Corporate Helicopters Jobs in Kenya

Corporate Helicopters (formerly Youth Aviation) is the leading provider of Private Helicopter charters in Kenya. Delivering an efficient and friendly service, our aim is to make helicopter charters seamless and stress free. 
To strengthen our position and keep up with the Company growth, we are seeking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the positions below.

Marketing and Sales Executive


Position Roles and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Pilot / Director of Flight Operations, the person will effectively manage all aspects of their given territory – building their portfolio and managing relationships while understanding the competitive market as they drive new business opportunities in line with the corporate strategic plan. 
The specific roles are outlined below;
  • Responsible for creation of new marketing concepts and ideas for revenue growth.
  • Identify sales opportunities and expeditiously execute the agreed sales campaigns and monitor results.
  • Generate business proposals, meet with decision makers and maintain value adding contacts and partnerships.
  • Gather and analyze the aviation market competitor information, understand emerging trends in aviation sales and ensure the Company maintains a competitive edge in product, pricing, services and systems.
  • Provide support in the preparation of annual marketing and sales plan and budget
  • Drive an integrated marketing approach in order to position and maintain Corporate Helicopters as a leading provider of private charters in Kenya and beyond
  • Coordinate corporate communication and branding across the Company
Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelors Degree in Marketing or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the aviation industry or a similar corporate. 
  • A post graduate marketing certification will be an added advantage.
Skills and other Attributes
  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic/systems thinking, customer orientation and decisiveness.
  • Ability to work with others and build strong partnerships, contacts base and personal brand
  • Understanding of the working environment /competitors
  • Marketing and business acumen with a clear passion for sales
  • Great negotiation skills to create win-win deals that bring value for the clients
  • Have the ability to close sales and obtain commitments
  • Personal discipline in prospecting, ability to foster open client relationships by developing trust.
Position Roles and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Managing Director, the holder will be responsible for financial reporting, cost control, budgeting, regulatory and statutory compliance, cash flow management, safeguarding the assets with an aim of attaining profitability in line with the strategic plan of the Company. 
The ideal candidate shall be responsible for the following duties but not limited to;
  • Preparing daily cash flow statements and execution of inter-account transfers, bank reconciliations and monthly budget reports.
  • Responsible for issuing invoices and approve payments in line with set policies
  • Preparation of audit schedules and provide necessary feedback to all internal and external auditors;
  • Follow through and collect outstanding debts in line with the set policy
  • In charge of payroll , allowances and benefits administration
  • Prepare monthly management accounts, scheduled reports, end of year financial statements and ensure compliance to the industry, government and all other regulatory bodies within the set deadlines.
  • Prepare regulatory, statutory and tax returns and update asset register.
  • Performance management and development of staff.
Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • Must also be a certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K), ACCA or equivalent.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ relevant experience
Skills and other Attributes
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Problem solving skills with a clear competence in project management
  • Leadership and people management skills to ensure nurturing and retention of talent while managing performance for corporate growth.
  • Ability to build strong partnerships and keep good contacts
  • Personal drive, commitment to quality and integrity
  • Ability to understand business needs and translate them into achievable goals.
  • Understanding of the working environment /competitors
If you qualify, please send your application and resume to:

The closing date will be 10th June, 2016. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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