KCAA Human Capital & Administration Manager and Aviation Security Manager Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport established under CAP 394 of the Laws of Kenya ‘to develop, regulate and manage a safe, efficient and effective Civil Aviation System in Kenya’ with a Vision ‘to be a model of Excellence in Civil Aviation’ is seeking to recruit a qualified Kenyan citizen to fill the position outlined below.
Job Title: Manager Human Capital and Administration
Job Ref: HR/04/2012
Department / Section: Human Resources and Administration
Reports To: Director Corporate Services
Job Purpose: To ensure that the right people are sourced, placed, rewarded, developed and retained so that the desired human capabilities to meet the Corporate Strategic Goals are achieved.
Scope of work / duties / responsibilities
  • Identify and implement HR strategies in line with the CAA’S Strategic plan
  • Create and monitor a Human Resource Development Plan to ensure high caliber human capabilities now and in the future to deliver on business strategies of the Authority
  • Implement and continuously review the KCAA’s human capital management policies and practices.
  • Implement appropriate staff assessment and evaluation practices, including performance appraisals, for recruitment and developmental processes
  • Propose innovative remuneration and reward systems that drive appropriate employee behaviors and culture change
  • Provide guidance, supervision and coordination of KCAA’s man-power planning
  • Measure Human Resource performance and link HR metrics to business performance.
  • Ensure key Human Resource targets in terms of productivity, performance appraisal, employee satisfaction, occupational health and safety are met.
  • Advise Business Unit Heads and staff on the implementation and interpretation of Human Resource policies and regulations
  • Coach and develop subordinates to improve performance, knowledge and skills.
  • Develop, Manage and control the department’s expenditure within agreed budget thresholds
  • Implement the Authority’s disciplinary Procedure guidelines
  • Oversee the Authority’s Change Management process
  • Handle all union matters including the CBA negotiations
  • Performs any other duty assigned by the Director Corporate Services or KCAA management.
  • Masters Degree in either Human Resource Management; Business Administration; Organizational Development and Management, or Labour Management from a recognized university;
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or related professional qualification such as Certified Public Secretary;
  • Certificate in Performance and quality control will be an added advantage
  • At least 5 years in a senior Human Resource management role in a comparable organisation
Knowledge and skills
  • Knowledge of HR information Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Labour Laws
  • Change management and negotiation skills
  • Written and verbal Communication
  • Proficiency in office suite and desktop publishing tools
  • Proven experience in management and people skills
Manager Aviation Security
The Manager Aviation Security will be responsible to the Director – Aviation Security Standard and Regulations for planning and directing all aviation security oversight activities.
The scope of work includes
  • Preparing and implementing the department’s operational plan and budget to achieve targets in line with the KCAA’s strategic plan;
  • Developing and proposing policies, standards, regulations and legislation to ensure that the regulatory framework of the Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority is aligned and compliant with ICAO annexes and recommended practices, as well as other regional and international conventions of which Kenya is a member State;
  • Reviewing and approving inspection guidance materials, manuals, procedures and aviation security programmes and plans;
  • Advising and guiding management and Industry on the interpretation and application of aviation security standards and regulations;
  • Working closely with the Quality Management department to implement effective inspection, surveillance and licensing processes;
  • Conducting threat analysis and advising the National Aviation Security Committee accordingly;
  • Developing and reviewing the National Civil Aviation Security Programme, the National Civil Aviation Security Training Programme, National Aviation Security Quality Control Programme and Screener Certification Programme;
  • Conducting certification of screeners at airports and airline operators, as well as security programmes and training programmes;
  • Coordinating and liaising with other departments as may be necessary; Enforcing the relevant Civil Aviation Regulations and recommending appropriate actions;
  • Performing other duties as may be assigned by the Director.
Person specification
Successful candidates should posses the following minimum qualifications:
  • Post graduate qualification in a related field, such as, aviation, social science, public administrations, economics
  • Certificate in an approved ICAO aviation security training
  • National Aviation Security Inspector Course
  • An advanced certificate in aviation security or advanced instructor technique course
  • Training in management or leadership.
  • At least five years’ experience in senior position in the aviation security sector or security related sector.
  • Proven experience for financial accountability and people management.
He/she must posses the following Knowledge and skills:
  • Knowledge of security standards and regulations, security audit and security programmes.
  • Knowledge of trends in the sector and in other CAAs, with an ability to benchmark practices for continuous improvement.
  • Strong people management skills, with the ability to guide / correct the performance of others.
  • Ability to plan and budget for scarce resources, human or otherwise, to achieve targets.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to understand security issues from the broader national perspective
  • Proficiency in office suite and desktop publishing tools
Interested candidates are requested to send application letter attaching copies of certificates, other relevant testimonials and an upto-date CV indicating current salary and expected salary, day time telephone contact and full contact details of three referees to the address below to be received not later than 26th June 2012
The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex Building – JKIA
P.O. Box 30163 – 00100
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualifications. Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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