Uganda National Airlines Load Controller Jobs

Uganda National Airlines Load Controller Jobs

Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Duty Manager, 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 other loading documents in accordance with Uganda Airlines procedures.

  • Ensure and maintain a healthy, Safe, Secure and Cost-effective operation for Uganda Airlines operations, in compliance with the relevant industry regulatory and legislative requirements, company procedures, and regulatory authorities.

    Key accountabilities/responsibilities

  • Ensure on-time departure without compromising safety.

  • Ensure accurate computation of aircraft weight and balance.

  • Prepare and communicate to loading personnel (Loading Agents) a load plan that is in line with aircraft loading instruction processes.

  • Such load planning shall consider fuel load and distribution, aircraft equipment, planned dead load, expected passenger load, fuel efficiency, special loads and shall always be performed in accordance with aircraft manufacturers and Company limitations.

  • Calculate accurately EZFW to optimize fuel consumption and load planning.

  • Finalize load sheet showing load distribution, special loads and LMCs that conform to Uganda Airlines operating procedures.

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

  • Adhere to Uganda Airline's principals and best practices.

  • Embrace and maintain a positive safety culture, a healthy and secure working environment in compliance with the relevant industry regulatory and legislative requirements.

  • Cover any other duties as may be directed from time to time in the interest of the company.


  • Ability
    to work under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.

  • Good report writing skills.

  • Judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Customer-focused and hospitable.

  • Cool, pleasant and approachable personality.

  • Well-groomed.

  • Attention to detail and quality.

  • Team player.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Cross-culture sensitivity and respect.

  • Confident, decisive and proactive.

  • Strong analytical and presentation skills.

  • Commitment to achieving and maintaining high-quality standards.

  • High level of integrity.

    Qualifications (knowledge, skills, experience)

  • A-Level or Higher Diploma with experience in an all-round airport handling operation with relevant experience as a Load Controller.

  • At least 2 - 3 years’ relevant experience in a similar role with a reputable airline or reputable ground handling company.

  • Airside Safety Training.

  • Aviation Safety Awareness Training.

  • IATA Dangerous Goods Training CAT 8.

  • Aviation Safety and Security Training.

  • Airport Operations Experience.

  • Good computer knowledge.

  • Aircraft handling and loading.

  • Airside Driver Training (Airside Driving Permit – ADP).

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Uganda National Airlines Load Controller Jobs

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