Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager Airworthiness Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager Airworthiness 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.

    Manager Airworthiness

    Job Purpose

  • Plans and directs the activities of Airworthiness to achieve a coordinated approach to policy formulation, inspections and surveillance duties.

    Scope of work / Duties / Responsibilities

  • Preparing and implementing the department’s operational plans and budget to achieve targets in line with the CAA’s strategic plan.

  • Developing and proposing policies, standards, regulations and legislation to ensure that the regulatory framework of the CAA is aligned and compliant with ICAO annexes and recommended practices, as well as other regional and
    international conventions of which Kenya is a member State.

  • Working with the legal services to propose / draft appropriate legislations and regulations and identifies legislative deficiencies and recommends for amendments.

  • Initiating and developing supplementary legislative material in the form of Airworthiness Notices and Aeronautical Information Circulars for approval by senior management.

  • Reviewing and approving airworthiness certificates, inspection guidance material,
    manuals and procedures and monitors the evaluation and approval process of all technical documents submitted to the Authority for approval.

  • Advising and guiding Management and the industry on the interpretation and application of aviation safety standards and regulations.

  • Providing job descriptions and assigning duties to all staff in the department.

  • Conducting regular performance reviews of staff in the department to determine training and development needs and ensure the highest standards of
    performance and conduct are being adhered to.

  • Reviewing and approving reports and recommendations / rejections for certifications and licenses and enforces action on regulatory breaches.

  • Coordinating and liaising with other departments as may be necessary.

  • Implementing State Safety Programme pertaining to airworthiness.

  • Effecting Resolution of Safety Concerns as a preventive measure locally and by reporting relevant safety concerns to States of aircraft Design.

  • Working closely with
    Internal Audit to incorporate good governance practices in the department.

  • Working closely with the Quality Management department to implement effective inspection, surveillance and licensing processes.

  • Working closely with Human Resources department to plan man-power requirements in the department.

  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by Director Aviation Safety,Security and Regulations.


    The successful candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • BSc degree in Engineering (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronic/ Aeronautical) or equivalent qualifications.

  • A Master’s degree in aviation related field will be an added advantage;

  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License in Category ‘A’ (Airframe) and Category ‘C’ (Power Plant) or Category ‘X’ and Category ‘R’ (Electrical, Instruments and Radio);

  • At least three type courses or three type ratings in either category ‘A’ and ‘C’ or
    Category ‘X’ and ‘R’, one of which must be on large aircraft.

  • Be a registered member of the Engineers Registration Board or other relevant body recognized by law;

  • Government Airworthiness Inspectors Course will be an added advantage.

  • Training in management or leadership;

  • Safety Oversight Managers course will be an added advantage


  • At least five (5) years’ experience at senior level in the aviation Industry

    Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of Aviation safety standards and regulations, safety audit and safety management programmes.

  • Be computer literate and proficient in computer applications.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Team player and with strong leadership skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Be analytical, innovative and strategic thinker

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager Airworthiness Jobs in Kenya

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