The Manager Maintenance is responsible for the management, control and implementation of maintenance activities of the airline. He/she is responsible for liaising with other departments on maintenance activities. He/she reports to the Director Maintenance and Engineering.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all maintenance activities carried out on Uganda Airlines Aircraft are performed in accordance with company standards, Civil Aviation Regulations and the requirements of the Air Operator Certificate.
  • Shall be the effective liaison for all maintenance related activities.
  • Shall be in charge of all the line maintenance engineers and plan effectively for their maintenance resources.
  • Ensure correction of any defect or damage affecting safe operation of the aircraft to an approved standard, considering the minimum equipment list and configuration deviation list for the aircraft type.
  • Ensure release to service of aircraft is performed in accordance with applicable rules and procedures.
  • Ensure that an adequate supply of aircraft maintenance related documentation is availed when needed. 
  • Plan and monitor training of all maintenance personnel.
  • Monitor the competence of all maintenance staff.
  • Ensure necessary resources such as training, materials and approved technical data etc. are available to comply with the applicable regulatory requirements and manufacturers’ specifications.
  • Ensure that sufficient resources are available and controlled to ensure on-time completion of workload.
  • Develop and implement systems and procedures that will enhance an industrial safety environment.
  • Implement safety management systems processes in the maintenance department. 
  • Plan and control the departmental budget.
  • Ensure that the applied resources comply with the Regulatory requirements to maintain high safety/airworthiness standards.
  • Ensure staff are deployed within the concept of human performance limitations.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • A licensed maintenance engineer with appropriate ratings in airframe and engines or avionics with at least five years’ experience in maintaining a similar category of aircraft including one year in the capacity of returning aircraft to service.
  • A minimum of 3 years maintenance supervisory experience. 
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Good interpersonal relations, communication and leadership skills.


  • 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.