Manager Airwing Job Vacancies – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Job Title:   Manager Airwing

Organisation: Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Deputy Director Bioddiversity, Monitoring and Research


About US:

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200.


Job Summary:  The Manager Airwing will ensure an effective and efficient Air Wing that is effectively implementing the Organizational programs and activities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Piloting air crafts’ for UWA staff transportation.
  • Conducting aerial wildlife counts.
  • Liaising with CAA over aircraft operations and procedures.
  • Carrying out aerial law enforcement operations.
  • Carrying out evacuation flights
  • Upkeep all technical logs and supervising the preparation of maintenance contracts.
  • Organizing and scheduling payments for all aircraft landing, air navigation and parking Charges
  • Performing any other related duties assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Should possess a current Uganda Commercial pilot’s license.
  • Should have a minimum of 4000 hours of which not less than 40 hours will have been flown as a pilot in command for the last six months.
  • Operation of a single engine (piston) aircraft with constant speed propellers is a must
  • A type rating (for the fleet UWA has at the time)
  • Should have at least 2,000 flying hours coupled with bush flying.
  • Experience in Cessna182, 206 or 210.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills.
  • Finance and human resource management skills
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Concern for quality and standards;
  • Leadership and Team Work
  • Knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal processes
  • High moral integrity


How to Apply:

All qualified candidates should send their application with an Application form, Download Here, detailed  Curriculum  Vita bearing  contacts  of  three  (3) competent referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of academic documents and relevant appointment letters to any of the addresses below:


Either: Email:




Hand delivered to:


The Executive Director,

Uganda Wildlife Authority,

Plot 7 Kira Road Kamwokya

P.O. Box 3530, Kampala Uganda


Deadline: 26th March 2022 by 5.00 pm.



  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only ie (Degree Certificates and Transcripts plus O and A level).
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not less than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.


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