Fresher Network Planning & Scheduling Executive Jobs – Uganda Airlines

Planning & Scheduling Executive

Organisation: Uganda

Duty Station: Entebbe
International Airport, Uganda

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 Network Planning & Scheduling
Executive will develop route network related recommendations and high
utilization schedules in line with the strategic and financial needs of the
business. This role includes, but is not limited to, market and competitor
assessment, route and new base choice, capacity allocation, bilateral
designations, license approvals, schedule development/maintenance and slot

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Create schedules that effectively utilizes aircraft resources
  • Improve aircraft and fleet utilization
  • Implement successful scheduling strategies
  • Review passenger traffic demand, flight schedule data and
    optimization tools
  • Building relationships with airports and third parties (regions,
    tourism bodies, etc.);
  • Assessing new markets based on strategic fit, financial potential,
    growth opportunity, risks, and possible entry points;
  • Determining new routes and bases to add to the network;
  • Providing financial forecasts for potential new routes and bases;
  • Building and maintaining financial evaluation tools as required;
  • Working with the revenue management team to determine amendments to
    existing routes, frequencies, and airports;
  • Assessing competition in terms of strategic plans, seasonal
    developments in capacity and fares, analyzing strengths/weaknesses and
    recommending actions based on the risks and opportunities;
  • Assessing and interpreting the market, economic and industry trends
    and the impact on route choice;
  • Managing the base mix cost to ensure it does not exceed budgeted


  • Developing schedules which utilize crew manpower and aircraft
    efficiently and effectively;
  • Loading and managing flight capacity in the scheduling and flight
    operation systems;
  • Building and managing relationships with slot co-coordinators
    throughout Europe;
  • Securing and maintaining airport slots for future schedules;
  • Aligning and managing the communication and approval process between
    the scheduling and operational departments;
  • Coordinating data analysis with revenue management to improve
    revenue generation of different schedule scenarios;
  • Developing robust schedule tools to improve efficiency;
  • Managing IT system development projects related to scheduling,
    network & slot management;


  • Building and maintaining relationships with applicable CAA’s;
  • Monitoring and negotiating bilateral agreements in relevant markets;
  • Securing route permits in a timely manner;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Airlines Network Planning &
    Scheduling Executive job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree
  • Airline experience a must.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Business mindset and ability to synthesize information into
  • Good oral and written presentations skills;

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, Click
 or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.

Applications should
be addressed to:

The Manager – Human

Uganda National
Airlines Company Ltd.

P.O. Box 431,
Entebbe, Uganda.

Deadline: 8th June 2019

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