Human Resource Planning and Talent Acquisition Officer Job Vacancies – Uganda Airlines

Job Title:  Human Resource Planning And Talent Acquisition Officer

Organisation: Uganda Airlines

Duty Station:  Entebbe, Uganda

Report Line: Technical Advisor – Human Resource

Ref No: UGA-91


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: Tasked with the process of determining HR people requirements and the means for meeting these requirements in order to carry out the integrated plans of the Airline. Responsible for identifying, acquiring, assessing, hiring, onboarding candidates to fill open positions within the Airline.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Input into overall hiring strategy of the organization to ensure our teams consist of a diverse set of qualified professional individuals.
  • Build and maintain an internal database of qualified professionals to rapidly respond to talent management needs of the Airline.
  • Ensure the staffing needs of the Airline are being met, with a long-term talent strategy in mind.
  • Devise and implement sourcing strategies to build pipelines of potential applicants, such as employer branding initiatives.
  • Perform analysis of organization development and anticipate future employment needs.
  • Create and implement end-to-end candidate hiring processes to ensure a positive experience.
  • Form close relationships with managers to ensure clear candidate/interviewer expectations.
  • Coordinate with managers to identify staffing needs in different areas and departments.
  • Determine selection criteria for candidates by liaising with managers and other members of staff
  • Closely work with learning and development to create a journey for the candidates training calendar.
  • Source applicants through online channels, such as LinkedIn and other professional networks.
  • Create job descriptions and interview questions that reflect the requirements for each position before postings are made.
  • Identify and refine down the most suitable talent from available candidates.
  • Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments, and in-person interviews – where possible.
  • Assess candidates’ information, including C.Vs., portfolios and references
  • Organize and attend job fairs and recruitment events to build a strong candidate pipeline
  • Keep records of all materials used for recruitment, including interview notes and related paperwork, to share with key stakeholders.
  • Writing recruitment reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or any related discipline.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • 3 years of experience in talent acquisition or similar role.
  • Familiarity with social media, C.V. databases, and professional networks.
  • Experience with full-cycle recruiting, using various interview techniques and evaluation methods.
  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems.
  • Experience in using LinkedIn Talent Solutions and other to proactively source candidates.
  • A keen understanding of the requirements for each role in the Airline.
  • Proficiency in documenting processes and keeping up with industry trends.
  • Ability to motivate employees.
  • Pride and ownership in the Airline.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player.
  • Good time-management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Writing skills.
  • Flexible
  • Integrity


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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