We are looking for MANAGER AIR TRANSPORT AND ECONOMIC REGULATION
A Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Aviation or relevant Social Sciences Discipline or Physical science discipline related field from a recognized University; A master’s degree in Economics, Aviation or relevant Social Sciences or Physical science discipline would be an added advantage; A diploma in Air Transport Management, Air Transport Economics or a related field would be an added advantage; Training in management or leadership; Certificate in Air and Space Law would be an added advantage; Proven experience in Financial Accountability and people management
Planning and controlling the operations of the department of Air transport and Economic Regulation in accordance with laws and regulations related to Air Transport Economics and agreed objectives and targets. Coordinating and liaising with relevant organizations /Directorates /Departments /Agencies on matters relating to civil aviation bilateral /multilateral, international agreements, conventions and protocols. Developing, implementing and reviewing competition policy, monitoring and advising on tariffs for passengers and freight. Planning, directing, implementing and enforcing the relevant legislation / industry developments on air transport and economic regulation Advising on the designation of airlines and authorizing air carrier schedules and tariffs. Preparing and recommending new regulations on air transport and economic regulation Developing and proposing policies, standards, regulations and legislation to ensure that the regulatory framework of the KCAA 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 Advising Licensing of Air Services Committee of the Board of Directors on grant of air service licenses and coordinate and ensure compliance with conditions and requirements provided in the air service license, including matters related to bilateral or multilateral air service agreements. Maintaining records of proceedings/notes of evidence in relation to appeals tribunal. Reviewing inspection guidance material, manuals and procedures and developing qualifications for ATO credentials. Overseeing the coordination of Air transport field inspections, operations, surveillance, Air transport data analysis, economic licensing and enforcement activities in all airports to ensure compliance with standards, regulations and best practices Approving aircraft lease agreements, airline commercial arrangements, ad-hoc air carrier permits, operating authorization for international scheduled air carriers and coordinating with Ministry of Transport, or where necessary military and diplomatic clearances. Advising and guiding Management and the industry on the interpretation and application of relevant laws and conventions. Preparing and implementing the department’s operational plans and budget to achieve targets in line with the KCAA strategic plan. Conducting regular performance reviews of staff in the department to determine training and development needs and ensuring that the highest standards of performance and conduct are being adhered to. Working with the legal services to propose / draft appropriate legislation and regulations/Amendments. Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Director, AASR.
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) was established on 24th October 2002 by the Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act, 2002 with the primary functions towards; Regulation and oversight of Aviation Safety & Security; Economic regulation of Air Services and development of Civil Aviation; Provision of Air Navigation Services, and Training of Aviation personnel KCAA; as guided by the provisions of the convention on international civil aviation, related ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs), the Kenya Civil Aviation Act, 2013 and the civil aviation regulations.