Report Line: Technical Advisor-HR

Job Summary
The learning and development officer is responsible for identifying staff training and development needs, and for planning, organizing, and overseeing appropriate training.

Key accountabilities /responsibilities:

  • Conducting job evaluation surveys.
  • Liaising with managers and interviewing employees at all levels to identify and assess training and development needs.
  • Delivering and overseeing the training of individuals or groups of employees
  • Compiling and presenting information
  • Working closely with flight operations for crew recurrent training, conversions and other
  • Implementing, advising on and monitoring appraisal schemes to effect training programs
  • Supervising and monitoring progress made via training programs or schemes
  • Ensuring employees receive statutory required training as per UCAA,IATA and other.
  • Designing and assessing training programs.
  • Coordinate the development, delivery and evaluation of staff learning and development programs and the implementation of an annual corporate training plan and budget. 
  • Develop and facilitate relevant “in-house” training sessions / programs. 
  • Liaise with training providers to ensure correct setup and equipment requirements are provided. 
  • Coordinate the development, delivery and evaluation of a suite of Leadership Development programs.  
  • Prepare reports on training effectiveness. 
  • Provide a consultancy service to managers & staff on learning & development and a resource to managers in sourcing appropriate branch specific training. 
  • Develop and coordinate the corporate induction programs, work experience and traineeship programs. 
  • Coordinate and optimize the employer incentives for engaging in Nationally Recognized Training. 
  • In consultation with the employee relations and performance officer, jointly co-ordinate the implementation of the Staff Annual Performance Review Program and associated support programs. 
  • Development of a comprehensive learning and development manual and charter.
  • Identify and recommend areas of improvement in OD activities, services and policies. 
  • Assist with the development and implementation of organizational development / strategic OD and Business Improvement policy and programs. 
  • Act as the Organization Development representative on any committees, forums and focus groups as may be required. 
  • Constant report writing and submission on activities in progress and completed.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or similar
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources
  • 3-4 years experience in learning and development in a corporate organization
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and evaluating training programs.
  • Experience administering an online Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Management of training records
  • Proficiency in documenting processes and keeping up with industry trends

Required skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective Organization skills
  • Writing skills
  • Flexible
  • Integrity
  • Approachable
  • Able to form good relationships

About Us

Uganda Airlines, the National Carrier of the Republic of Uganda based at Entebbe International Airport is now accepting applications for a number of job opportunities.

As a member of the team, you will be responsible for presenting a positive image of the airline in keeping with its brand to connect the world to the Pearl of Africa. You will be enthusiastic about serving all Uganda Airlines customers and colleagues with courtesy and respect in line with the company’s values. You will also be championing safety and ensuring international aviation standards are maintained at the airline. This is a great opportunity to be part of the new National Airline, in this exciting industry.

How to apply

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 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.