Airport Operations Jobs – Turnaround Coordinator – Uganda Airlines

Job Title:   Turnaround Coordinator

Organisation: Uganda Airlines

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Report Line: Duty Manager

Ref No: UGA-111


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 Turnaround Coordinator (TRC) shall ensure effective implementation of the aircraft turnaround plan to achieve a safe, secure, efficient and punctual aircraft turnaround.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure the turnaround activities are in conformance with regulations/requirements of customer airline and standard operating procedures;
  • Co-ordinate and direct operational activities within the turnaround;
  • Manage any disruptions to turnaround activities;
  • Ensure that processes are delivered within SLA standards of performance and compliance limits;
  • Ensure activity sequence matches turnaround plan with all activities delivered within the agreed times;
  • Liaise with and between teams, departments and suppliers to inhibit discrepancies in task sequence or performance;
  • Act as a central point of contact;
  • Act as a safety coordinator by maintaining safe and secure processes for the duration of turnaround activities.
  • Supervise all Load Control activities and processes.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Duty Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant for the Uganda Airlines Turnaround Coordinator job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or diploma in aviation, Tourism or business administration
  • Five years of experience in airport operations or with an airline/ reputable GHA
  • Ramp training
  • Airside safety training
  • IATA DGR CAT 10 Training
  • Computer proficiency
  • First Aid training
  • Fire safety training
  • Aircraft Handling & Loading training
  • SMS (Safety Management System) Training
  • Quality or SLA Training (added advantage)
  • Load Control Training
  • Attention to detail and quality.
  • Report writing skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Confident, decisive and proactive
  • Good work speed
  • Organizational skills.


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 at 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: 12th July, 2021 by 4:00pm


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