Develop and implement new planning & programs activities within the section.
Analyze historical data to improve the processes/products of the section.
Create and update Heavy maintenance plans (incorporating painting and main components changes like landing gears, APU, and engines) and providing the costs of required resources for use in Technical department budget preparation.
Ensure that Manpower capacity planning (Forecasting, Budgeting, and Scheduling) requirements are defined to support Maintenance Work program.
Assess and develop proposals for outsourced and 3rd party maintenance contracts.
Act as the technical representative to MRO when maintenance work is outsourced and act as team leader on behalf of manager technical planning responsible for executing contracts on outsourcing checks/ components/ aircraft leases.
Ensure that all maintenance checks are planned and executed as per the company approved Aircraft Maintenance Program and any other relevant documentation.
Prepare reports and charts for heavy maintenance pre-input, progressive closure and resources availability to the Business.
Ensure the Aircraft Systems and Cabin is maintenance plans are at the highest standard as required to achieve Kenya Airways’ goal.
Participate in investigations for Quality Lapses and support remedies in accordance with company procedures.
Graduate from a recognized university (aeronautical, electrical/electronic or mechanical ) with at least five years’ experience in an Aviation engineering / maintenance function of which three must be in maintenance planning office.
Experience in short term and long term maintenance planning
Experience in supervising, teams, tasks or projects
Experience in managing third-party maintenance planning activities
Project Management Training
Contract Negotiation Skills (added advantage)
Demonstrated experience in dealing with OEMs
Excellent Analytical skills
Detailed knowledge on the KCAA regulations and the Kenya Airways engineering procedures