Government Jobs in JKIA, Nairobi - Kenya Airports Authority

Airport Manager
REF: OP&S/AM-JKIA/SEPT/ 2017
Airport Manager, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) is accountable to General Manager, Operations & Safety and is responsible for safe and efficient operations of the airport on daily basis covering both passengers and cargo hubs.
He/She ensures all aspects of the airport are fully functioning and compliant with established regulations and standards of Customer Service.
Works with employees, service providers and other stakeholders from commercial sector, government, regulatory authorities, security agencies and the community to provide exceptional seamless safe and efficient service to passengers and customers.
Employment Terms: Contract
Reports to: General Manager, Operations & Safety

Responsibilities

·         Works with employees, service providers and other stakeholders from commercial sector, government, regulatory authorities, security agencies and the community to provide exceptional seamless safe and efficient service to passengers and customers.
·         Ensures realization of revenue targets and the running of JKIA as a profitable operation.
·         Prepares and implements business development plans for the Airport to enhance growth in partnership with airport stakeholders.
·         Develops, reviews, implements Airport strategic plan and objectives
·         Develops reviews and implements Airport Master Plan in consultation with airport stakeholders
·         Prepares, develops and monitors recurrent and capital budgets for the financial well-being of the facility, maximizes revenue generation, collection and banking
·         Manages and directs the implementation and compliance with Civil Aviation Standards and recommends practices in airport operations, facilitation, security and safety and other regulatory requirement.
·         Meets and maintains compliance with Airport certification requirements at all times.
·         Develops and implements airport environmental programs
·         Ensures maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS), Safety Management System (SMS), Customer Service Standards and other statutory audits.

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning
·         Master’s degree Level qualification
·         Minimum of 10 years working experience with at least 4 years’ experience gained in a senior management /leadership position with hands on experience and proven track record in operations, safety, customer, people and relationship management
·         Working knowledge of and/or demonstrable ability to quickly absorb and understand global and local regulations pertaining to the aviation industry and operations of State Corporations.
·         Proficiency in IT with practical working experience gained in a highly automated ERP environment such is SAP is essential.

Contracts & Governance Legal Manager
REF: CS/MLCG/SEPT/2017
The position holder is responsible for development and implementation of contracts to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulations affecting the Authority.
Employment Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
Reports to: Corporation Secretary

Responsibilities

·         Drafts, evaluates and negotiates all procurement contracts and related documentation within the prescribed period based on strategy discussions, senior management input, and organizational needs and expectations
·         Oversees organizational contract development and management activities
·         Enforces organizational principles of integrity and compliance
·         Monitors and evaluate documentation management by users and reports progress to facilitate timely decision making and timely implementation or completion of projects
·         Conducts contract strategy meetings to identify issues and client requirements, facilitates pricing discussions and obtain senior management input on timelines and deliverables
·         Maintains contractual records and documentation such as receipt and control of all contract correspondences, customer contact information sheets, contractual changes, status reports and other documents for all projects
·         Actively engages and contributes to the development and review of the relevant policies and procedures and approach within the organization to ensure continued compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
·         Assists the Corporation Secretary to provide a professional advisory service to the Board of Directors and Board Committees on corporate governance issues and statutory requirements
·         Maintains a record of the updated laws, regulations, Board and Committee Charters, Governance Policies, Regulatory Statements and any other important governance documents that may need to be referenced by the Board.
·         Coordinate board meetings, trainings, tours and other activities for board members
·         Represents the Corporation Secretary on designated management committees including the Integrity Committee to ensure adherence to the law, policy framework and ethical behavior
·         Ensures that the Corporation complies with the regulatory environment affecting its operations by liaising with the Government, regulatory bodies and international organizations such as ICAO and ACI
·         Ensures maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS), Safety Management System (SMS), Customer Service Standards and other statutory audits.

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized institution of higher learning
·         A Master’s degree Level Qualification
·         Diploma from the Kenya School of Law
·         Membership to the Law Society of Kenya.
·         Certified Public Secretary and member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya
·         Minimum of 8 years relevant working experience with at least 5 years in a senior management /leadership position with hands on experience
·         Working knowledge of and/or demonstrable ability to quickly absorb and understand global and local regulations pertaining to the aviation industry and operations of State Corporations.
·         Proficiency in IT with working experience gained in a highly automated ERP environment
·         Applicants who had applied for the earlier advertisement made on 5th September 2017 are free to apply again.

Contracts Legal Counsel
REF: CS/LCC/SEPT/2017
The position holder is responsible for ensuring that the organization’s interests are protected through effective preparation and management of contracts in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.
Employment Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
Reports to: Manager Legal, Contracts & Governance

Responsibilities

·         Draws up contracts relating to the organization’s business transactions to ensure that the organizations interests are protected and obligations met.
·         Undertakes contract administration to ensure that the contract agreements are complied with.
·         Provides legal advice to management relating to the business and operations to ensure full compliance with the contract agreements.
·         Develops service level agreements in consultation with various departments to ensure compliance with standards.
·         Provides legal advice on Building and Construction contracts to ensure that the necessary obligations/ interests are captured to avoid future litigation.
·         Works closely with user departments in understanding and interpreting the provisions of contracts.
·         Participates in contractual negotiations between the organization and other bodies.
·         Ensures that the Corporation complies with the regulatory environment affecting its operations by liaising with the Government ,regulatory bodies and international organizations such as ICAO and ACI
·         Ensures maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS), Safety Management System (SMS), Customer Service Standards and other statutory audits.

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized institution of higher learning
·         A Master’s degree Level Qualification
·         Diploma from the Kenya School of Law
·         Membership to the Law Society of Kenya.
·         Minimum of 6 years working experience
·         Working knowledge of and/or demonstrable ability to quickly absorb and understand global and local regulations pertaining to the aviation industry and operations of State Corporations.
·         Proficiency in IT with working experience gained in a highly automated ERP environment
·         Applicants who had applied for the earlier advertisement made on 5th September 2017 are free to apply again.

Disputes Resolution Legal Counsel
REF: CS/LCDR/SEPT/2017
The position holder is responsible for providing legal advice to ensure that the Authority’s interests in Dispute Resolution are protected and the Authority is in full compliance with local and international Laws and Regulations
Employment Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
Reports to: Manager Legal, Disputes Resolution

Responsibilities

·         Provides legal advice on claims arising from the organizations’ business
·         Handles dispute resolution matters and liaises with external counsel for effective and expeditious resolution
·         Advises the Authority on Industrial Relations matters to ensure compliance with the Law
·         Provides legal advice to management to ensure the Authority’s statutory and regulatory obligations are met in all its operations.
·         Monitors the Authority’s compliance to statutes, International Conventions and Regulations to ensure smooth flow of operations.
·         Ensures that the Corporation complies with the regulatory environment affecting its operations by liaising with the Government ,regulatory bodies and international organizations such as ICAO and ACI
·         Ensures maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS), Safety Management System (SMS), Customer Service Standards and other statutory audits.

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized institution of higher learning
·         A Master’s degree Level Qualification
·         Diploma from the Kenya School of Law
·         Membership to the Law Society of Kenya.
·         Minimum of 6 years relevant working experience
·         Working knowledge of and/or demonstrable ability to quickly absorb and understand global and local regulations pertaining to the aviation industry and operations of State Corporations.
·         Proficiency in IT with working experience gained in a highly automated ERP environment
·         Applicants who had applied for the earlier advertisement made on 5th September 2017 are free to apply again

Procurement & Logistics Manager
REF: MD/GMP&L/SEPT/ 2017
The position holder is responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of procurement, inventory management and logistics;
He/She ensures value to the Authority by making sure procurement is timely and based on value for money in terms of quality, price and terms from suppliers that are fully compliant to all relevant public procurement regulations and guidelines, the Authority’s procurement policy, as well as consistent good commercial and professional practice.
Employment Terms: Contract
Reports to: Managing Director/CEO

Responsibilities

·         Engages and contributes to the development and review of the corporate and division strategy, policy and approach within the organization.
·         Prepares and implements the annual Procurement Plan to ensure that procurements are made in a systematic and structured way.
·         Develops and ensures implementation of inventory management systems in line with best practice.
·         Ensures development of reliable suppliers database based on set requirements
·         Ensures development and implementation of disposal plans to facilitate timely and efficient identification and disposal of redundant assets.
·         Monitors and evaluates contract management by users and report progress to facilitate timely decision making and timely implementation/completion of projects.
·         Monitors and coordinates the bidding process and evaluation of the supply chain function in line with Public Procurement Act and Regulations.
·         Takes Custody of divisional policies and processes and standard operating procedures manuals
·         Ensures performance measures are designed to evaluate performance against the strategic plan
·         Ensures maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS), Safety Management System (SMS), Customer Service Standards and other statutory audits.

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning
·         Master’s degree Level qualification
·         Relevant post graduate Diploma qualification
·         Membership with relevant professional body
·         Minimum of 12 years relevant working experience with at least 4 years in a senior management /leadership position with hands on experience
·         Working knowledge of and/or demonstrable ability to quickly absorb and understand global and local regulations pertaining to the aviation industry and operations of State Corporations.
·         Proficiency in IT with working experience gained in a highly automated ERP environment
·         Practical working knowledge and competence with Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) system and/or automated procurement system such SAP is mandatory
·         Experience working with or interacting with a Board
How to Apply
Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) believes that the advancement and success of any organization is primarily due the strength, quality and efficiency of its Human Resource.
The Authority believes in having an engaged, highly motivated and results-oriented workforce in delivering sustainable corporate performance.
If you are interested in any of the above positions and you meet the above criteria, please send in your application attaching a full resume/curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address and names of three (3) professional referees who can speak of their competence, character and integrity in word document (.doc/.docx) torecruitment@kaa.go.ke or in hard copy to;
General Manager, Human Resource Development
Kenya Airports Authority
KAA Head Office, Airport North Road
P O Box 19001-00501, Nairobi Kenya
Please indicate the Job Reference on the email Title line or on the Envelope. Your application should reach us on or before 10th October 2017.KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
In Line with Chapter Six, of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, shortlisted candidates for each position will also be required to;
·         Provide a Certificate of Tax Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
·         Present a Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
·         Submit a Declaration of Wealth to the relevant Authorities
·         Clearance from the Ethics & Ant-Corruption Commission (EACC)

·         A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
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