Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Director - Aviation Safety and Security Regulation Jobs

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Director - Aviation Safety and Security Regulation Jobs


Scope of work / duties / responsibilities

  • Developing/reviewing policies, procedures, standards and strategies for Aviation Safety and Security Regulation Operations;

  • Interpreting and implementing Aviation Safety Standards and Regulations;

  • Ensuring continuous quality, performance and surveillance on Aviation Safety and Security Regulation services;

  • Incorporating appropriate safety standards and sound economic principles;

  • Advising the Director General on matters affecting aviation safety legislation and
    enforcement;

  • Issuing Approvals, Authorizations, Certificates and Licences for air operators and personnel;

  • Preparing budget estimates and advising management on manpower requirements;

  • Initiating and facilitating manpower development programs for the directorate;

  • Conducting continuous quality and performance surveillance on services provided;

  • Preparing the Directorate’s annual work plans and accompanying budget;

  • Monitoring and evaluating performance of the Directorate against set targets and standards

  • Supervising, guiding, developing and managing the performance of staff in the directorate;

  • Performing any other official duties as may be assigned by the Director General.

    Qualifications

  • Masters’ degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Economics, Business Administration, Aeronautical Engineering, Civil Aviation Management, Air Transport Economics, Aviation Safety, Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Bachelors’ Degree in any of the following disciplines: Aeronautical Engineering, Civil Aviation Management, Air Transport Economics, Aviation Safety or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • An Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) with ratings of large commercial aircraft in Group 1 and at least 5,000 hours flying experience or an Air Traffic Controller’s License with 3 or more ratings, or Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s
    4 License (AMEL) in any of the following categories:

  • Category B1 (Category ‘A’ Airframes and Category ‘C’ Engines); or

  • Category B2
    (Category ‘X’ - Electrical, Instruments, Automatic Pilot and R-Radio);

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade of C+ (plus) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

  • Membership to a relevant professional body and in good standing.

    Experience

  • A minimum of twelve (12) years’ work experience in Aviation field, five (5) of which must be in a management role.

    Knowledge and skills

  • Good knowledge of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs).

  • Proven experience in developing National Aviation Regulations and Procedures will be an added advantage.

  • Good understanding of the mandate of KCAA and the role of Aviation Safety and Regulation Function in realization of the same.

  • Fulfilled the provisions of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strategic and innovative thinking.

  • Negotiation skills.

  • Leadership Skills.

  • Shown merit and ability in work performance and results;

  • Proficiency in Computer Applications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Director - Aviation Safety and Security Regulation Jobs


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