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Role

The Manager Security will be responsible for managing the airline’s operational security functions and ensure that all staff and passengers comply with aviation security regulations. He/she will  is also responsible for ensuring the safety of the public and his security staff. He/She reports to the Accountable Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor the security status of the airport and recognize any possible threats or concerns.
  • Analyze all the reports on security and inspections to ensure they are in accordance with security procedures.
  • Deal with any issue that does not comply with the standard security procedures. 
  • Take lead on selection, recruitment and deployment of security employees.
  • Participate in performing background checks on the employees that are hired.
  • Ensure the orientation and training of new security staff.
  • Conduct inspections of security on a daily basis around airline operational premises.
  • Plan out an evacuation strategy and implement it incase such a situation arises.
  • Routinely review security footages to identify suspicious activity.
  • Coordinate with other security agencies.
  • Update the airline security database regarding wanted individuals.
  • Coordinate with the flight operations and maintenance personnel on security issues.
  • Ensure the protection of the airline assets including aircraft, operational, maintenance and security equipment.

Qualifications and Competencies 

  • Bachelor's degree in Management, Public Administration, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Aviation Science or any other related field from a recognized University  or institution. 
  • Knowledge of and experience in airport security operations will be of added advantage.
  • Experienced professional in security management with a supervisory or managerial position.
  • Detailed knowledge of public security and safety in an airport setting. 
  • Knowledge of security equipment and procedures that guarantee the safety of an airport.
  • Adequate knowledge of all local, national and international airport security requirements. 
  • Able to handle security gadgets, software programs and other technologies. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle crisis situations and or emergencies
  • Flexibility to work at night and during weekends and to be available in emergencies at short notice.

Package

  • A 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 www.careers.ugandairlines.com or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Interim Manager - Human Resources.
Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431, Entebbe, Uganda
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Closing date: September 17, 2018.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.