Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager - Engineering Services Jobs

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager - Engineering Services Jobs

Scope of work / duties / responsibilities

  • Formulating, planning and implementing policies, programmes and procedures concerning implementation and maintenance of Communication, navigation and surveillance facilities.

  • Overseeing the implementation of technical standards and recommended practices as per ICAO annex 10 and Kenyan Standards.

  • Investigating operational complaints and irregularities within the department and
    collaborating in the investigation of incidents and breaches of aviation regulations and procedures.

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

  • Coordinating research and development of new systems and equipment.

  • Preparing and implementing the department’s operational plan and budget to achieve targets in line with the KCAA strategy.

  • Liaising with the planning and development team to identify improvements to the Engineering Services.

  • Liaising with the Quality Management department to ensure effective service delivery.

  • Liaising with the regulator to implement effective inspection and surveillance of equipment

  • Managing Aeronautical frequency spectrum utilization and coordinating the allocation of radio telephony call signs with ICAO.

  • Developing and appraising Aeronautical Telecommunications infrastructure and systems.

  • Maintaining safety management System for CNS.

  • Allocating work, supervising and guiding staff of the directorate;

  • Performing any other official duties as may be assigned by Director Air Navigation Services.


  • A Master’s degree
    in Electrical, Telecommunications, Electronics, Business
    Administration, Civil Aviation Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • BSc degree in Engineering in either Electrical, Telecommunications, Electronics or
    equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Certificate in at least three (3) CNS Equipment Maintenance Courses.

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

  • Training in management and leadership.


  • At least ten (10) years’ experience 5 of which must be in a senior position in a similar engineering environment.

  • Proven experience for financial and people management

    Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of the Kenya Civil Aviation Regulations and ICAO standards.

  • Project Management and Implementation skills.

  • Ability to manage crises by directing recourses appropriately.

  • Written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in Computer applications.

    How to Apply

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