Safety officers ( 4 Positions) – Uganda Airlines

Job Description

No. of Positions: Four (04)

Reporting: Safety Manager 

Areas of Supervision: Operational, Ground, and Maintenance Areas  

Functional Relationships: All departments

External: Maintain Liaison with Regulatory Authorities, particularly Uganda CAA as delegated by the safety manager.

Safety Officers shall work under the supervision of the Safety Manager. They are responsible for the daily implementation and oversight of the safety program company-wide.

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Coordination of all activities of the operational safety program.
  • Ensure that all occurrences are reported to the applicable authority.
  • Investigate and report on occurrences, including recommendations to preclude re-occurrence(s).
  • Provides independent advice on safety matters
  • Conducts safety surveys at any time when deemed necessary
  • Carrying out safety audits and inspections
  • Liaising with the heads of all departments on flight safety matters
  • Assisting with the investigation of incidents.
  • Ensuring that all technical occurrences are being reported to the Safety department.
  • Investigate and report on technical occurrences, including recommendations to prevent re-occurrence(s).
  • Provide independent advice on safety matters in maintenance to the Safety Manager.
  • Carrying out safety audits and inspections in maintenance.
  • Liaise with the maintenance heads of departments on safety matters; and
  • Assist with the conduct, coordination, and investigation of accidents.

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes 

  • Diploma qualification in a related field
  • Certificate holder in Safety Management Systems.
  • Thorough working knowledge of Airline Operations and Civil Aviation Authority.
  • ICAO and IATA procedures and/or regulations.
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills.


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