13 December 2013

Air Uganda Airline Careers - First Officer

Job Title:  First Officer 
Organisation: Air Uganda
Duty Station:  Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to:      Director, Flight Operations
Job Ref:        FO/HR/004/13

About Air Uganda: 
Air Uganda is Ugandan carrier with its hub at Entebbe International Airport. Air Uganda operates flights to over eight (8) destinations in Africa.  Air Uganda is a member of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) and has been in operation since November 2007. Air Uganda is also a member of Celestair Group, with sister airlines in West Africa: Air Burkina and Air Mali, and in Europe: Meridian Fly. In December 2012, Air Uganda attained the highest safety standard in the airline industry, the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Certification.

Job Summary: The First Officer will serve as second-in command of a flight and to assume the role of the pilot in command when directed or in case the pilot-in-command becomes incapacitated.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist pilot-in-command in flight preparation and operation of the aircraft.
  • Notify pilot-in-command on any variations in standard flight operations
  • Carry out pre-flight inspection to ensure all navigation, safety and operating systems are working properly.
  • Assist the in-command in conducting the flight safely and efficiently.
  • Maintain current navigation and charts.
  • Maintain regular contacts with cabin crew to ensure safety comfort and convenience of all passengers
  • Inspect aircraft operational and technical performance regularly
  • Oversee fueling and other ground services as required
  • Prepare weight and balance forms as required.
  • Perform any other job roles as assigned by the Director, Flight Operations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a flight crew license CPL/IR
  • He/she should also be a holder of ATPL
  • ICAO English proficiency
  • At least 1500hrs flying time experience
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Own a valid crew license
  • High degree of integrity

How to Apply:
Air Uganda invites suitably qualified candidates to send their E-mail applications to hrdept@air-uganda.com. The application should including a cover letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates, three current professional referees and their contact details.

Deadline: 18th December 2013

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