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Controller, Load Control at Kenya Airways, Nairobi

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Job Description

Brief Description     

To ensure effective control of aircraft Weight &Balance in compliance with airline Safety Standards and Operational requirements

Detailed Description     

  • Prepare, plan, and ensure adequate supervision of aircraft loading processes on a shift basis to ensure optimized utilization of aircraft space and performance and an expeditious cargo and baggage handling for customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure provision of accurate load sheet that shows load distribution, passenger cabin seating, special loads and LMCs conform to company policy and procedures and customers’ SLAs on a shift basis.
  • Ensure EZFW calculations are accurate and are within the limits required by the company to minimize unnecessary extra fuel uplift in the entire KQ route network.
  • Prepare and report on a shift basis Weight & Balance daily performance detail in a timely manner to enable cost effective actions and safe flight operations.
  • Coordinate with relevant internal and external approved training institutions in planning of requisite training courses to keep Load Controllers current and for new courses as new aircraft type introduced.
  • Ensure corrective and preventative actions within Load Control identified by quality& safety inspections and audits, investigations or other internal reporting mechanisms are undertaken within the agreed time frame.
  • Manage the rostering of the Load Control team for work, leave and training.
  • Lead, Motivate and carry out performance appraisals for the team that ensure proficiencies and licenses are as per company and regulatory standards.
  • Ensure implementation of safety, security, and emergency standards always.
  • Ensure and maintain a healthy, safe, and secure working environment in compliance with the relevant industry, regulatory and legislative requirements, company procedures, regulatory authorities, and requirements of customer airlines.
  •  In carrying out the above roles the Shift Leader Load Control Officer shall put emphasis on the following tasks:
  • Planned/Actual offloads due space/weight restrictions.
  • Customer OTIs, Compliance with SLAs.
  • No. of loading discrepancies.
  • EZFW errors.
  • Appraisal reports.
  • Validity of licenses.

Job Requirements 

  • Certificate in Flight/Airport Operations, /Weight and Balance
  • University graduate in mathematics or applied sciences.
  • Minimum5 years’ relevant experience in Flight Operations or Airport Operations.

Additional Details    

  • Conversant with KQ’s commercial activities and processes.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong planning and analytical skills.
  • Good negotiator and ability to influence.
  • Ability to think on your feet.
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