Job Title: Manager Aviation Security
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.
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.
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
How to Apply:
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.
Deadline: 26th June 2012