Manager Flight Operations – The Civil Aviation, Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA)

The Civil Aviation,
Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) an Institution of the East
African Community in Entebbe Uganda, is charged with the responsibility of
overseeing the harmonization and operationalisation of the air safety rules and
regulations in the East African Region.

Applications are invited from qualified citizens of East Africa for the
following position in the East African Community Safety and Security Oversight
Agency (CASSOA)

Manager Flight Operations

Grade: P4

Reports to: Director Standardisation and Regulations Description:
Main purpose of the Job:

To plan, implement, supervise and evaluate the Agency’s flight Operations
activities.To coordinate and oversee the implementation of the safety oversight
programmes and technical support to Partner States related to flight operations
as approved by the Board. Requirements: Qualification and Experience:

  • A
    holder of a professional licensed at ATPL level (or equivalent). A degree
    will be an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of fifteen (15) years experience five (5) of which must be in a
    management or supervisory position with a civil aviation administration,
    directly associated with the preparation and responsibility for
    implementation of rules, regulations, operating manuals, flight and ground
    procedures deemed necessary for flight safety, inspection and
  • Considerable
    flight crew experience as pilot-in-command on modern, turbine engine
    aircraft or substantial experience as a Flight Operations Inspector with
    ratings in modern, turbine engine aircraft preferably of type operated in
    the region. 5000 hours of flying experience with a demonstrable experience
    in an international airline operation of at least of 1,000 hrs
  • Experience
    in the preparation, approval and use of Flight Operations Manuals and
    other flight operation documentations including flight training and
    checking programmes.
and Competences:
  • Knowledge
    of legal responsibilities and administrative procedures for the issuance
    of documents under State of Registry approval relating to supervision of
    flight operations.
  • Knowledge
    of the requirements for personnel licensing systems, and of the training,
    and maintenance of competency of flight and ground crews concerned with
    flight operations.
  • Sound
    knowledge of EAC Harmonised Civil Aviation Regulations and Technical
    Guidance Materials.
  • Sound
    knowledge of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices and related
  • Good
    communication and report writing skills.
  • Proficiency
    in computer use and general IT applications.
  • Good
    interpersonal skills, high degree of integrity.
  • Good
    knowledge in Air Operator Certification procedures.
candidates are advised to read the detailed job description of this position on

Terms and Conditions of Service:

These are established position within the CASSOA organization structure which
has tenable contract terms of five (5) years renewable once.

The candidates will be appointed by the East African Community CASSOA Board of

Salary and Fringe Benefits:

The established positions offer competitive salaries and attractive fringe
benefits including house allowance, transport allowance, education
allowance, a medical scheme and insurance cover.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the reference
number of the position applied for by registered mail,courier, email (all soft
copies should be in MS Word or Acrobat) and dispatch together with Curriculum
Vitae, copies of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials,
names and addresses of three referees, and day time telephone/cell phone
numbers to Address

Executive Director,
PO Box 873,

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