Job Role

The Materials Procurement Manager reports to the Director of Maintenance & Engineering and is responsible to the Director of Maintenance & Engineering for the judicious provisioning of aircraft materials, tooling and equipment including their storage.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Materials Manager will manage, lead and coordinate, defining acceptable resources required including premises (storage facility) and working conditions and shall also be responsible for maintaining relationships with suppliers and subcontractors.

In addition, he/she will ensure the following:
a)    Developing an approved List of Suppliers by identifying Suppliers and having them approved by the Quality         Assurance Manager and ensuring that procured/received items are from appropriately approved sources/suppliers that meet the Uganda CAA requirements and PPDU requirements and that the incoming release documentation meets the requirements.
b)    Negotiating with Suppliers for the best terms, seeking authorization from DME where necessary.
c)    Raising the necessary documentation for the procurement, handling, receiving shipping etc. of aircraft materials. Such documentation will have complete and accurate information.
d)    Procurement, Custody, and Accounting for all components and materials for use on company aircraft.
e)    Monitor Supplier performance using a non-conformance report form.
f)    Proper management of the entire Stores System (i.e. Bonded   Stores, Quarantine Stores, Tool Store, Tyre Store, Inflammable Store, etc.)    including control of stock levels by establishing stock re-order levels and monitoring shelf life of components i.e. Shelf life Control Register.
g)    Ensuring that before being stored, inventoried and controlled, all parts arriving will go through the incoming stores where the Receiving Inspector will inspect them for condition and/or damage and compliance with the incoming documents, conformity to Purchase Order conditions and if satisfied, issue Goods Received Notes (GRNs). 
h)    Ensuring that all aircraft materials, components, equipment etc. in Stores are appropriately tagged at all times.
i)    Regularly checking environmental conditions (i.e. Temperature, Humidity, etc.) under which materials are stored.
j)    Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager of any discrepancy discovered during Goods Inward Inspection (i.e. Documentation, Unserviceability due to manufacturing defect, or transportation damage, inadequate quality control during repair or overhaul, deterioration or contamination of items etc.).
k)    Implement corrective measures resulting from monitoring by the quality system
l)    Implementing the safety, human factors and quality policy in connection with the respective managers.

Qualifications/Skills/ Competencies:
•    An honor’s Bachelor of Science degree from a recognized university majoring in Material & Stores Management or Procurement & Logistics Management. 
•    Equivalent working experience of at least 5 years in Aircraft maintenance and logistical services provision.

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.