Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Kenya Airways Jobs and Careers

Welcome aboard Kenya Airways!

Kenya Airways prides itself in being the Pride of Africa. We fly to thirty six destinations worldwide, most of them being in Africa. We have recently expanded our fleet with the acquisition of four modern Boeing aircraft in the 777 series. At Kenya Airways we believe that our greatest asset is our people.

When you join Kenya Airways we provide you with training, the systems and tools you require to perform and best of all, an environment that will enable you achieve your full potential.

Job Title: Approved Aircraft Technician-Accra

Location: Accra,GH

Closing Date: 13-May-2009

Grade: H09

Brief Description

Carry out inspection, repair and replacement tasks on aircraft and aircraft systems and perform certification within his/her single scope of approval in accordance with KCAA regulations and the company procedures at optimised cost for the business whilst upholding high safety standards to maintain schedule integrity.

Detailed Description
  • Assess defect s on aircraft, troubleshoot, rectify and certify within the single scope approval for timely release of aircraft to maintain schedule integrity
  • Carry out scheduled maintenance checks and service bulletins and certify within the single scope approval for safe and timely release of aircraft within planned downtime for continued airworthiness.
  • Carry out inspection, repair, replacement, overhaul, modification and testing of aircraft components and aircraft tools and certify within the component at cluster approval for optimal turn around time to ensure continuous availability of serviceable component.
  • Carry out and certify maintenance on cabin utilities and i.e. systems for utmost customer satisfaction and comfort
  • Identify and requisition of the required parts
  • Carry out and certify duplicate inspections on safety critical systems of the aircraft and engines within the single scope approval to ensure system integrity
  • Report incidents / accident occurrences as per company procedures
  • Ensure that maintenance tasks carried out within the single scope approval are recorded accurately & signed for in order to maintain correct & up to date aircraft history /data
  • Adhere to the company safety, health and environmental policy
  • Co-ordinate aircraft towing to and from hangars by communicating with the tower / apron control and operating the necessary aircraft systems for safe and timely movement of the aircraft
  • Carry out security checks as per engineering security document annex 8.
  • Develop technicians for improved competency/ efficiency
  • Work towards acquiring dual licences/approvals
Job Requirements
  • Diploma in the relevant engineering discipline and an approved apprenticeship program
  • Diploma in the relevant engineering discipline and at least three years working experience in aircraft maintenance
  • Either single litre plus approval on at least one aircraft type (allowed to be called licensed engineer 1) or a transit approval on at least two a/c types or approval on one component at a cluster
  • At least two years as a technician
  • In depth knowledge on aircraft systems
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Knowledgeable on KCAA regulations
  • Knowledgeable on Kenya airways procedures
  • Human factors knowledge
Job Title: Service Executive Johannesburg

Location: Johannesburg,ZA

Closing Date: 12-May-2009

Grade: H07

Brief Description

To provide valuable support to the outdoor sales team so as to optimise revenue and enhance their efficiency in service provision

Detailed Description
  • To provide back up to Sales Executives (Confirmation/fare/groups/quotes/refunds/PTAs and admin) to ensure efficiency of the sales process.
  • To liaise with Revenue Management on pricing issues to optimise on revenue and harness new business.
  • To provide timely and accurate responses to queries for efficiency and retain and attraction of new business and improve customer satisfaction.
  • To promote KQ products and services via email and newsletters to create awareness and generate sales.
  • To log record all group requests so as to monitor materialisation and efficiency.
Job Requirements
  • University graduate or ‘O’/’A’ level with 4 years airline experience in sales
  • Computer literate
  • Valid driving licence
  • Analytical skills
  • Selling, negotiation skills
Additional Details
  • Team player
  • Smart, presentable and approachable
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent product knowledge and integrity
  • Confident
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Achiever – Go Getter
Job Title: Country Manager Burundi

Location: Bujumbura,BI

Closing Date: 12-May-2009

Grade: H12

Brief Description

To sell the Kenya Airways product and network to achieve the set sales target within the country.

Detailed Description
  • To drive the sales and marketing plan for the country to deliver the budgeted objectives.
  • To monitor and recommend pricing levels in the country to maximize yield and revenue.
  • To identify new sales opportunities and take steps to implement them for new revenue streams.
  • Develop and service trade partners to maximise loyalty and revenue generation.
  • To be the principal administrator for Kenya Airways in the country while safeguarding KQ interest.
Job Requirements
  • University graduate with at least 3 years airline experience in sales and marketing of which 2 must be at a senior sales level
  • Computer literate with valid driving licence
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good negotiator and ability to influence
Additional Details
  • High level of integrity
  • Good communicator and articulate
  • Good negotiator
  • Proactive/self starter
  • Good KQ product knowledge
Job Title: Country Manager Rwanda

Location: Kigali,RW

Closing Date: 12-May-2009

Grade: H12

Brief Description

To sell the Kenya Airways product and network to achieve the set sales target within the country.

Detailed Description
  • To drive the sales and marketing plan for the country to deliver the budgeted objectives.
  • To monitor and recommend pricing levels in the country to maximize yield and revenue.
  • To identify new sales opportunities and take steps to implement them for new revenue streams.
  • Develop and service trade partners to maximise loyalty and revenue generation.
  • To be the principal administrator for Kenya Airways in the country while safeguarding KQ interest.
Job Requirements
  • University graduate with at least 3 years airline experience in sales and marketing of which 2 must be at a senior sales level
  • Computer literate with valid driving licence
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good negotiator and ability to influence
Additional Details
  • High level of integrity
  • Good communicator and articulate
  • Good negotiator
  • Proactive/self starter
  • Good KQ product knowledge
Job Title: Sales Manager South Africa

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Closing Date: 12-May-2009

Grade: H12

Brief Description

To sell the Kenya Airways product and network to achieve the set sales target within the country

Detailed Description
  • To drive the sales and marketing plan for the country to deliver the budgeted objectives
  • To monitor and recommend pricing levels in the country to maximize yield and revenue
  • To identify new sales opportunities and take steps to implement them for new revenue streams.
  • Develop and service trade partners to maximise loyalty and revenue generation
  • To be the principal administrator for Kenya Airways in the country while safeguarding KQ interest
Job Requirements
  • University graduate with at least 3 years airline experience in sale and marketing of which 2 must be at a senior sales level
  • Computer literate with valid driving licence
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good negotiator and ability to influence
Additional Details
  • High level of integrity
  • Good communicator and articulate
  • Good negotiator
  • Proactive/self starter
  • Good KQ product knowledge
Job Title: Sales Executive Yaounde

Location: Yaounde,CM

Closing Date: 12-May-2009

Grade: H09

Brief Description

To sell and promote KQ products and services to customers so as to generate maximum revenues and expand market share.

Detailed Description
  • To gather and prepare clientele database for planning and identifying clients’ needs.
  • To prepare visit workplan for clients for optimum utilization of time and resources.
  • To visit, service and build relations to clients (TA, CLP, Govt etc) to maintain loyalty and optimise revenue.
  • To achieve set sales targets in line with budget for profitability of the airline.
  • To prepare, close sales contracts and deals to key accounts to generate maximum revenue.
  • To promote KQ products and services to create awareness and generate sales and revenue.
  • To gather market intelligence to identify threats and opportunities so as to maintain a competitive edge and generate sales.
  • To prepare sales report for management information and performance evaluation and monitoring.
Job Requirements
  • Graduate or ‘O’/’A’ level with 4 years sales experience
  • Airline experience an added advantage
  • Selling and negotiation skills
  • Computer literate
  • Analytical influencing skills
  • Valid driving licences
Additional Details
  • Presentable and smart
  • Self confident
  • Team player
  • “Go Getter” and self motivator
  • Result focused and outgoing
  • Result oriented
  • Excellent product knowledge
  • High Integrity
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
How To Apply

Kenya Airways is an equal opportunity employer. If you would want to be considered for this position, please apply online through the Apply for Job function on KQ Employee Self Service or visit the Kenya Airways Web Site at http://www.kenya-airways.com/home/ and click on Careers.







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