Posted 2 months ago
  1. Job Purpose

The job holder will be responsible for provision of HR development interventions for availability of competent human capital aligned to the HR strategy to enhance productivity, employee growth and career succession.

  • Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Formulating human resource training and development procedures in line with business needs;
  • Identifying staff development needs aligned with Corporate Strategy;
  • Developing staff development plans in consultation with the line managers to ensure that staff have the right skills and competencies;
  •    Advising on the expansion and modernization of the training facility into a leadership aviation center;
  •    Liaising with the aviation related bilateral, multilateral partners and regulatory bodies in respect to training programs;
  • Developing training plans for regulatory and statutory programs in collaboration with the users;
  • Formulating and monitoring the corporate training budget for all the identified employee development needs to ensure adequate funding;
  • Coordinating the implementation of the HR development plan;
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the HR development intervention programs to ensure that they meet set objectives;
  •    Coordinating implementation coaching and mentoring programs in the Authority;
  • Generating staff development reports for decision making;
  • Developing need based in-house training programs and facilitates their delivery;
  • Working with line managers in developing and implementing career and succession plans;
  • Working with line managers to develop and implement staff induction programs;
  • Developing and managing in consultation with function heads, e-programs and co-ordinates learning centres’ activities; and
  • Managing and coordinating internship programmes for students.
  • Key Qualifications and Experience
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration (Human Resource Management Option), Social Sciences from a recognized institution
  2. Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) /Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  3. Membership of Institute of Human Resource Management and in good standing
  4. At least 8 years of relevant work experience with at least 3 years of managerial/supervisory experience
  5. Proficiency in computer applications
  • 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 onKAA 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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