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Monday, December 4, 2017

Principal Licensing Officer Job at Civil Aviation Authority ( CAA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Principal Licensing Officer

Jobs at:
Civil Aviation Authority ( CAA )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 5:00 pm, 18th December, 2017

Duty Station:
Entebbe, Uganda

Job details:
Civil Aviation Authority ( CAA ) is a corporate body responsible for regulation of civil aviation in Uganda. it manages Entebbe International Airport (EIA) and thirteen (13) other upcountry aerodromes. CAA 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 following position in its establishment, as detailed below:

POST: Principal Licensing Officer
REPORTS TO: Manager Flight Safety Standards.
AGE: From 35 and 55 Years

To discharge responsibilities related to regulation, administration, training, examination and licensing of flight and cabin crew, aircraft maintenance personnel and air traffic controllers in accordance with the Civil Aviation (Personnel Licensing) Regulations.
Planning, budgeting and review process
  • Participate and make contributions to ensure the Business Plan provisions contain adequate allocations for the departments requirements
  • Participate in the preparation of annual budget inputs for the department.
  •  Prepare the Personnel Licensing (PEL) Section Quarterly Activity report for timely submission to Manager Flight Safety Standards (MFSS).
Licensing management - Personnel
  • Ensure that all personnel licensing regulations and procedures are implemented and complied with for licenses and authorization issuance
  • Provides professional advice to the Manager Flight Safety Standard on matters pertaining to personnel licensing.
  • Ensure licensing activities are coordinated with other sections within the CAA.
  • Liaise with Documentation Centre in record management of all personnel licenses issued by the Authority.
  • Maintain liaison with the designate medical examiners and assessor, flight operations, airworthiness etc, regarding licensing standards and facilitate the inspection functions of the staff charged with licensing duties.
  • Timely Preparation and submission of the Personnel Licensing Section performance Quarterly Report to MFSS.
  •  Regularly advise Manager FSS on the state of work and significant event and development within PEL office.
  •  Evaluate and advise MFSS on the section staffing, facilities and training requirements for effective continuous section performance.
  • Participate in the development and update of Civil Aviation Regulations and Guidance Materials.
  • Maintain a list and authorization records of other section/department personnel authorized and/or designated to perform personnel licensing functions. And ensure that they are briefed and supplied with adequate guidance and documentation to carry out their tasks.
  •  Initiate and direct study and research into licensing matters related to aviation personnel.
  • Perform such duties as may from time to time be directed by the Supervisor and/or Management.
Human Resource Management.
  • Supervises the section’s staff and ensures correct manning levels in accordance with operating standards
  •  Proposes input in attraction, retention, motivation and staff development.
Minimum Requirements:
  • A good bachelor's degree from a recognized University.
  •  A pilot with at least an Air Line Transport Pilot’s License (ATPL-Ground) and a minimum of 500 total flying hours.
  •  A good bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer license and A minimum of 5 years work experience as a licensed aircraft maintenance Engineer
  • A good bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
  • Air Traffic Controllers’ (ATC) License with at least 3 ratings and Not less than 5 years’ work experience as ATG license holder
  •  Must be computer literate.
Job application procedure
Handwritten applications with detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and transcripts; with the Job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelop should be sent to the address shown below. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.
The Director Human Resource & Administration
Civil Aviation Authority (Head Office)
P.0. Box 5536
To be received not later than 5:00 pm, 18th December, 2017 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. CAA is an equal opportunity employer. It is the duty of the applicant to ensure that his/her application is received by the indicated date and late applications will not be entertained under any circumstances.