5. Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a reputable institution.

Skills and Competencies

  1. Strong people management and influencing skills with the ability to build relationships;
  2. Strategic thinker with good commercial acumen and the ability to identify economic opportunities in a changing environment and capitalize on them;
  3. Demonstrate decisiveness and adaptability, the ability to drive change and transformation, a sense of urgency and a bias for action and be a high achiever;
  4. Extensive experience on Organization Design and Implementation with proven track record of organization structures reviewed and implemented;
  5. Hands on experience in policy formulation and implementation with bias on Public Sector Policies; and
  6. Be an outstanding communicator, have strong leadership, interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to build relationships with diverse stakeholders at all levels and cause positive outcomes.

Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 requirements

Shortlisted candidates will be required to have a valid;

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Self-Declaration Form stamped by the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Certificate of Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
  • Clearance Certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

Package details  

A three (3) year contract term renewable once subject to satisfactory performance or attainment of mandatory retirement age whichever happens earlier.

Application Criteria

If you meet the criteria for this role, please submit your application letter, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and testimonials, a copy of the National Identity Card, a resume/curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address and names of three (3) professional referees who can speak of your competence, character and integrity.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications via electronic mail or in hard copy quoting the Job Reference on the Email title line or on the envelope to:

Chairman
Board of Directors
Kenya Airports Authority
P.O Box 19001 – 00501
NAIROBI.

Or

[email protected]

To be considered, your application must be received not later than Monday, 24th June, 2024 at 5.00pm East African Time addressed to the contact provided above.

KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Canvasing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) was established in 1991 under the KAA Act to provide Aviation infrastructure, facilities and services for

  1. Migori Airstrip - OPS/OIC/MGR/06/JUNE 2024
  2. Lodwar Airstrip - OPS/OIC/LDR/07/ JUNE 2024
  3. Kakamega Airstrip - OPS/OIC/KK/08/ JUNE 2024
  4. Nanyuki Airstrip - OPS/OIC/NYK/09/JUNE 2024
  5. Garissa Airstrip - OPS/OIC/GRS/10/ JUNE 2024
  6. Eldoret Airstrip - OPS/OIC/ELD/11/ JUNE 2024

Job Purpose: The job holder is responsible for providing leadership and overseeing implementation of Airstrip operational services to achieve business growth, seamless customer experience, safety and security of passengers and airstrip users in line with national legislations and International civil aviation Standards & Recommended Practices.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinating airstrip operations in collaboration with airstrip stakeholders, ministries, departments and agencies to enhance customer experience;
  2. Driving the implementation of the airstrip master plan in consultation with stakeholders;
  3. Coordinating emergency and crisis response at the airstrip;
  4. Implementing airstrip security plan; 
  5. Implementing safety management system at the airstrip;
  6. Overseeing seamless passenger and airstrip user’s facilitation to enhance customer experience;
  7. Overseeing compliance of rescue & firefighting capacity at the airstrip commensurate to the aerodrome level of protection;
  8. Promoting safe aircraft operations at the airstrip;
  9. Coordinating compliance with contractual Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and service delivery standards of third party service providers;
  10. Supervising contract implementation for goods and services; and
  11. Implementing Quality Management System at the airstrip.

Minimum Job Requirements & Qualifications: 

  1. Diploma in Management / Business Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution of higher learning
  2. Minimum of three (3) years working experience
  3. Training in Airport Operations
  4. Computer literacy

Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 requirements

Shortlisted candidates will be required to have a valid;

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Self-Declaration Form stamped by the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Certificate of Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
  • Clearance Certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

The full details of the advertisement can be accessed onKAA Website https://www.kaa.go.ke under Careers Section.

Application Criteria

If you meet the above criteria, please submit your application letter, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and testimonials, a copy of the National Identity Card, a resume/curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address and names of three (3) professional referees who can speak of your competence, character and integrity.

Submission of Applications

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications via electronic mail [email protected]  or in hard copy quoting the Job Reference on the Email title line or on the envelope to:

General Manager, Human Resource Development
Kenya Airports Authority
Head Office, Airport North Road
P.O. Box 19001-00501
NAIROBI.

To be considered, your application must be received not later than Monday, 24th June 2024 at 5.00pm East African Time addressed to the contact provided above.

KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Canvasing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Job Purpose: The job holder is responsible for providing leadership and overseeing implementation of Airstrip operational services to achieve business

Job Purpose: The job holder is responsible for providing leadership and overseeing implementation of Airstrip operational services to achieve business growth, seamless customer experience, safety and security of passengers and airstrip users in line with national legislations and International civil aviation Standards & Recommended Practices.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinating airstrip operations in collaboration with airstrip stakeholders, ministries, departments and agencies to enhance customer experience;
  2. Driving the implementation of the airstrip master plan in consultation with stakeholders;
  3. Coordinating emergency and crisis response at the airstrip;
  4. Implementing airstrip security plan; 
  5. Implementing safety management system at the airstrip;
  6. Overseeing seamless passenger and airstrip user’s facilitation to enhance customer experience;
  7. Overseeing compliance of rescue & firefighting capacity at the airstrip commensurate to the aerodrome level of protection;
  8. Promoting safe aircraft operations at the airstrip;
  9. Coordinating compliance with contractual Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and service delivery standards of third party service providers;
  10. Supervising contract implementation for goods and services; and
  11. Implementing Quality Management System at the airstrip.

Minimum Job Requirements & Qualifications: 

  1. Bachelors Degree in a Business related field or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution of higher learning
  2. Minimum of five (5) years working experience two (2) of which must be in a supervisory position
  3. Training in Airport Operations

Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 requirements

Shortlisted candidates will be required to have a valid;

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Self-Declaration Form stamped by the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Certificate of Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
  • Clearance Certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

The full details of the advertisement can be accessed onKAA Website https://www.kaa.go.ke under Careers Section.

Application Criteria

If you meet the above criteria, please submit your application letter, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and testimonials, a copy of the National Identity Card, a resume/curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address and names of three (3) professional referees who can speak of your competence, character and integrity.

Submission of Applications

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications via electronic mail [email protected]  or in hard copy quoting the Job Reference on the Email title line or on the envelope to:

General Manager, Human Resource Development
Kenya Airports Authority
Head Office, Airport North Road
P.O. Box 19001-00501
NAIROBI.

To be considered, your application must be received not later than Monday, 24th June 2024 at 5.00pm East African Time addressed to the contact provided above.

KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Canvasing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Job Purpose: The job holder is responsible for providing leadership and overseeing implementation of Airstrip operational services to achieve business

Job Purpose: The job holder is responsible for providing leadership and overseeing implementation of Airport operational services to achieve business growth, seamless customer experience, safety and security of passengers and airstrip users in line with national legislations and International civil aviation Standards & Recommended Practices.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinating airport operations in collaboration with airport stakeholders, ministries, departments and agencies to enhance customer experience;
  2. Driving the implementation of the airport master plan in consultation with stakeholders;
  3. Coordinating emergency and crisis response at the airport;
  4. Implementing airport security plan; 
  5. Implementing safety management system at the airport;
  6. Overseeing seamless passenger and airport user’s facilitation to enhance customer experience;
  7. Overseeing compliance of rescue & firefighting capacity at the airport commensurate to the aerodrome level of protection;
  8. Promoting safe aircraft operations at the airport;
  9. Coordinating compliance with contractual Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and service delivery standards of third party service providers;
  10. Supervising contract implementation for goods and services; and
  11. Implementing Quality Management System at the airport.

Minimum Job Requirements & Qualifications: 

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in a Business related field or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution of higher learning
  2. Minimum of five (5) years working experience two (2) of which must be in a supervisory position
  3. Training in Airport Operations

Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 requirements

Shortlisted candidates will be required to have a valid;

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Self-Declaration Form stamped by the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Certificate of Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
  • Clearance Certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

The full details of the advertisement can be accessed onKAA Website https://www.kaa.go.ke under Careers Section.

Application Criteria

If you meet the above criteria, please submit your application letter, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and testimonials, a copy of the National Identity Card, a resume/curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address and names of three (3) professional referees who can speak of your competence, character and integrity.

Submission of Applications

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications via electronic mail [email protected]  or in hard copy quoting the Job Reference on the Email title line or on the envelope to:

General Manager, Human Resource Development
Kenya Airports Authority
Head Office, Airport North Road
P.O. Box 19001-00501
NAIROBI.

To be considered, your application must be received not later than Monday, 24th June 2024 at 5.00pm East African Time addressed to the contact provided above.

KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Canvasing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Job Purpose: The job holder is responsible for providing leadership and overseeing implementation of Airport operational services to achieve business

Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) was established in 1991 under the KAA Act Cap 395 to provide facilitative infrastructure for aviation services in Kenya.

Guided by its mandate, the Authority is seeking to recruit competent and self-driven person to fill the position of Airport Manager, Wilson Airport who will also oversee the running of Wajir Airport, Isiolo Airport, Nanyuki and Garissa Airstrips.

Job Purpose

The job holder is responsible for overseeing airport and regional operations by providing leadership and management to achieve business growth, seamless customer experience, safety & security of passengers and airport users in line with national legislations and International civil aviation Standards & Recommended Practices.

Key Duties and Responsibilities will entail:

  1. Coordinating airport operations in collaboration with airport stakeholders, ministries, departments and agencies to enhance customer experience;
  2. Coordinating emergency and crisis response at the Airport and region;
  3. Driving the implementation of the Airport Master Plan in consultation with airport stakeholders;
  4. Overseeing development and implementation of Airport Security plan;
  5. Driving the implementation of safety management system at the airport;
  6. Responsible for the implementation of the Environment plan at the Airport;
  7. Authorizing and controlling Airport financial expenditure;
  8. Coordinating internal and external system and regulatory audit activities for compliance and continual improvement;
  9. Overseeing seamless passenger and airport user’s facilitation to enhance Customer experience at the airport;
  10. Guiding on resolution of customer complaints received in line with the authority’s service charter and the complaints handling procedure;
  11. Collaboration with the surrounding community on matters relating to the airport operations;
  12. Overseeing compliance of rescue & firefighting capacity at the airport and the region commensurate to the aerodromes level of protection;
  13. Overseeing safe aircraft operations at the airport;
  14. Overseeing compliance with contractual SLAs and service delivery standards of third-party service providers; and
  15. Managing media relations in the region.

Person Specification

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business Management, Engineering, Law or any relevant field
  2. Master’s degree in Business Administration or a relevant field from a recognized institution desirable
  3. Certification in any ICAO regulatory training
  4. Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  5. A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience, four (4) of which must be in a management position.
  6. Working knowledge and/or understanding of airport operations and management and operations of State Corporations; and
  7. Proficiency in IT with practical working experience gained in a highly automated ERP environment such is SAP is essential.

Skills and Competencies

Strategy execution, analytical, people management, coaching, problem solving & decision-making, prudence financial management, team work, good communication, interpersonal, risk management and leadership skills.

Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 requirements

Shortlisted candidates will be required to have a valid;

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Self-Declaration Form stamped by the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Certificate of Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
  • Clearance Certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

The full details of the advertisement can be accessed onKAA Website https://www.kaa.go.ke under Careers Section.

Application Criteria

If you meet the above criteria, please submit your application letter, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and testimonials, a copy of the National Identity Card, a resume/curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address and names of three (3) professional referees who can speak of your competence, character and integrity.

Submission of Applications

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications via electronic mail [email protected]  or in hard copy quoting the Job Reference on the Email title line or on the envelope to:

Managing Director / CEO
Kenya Airports Authority
KAA Head Office, Airport North Road
P. O Box 19001-00501, Nairobi Kenya.

To be considered, your application must be received not later than Monday, 24th June 2024 at 5.00pm East African Time addressed to the contact provided above.

KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Canvasing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) was established in 1991 under the KAA Act Cap 395 to provide facilitative infrastructure for aviation

Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) was established in 1991 under the KAA Act Cap 395 to provide facilitative infrastructure for aviation services in Kenya.

Guided by its mandate, the Authority is seeking to recruit competent and self-driven person to fill the position of Airport Manager, JKIA.

Job Purpose

Airport Manager, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) will be responsible for safe and efficient operations of the airport on daily basis covering both passengers and cargo hubs. He/ She will ensure all aspects of the airport are fully functioning and compliant with established regulations and standards of Customer Service. He / She will work with employees, service providers and other stakeholders from commercial sector, government, regulatory authorities, security agencies and the community to provide exceptional seamless safe and efficient service to passengers and customers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities will entail:

  1. Managing and directing the implementation and compliance with the Civil Aviation Standards and Recommended Practices in facilitation, security and safety and other regulatory requirements;
  2. Preparing, implementing and monitoring the Airport’s operating and capital budgets;
  3. Developing and implementing product and service delivery strategies in consultation with marketing and other stakeholders to meet customer needs at various touch points;
  4. Developing and implementing robust and strategic partnerships with airport stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient delivery of airport services;
  5. Developing and implementing the Airport Strategic Plan;
  6. Ensuring Airport Certification
  7. Developing and implementing an airport environmental programme;
  8. Developing and implementing facility management plans; and
  9. Maximizing overall financial performance of the Airport.

Person Specification

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Finance, Engineering, Economics or related field, from a recognized institution of higher learning;
  2. Relevant Master’s degree qualification from a recognized institution of higher learning;
  3. Relevant certification in Airport Operations, Aviation Safety, Aviation Security, or Civil Aviation Management is an added advantage;
  4. Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant working experience with at least eight (8) years’ experience gained in a senior management /leadership position with hands on experience and proven track record in operations, safety, customer, people and relationship management;
  5. Working knowledge and/or understanding of airport operations and management and operations of State Corporations; and
  6. Proficiency in IT with practical working experience gained in a highly automated ERP environment such is SAP is essential.

Skills and Competencies

Strategy execution, analytical, people management, coaching, problem solving & decision-making, prudence financial management, team work, good communication, interpersonal, risk management and leadership skills.

Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 requirements

Shortlisted candidates will be required to have a valid;

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Self-Declaration Form stamped by the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Certificate of Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
  • Clearance Certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

The full details of the advertisement can be accessed onKAA Website https://www.kaa.go.ke under Careers Section.

Package details 

A three (3) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance or attainment of mandatory retirement age whichever happens earlier.

Application Criteria

If you meet the above criteria, please submit your application letter, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and testimonials, a copy of the National Identity Card, a resume/curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address and names of three (3) professional referees who can speak of your competence, character and integrity.

Submission of Applications

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications via electronic mail [email protected]  or in hard copy quoting the Job Reference on the Email title line or on the envelope to:

Managing Director / CEO
Kenya Airports Authority
KAA Head Office, Airport North Road
P. O Box 19001-00501, Nairobi Kenya.

To be considered, your application must be received not later than Monday, 24th June, 2024 at 5.00pm East African Time addressed to the contact provided above.

KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Canvasing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) was established in 1991 under the KAA Act Cap 395 to provide facilitative infrastructure for aviation

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