Aviation Jobs – Flight Dispatcher – Uganda Airlines

 

Job Title:    Flight Dispatcher

Organisation: Uganda Airlines

Duty Station:  Entebbe, Uganda

 

About US:

Uganda Airlines is
the flag carrier of Uganda. The company is a revival of the older Uganda
Airlines which operated from 1977 until 2001. It began flying in August 2019.

 

Job Summary:  The Flight Dispatcher 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 departments.

·       
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
applicant for the Uganda Airlines Flight Dispatcher job 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 operations.

·       
Computer
literate.

·       
High
level of proficiency in English.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their 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
Here
 or by post quoting
the Job Reference number accordingly.

 

Applications should
be addressed to:

 

The Manager Human
Resources.

Uganda National
Airlines Company Ltd.

P.O. Box 431,
Entebbe, Uganda.

Only successful
applicants will be contacted.

 

Deadline:  28th December 2020

 

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