Job Role

The materials Management Officer reports to the materials manager and is responsible for the day to day planning of all maintenance material requirements to cover parts, tools, and expendable materials.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure quality and quantity of aircraft spares, tools and other equipment used for aircraft maintenance is adequate for the operation;
  2. Deliver serviceable aircraft/materials/components to the operation on time, in a cost-effective manner and in compliance with legal and company requirements;
  3. Process procurement of materials and services required for the maintenance operation and ensure only parts from approved sources are obtained;
  4. Provide inputs to the procurement department in terms of parts, equipment and tools procurement.
  5. Control the inventory and ensure availability of spares to meet aircraft demands, whilst minimizing costs;
  6. Periodically review reorder levels and quantities for all spares, on the basis of required Service Level, Forecast Demand and Lead Time; ensure timely replenishing of materials when the available quantity falls below reorder levels;
  7. Control and monitor all the clearing agents in charge of the clearing and forwarding of company spares/materials;
  8. Monitor supplier performance;
  9. Ensure that adequate planning is done to ensure that no stock out levels are reached for parts.
  10. Ensures accurate records are kept for all purchasing and logistics activities and inventories in compliance with all industry and Regulatory authority requirements;
  1. Responsible for the implementation of safety management systems processes in line maintenance operations.


Qualifications, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  1. A Degree or Diploma in procurement, materials, logistics, stores management;
  2. Experience in Aviation procurement and or logistics management;
  3. Knowledge of Technical Stores management and requirements ;
  4. Must be computer literate with knowledge and skills in computerized software and programs;
  5. Conversant with the tendering and procurement process requirements.

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.