Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager Flight Operations Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager Flight Operations 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 Flight Operations

    Job Purpose

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

    Scope of work / Duties / Responsibilities

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

  • Developing and proposing policies, standards, regulations and legislation to ensure that the regulatory framework of the KCAA 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.

  • Approving of aviation certificates as appropriate

  • Working with the legal services to propose / draft appropriate legislations and regulations relevant.

  • Working closely with Internal Audit and Quality Management department to ensure good governance and practices in the department and effective implementation of inspection, surveillance and licensing processes.

  • Working closely with human resources department to plan Man-power requirements in the department.

  • Reviewing and approving inspection guidance material, manuals and procedures.

  • 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.

  • Working closely with other departments
    as may be necessary.

  • Reviewing and approving reports and recommendations / rejections for certifications and licenses.

  • Coordinating as necessary with the SSP Coordinator and implements State Safety Programme pertaining to ANS and aerodromes.

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

  • Enforcing the relevant Civil Aviation Regulations and recommends appropriate actions.

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


  • A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university.

  • A relevant Master’s degree in a related field will be an advantage;

  • Airline Transport Pilots License (ATPL) with a group one rating of aircraft above 12500 pounds;

  • Training in Management or Leadership

  • Government Flight Operations Inspectors Training will be an added advantage.

  • 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

    How to Apply

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

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