Job Title: Catering Assistant

Location: Entebbe, Uganda

Company: Uganda Airlines

Deadline: 16/07/2024

Job Type: Full-time

About Us: Uganda Airlines is Uganda’s flagship national passenger and cargo carrier. We provide scheduled air transportation in East Africa and near international markets. The airline plans to expand its network to Southern Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East.

Job Description: A catering assistant is a culinary team player who supports chefs in food preparation, ensures spotless kitchens, and assists with event setup and breakdown for a seamless catering experience.

Reports to: Catering Manager

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Developing rotational in-flight catering menus
  • Preparation of daily flight catering orders and submitting them to the caterer
  • Supervising service providers to ensure timely flight loading and offloading
  • Budgeting and controlling all logistics of the catering section
  • Ensuring timely loading and offloading of all aircraft catering items
  • Delivering the catering items and handing them over to flight pursers
  • Supervising the loading and offloading of catering materials from the aircraft
  • Participating in periodic food presentations with the caterer and designing proper in-flight catering menus
  • Coordinating and organizing meal uplifts from outstations
  • Monitoring daily in-flight consumption reports
  • Receiving and verifying invoices from service providers before submission to finance
  • Coordinating with all other ground operations staff to ensure timely flight operations
  • Attending to any other duties as may be assigned by the line superiors

Education and Experience:

  • Diploma or equivalent in a business-related profession from a reputable institute OR a minimum of an “A” level certificate with profound experience in aviation catering
  • A diploma or certificate in catering may be an added advantage
  • Uninterrupted work experience of not less than 3 years in the in-flight catering/culinary industry


  • Good team player with fast decision-making skills
  • Driving skills in lightweight vehicles; possession of an Airside Driving Permit (ADP) is an added advantage
  • Computer literate
  • Familiarity with food safety and HACCP


Industry: Airlines
Location: Entebbe, Uganda



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