15 May 2018

Submit your CV! New Recruitment at Kenya Airports Authority (May, 2018 Jobs Update)

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Kenya Airports Authority is the owner and operator of nine civilian airports and airstrips in Kenya. Kenya Airports Authority was established by an act of Parliament in 1992, by the ruling Kenya African National Union government

Electrical / Elecronics Engineer – 2 positions

  • Job TypePermanent
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Engineering / Technical

Employment Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Reports to: Manager, Contracts & Airport Development

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares improvement and maintenance plans for Electrical, Electronics equipment and facilities to ensure continuous serviceability.
  • Oversees maintenance of all electrical and electronic equipment and facilities such as FIDS, Screening Machines , Airfield Lighting, CCTV, Public Address etc. to ensure continuous serviceability
  • Prepares designs, tender specifications and bills of quantities for maintenance works and capital projects.
  • Attends to airport stakeholders enquiries on electrical services needs in line with the set standards.
  • Attends to emergencies by providing technical advice to ensure timely response
  • Ensures good maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS) and Safety Management Systems (SMS)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Registration with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) and membership of Institute of Engineers of Kenya ( IEK)
  • A Minimum of Eight (8) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years Managerial/Supervisory experience

Marketing Officer, Retail

  • Job TypePermanent
  • QualificationDiploma   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience5 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing

JOB REF: MBD/MO2/MAY 2018

Job Purpose

The job holder is responsible for identifying and administering non-aeronautical businesses in order to cater for the needs and wants of the airport users and service providers with the overall goal of maximizing non-aeronautical revenues for the Authority.

Employment Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Reports to: Manager, Retail & Concessions

Key Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Ensures all the retail and rental contracts are up-to date at all times through timely renewal process.
  • Updates at all times the dual tenants and retail directories
  • Implements and monitors rental / retail concession contracts by ensuring that they all generate the requisite revenue as per set contracts through correct invoicing system.
  • Introduces new commercial retail ventures /services to enhance services diversification in order to enrich customer service experience.
  • Ensures that services providers adhere or comply /stick to the authorized commercial operations and Service Level Agreements including taxi operations.
  • Assists in the Development of the annual retail concession plans as well as service level agreements for JKIA and development of marketing and business plans for JKIA
  • Develops and maintains good business relationships with concessionaires and stakeholders.
  • Responds to commercial queries relating area of jurisdiction.
  • Approves car parking management access documents
  • Ensures good maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS) and Safety Management Systems (SMS)

Job Qualifications

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant Diploma Qualifications
  • A Minimum of Five (5) years relevant work experience with at least two (2) years Supervisory experience

Marketing Officer, Cargo

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationDiploma   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 – 5 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing

REF: MBD/MO1/MAY 2018

Job Purpose

The job holder in liaison with the Commercial Manager, Cargo implements cargo business plans for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Wilson Airport, Wajir International Airport , Eldoret International Airport, Moi International Airport, Kisumu International Airport, Lokichoggio Airport and Malindi Airport to achieve revenue targets and efficient cargo operations.

Employment Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Reports to: Commercial Manager, Cargo

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implements cargo business plans for general freight, fresh produce, Horticulture and Courier business to achieve set targets on revenue and customer service.
  • Monitors and analyzes the operational performance of licensed transit sheds to ensures optimal revenue and efficient operations
  • Reviews and develops courier operations to maximize on revenue and customer service.
  • Undertakes review and standardizes the operations of the specialized freight area to maximize on business opportunities.
  • Develops and maintain contacts with all cargo stakeholders to ensure good relations.
  • Monitors, reviews/benchmarks and upgrades operation of the Animal Holding unit at the Airports to ensure efficient operations and maximum revenue in line with business plan.
  • Coordinates in liaison with the commercial Manager-Cargo/ Airport Managers (EIA, MIA, KSM, LOKI, MLD) all cargo activities to achieve set targets on revenue and customer service.
  • Initiates and recommends for approval new business opportunities.
  • Collects and analyzes data on cargo to ensure availability of data for decision making.
  • Ensures good maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS) and Safety Management Systems (SMS)

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience required for this position

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant Diploma Qualifications
  • A Minimum of Five (5) years relevant work experience with at least two (2) years Supervisory experience

Manager, Brand Advertising and Product Development

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience8 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding

Job Purpose

The position holder is responsible for development and implementation of the Authority’s brand by developing marketing strategies, establishing a differentiated and consistent positive corporate brand image.

Employment Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Reports to: General Manager, Marketing & Business Development

 Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Markets the Authority’s Airports and manages the brand equity of the Authority to generate positive disposition amongst various stakeholders
  • Tracks global trends in airport services, new & emerging trends in the industry to ensure the Authority stays in the leaders quadrant in providing services consistent with the brand position
  • Executes and analyzes passenger dispositions to services provided by the airports, covering aeronautical and non-aeronautical touch-points.
  • Ensures commercially negotiated outcomes are properly documented based on suitable legal advice ensuring that these documents are approved in accordance with KAA Act, Public Procurement & Disposal Act and administration of commercial terms.
  • Implements and monitors revenue performance of advertising concession contracts, and develops & monitors Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) to ensure service delivery in line with set standards.
  • Ensures good maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS) and Safety Management Systems (SMS)

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience required for this position

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s level Qualification is desirable
  • Relevant Diploma Qualifications and Professional Membership
  • A Minimum of Eight (8) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years Managerial/Supervisory experience

Commercial Manager, Cargo

  • Job TypePermanent
  • QualificationDiploma   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience10 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Administration / Secretarial

REF: MBD/CMC/MAY 2018

Job Purpose

The job holder develops and implements strategies that ensure meeting of set revenue and customer service objectives.

Employment Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Reports to: General Manager, Marketing & Business Development

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generates documented cargo business plans for the Authority and pursues 100% achievement of cargo revenue budget target
  • Facilitates 100% achievement of the projected growth of Nairobi cargo hub
  • Spearheads the signing and implementation of service level agreements with third parties and ensures enforcement of 100% of service level agreements.
  • Undertakes annual cargo capacity audit report for all Airports and facilitates improved cargo infrastructure in line with the Master Plan and Facilities Audit.
  • Generates Incentives and promotional programs in line with the business plan and undertake delivery of new businesses in cargo annually.
  • Ensures good maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS) and Safety Management Systems (SMS)

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience required for this position

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s level Qualification is desirable
  • Relevant Diploma Qualifications and Professional Membership
  • A Minimum of Ten (10) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years Managerial/Supervisory experience

General Manager, Operations and Safety

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience4 – 12 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Administration / Secretarial

REF: OPS/GMOPS/MAY 2018

Job Purpose

The job holder is responsible for ensuring cost effective airport operations and aviation safety.

Employment Terms: Contract

Reports to: Managing Director/CEO

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and confirms implementation of ICAO standards as well as regulations and guidelines from KCAA in the operations of all KAA airports and airstrips
  • Reviews the capacity of the current airport facilities vis-à-vis current and anticipated demands.
  • Makes recommendations for upgrading and/or enhancement of operational facilities, passenger facilitation, ground and cargo services in order to continuously provide exceptional seamless, safe and efficient service to passengers and customers and enhance realization of revenue targets
  • With the various direct reports develops departmental budgets, schedules expenditure, analyzes variances and takes corrective actions to address variances
  • Leads the process and confirms that corrective and preventative actions identified by audit, risk and compliance reviews; investigations or other assessment mechanisms are undertaken within the agreed time frame.
  • Develops and monitor service level agreements with departmental service providers and other stake holders.
  • Ensures Serviceability and operations of fire and rescue equipment
  • Ensures good maintenance and improvement of KAA Quality Management System (QMS) and Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • Ensures compliance with the public procurement and Disposal Act

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience required for this position

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s level Qualification is desirable
  • A Minimum of Twelve (12) years relevant work experience with four (4) years in a Senior Management position
  • ICAO / ACI Operations certifications
  • Experience working with or interacting with a Board

How to Apply

If you are interested in any of the above positions and you meet the above criteria, please send in your application attaching copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, 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 your competence, character and integrity in word document (.doc/.docx) to [email protected] 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 TUESDAY, 22ND MAY 2018. 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
  • Clearance from the Ethics & Ant-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Submit a Declaration of Wealth to the relevant Authorities
  • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Successfully pass Vetting





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