Reports to: Duty Manager

Job Summary:

The load controller will be responsible for ensuring flight safety by performing load planning, weight and balance calculations and finalization of the load sheet and their loading documents in accordance with the Standard Operations Procedures.

Key accountabilities /responsibilities:

  • Ensure on-time departure without compromising safety.
  • Ensure accurate computation of aircraft weight and balance
  • Prepare and communicate to loading personnel(Agents) a load plan that is in line with Aircraft loading instruction processes
  • Load planning shall consider fuel loads and distribution, Aircraft equipment, planned dead load, expected passenger load, fuel efficiency, special loads and shall always be performed in accordance with the Aircraft manufacturer and Company limitations.
  • Calculate accurately EZFW optimize fuel consumption and load planning
  • Finalize load sheet showing load distribution, special loads and LMCS that conform to UR operating procedures.
  • Identify and report any hazards, near misses, incidents and accidents
  • Adhere to UR principles and practices
  • Embrace and maintain a positive safety culture, a healthy and secure working environment in compliance with the relevant industry and legislative requirements.

Qualifications (knowledge, skills, experience):

  • Higher diploma with airport operations experience 
  • A university degree will be an added advantage
  • Airside safety training 
  • IATA DGR CAT 8 Training
  • Computer proficiency 
  • ADP(Airside Driving Permit)

Key Competencies:

  • Good report writing skills.
  • Attention to detail and quality.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Confident, decisive, and proactive.

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.