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Airport Supervisor job at Uganda Airlines

About the Organization

Uganda Airlines is Uganda’s Flagship national passenger and cargo carrier. Airline provides scheduled Air transportation in East Africa and near International Markets and plans to expand its network to Southern Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East.

Job Description

Oversee the provision of efficient, high-quality customer service delivery in daily operations for Uganda Airlines according to agreed Service Level Agreements and Company Policies to delight customers and enhance their travel experience at O.R. Tambo International Airport.

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Duties and Responsibilities

Safety and Security:

  • Embrace and maintain a positive safety culture and a healthy and secure working environment in passenger services to comply with relevant legislative and industry standards.

  • Identify and report hazards, near misses, incidents, and accidents promptly.


Customer Service:

  • Oversee the provision of efficient, high-quality customer service delivery in daily operations for Uganda Airlines according to agreed Service Level Agreements and Company Policies to delight customers and enhance their travel experience at O.R. Tambo International Airport.

  • Consult, communicate, and disseminate information appropriately to passengers, staff, and third-party service providers to eliminate lapses in service delivery resulting from a lack of information.

  • Ensure smooth and effective transfer of passengers at the O.R. Tambo International Airport.

  • Implement departure and arrival processes in strict compliance with safety and security procedures and in a timely manner to guarantee consistency in punctuality (OTP), baggage delivery, and passenger screening/profiling.

  • Maximize revenue through the collection of excess baggage charges and change of reservation charges while maintaining high-quality customer service at all touchpoints.

  • Complete various post-flight activities, such as Total Load Summary (TLS), reconciliation of flight coupons, and assembly of flight files, to address any future queries.

Operational Efficiency:

  • Maintain good relationships with other airlines and airport stakeholders to facilitate smooth operations.

  • Ensure efficient procedures and best practices in document verification to minimise risks to the airline without compromising customer service standards.

  • Ensure that the GHA takes corrective action regarding any AHL or OHD on the flight, that subsequent follow-up action is taken, and that passengers are kept informed.

  • Cover duties as directed from time to time by the Country Manager.


Team Leadership and Development:

  • Lead, motivate, and develop staff, ensuring discipline and grooming standards among Passenger Services Agents.

  • Brief GHA staff and plan the efficient allocation of tasks and resources in liaison with the Country Manager.

  • Promote cost control awareness amongst the team.

  • Ascertain that all systems, equipment, and stationery are in working condition and readily available for efficient passenger handling services at all customer touchpoints.

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

Eligibility Requirements

  • South African Citizen/Permanent Resident/Valid South African Work Permit.


Educational Background:

  • Relevant airport/airline certification with extensive experience in all-around airport handling operations.


Professional Experience:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role with a reputable airline or ground-handling company.


Certifications and Training:

  • Airside Safety Training.

  • IATA Dangerous Goods Awareness Training and SMS.

  • Aviation Safety and Security Awareness Training.

  • ICAO Safety Management Systems (SMS) Awareness Training.

  • Airline passenger handling training.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient computer knowledge.

  • Proficiency in the English language. Indigenous East African and/or South African languages would be an added advantage.


Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work well under pressure for long hours, including shift work patterns, which may include weekends and after-hours.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Customer-focused and hospitable.

  • High integrity and influencing skills.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Demonstrated report-writing skills.

How to Apply

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