Fresher Flight Dispatcher (Operations Control Officer) Job Careers – Uganda Airlines

Organisation: Uganda
Duty Station: Entebbe
International Airport, Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Operations Control
About US:
Uganda Airlines is
the National Carrier of the Republic of Uganda based at Entebbe International
Airport. It is headquartered in Entebbe, Wakiso District, Uganda, and operates
from its hub in Entebbe International Airport. 
Job Summary:    The Flight Dispatcher (Operations Control
Officer) manages the day-to-day functions of the operations control center. The
Dispatcher is responsible for daily liaison with all flight crew and ensures
that all flights are dispatched, safely, on time and in compliance with company
procedures.  The Flight Dispatcher
reports to the Manager Operations Control.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensures smooth, efficient and timely dispatch of flights.
  • Monitor and identify any operational/technical event which could
    disrupt the regularity of flights and take mitigative actions, in line
    with approved company procedures.
  • Assist the Pilot In Command in flight preparation providing the
    relevant information required (E.g meteorology, NOTAMs, air traffic,
    slots, etc.).
  • Assist the Pilot In Command in preparing Operational Flight
    Plan(OFP) and Air Traffic Control (ATC) flight plan management.
  • Generate a manual OFP when the automated OFP is not available,
    taking into account prevailing weather conditions and statistical winds.
  • Maintain the daily flight schedules in conjunction with other
    departments, especially maintenance.
  • Be responsible for preparation of daily on time performance reports
    for the onward transmission to the Manager Operations Control.
  • Be responsible for preparation of Monthly on time performance.
  • In charge of day to day liaison with other company operational
  • Prepare a flight release envelope and ensure all its contents are
    available as indicated and duly signed by the PIC and FOO.
  • Conduct pre-flight crew briefing.
  • Supply the PIC while in flight with all needed technical information
    via radio.
  • Support wet-leased company with operational information.
  • In the event of an emergency, initiate the applicable procedure.
  • Arrange safe and reliable transport for crew on duty to and from
    work during duty time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Airlines Flight Dispatcher
    (Operations Control Officer) job placement must hold a Flight Operations
    Officer License or Airline Transport Pilot License.
  • Adequate knowledge of Uganda Civil Aviation Regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of flight scheduling and fleet
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High level of proficiency in English
How to Apply:
Application letters,
complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic
and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size
photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online,
or by post quoting the Job
Reference number accordingly.
Applications should
be addressed to:
The Interim Manager
– Human Resources.
Uganda National
Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431,
Entebbe, Uganda.
Deadline: 17th September, 2018
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