KAA Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya
KAA Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya 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)
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; KAA Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya
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