The Network and Scheduling Manager will report to the Commercial Director. The role’s primary responsibility will be to develop route network related recommendations and high utilization schedules in line with the strategic and financial needs of the business. This role includes, but is not limited to, market and competitor assessment, route and new base choice, capacity allocation, bilateral designations, license approvals, schedule development/maintenance and slot coordination.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Create schedules that effectively utilizes aircraft resources
Improve aircraft and fleet utilization
Implement successful scheduling strategies
Review passenger traffic demand, flight schedule data and optimization tools
Building relationships with airports and third parties (regions, tourism bodies, etc.);
Assessing new markets based on strategic fit, financial potential, growth opportunity, risks, and possible entry points;
Determining new routes and bases to add to the network;
Providing financial forecasts for potential new routes and bases;
Building and maintaining financial evaluation tools as required;
Working with the revenue management team to determine amendments to existing routes, frequencies, and airports;
Assessing competition in terms of strategic plans, seasonal developments in capacity and fares, analyzing strengths/weaknesses and recommending actions based on the risks and opportunities;
Assessing and interpreting the market, economic and industry trends and the impact on route choice;
Managing the base mix cost to ensure it does not exceed budgeted costs;
Developing schedules which utilize crew manpower and aircraft efficiently and effectively;
Loading and managing flight capacity in the scheduling and flight operation systems;
Building and managing relationships with slot co-coordinators throughout Europe;
Securing and maintaining airport slots for future schedules;
Aligning and managing the communication and approval process between the scheduling and operational departments;
Coordinating data analysis with revenue management to improve revenue generation of different schedule scenarios;
Developing robust schedule tools to improve efficiency;
Managing IT system development projects related to scheduling, network & slot management;
Building and maintaining relationships with applicable CAA’s;
Monitoring and negotiating bilateral agreements in relevant markets;
Securing route permits in a timely manner;
Airline experience a must.
Completed university or college degree is a must;
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
Business mindset and ability to synthesize information into recommendations;
Good oral and written presentations skills;
A competitive salary is offered.
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 Manager Human Resources.
Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431, Entebbe, Uganda.