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  • Posted on: 18 June, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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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.

    Medical Doctor

     

    Job description

    In this role, the successful candidate will be expected to design, develop and implement health and safety strategy and procedures that promote provision of efficient healthcare services that ensures a healthy productive workforce and responds appropriately to aviation health issues.

    • Support the Head of Medical and Occupational Health in developing and implementing the company health and safety strategy to enable achievement of set business Objectives.
    • Ensure efficient provision of health care service so as to maintain a healthy workforce that can support the business.
    • Delivery of health care services - preventive, curative and rehabilitative healthcare
    • Liaise with Health providers/partners to ensure a comprehensive inpatient health service delivery and effective cost control (case management and outpatient cost control).
    • Implement occupational health & safety programmes for proactive management of risks at the workplace and lead on implementation of issues emerging from departmental health and safety committees for a safe work environment.
    • Work in close consultation and co-ordination with quality & safety division to ensure consistency of policy and practice on safety issues and to provide input as necessary on occupational safety issues.
    • Ensure compliance to the Occupational health Act and regulations by DOHSS (Directorate of Health and safety).
    • Implement occupational health & safety programmes for proactive management of risks at the workplace and lead on implementation of issues emerging from departmental health and safety committees for a safe work environment.
    • To ensure compliance with statutory requirements, set standards and documentation and respond to emerging health trends for the professionals in the medical team.
    • Liaise with regulatory bodies (KCAA, MPDB, and MOH) on all Medical and occupational Health matters to ensure compliance.

    Requirement

    • Bachelor’s in medicine and Surgery (MBChB).
    • Registration with KMPDB
    • At least 5 years relevant experience with 2 years at supervisory level
    • Emergency medical certifications in BLS (Basic Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), ATLS- Advanced Trauma Life Support.
    • Proficiency in Ms Office
    • Must have a working knowledge of CMS – clinical management system.
    • Certificate in Health Management
    • Knowledge in Occupational Health
    • Knowledge in aviation medicine

    Manager.Direct Procurement

     

    Job Purpose Statement

    Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the ideal candidate will be required to develop, implement and maintain cost efficient procurement strategies for operations that directly support the airline. These includes procurement of Technical Spare-Parts like Engines and Outstation services which includes Ground Handling for both Technical and Service - Ground Handling Agents (SGHA) and Ground Sales Agent (GSA) for both Commercial and Cargo, to ensure a seamless safe and reliable supply chain for Kenya Airways PLC. He/she will monitor market trends and provide Kenya Airways with innovative solutions for direct procurement solutions.

    Specifically, The Successful Jobholder Will Be Required To

    • Monitor supply market trends (e.g. material price increases, shortages, changes in suppliers) interpreting the impact of these trends on company strategies.
    • Providing alternate solutions where required, keeping abreast of innovation amongst OEM and MRO suppliers.
    • Monitor supplier performance and evaluate for improvement and cost reduction.
    • Improve supplier base as new vendors enter the market to ensure supplier consolidation strategy is implemented.
    • Drive ERP, Oases and other system utilization to ensure integrity and provide visibility along the chain while ensuring that contracts deliver value for KQ.
    • Source competitive bids from vendors, evaluate and negotiate with vendors in close consultation with the business stakeholders in adherence to company policies and pertains sourcing and negotiations to ensure that KQ gets value.
    • Buy products and services at the right price from the right source at the right specification that meets the user needs and in the right quantity, for delivery at the right time to the right internal customer in line with company policy and procedure.
    • Ensure regular evaluation and selection of suppliers through the approved procurement process. Performance on service delivery jointly with internal customers.
    • Perform continuous and proactive review of specification or requirements to ensure greater leverage of requirements and supplier consolidation.
    • Develop performance management strategy of suppliers against contract to ensure value for money for Kenya Airways both in service and delivery.
    • Ensure supplier use of I-SUPPLIER to enhance transparency and service delivery.
    • Provide procurement leadership to internal stakeholders, this entails verification of specifications, evaluation of customer needs progress, updates and obtaining feedback.
    • Ensure development of plans to assist in timely procurement.
    • Manage the buying team to ensure 100% system utilization and timely delivery.
    • Develop SLA’s and performance criteria that will be used to evaluate and pre-qualify suppliers.
    • Develop quarterly evaluation criteria for consolidation of categories for suppliers.
    • Monitor market to ensure new supplier and product identification.
    • Provide monthly spend and reports on categories whilst tracking costs as per company target.
    • Manage buyers to ensure all open PO are closed within approved timelines.
    • Review invoices, delivery notes and ensure timely payment of suppliers to avoid interruption to the business.

    Requirement

    • Degree in Business related field.
    • Graduate diploma in Procurement.
    • Membership in KISM, CIPS or any other SC body.
    • Good negotiation skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skill.
    • Good communication skills
    • Strong Analytical skills
    • Of highest integrity and honesty
    • 5 years or more in procurement

    Manager.Indirect Procurement

     

    Job Purpose Statement

    Develop and implement procurement and purchasing strategies that align with overall company policy and objectives for all In-Direct Procurement Categories these include, Inflight and General Procurement. Ensure safe, efficient, reliable delivery of goods and services with transparency and minimum risk to all stakeholders in Kenya Airways PLC

    Monitor Market trends worldwide and ensure to provide a cost efficient and seamless Supply Chain with insight on fluctuation of raw material and innovation across the product categories to ensure safe and reliable operations.

    The Successful Candidate Will Be Expected To

    • Develop procurement & purchasing strategies to align with organizational policy ensuring procurement assessment, sourcing and category strategies deliver against cost modelling and management.
    • Monitor market trends to ensure targeted savings in diverse & changing market conditions by keeping abreast of innovation of service delivery for all categories.
    • Develop framework for supplier performance management and evaluation to deliver quality and savings. Ensure strategy to monitor & grow quality supplier base is in place to reduce risk in supplier consolidation.
    • Develop strategy to ensure supplier consolidation is implemented to deliver value for money across Supply Chain.
    • Drive ERP system utilization to ensure integrity and provide visibility along the chain for all internal and external users.
    • Improve & enhance sourcing strategy to include E-Platforms in consultation with the business stakeholders.
    • Ensure better transactional procurement solution to provide visibility to the end Budget, procure, Accounts payable.
    • Review sourcing strategy to ensure it delivers product, value for money and ensures supplier adherence to company policies and values.
    • Develop a transparent negotiation matrix with stakeholders to monitor costs vs budget.
    • Ensure policies to guide on requirements are developed for all categories driving SC compliance.
    • Design procurement and purchasing policies to deliver as per departmental plans with clear spend.
    • Provide leadership and support to get early & active engagement in sourcing and procurement in line with company policy and procedure.
    • Drive efficiency & effectiveness of procurement by creating consistency across SC by aligning strategy with all departments.
    • Ensure evaluation & selection of suppliers is through the approved procurement process.
    • Develop standards to be used to proactively review of specification or requirements to ensure greater leverage of requirements and supplier consolidation.
    • Provide overview of risk areas for payment.
    • Develop performance management strategy of suppliers against contract to ensure value for money for Kenya Airways both in service and delivery.
    • Ensure supplier use of I-SUPPLIER to enhance transparency and service delivery.
    • Provide procurement leadership to internal stakeholders this entails monthly review of reports and plans against budget.
    • Financial reports on cost and performance of suppliers to be shared to drive ownership.
    • Develop platforms and framework to address risk and feedback on transparency.
    • Develop SLA’s and performance criteria & ensure implemented to evaluate and pre-qualify suppliers.
    • Develop quarterly evaluation criteria for consolidation of categories for suppliers.
    • Monitor market to ensure new supplier and product identification.
    • Provide reports on projects vs spend, Open invoices, spend commitment, vendor performance, open orders.
    • Develop recommendations on risk areas.
    • Provide overview of risk areas for payment.
    • Ensure escalated issues on payments are fully addressed.

    Knowledge And Experience

    • Degree in Business related field
    • Graduate diploma in Procurement
    • Membership in KISM
    • Good negotiation skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Strong Analytical skills
    • 8 years or more in procurement

    Manager.Facilities Management

     

    Job Purpose Statement

    Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the role holder will ensure management and control of the company facilities while supporting the company’s business operations. He/she will be required to develop and implement a planned maintenance program with monitoring, reporting defect, cause, effect and corrective action for all facilities.

    The Successful Candidate Will Be Expected To

    • Ensure all processes and compliance programs are met.
    • Prepare cost estimates for moves and equipment.
    • Manage maintenance of grounds.
    • Coordinate building security and maintenance services.
    • Manage and supervise all facilities personnel.
    • Allocate workload and supervise upkeep staff (custodians, janitors etc.)
    • Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary.
    • Monitor expenses and control the budget for maintenance.
    • Manage relationships with contractors and service provider.
    • Develop and implement a planned maintenance program with monitoring, reporting defect, cause, effect and corrective action for all facilities.
    • Ensure efficiency of all building systems.
    • Coordinate site safety programs.
    • Plan building maintenance and operational programs.
    • Oversee all building functions.
    • Coordinate with department heads and building contractors.
    • Develop maintenance procedures and ensure implementation.
    • Carry out inspections of the facilities to identify and resolve issues.
    • Check electrical and hydraulic systems of buildings to ensure functionality.
    • Plan and oversee all repair and maintenance of office facilities.
    • Keep maintenance logs and report on daily activities.
    • Ensure that all emergency and unplanned maintenance calls are attended to in record shortest time and cost-effective manner.
    • Coordinate all maintenance issues and schedules.
    • Manage facilities planning.
    • Coordinate facilities maintenance budgeting at budget time for internal users.
    • Facilitate all maintenance matters with internal users within Kenya and across networks on facilities maintenance.
    • Ensure health and safety policies are compliance in accordance with relevant industry and legislative requirements for persons occupying Kenya Airways Premises.
    • Ensure that all premises are suitable and conducive for occupation as per relevant Government Regulations.
    • Prepare and file reports with government and regulatory authorities including environmental permits.
    • Ensure all utility systems are inspected and in accordance with regulations.
    • Maintain a safe work environment for all employees.
    • Ensure conformity with all regulatory requirements, organization standards and local procedures as well as requirements of customer airlines.
    • Ensure the provision of cost-effective maintenance services to the premises and utilities in all Kenya Airways facilities.
    • Ensure suitably qualified/experienced /competent staff at all levels with appropriate skills are recruited/retained and developed.
    • Negotiate bids and contracts for third party workers.
    • Manage and supervise all facilities personnel.
    • Manage all vendor contracts.
    • Prepare budgets and financial reports and manage and monitor budgets.
    • Prepare and implement cost saving measures.

    Job Requirement

    • Civil Engineering degree or equivalent in construction or property maintenance, property administration.
    • At least 7-10 years’ experience in facilities management in a corporate environment.
    • Contract administration skills and knowledge.
    • Good planning and organizational skills.
    • Conversant with the provision of the new Occupational Health and Safety Act.
    • Knowledgeable in the environmental and building regulatory laws.
    • Experience in Real Estate management is an added advantage.
    • Experience in planning maintenance operations.
    • Solid understanding of technical aspects of plumbing, carpentry, electrical systems etc.
    • Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment.
    • Ability to keep track of and report on activity.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    If you meet the above requirements and are interested in the role, please submit your application online.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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