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  • Posted: Feb 20, 2019
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    Jambojet, a brand of Kenya Airways, is Kenya's first low-cost airline. Operating from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Jambojet has set to revolutionize the way you travel by opening up the skies for all to fly for less. We aim to provide affordable air travel because flying really is for everyone. What’s more, Jambojet has a wide var...
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    Head of Quality

    REF: VAC02/02/19

    Location: Embakasi, Nairobi

    Reports to: Accountable Manager

    Role Purpose:

    To provide a focal point for the development, coordination and compliance of Quality standards in order to meet the requirements to maintain the Air Operators Certificate, and IATA Operating Standards.

    Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

    • Maintain a Quality Management Systems for the airline that ensures high performance standards are achieved to satisfy KCAA regulations, company policies & procedures and industry requirements.
    • Ensure development of Company Documentation Management System and operational manuals in compliance with KCAA regulations and industry best practices.
    • Liaise with Kenya Civil Aviation Authority so as to ensure AOC is renewed and Operations Specifications are acquired and kept current in accordance with Kenya Civil Aviation regulations.
    • Provide an independent assessment and overview of the Quality management of the maintenance, operational and corporate activities and where issues are not being addressed adequately; advise or raise with the Managing Director/CEO and other senior management.
    • Ensure appropriate corrective or preventive actions that address relevant compliance and/or conformity issues have been implemented and are being monitored for effectiveness.
    • Must ensure that all C of A (Certificate of Airworthiness) for all aircrafts are valid
    • Ensure communication and coordination with operational managers in the management of operational risk.
    • Ensure AMO (Air maintenance Organization) compliance with KCAA regulations
    • Ensure AMP (Air Maintenance Program) is adhered to
    • Develop and implement a thorough audit cycle that address all areas of Jambojet’s operations, systems, infrastructure, partnerships
    • Maintain an open liaison with regulatory bodies and other airlines worldwide;

    Knowledge, Skills, Experience

    • Degree holder, technically qualified in the field of aircraft maintenance or flight or ground operations
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the field of aircraft maintenance, or flight or ground operations
    • Has successfully completed training in Quality Management Systems certification recognized by KCAA
    • Certification in Quality Management/Audit Technique desirable
    • Sound awareness of Commercial Airline industry dynamics and business environment.
    • Experience in documentation procedures an added advantage
    • Strong commercial attitude, with the ability to think strategically.
    • Good analytical and critical thinking skills, problem-solving, judgment and decision-making skills.
    • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills. Ability to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner as well as communicate across multiple business & customers groups.

    PLEASE NOTE: Jambojet does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants are advised not to remit any funds to anyone purporting to facilitate employment in Jambojet.

    Method of Application

    If you meet the above requirements kindly forward applications to for consideration, by March 4th, 2019.  Kindly site Ref. No as the email subject header.

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