The Manager Human Resource is a strategic leader who designs, implements and administers a full suite of human resource. He/She is responsible for talent acquisition, development programs and policies that support and enrich a positive staff experience at the airline. He /She is also responsible for developing a high-performance culture at the airline, ensuring an attractive place of work, emphasizing communication and engagement at all levels. He/She will be responsible for the welfare and motivation of all staff.

The Manager Human Resources reports to Chief Executive officer/ Accountable Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct employment activities across the airline, ensuring properly qualified applicants are recruited.
  • Coordinate selection and promotion of personnel.  
  • Prepare and update the company human resources manual.
  • Ensure that all employees of the Airline are informed/advised on human resource programs, policies, procedures and controls of the company. 
  • Administer compensation and benefit systems including carrying out salary surveys, preparing and submitting remuneration review recommendations for management and Board consideration.
  • Determine job classifications and salary levels, prepare, update and interpret job descriptions. 
  • Keep comprehensive up-to-date personal records of employees on matters such as bio-data, wages, leave, training and other related aspects.
  • Assist and guide the Airline employees with personal problems, career development and welfare related issues and services.
  • Prepare and submit, or oversee the preparation of various departmental reports as scheduled/ requested, including analyses of staffing levels, attrition levels and skills/training requirements to meet the company objectives.
  • Administer, monitor and maintain leave records in compliance with company policies and national labour laws.  
  • In collaboration with relevant department heads, design and monitor training programs across the organization.
  • Develop and implement a complete suite of human resources systems including policies and procedures supporting a performance centric culture.
  • Translate business priorities into HR strategies, plan and persuasively lead the department towards swift and consistent execution.
  • Serve as the main link between the Airline employees and management on all matters of human resources nature.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Executive Officer.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • A Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration (Majoring in Human Resource management) or other closely related discipline from a recognized University.
  • A Bachelor of Science or Bachelor Arts degree in human resources, business administration or other closely related field.
  • Proven experience as at senior management level for at least five (5) years. 
  • Knowledge of data analysis and reporting.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • High ethical standards are a must.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Airline Human Resource management experience will be of added advantage.


  • Competitive salary is offered

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.