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a) Job Purpose
The job holder will be responsible for co-ordinating corporate performance management, staff productivity, reward and sanctions systems to effectively support achievement of strategic goals and objectives.

b) Key Duties and responsibilities
i. Ensuring the Authority’s performance management and service quality improvement processes are focused and aligned to the corporate strategic objectives;
ii. Inculcating a high-performance culture within the organization to achieve the Authority’s strategic goals and objectives through working closely with departmental heads to develop goals and initiatives;
iii. Ensuring performance measures are designed to evaluate performance against the strategic plan;
iv. Implementing policies, strategies, procedures and standards on performance management and reward and sanctions systems in the Authority;
v. Collaborating on the design of the information technology infrastructure required to support a robust performance review and quality improvement system;
vi. Periodically reviewing the performance management function in the Authority and recommending appropriate interventions;
vii. Designing and implementing performance-based reward and recognition systems in line with the Corporate strategy, departmental objectives and individual performance to drive employees to higher productivity;
viii. Designing and implementing performance management and quality improvement capacity building training on programs for all level of employees in the Authority;
ix. Spearheading culture and change management in the Authority;
x. Providing the necessary performance data and progress reports on a timely basis and making recommendations for future improvements; and
xi. Implementing the rewards and sanctions framework.

c) Key Qualifications and Experience
i. Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration (Human Resource Management Option), Social Sciences from a recognized institution
ii. Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) /Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
iii. Member of Institute of Human Resource Management and in good standing
iv. At least 8 years of relevant work experience with at least 3 years of managerial/supervisory experience
v. Proficiency in computer applications

d) Skills and Competencies
Teamwork, good communication, interpersonal, supervisory and analytical skills.

Terms and Conditions of Service
The Corporation Secretary and General Manager positions shall be for a three (3) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance or attainment of mandatory retirement age whichever happens earlier. The other positions will be on permanent and pensionable terms as per the provisions of the Authority’s Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual.

Documents to be submitted by the Applicants
Application letter should be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), a daytime phone contact, email address, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees and copies of academic and relevant professional certificates.

Kindly note that prospective applicants can only apply for a single position which they consider themselves most suitable. Multiple applications for different positions will not be considered.

Application Criteria
The full details of the advertisement can be accessed on KAA Website under Careers Section for detailed job descriptions, requirements for appointment and instructions on how to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit the following clearance certificates as per the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:
(i) Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
(ii) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
(iii) Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
(iv) Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
(v) Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

The clearance certificates should be valid and current.

The self-declaration Form from EACC should indicate the respective position that is being applied for.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to provide original National Identity Card, Academic and Professional Certificates during the interview.

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, 21st August, 2023 at 5.00pm East African Time addressed to the contact provided above.

KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities, Minority & Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply.

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


  1. Candidates who had applied for the positions of General Manager, Marketing & Business Development as per the advertisement dated 23rd July, 2021 and the September, 2021 and are still interested are encouraged to re – apply.
  2. Candidates who had applied for the positions advertised internally on 8th March, 2023 and are still interested are encouraged to re – apply.
  3. All advertisements of 23rd July, 2021, 28th September, 2021 and 8th March, 2023 have been voided.

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