Head of Quality & Safety – Technical Operations, Uganda

MAF in Uganda has 5 aircraft based at Kajjansi Airfield, where our office and maintenance hangar are located. We also support the operations and maintenance of 2 aircraft in our program in Monrovia, Liberia. Our flight program supports the ministries of many organisations serving in Uganda, East Congo and South Sudan.

We are seeking a Head of Quality and Safety to join our program in Uganda.


The Head of Quality and Safety of Technical Operations will maintain the quality assurance program and the safety management system in the MAF Uganda AMO. The role requires the overseeing and running of an effective Quality Management System, ensuring that MAF Uganda AMO remains in compliance with applicable UCAA and MAF requirements, whilst promoting a Quality Culture and maintaining Just Culture processes within the Technical Operations department. The successful candidate will develop and execute an annual quality plan including an audit schedule, carry out an annual QMS review process in accordance with the quality manual, including the identification and highlighting quality, safety, security and reliability trends within technical and base operations and ensure these are relayed to the relevant operations team in a timely manner. The role requires engagement in the maintenance department leadership team, advising and providing independent reports to the Accountable Manager and MAF senior management on issues pertaining to Quality and Safety, including detailed analysis of quality and safety reports and trend analysis.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

A licensed maintenance engineer or equivalent
Five year experience in an Aircraft maintenance facility or equivalent
Proven excellent communication skills
Background knowledge of Civil Aviation Regulations
Logical thinker
Computer literate

Formal quality management certificate or training
Knowledge of the organisational manuals required by a “Part 145” or equivalent maintenance organisation
Management experience

Position Location (s):
  • Uganda
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