Manager Flight Safety Standards Career Placement – Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Flight Safety Standards
Organization: Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
Kampala, Uganda
Director Safety,
Security & Economic Regulation
Civil Aviation Authority
(CAA) is a corporate body responsible for the regulation of Civil Aviation in
Uganda. It manages Entebbe International Airport and 13 other aerodromes
upcountry. CAA carries out its work in conformity with International Civil
Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS). The
Authority now plans to recruit suitably qualified Ugandans of impeccable
integrity and commitment to fill the following positions in its establishment.
The Manager Flight
Safety Standards will oversee the operation of Flight Safety Standards
Department in the Directorate of Safety Security & Economic Regulation in
accordance with the approved instructions, policies, regulations and directives
to ensure safety of Civil Aviation operations in Uganda. The incumbent will ensure
SARPs through the effective regulation of Flight operations, Air Worthiness and
Licensing Standards.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Input
    to Strategic Planning and Review
  • Provides
    advice to the Director on all matters pertaining to Flight Safety
  • The
    jobholder organizes and prepares technical examinations and flight tests
    for Aircraft Airworthiness for Ugandan Airfields.
  • Administers
    the issue and the renewal of Air Operators’ Certificate to all Ugandan
    Operators, premises, personnel, equipment and procedures both locally and
  • Financial
  • Flight
    Safety Standards operations
  • Administers
    the issue and renewal of personnel licences, such as Pilots, licences etc,
    and other relevant certificates.
  • The
    incumbent administers all flight inspections including the training of
    other inspectors and examiners.
  • Administers
    the construction and amendment of instrument and flight procedures that
    guide aircraft landings and take-offs in Uganda’s airfields.
  • Administers
    medical examinations of flight crew and all their tests and examinations.
  • Human
    Resources Management
  • The
    incumbent builds networks with and maintains regular contact with safety
    and regulatory departments of Civil Aviation Authorities of other
    countries and regions.
  • Carries
    out any other lawful duties that may from time to time be assigned by the
    Director and/or Management
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicants for the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Manager Flight Safety
    Standards job opportunity should hold a good Master’s degree in
    Aeronautical/Aerospace or Communication Engineering from a recognized
  • At
    least eight (8) years relevant work experience in Civil or Military
    Aviation with increasing responsibility, three of which should have been
    at managerial level;
  • Broad
    knowledge of International Civil Aviation operating safety and
    airworthiness requirements and of the national regulations
  • A
    Pilot with at least ATPL Safety Oversight Inspections and Flight
    Operations Inspections training and experience
  • A
    minimum of 5000 total flying hours
  • At
    least four years at senior supervisory level in a civil aviation
    organization as Principal Inspector
  • A
    certified Flight Safety Inspector or certified Airworthiness Inspector
    with a minimum of 10 years working experience of which 4 years must be at
    a principal level.
  • A
    relevant degree from a recognized and reputable organization will be an
    added advantage.
  • Must
    be a seasoned People Manager with demonstrable prior experience and
    success in overseeing Staff productivity and Performance Management.
  • A
    Flight Examiner’s Course and an Instructor’s rating will be desirable
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Good
    managerial skills
  • Familiarity
    with ICAO SARPs.
  • Age: Between 35 to 55 years
to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who desire to join the aviation industry should send
their hand-written applications with detailed CV and copies of academic
certificates plus transcripts with the Job reference number clearly marked at
the top left hand corner of the envelope should be sent to the address below.
Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.   
The Director, Human
Resource and Administration,
Civil Aviation Authority
(Head Office),
P.O. BOX 5536, Kampala,
26th August 2016 by 5:00 PM

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