Application Deadline: 8 October 2015
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), in partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airports Council International (ACI), is offering opportunities for the development of career aviation professionals through a Young Aviation Professionals Programme.
Currently there are opportunities for three Young Aviation Professional Officer positions in the technical, air transport economics, and air transport economic regulation fields, all located in Montréal, Canada.
• Level of educations:
a) Master’s degree (or equivalent, to be demonstrated by the applicant); or
b) Bachelor degree, supplemented with a Commercial Pilot License or an Air Traffic Control License.
Minimum of two years’ professional working experience in aviation-related regulatory activities and/or in the aviation industry.
• Language skills:
Fluent reading, writing and speaking abilities in English. Working knowledge of a second language commonly used in international organizations (French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian or Arabic) would be an asset; and
• Age criteria:
Aged 32 years or less on the closing date of this announcement.
• Commitment to continuous learning: The willingness and ability to engage in self-development, keep up-to-date with new developments, help others to learn and learn from others.
• Planning and Organizing: Ability to set clear goals, prioritize, anticipate problems or risks, and have effective time management skills.
• Communication: Ability to write in a clear, concise and accurate manner. Ability to communicate verbally and with diplomacy.
• Client Orientation: Ability to see from the clients’ perspective, anticipate client needs and concerns; find appropriate solutions for clients, and keep clients informed.
• Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively with others and maintain harmonious working relationships in a multicultural environment.
• Technological awareness: Ability to use contemporary software such as MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), SharePoint, or equivalent and demonstrate a willingness to learn and use new technology.
All living costs and expenses will be borne by the Young Aviation Professional Officer.
• Financial Support:
• Annual leave will be provided at the rate of one and a half days per month.
• Sick leave will be provided at the rate of one day per month.
• Medical insurance will be provided at the single rate for prescription/medical/dental coverage within Canada.
• Occupational accident insurance will be provided (at no cost to the selected candidates).
• Non-occupational accident insurance will be available to the selected candidates, at their own cost.
- Candidates who are recommended for interview will be contacted by ICAO near the end of October 2015.
- Interviews, which will be conducted either by video conference or by Skype, are planned for early November 2015.
- Candidates will be informed of the outcome of their interview near the end of November 2015.
- Appointed candidates will report to Montreal near the end of February 2016.
- Interested candidates who meet the selection criteria are requested to submit their candidature by completing the online application form available at https://careers.icao.int.
- They must also attach a motivation letter summarizing: their professional achievements to date; their suitability for the Programme; their career aspirations in regulatory activities and/or the aviation industry; and the field of work for which they wish to be considered.
- Candidates should also indicate their preferred task(s) from the lists provided in the Appendix and explain why they have this interest.
- Candidates who do not complete the online application and the motivation letter will not be given consideration.
- Only candidates who are recommended for interview will be contacted by ICAO
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