Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager Personnel Licensing – Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Manager Personnel Licensing – 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 Personnel Licensing

    Job Purpose

  • To plan and direct all aviation licensing activities and operations.

    Scope of work / Duties / Responsibilities

  • Enforcing Flight Crew Personnel Regulations as provided for in the Civil Aviation Act and Aeronautical Information Circulars; liaising with outside organizations including the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and other
    contracting states on matters connected with flight crew licensing, aircraft registration and deregistration;

  • Day-to-day consultation with airworthiness division, Flight Operation sections and approved medical examiners on matters relating to safety oversight issues;

  • Directing, maintaining and developing as required an organization for flight crew ground subjects’ examinations as provided by the Civil aviation regulations in consultation with flight inspectors and airworthiness inspectors;

  • Approving annual budget estimates and coordinating the implementation of training policy for aviation licensing officers;

  • Developing and proposing policies, standards, regulations and legislation to ensure that the regulatory framework of the KCAA is aligned and compliant with ICAO annexes as well as other regional and international conventions of which Kenya is a member state; approving aviation certificates and licenses as appropriate and approving aviation training organizations;

  • Registering and deregistering aircraft;

  • Developing, maintaining and directing the management of aviation examinations including medical examinations for licensing purposes;

  • 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;

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

  • Identifying the licensing/certification requirements and implementing appropriate strategies to ensure the technical standards and competence levels are maintained in the delivery of licenses;

  • Enforcing the relevant civil aviation regulations and recommending appropriate actions.

  • Performing other duties as may be assigned by the Director, ASSR


  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Aviation, Aeronautical engineering, Physics, Geography, Mathematics or equivalent from a recognized institution;

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

  • Commercial pilot’s license; or an air traffic controller’s license with three ratings; or aircraft maintenance engineer’s license.

  • Undertaken advanced training in personnel licensing.

  • Undertaken safety oversight managers’ course.

  • Leadership or Management Training.


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

    Knowledge and Skills

  • Proven integrity, transparency and accountability.

  • Good knowledge of ICAO standards, procedures and practices.

  • Knowledge of licensing regulations, practices and procedures.

  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Be analytical, innovative and strategic thinker.

  • Computer literate

    How to Apply

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

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