Senior Quality Assurance Officer Job Careers – Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA)

Organisation: Uganda Civil Aviation
Authority (UCAA)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/02/2020
Reports to: Manager Quality
About US:
Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) is a corporate body responsible tor regulation
of civil aviation in the country. It manages Entebbe international Airport
(EIA) and thirteen (13) other upcountry aerodromes. UCAA 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 position
of Senior Quality Assurance Officer in its establishment.
Job Summary:   To
implement the Quality assurance (QA) standards and organize internal audits to
assess the effectiveness across the authority while ensuring adherence to the
ISO 9001 standard .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Participates in defining
quality Assurance (QA) strategy and rallying all the directorates to embrace
·       Planning and
implementing QA concepts and related activities
·       Ensures relevance and
keeping up~to-date in OA maters
·       Identification of
directorate-based QA Coordinators
·       Organizing internal QA
Audits and reports
·       Planning and coordinating
yearly managements Review of GA system
·       Staff capacity building
and training
·       Quality Assurance system
·       QA Customer survey
·       Plays a leading role to
lead CAA introducing a QA regime.
·       Actively Promotes QA
concepts through meetings, presentations and internal letters.
·       Prepares appropriate OA
matters in consideration of the strategic and business plans as well as in work
plans for all directorates
·       Keeps abreast of
developments within the field of general quality assurance and new standards
·       Regularly up-dates CAA
staff on new QA developments through local trainings and inductions
·       Identifies and
recommends QA Coordinators across all CAA.
·       Regularly up-dates
training records of OA coordinators across all CAA
·       Regularly updates
coordinators‘ appraisal performances and prepares reports.
·       Proposes required
improvements for coordinators
·       Coordinates managements
review or each directorate’s QA status
·       Ensures successful
review. Prepares reports for consideration by QA manager and Management.
Coordinates QA related training for all employees of CAAA across all
·       Participates in
acquisition and installation of QA system
·       Prepares and conducts
customer opinion survey on QA every two years

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        A science degree from a recognized University
preferably Natural sciences or Engineering sciences
·       Specific Training and
certification as a quality Assurance System (OMS) internal Auditor ISO
9001:2015 Standards.
·       A minimum of seven (07)
years of Quality Assurance exposure.
·       Demonstrable knowledge
and skills of GA systems gained from working in A QA Oriented Organization.
·       Must be a team player
and able to work well with others.
How to Apply:
well written application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic
certificates with the job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand
corner of the envelope should be addressed to;
Director Human Resource & Administration
Aviation Authority Head Office
Box 5536, KAMPALA
shortlisted candidates will be contacted
is an equal opportunity employer,
Please indicate your (day time) phone
Deadline: 10th
February 2020 by 5:00pm
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