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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 10, 2021
  • Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) was established on 24th October 2002 by the Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act, 2002 with the primary functions towards; Regulation and oversight of Aviation Safety & Security; Economic regulation of Air Services and development of Civil Aviation; Provision of Air Navigation Services, and Training of Aviation personne...
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    Manager Aviation Security

    KCAA SCALE 5 (REF: ASSR/AS/01/21)
    Department / Section: Aviation Security
    Reports To: Director Aviation Safety and Security Regulations

    Job Purpose

    To plan and direct aviation security oversight activities and operations at the Authority.

    Scope of work / Duties / Responsibilities

    • Developing aviation security policies, strategies, programs and technical guidance materials and implementation thereof;
    • Overseeing the enforcement of legislation and regulation to comply with the ICAO standards and recommended practices;
    • Facilitating certification of regulated agents, airlines catering operators, aviation    security service providers, aviation security screeners, supervisors, instructors and inspectors;
    • Approving operators' aviation security manuals;
    • Facilitating security surveys, audits, inspections and systems tests;
    • Approving security training programmes and courses for the operators;
    • Approving airport contingency plans;
    • Reviewing assessment reports on mitigation of threats of man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) and stand-off weapons;
    • Providing secretariat services to the National Civil Aviation Security Committee;
    • Coordinating ICAO Universal Security Audit Programme (USAP) activities and corrective action plans;
    • Preparing annual work plans for the department and accompanying budgetary estimates and performance targets;
    •  Supervising, guiding, appraising, training and developing of staff;
    •  Performing other duties as may be assigned by the Director, Aviation Safety and Security Regulations.



    •  At least ten (10) years' experience, five (5) of which should be in senior role in the aviation security sector or security related sector.
    •  Proven experience for financial accountability and people management.

    Knowledge and Skills

    •  Have a good understanding of the mandate of KCAA and the role of the aviation security function in realization of the mandate.
    • Have demonstrated outstanding professional and managerial competence as reflected in work performance and results.
    • Knowledge of security standards and regulations, security audit and programmes.
    • Strong people management skills, with ability to guide the performance of others.
    • Ability to plan and budget for scarce resources, human or otherwise, to achieve targets.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to understand security issues from the broader national perspective.
    • Proficiency in computer applications.

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    Assistant Registrar, Administration

    KCAA SCALE 8 - (REF: EASA/ADM/02/ 21)
    Department: East African School of Aviation
    Reports To:    Registrar, Finance and Administration

    Job Purpose     To coordinate administrative functions in the school in compliance with procedures and regulations

    Scope of work / duties / responsibilities

    • Coordinating Administration functions within EASA.
    • Supervising the registry to ensure safe custody of documents, file and mail movement.
    • Coordinating all staff welfare activities.
    • Overseeing outsourced services, such as, security, catering, cleaning etc.
    • Coordinating Logistics and Transportation service.
    • Coordinating Environmental and Occupational safety and security matters of the school
    • Performing other duties as may be assigned by the Registrar, Finance & Administration.


    • A degree in Business Administration/Human Resource or related field.
    • Diploma in Business Administration /Human Resource will be an added advantage.
    • Training in management/Leadership.


    •  Five (5) years' experience in administrative role in a busy environment. Knowledge and skills
    •  Knowledge of procedures in procurement, finance, human resources, academics etc.
    •  Interpersonal skills to interact with various user departments, including customer services skills.
    •  Proficiency in computer applications.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are required to submit their application letter quoting the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter, attaching copies of certificates, testimonials, a detailed CV with daytime telephone and full contact details of three professional referees to the address below. The application should be received not later than 10th February 2021.

    Details of the job specifications can be obtained from the KCAA website at

    The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Note: Persons living with disabilities are required to attach a valid membership

    The Director General
    Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Aviation House - JKIA
    P. 0. Box 30163 — 00100

    Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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