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  • Posted: Jul 1, 2024
    Deadline: Jul 15, 2024
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    Kenya Airways, the leading African airline flying to more African destinations than any other carrier, takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

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    Duty Ramp Controller (MBA)

    Brief Description

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the day-to-day passenger ramp activities whilst ensuring that standards of safety and security are delivered in accordance with the regulatory requirements for KQ and Customer airlines.

    Detailed Description

    Policies and Procedures:  

    • Ensure compliance to all relevant policies, processes and procedures is achieved so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner. 
    • Monitor and ensure all handling processes are performed in accordance to the laid down procedures to guarantee consistency in service. 

    Safety, Quality & Environment 

    • Promote and maintain a positive safety culture, a healthy, secure and cost-effective operation for Kenya Airways and Customer Airlines operations and ensure compliance with the relevant industry/legislative requirements and company procedures to ensure a healthy and safe work environment.  
    • Constantly review, monitor and adopt reasonable measures to improve quality, safety and minimize risk and hazards within Passenger Ramp Services. 
    • Take corrective action on internal/external audits and spot checks to ensure continuous adherence to standard operating procedures. 
    • Identify and report hazards, near misses, incidents and accidents. 
    • Assist in performance of risk assessments and updating the risk register.  
    • Drive safety briefings for culture change incoordination with other Duty Ramp Controllers. 

    Day-to-Day Operations: 

    • Work closely with a team of Turnaround Coordinators to manage and run a shift of Ramp Services staff. 
    • Oversee handling of all KQ and Customer Airline flights during the shift. 
    • Maintain a high standard of discipline and recognize good performance. 
    • Develop and coach staff regarding correct policies, procedures and service standards.  
    • Enforce high discipline among team member by leading by example. 
    • Conduct daily staff briefings and debriefs as per KQ requirements and complete daily shift reports. 
    • Drive continuous improvement in delivering punctuality(OTP) in order to meet the needs and expectations of our customers without compromising on safety. 
    • Effectively manage service challenges during irregular operations. 
    • Drive the provision of high-quality ramp service delivery in day to day operations for Kenya Airways and Customer Airlines according to the agreed Service Level Agreements and Company Policies in liaison with all other airport stake holders. 
    • Generate revenue, control expenditure, promote cost control and revenue protection awareness among the team. 
    • Ensure that all the required, current operations manuals, publications and any other related documents needed to conduct Passenger Services operations are available to the staff. 
    • Develop, counsel and motivate staff while ensuring discipline and grooming standards among Passenger Ramp Staff are adhered to and maintained as per the Corporate Uniform Guide. 
    • Support hub planners and implementers in order to enhance efficient rationalization, provision of resources and staff rotation. 
    • Prepare and distribute daily reports for management consumption. 
    • Implement KQ WAY principles and best practices. 

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree. 
    • Minimum "O" level Grade C or equivalent qualification. 
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in airport ramp operations. 
    • Safety Management System (SMS) Awareness.  
    • JKIA Local emergency procedures. 
    • Aircraft Ground Movement. 
    • Dangerous Goods CAT 8. 
    • Aviation Security Awareness. 
    • Airside Safety Awareness. 
    • Weight and Balance knowledge. 

    Additional Details

    • Good team player and Customer focused. 
    • Self-driven. 
    • High level of integrity. 
    • Confident, decisive and proactive. 

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    Senior Flight Operations Engineer- Technical Services

    Brief Description

    To ensure provision of accurate aircraft performance data and timely acquisition of operating permits to enhance efficient flight support within the Kenya Airways Network.

    Detailed Description

    • Develop and review aircraft performance policies and procedures so as to ensure compliance with company and regulatory requirements.
    • Evaluate and advice the company on aircraft performance capabilities to support solid business decisions on aircraft acquisitions, charter, purchases, and leases.
    • Ensure expert technical consultation and support is provided to other departments as required for business and operations development in matters involving aircraft performance and operating permits.
    • Ensure Kenya Airways aircraft conform to regulatory requirement of countries Kenya Airways operates into or overflies in order to maintain professionalism and acceptability internationally.
    • Monitor evolving technologies for calculation and distribution of performance data to flight crew and flight dispatchers.
    • To coordinate and supervise content, customization, revision, and production of aircraft technical manuals. This involves follow up of in-service related operational issues such as management of incorporation of Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directives. This activity requires close coordination and working with respective Fleet Managers and Engineering Development to ensure that all operational documentation and data is updated in a timely manner in accordance with KCARS, and Company policies.
    • Liaise with KCAA to facilitate the approval/Acceptance of revised Airplane Flight Manuals, ETOPS Manuals, Performance Manuals and Minimum Equipment List (MEL).
    • Acts as the designated Kenya Airways aircraft performance representative.
    • Act as the designated FLOE representative in New Destinations and Aircraft Delivery and Redeliveries.
    • Conduct On-Job-Training (OJT) for Flight Operations Engineers
    • Investigate root cause and advice on best root cause correction for Safety, Security and Quality critical activities affecting FLOE Technical Services for ongoing conformity with all regulatory requirements, and organization standards.
    • Implement corrective and preventative actions identified by Quality, Safety and Environment.
    • investigations or other internal reporting mechanisms are undertaken within the agreed timeframe.
    • Ensure provision of flight risk analysis for all routes and aerodromes.
    • In coordination with FLOE Navigation and infrastructure, Fleet Manager and Technical Pilot analyze and advice relevant departments on all aircraft performance restrictions.
    • Ensure implementation of safety, security, and emergency standards always.
    • Ensure aircraft are registered with the RVSM governing bodies
    • Assist coordinate projects within FLOE.
    • Ensure and maintain a healthy, safe and secure working environment in compliance with the relevant industry, regulatory and legislative requirements, company procedures, regulatory authorities and requirements of customer airlines.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in the following Engineering courses – Mechanical, Electrical, Communications, Computer with at least 2 years’ experience in Flight Operations


    • Bachelor’s degree Mathematics, Commerce or Physics with at least 2 years’ experience in Flight Operations


    • CPL/ATC/Flight Dispatch with at least 3 years relevant experience.
    • Aircraft Performance Specific Certificate, Aircraft Performance Software Certificate and Diploma in IT are desirable.

    Additional Details

    • Performance data for the entire fleet
    • Efficient Flight planning and performance schedules
    • Accurate aircraft performance capabilities
    • Review of aircraft degradation factors
    • Available, accurate and legal technical procedures
    • Up-to-date and current version of application software and data packages.

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