Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager Legal Services Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager Legal Services 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 Legal Services

    Job Purpose

  • To advise and support Management and the Board on all corporate issues pertaining to legal and regulatory framework

    Scope of work / Duties / Responsibilities

  • Providing professional guidance to the Authority’s Board, Management and Staff on compliance with good corporate governance practice.

  • Providing professional support in organizing of Board meetings in compliance with all the laws regulations and procedures, including the Agenda, Board Papers,Records and Board minutes, other Board documents.

  • Providing professional support in the preparation of timely replies by the Authority to Parliamentary questions that touch on the mandate and operations of the Authority.

  • Supervising the legal officers in carrying out their duties/ responsibilities and coordinate the legal services rendered by the legal office of the Authority.

  • Providing professional guidance to the Director General and the Board of the Authority and Management on all legal matters relating to the mandate, functions and operations of the Authority on all areas of law including but not limited to
    real estate (property), insurance, contracts, litigation, arbitration, Labour/employment matters and statutory/business compliance matters.

  • Handling and coordinating and monitoring all litigation instituted against the and on behalf of the Authority;

  • liaising with the Authority’s external legal counsel to ensure the best results for the Authority in such litigation;

  • Providing professional support in the drafting and the development of legislation including regulations on civil aviation;

  • Contributing to the negotiation, drafting, review and interpretation of contracts/Agreements in which KCAA is a party

  • Liaising on behalf of the Authority with the
    legal personnel in Government, other state corporations, private sector, regional and international organizations, on legal matters pertaining to civil aviation including lobbying Government to legislate international conventions on Civil Aviation.

  • Facilitating the updating of current statutes in the country, (the laws of Kenya) that are maintained in the Legal office of the Authority’s on a regular basis.

  • Carrying out any other duties relating to laws of the country or civil aviation generally as may be directed by the Corporation Secretary from time to time to attend to.


  • Bachelors’ degree in law

  • A relevant Masters’ degree

  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya

  • Certified Public Secretary (CPS) and a member of the institute of certified Public Secretary of Kenya in good standing.

  • A Current Practicing Certificate.

  • Training in Management or Leadership


  • Five (5) years’ experience in Company / Corporate Law/Legal Affairs

  • Experience in the aviation sector will be an advantage.

    Knowledge and skills

  • Strong legal and regulatory background relevant to the industry

  • Verbal and written communication and report writing skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate high level of professional standards and ethics

  • Ability to manage and develop a team of professionals

  • Ability to proactively identify legal and regulatory issues that impact on KCAA’s business units in the short and long term.

    How to Apply

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

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