Friday, January 31, 2014

Kenya Representative to the ICAO Council

Advert of Kenya Representative to the International Civil Aviation Organisation

Vacancy Reference: Ref: KCAA/ICAO-REP 2014

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport & Infrastructure, re-established under the Civil Aviation Act, 2013 with a Vision “to be a model of excellence in civil aviation” and the mission “to develop, regulate and manage a safe, efficient and effective civil aviation system in Kenya”.



Kenya was, in October 2013, elected to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council for a term of three (3) years. 

To ensure that Kenya plays its part in the Council, the KCAA, which is the implementing body of the Chicago Convention, on behalf of the Government, is seeking to recruit a qualified Kenyan citizen to fill the position of Kenya representative to the ICAO Council.

Position: Kenya Representative to the ICAO Council

Duration: 3 years

Reports to: Director General KCAA

Duties:
  • Represent Kenya’s and the Eastern Africa region’s position at ICAO
  • Participant in the development of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS)
  • Attend ICAO Council meetings and relay the information to KCAA
  • Liaise with all relevant KCAA departments on on critical issues of the Council
  • Manage the Kenya office at ICAO Headquarters
  • Facilitate Kenya delegations to ICAO meetings and trainings
Qualifications:
  • An advanced degree or equivalent academic qualification, plus experience, including in the field of policy development
  • Proven and respected leadership ability and communication skills
  • Aviation background
  • Knowledge of ICAO functions and organization
  • Knowledge of operations of other international organizations dealing with matters relating to aviation
  • Proven experience in negotiations, preferably with Government authorities
  • Experience with procedures of international meetings
  • Be a mature person of high integrity above 35 years of age
  • Ability to handle matters pertaining to foreign missions or delegations
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and multi-lingual environment
  • Ample experience in management of a large and successful organization would be highly desirable
Interested and qualified persons are requested to send: application letter quoting the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter, copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV indicating current salary and expected salary, day time telephone and full contact details of three professional referees to the address below to be received not later than Thursday 13th February 2014.

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.
The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex - JKIA
P. O. Box 30163 – 00100
Nairobi

Or Email: vacancy@kcaa.or.ke