Kenya Airways Technical Quality Assurance Manager Jobs

Kenya Airways, a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 54 destinations worldwide, 44 of which are in Africa and carries over four million passengers annually.

The airline was recently voted the Leading Airline in Africa by passengers in the World Travel Awards. It has also been voted the Leading Airline in Africa – Business Class four years in a row.

The Manager Quality Assurance is responsible for establishing an independent quality assurance system to monitor Kenya Airways compliance with Civil Aviation Regulations and Internal standards.

The holder has direct access to the Accountable Manager so as to ensure that he is kept properly informed on quality and compliance matters in relations to the Technical Department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring the Civil Aviation Regulations and requesting any remedial action as necessary by the Base Maintenance Manager, Line Maintenance Manager, Workshops Manager or the Accountable Manager as appropriate.
  • Establish an independent quality assurance system to monitor compliance of the Approved
  • Maintenance Organization with KCAA requirements and any other regulator where applicable.
  • The Manager Quality Assurance works with the Technical Director to ensure that the requirements of KCAA pertaining to quality and safety of operations are adhered to in the technical department.
  • The Manager Quality Assurance implements the quality audit program in which compliance with all maintenance procedures is reviewed at regular intervals in relation to each type of component maintained.
  • This includes the management and completion of audits and production of audit reports as well as follow up and closure of any non-conformance.
  • Ensure that the audit staff are properly trained in both product and audit functions for improved audit reporting and follow
  • Responsible for preparing standard practices and procedures (MPM, including the associated procedure(s) for use within the organization and ensuring their adequacy regarding KCAA regulations and any amendments to the Regulation.
  • Responsible for issue /renewal/cancellation of certifying staff authorizations
  • Responsible for coordinating action on airworthiness occurrences and for initiating any necessary further investigation and follow-up activities.
  • Responsible for ensuring availability and validity of airworthiness documents required for operation of Kenya Airways flights.
  • Responsible for the management of Safety Management System within Technical department.
  • Responsible for planning and controlling the sectional budget.


  • Higher National Diploma in aircraft maintenance or engineering background, Engineering degree will be an added advantage
    10 years’ experience in an aircraft maintenance environment, of which 5 years have been in managing people.
  • Licensed maintenance engineer with appropriate airframe and engine or avionics ratings
  • Must have attended quality management course recognized by the Authority(s)
  • Demonstrated audit experience
  • Demonstrated management skills
  • Knowledge of computer systems in use
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Knowledge of aircraft systems
  • Detailed knowledge of KCAA requirements and Kenya Airways Procedures
  • Commercial Awareness

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 31st July, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Airways Technical Quality Assurance Manager Jobs

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