Technician Jobs at Colleges and Institutes Canada and Kenya Airways

Deadline of this Job: 19 January 2023

The STA/CICan Representative will have the following specific responsibilities:
• Act as main point of contact with the Mastercard Foundation team in Kenya;
• Represent CICan in Kenya with, inter alia, the Ministry of Education and related agencies, other government departments, TVET institutions, private sector and civil society stakeholders, and representatives from donors and other development partners;
• Support the establishment and maintenance of effective relationships between Canadian and Kenyan partners and support the implementation of their institutional and thematic partnerships;
• Provide input in setting the agendas for the program’s various committees including the Program Steering Committee (PSC), the Program Technical Committee (PTC) and the Partnership Program Committee (PCC). Chair/facilitate the PTC and PCC meetings. Participate in other meetings and committees as required.
• Ensure project implementation is aligned with MOE policy priorities;
• Supervise directly and indirectly the Kenya-based program staff, providing direction and mentorship and ensuring annual staff performance reviews. Oversee and participate in effective recruitment that respects CICan and Government of Kenya policies and regulations;
• Ensure the strategic and effective implementation of the program, with a focus on results, the efficient use of program resources and the management of risk;
• Provide technical support to ensure the effective implementation of the program, including in the program’s institutional and thematic partnerships between Canadian and Kenyan TVET institutions and in other project consultancies;
• Provide technical and policy advice to MOE, TVET agencies and other partners;
• Ensure strong linkages between industry and TVET institutions both virtually and with periodic visits to those institutions;
• Ensure the full integration of gender equality in the program, including across all project activities;
• Ensure the excellence of the program’s monitoring, evaluation and learning strategy;
• Ensure the effective implementation of strategic program communications for audiences in Kenya, Canada and elsewhere.
• Provide technical input on annual work plans, quarterly financial and technical reports and annual budgets;
• Co-lead, with the STA for the KBEST program, in the overall management of CICan Operations in Kenya, including the implementation of administrative tasks including but not limited to banking, travel approvals, assistance for incoming and outgoing visas, RFPs and contracting, expense approvals, and legal matters.
• Provide information as required by CICan and Mastercard Foundation.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned

Minimum Requirements
• Full fluency in English and Swahili.
• Kenyan citizen or legally permitted to work in Kenya. Note: CICan will not provide a work permit or sponsor individuals.
• At least Bachelor’s Degree in a related subject area (international development/cooperation, project management, business administration, or similar);
• At least 7 years’ experience in management of complex programs, initiatives, or departments. At least 3 of those years should be in the management of international development programs, preferably in the TVET sector;
• At least 5 years’ experience in skills training or TVET in the public and/or private sector with expertise in such areas as teacher training, competency-based education and training (CBET), prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR), curriculum development, gender in TVET, and leadership and management training;
• Demonstrated experience supervising staff and managing teams;
• Experience working in and/or with the Canadian college/institute system and network;
• Knowledge of and experience with the Kenyan TVET system and stakeholders is highly desirable;
• Practical experience working in partnership with industry and TVET at a systems level to influence policy and build effective training solutions to meet industry needs;
• Practical experience with monitoring, evaluation and learning in an international development context;
• Demonstrated experience applying gender equality concepts in an international development context;
• Strong experience working with budgets and with financial management;
• Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving capacity in cross-cultural settings and participatory management context;
• Strong writing, reporting and presentation skills;
• Demonstrated ability using Microsoft Office Suite.

Desirable Requirements
• Ability to speak and understand French.

Deadline of this Job: 17 January 2023

Brief Description
Carry out all assignedinspection, repair, modification, rectification, replacement, overhaul andsystems functional test tasks during aircraft maintenance for all KQfleet/third party operators and perform certification in line with KCAAregulations/ company standard procedures at an optimized cost for the businesswhilst upholding high schedule integrity.

Detailed Description
Principal Accountabilities (KEY Performance areas): Accountability(Responsibility)
• Carry out repair, modification, rectification, replacement, overhaul, functional test tasks on aircraft systems within planned TAT and certify in line with KCAA regulations/ companystandard
• Carry out aircraft defect trouble shooting in accordance withmaintenance manuals
• Conductaircraft inspections and predictive maintenance to determine airworthiness
• Accurately complete aircraft maintenancedocumentation
• Operatemaintenance equipment trained on and authorized for use
• Adhere to the company safety, health &environment policy to maintain company safety records, reportincidents/accident occurrences as per company procedures to deliverquality and comply with 5S requirements
• Carry out security checks as per engineeringsecurity document annex8 to maintain our security standards.

Job Requirements
• Completed a recognized apprentice or Holds Diploma in AeronauticalEngineering or equivalent from a recognized institution
• KCSE aggregate C+with C+ in math, English and physics
• Computer Literacy
• 3 years aircraftmaintenance experience or 2 years apprentice program.