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Exciting career opportunities in Aviation with Jambojet

Are you looking for a rewarding career, a dynamic working environment that is both challenging and fun? Then Jambojet is definitely an employer you should consider. 

Jambojet does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

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Who we are
Jambojet, Kenya’s first low cost carrier, is a fun no frills airline that has changed Kenya's aviation landscape. With flights to Eldoret, Kisumu, Lamu, Malindi, Mombasa, Ukunda all from Nairobi, Jambojet endeavours to deliver the most affordable and convenient domestic air travel option open for all to fly.

Who we want
From the cockpit and cabin to commercial, we want a team that is quick-thinking, fast-acting and hard-working. We want talented people who love a challenge, like to get stuck in and who hate dither. We want people who not only work well with others but are able to work on their own initiative too. A bit of enthusiasm goes a long way!

What you get
We firmly believe in rewarding our people for their effort and we do our best to incentivize work wherever we can so that you can perform better. Here you'll get a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and fantastic opportunities to move up within Jambojet if you work hard and impress.

What you need
Before you start, there are a few things we need from you. You must have a good grasp of English and Kiswahili, both written and spoken, valid ID and/or passport and a reasonable level of computer literacy. If you have all of this, as well as the energy and drive to throw yourself into your job with enthusiasm, then check out our current vacancies and apply now by sending your CV to the email address provided at the bottom of every job description.

Please note the following: 

  1. Jambojet is an equal opportunities employer.

  2. Applications for employment can only be made through the channels detailed on this website. We will be in contact with you only if you have been shortlisted for an interview.

  3. Jambojet does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants are advised not to remit any funds to anyone purporting to facilitate employment in Jambojet.

Thank you for your interest in working with Jambojet. We hope to see you aboard soon!

Jambojet Recruitment Team

Business Development Manager


Job Description

The main responsibility for the Business Development Manager is to develop, implement and manage the company's ancillary revenue strategy. This role will champion new and existing ancillary products to drive incremental revenue and customer experience improvements.


Job Requirements

  • Develop and implement Jambojet growth strategy in line with the overall commercial strategy.

  • Define and deliver an ancillary product roadmap with financial targets and actions.

  • Work collaboratively with technology providers, business leadership, and key internal and external stakeholders to define and deliver the ancillary service.

  • Brand, position and market the various ancillary products to the identified market segments.

  • Work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders across the business to monitor and control all ancillary revenue streams against the budget on a daily and monthly basis.

  • Conduct complete analysis by evaluation and documentation of business cases, business processes and new system requirements for new ancillaries, oversee and be responsible for implementing these services in all Distribution Channels.

  • Lead ancillary discussions with third parties to establish clear strategies for ancillary evolutions.

  • Monitor and analyze ancillary usage levels to identify trends and opportunities to introduce new ancillary services that are relevant to the market.

  • Lead the project team (web, sales, Revenue management & IT) to develop, implement and test ancillary services across all distribution platforms to ensure seamless user experience.

  • Identifying, manage and monitor potential partners while building and maintaining the day-to-day relationships with suppliers.

  • Review and negotiate contract agreements with different suppliers, while involving the legal department to ensure Jambojet interests are covered.

  • Through the creation of reporting and monitoring mechanisms, as well as following market developments and benchmark competitor offers, he/she will analyse existing revenue streams and identify future opportunities.

  • Sets up tools and systems to measure and manage the business more effectively, track competition and identify opportunities.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized university in a business related field.

  • Thorough understanding of commercial aspects of the airline industry – low cost or legacy carrier.

  • Must have a solid knowledge of IT systems, platforms and software in the airline industry.

  • At least 3-5 year experience in the travel industry.

  • Experience in managing ancillaries a plus.

Key Competencies

  • Strong commercial orientation.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Project management skills.

  • Previous experience in managing third party vendor and internal services is essential.

  • Experience in airline or related business ancillary revenue management is ideal. 

  • Proven ability to negotiate and work within a multi-cultural environment.

  • Excellent people management skills, proven negotiation and leadership capability.

How to apply: Submit a cover letter, current CV and 3 professional references to hr@jambojet.com

Closing date: 
March 14, 2017

PLEASE NOTE: Jambojet does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants are advised not to remit any funds to anyone purporting to facilitate employment in Jambojet.