Aviation Material Specialist - Overseas


Entebbe, Uganda


Full Time / Rotation


Voyageur Airways is a Canadian Air Operator specializing in ad-hoc or contract-based aircraft charter services and aircraft leasing. Voyageur Airways’ operations are worldwide, often in remote and challenging environments.


Voyageur offers employees and employees' families extensive benefits. Extended health care benefits include dental, vision, prescription drugs, hearing, out-of-country insurance, orthotic devices, semi-private hospital, and more. Other benefits include life and disability insurance, an employee share ownership program, a retirement pension plan, and a number of other employee assistance programs.

Job Setting and Provisions:

This job is an expatriate rotational position. The typical repeating rotation pattern is 8 weeks on-site in Entebbe, and 8 weeks off. In relation to this posting, Voyageur provides:
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Voyageur offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including: dental, health, life insurance, as well as a retirement pension program.
  • Clean and secure accommodations at Entebbe that include single-accommodation bedrooms with common kitchen, recreational, and laundry areas (as shared with other Voyageur employees). Additional amenities include satellite television and internet/wifi.
  • Local ground transportation at Entebbe.
  • Airline transportation (coach/economy) between your place of residence and Entebbe.
  • Overseas travel medical insurance coverage.
  • Overseas meal per diems.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

The Aviation Material Specialist oversees material, logistics, and supply chain functions at the designated location. In accordance with established policies and procedures, tasks can include:
  • Maintaining material. This includes monitoring inventory locations, conducting inventory counts, issuing material, mitigating inventory discrepancies, and ensuring material is properly stored, identified, and secured.
  • Shipping and receiving of material. This includes properly packaging material, completion of the necessary shipping and receiving paperwork, tracking shipments, assisting in Customs clearance processes, and transporting material to and from shipping facilities.
  • Assisting production staff with identifying, ordering, and prepositioning the necessary material for forecasted activities.
  • Procurement of local shop-supply material as required.
  • Handling of IATA classified dangerous goods and hazardous materials (training provided).
  • Occasional moderate-to-heavy lifting of material (training provided).


All candidates must:
  • Possess a valid passport and be able to travel abroad unrestricted.
  • Be eligible to work for a Canadian company.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, teamwork, and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrate reliability, responsibility, and self-motivation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in an international environment with consideration of foreign cultural expectations.

Preference will be given to individuals with previous supply chain and logistics oversight experience.