Senior Manager Information Technology & Data Management Job – Uganda National Airlines Company Limited

Job Title:    Senior Manager Information Technology & Data Management

Organisation: Uganda National Airlines Company Limited

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Chief Finance Officer

 

About US:

Uganda Airlines is the flag carrier of Uganda. The company is a revival of the older Uganda Airlines which operated from 1977 until 2001. It began flying in August 2019.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Devise Digital IT strategies to achieve business goals, especially in the areas of Smart Travel using Smart Technologies
  • Optimizing Passenger Journey at Key Touch Points and evaluating solutions to improve KPI for Quality
  • Establish Business Intelligence systems over operational systems
  • Establishing cost-effective operating models.
  • Directly accountable for leading the line of business – cost center in its identification, prioritization of strategy, annual planning, and budgeting.
  • Strategy for Digital Products – Product Development – cloud enablement for Line of Business
  • Management of Multi-Million USD Business Solutions Delivery, IT Infrastructure, and IT Security Programs
  • Set up end to end, IT Applications, Infrastructure & Operations for Line of Business
  • Support IT infrastructure for Sales & Marketing, Pre Sales of Airline, GHA Cargo products, Maintenance, and others.
  • Responsible for the overall projects management and implementation of new IT systems
  • Principle advisor to the business on new applications and infrastructure development
  • Responsible for digital commerce (web, mobile, e-payments, call center, and others) developments.
  • Responsible for business intelligence and analytics design development
  • Responsible for the departmental staff appraisals

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Information technology, Engineering, Computer Science, or any other related field.
  • Minimum of seven (07) years of experience in implementing, managing, and integrating core aviation/airline business systems i.e Passenger Service Systems (PSS), Maintenance Overhaul & Repair Systems (MRO), Flight Operations Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, Global Distribution Systems, Reservations, Inventory and Availability, Fares & Ticketing, Airport Operations, Loyalty, Codeshares and interlines,
  • Certifications such as CompTIA A+, MSCE, Cisco, Oracle, and Cloud Technologies have added advantages.
  • Relevant exposure and experience leading large IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies.
  • Excellent working knowledge of integrated computer systems, IPSEC, VPN, and MPLS networks, systems automation, big data, and business analytics, SaaS/Cloud technologies, and global call centers.
  • A firm grasp of aviation infrastructure and operations best practices.
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of project management and budget skills is desirable
  • Innovation and digital transformation
  • Project management
  • People management
  • Financial management

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join Uganda Airlines in this capacity should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 7th October 2022

 

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