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Job Purpose: The job holder is responsible for processing the salaries and benefits of Staff.
Employment Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
Reports to: Manager, Human Resource Services
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Processes SAP Payroll and interfaces the system with the Finance Department General Ledger;
  2. Facilitates and oversees prompt submission of the monthly payroll to banks by 24th of every month, which will ensure that staff are paid on or before the 26th day of every month;
  3. Processes staff benefits i.e loans, advances, allowances, terminal benefits and any other approved staff claims;
  4. Assesses staff eligibility to qualify for staff loans, bank loans, advances and making the necessary recommendations thereto;
  5. Evaluates proposals from potential banks that wish to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) for personal lending to staff, and recommend to the GM-HRD for further managerial action;
  6. Processes through the monthly payroll all statutory deductions like P.A.Y.E, N.S.S.F., N.H.I.F. and Pension, other staff voluntary deductions like Sacco dues, Hire-purchase, insurance premiums and ensuring that the same are promptly remitted;
  7. Recovers through the payroll terminal dues overpayments, money incurred or any other resources from staff, which are due to KAA;
  8. Processes and extracts KAA annual P.A.Y.E. returns in accordance with the requirements of the Income Tax Department;
  9. Prepares annual staff position reports for Central Bureau of Statistics, which are used by the Government in addressing its manpower development affairs;
  10. Takes part in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) union negotiations representing the Management to ensure that the Organization benefits positively from the outcome;
  11. Implements key Board and Management decisions like Salary Reviews and negotiated union packages;
  12. Formulates cost effective measures to curb wastage, idle time and ensuring proper utilization of resources to achieve KAA’s objectives;
  13. Prepares ad hoc reports from time to time for Management’s decision making;
  14. Participates in the annual Board of Survey exercise as a Member of the Assets Disposal Committee;


Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience required for this position

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy, Financial Management or Human Resource Management
  • Experience in SAP Payroll or SAP HCM Certification, CPA (K)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Payroll Management and Staff Benefits Administration in a large Organization with more than 2000 employees


Application Criteria

Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) believes that the advancement and success of any organization is primarily due to the strength, quality and efficiency of its Human Resource. The Authority believes in having an engaged, highly motivated and results-oriented workforce in delivering sustainable corporate performance.

If you are interested in  the above positions and you meet the above criteria, please send in your application attaching copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, 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 in word document (.doc/.docx) to recruitment@kaa.go.ke or in hard copy to;

 General Manager, Human Resource Development
Kenya Airports Authority
KAA Head Office, Airport North Road
O Box 19001-00501, Nairobi Kenya

Please indicate the Job Reference on the Email Title line or on the Envelope
Your application should reach us on or before Thursday, 5th March 2020.
Women, Persons with Disability, Minority & Marginalised Groups are encouraged to apply
Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


In Line with Chapter Six, of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants for this position will also be required to;

  • Provide a Certificate of Tax Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Present a Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Provide clearance from the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Submit a Declaration of Wealth to the relevant Authorities
  • Provide a report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

The 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 who will drive the organisation to deliver its mandate.

Overall Job Purpose

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


Key Duties and Responsibilities

The CEO will:

  • Provide coherent leadership of the Authority, lead the senior management team in the day-to-day running of the Authority and delivery of the organisations mandate and strategic intent at a time of growth and change in the market and the industry as a whole;
  • Engage with key stakeholders in the development and delivery of strategic customer, government and sector-wide aviation initiatives;
  • Prepare and present to the Board for deliberation and approval the strategy, long-term capital investment plan, annual budgets and procurement plans that delivery the strategic objectives of the Authority;
  • Drive maximum utilisation and productivity from all the Authority’s assets, ensuring a positive return on all capital investment and operating expenditure, enhancing the balance between aeronautical and non-aeronautical revenues;
  • Ensure the Authority has adequate systems and processes of accountability, risk management and internal control;
  • Create a high performance organisation driven by talented and competent staff who consistently deliver outstanding results;
  • Model the organisation’s values and drive the desired culture; and
  • Ensure that all the Authority’s policies and operations adhere to and conform to all legal, statutory and regulatory guidelines.


Key qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate MUST:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution of higher learning. A Master’s Degree is desirable and certification in aviation is an added advantage;
  • Have a minimum of 15 years’ working experience, 10 of which will be in a senior management/leadership position with hands on experience and direct responsibility for effectively delivering strategic objectives, generating substantial revenues, managing significant capital and operational budgets, and realising positive cash flows and profits;
  • Be an outstanding communicator, have strong people management skills, excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to build relationships at all levels with diverse stakeholders and cause positive outcomes;
  • Be a strategic thinker with good commercial acumen and able to identify economic opportunities in a dynamic environment, take calculated risks, and capitalising on them;
  • Demonstrate competence in managing and delivering large-scale infrastructure projects;
  • Demonstrate decisiveness and adaptability, able to drive change and transformation
  • Be biased towards taking timely actions, and be a high achiever; and
  • Have experience working with or interacting with a Board.


In Line with Chapter Six, of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants will also be required to provide:

  • A Valid Certificate of Tax Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • A Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), i.e., Certified copy of duly completed First Schedule (S.13) Self Declaration form from EACC
  • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)


Package details 

A three (3) year contract of employment with an attractive and competitive package will be offered to the appointed candidate.


If you believe you clearly meet the relevant criteria for this role, please attach copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, a full 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, and clearly quoting the relevant reference number Ref: MD-CEO/KAA/02/2020.


Application Criteria

For more details on the above position visit https://www2.deloitte.com/ke/en/careers/executive-search-recruitment.html  and send your application to reach us no later than 06 March 2020, addressed to the contact provided below.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The Director,
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Deloitte Place, Waiyaki Way Westlands,

Nairobi, Kenya

 Email or hard copy applications will not be accepted. All applications MUST be submitted through the e-recruitment portal to be considered.

 The Kenya Airports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and gender equality. Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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