Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Head of Department - Aviation Safety & Security Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Head of Department - Aviation Safety & Security Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

Job Opportunities

  • The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is responsible for providing regulatory oversight on
    air safety, air navigation services and aviation training in Kenya.

  • The Authority is seeking to recruit qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions in its establishment.

    Head of Department - Aviation Safety & Security

    Job Purpose

  • To plan, direct and organize the development and implementation of Aviation Safety & Security programmes and courses to meet industry needs.

    Scope of work / Duties / Responsibilities

  • Planning and approving targets, budgetary guidelines and use of resources for the development and implementation of Aviation Safety & Security programmes;

  • Coordinating with other faculties/ departments as may be necessary for efficient and profitable delivery for Aviation Safety & Security programmes;

  • Devising strategies to retain students and maintain recurrent revenue base

  • Evaluating the long term capability requirements, systems, equipment and human resources, of the faculty/department against the School’s Strategic Plan and determines plans and initiatives to be taken

  • Identifying industry needs and students career needs in order to develop innovative faculty programmes that increase both student intake and revenue from industry;

  • Coordinating with the Registrar Academics and other departments as may be necessary to resolve staff issues, including disciplinary matters, appointments,contracts, promotions etc in the Aviation Safety & Security faculty;

  • Liaising with stakeholders/organizations as may be necessary for realization of the faculty objectives.

  • Coordinating with the Quality Management department to implement quality systems

  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Registrar,


  • A Bachelors degree in a related field such as physics, mathematics, telecommunication engineering, aeronautical engineering, electrical/electronic or
    mechanical engineering or aviation.

  • A master’s degree in an aviation related field.

  • A professional qualification in an Aviation Safety or Security related discipline.

  • Safety oversight managers course

  • Security oversight managers course

  • Instructor Training Course

  • Train the trainers course

  • Certificate in Curriculum Development

  • Training in management or leadership


  • 5 years’ experience in a senior Aviation Safety/Security oversight role.

  • 2 years experience in an institution of higher learning.

  • Proven experience for financial accountability and people management.

    Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of relevant ICAO standards and national requirements applicable to training institutions.

  • Business acumen, ability to achieve quality in the most profitable way

  • Knowledge of quality systems in higher learning institutions and applicable ICAO requirements

  • Knowledge and application of course design, training methodology design

  • Knowledge of industry trends and needs.

  • Strong verbal and communication skills

  • Understanding of examination administration and management

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Head of Department - Aviation Safety & Security Jobs in Kenya

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