189-6 Aeronautical Meteorology Expert (Prospective Post)

Field Projects
ICAO Duty Station
ABW Post Reference

Qualifications Requirements:

1.  Appropriate university degree or successful completion of a recognized course for aeronautical meteorologist (WMO Meteorologist as described in WMO No. 258).

2.  Five years practical experience as meteorologist, with a total of ten years in the analysis of weather information for forecasting including experience in the interpretation of MET radar and satellite information, numerical and weather prediction, weather phenomena hazardous to aviation and tropical meteorology as necessary.

3.  Good working knowledge of relevant aeronautical telecommunications, ATS procedures, the World Area Forecast Centres (WAFC) and MET Watch Offices (MWO).

4.  Experience at a senior level in the organization, administration and operation of national aeronautical meteorological services and in the preparation of analyses for forecasting and in the procurement, provision, siting, maintenance and calibration requirement of meteorological instrumentation.

5.  Sound knowledge of all relevant WMO and ICAO technical documents.

6.  Awareness of the relevant provisions of the Convention on International Civil Aviation and annexes concerned and other related ICAO documentation and procedural requirements.

7.  A good command of oral and written English, French or Spanish is essential.


1.  Judgment/decision–making: Proven ability to take ownership of all responsibilities and to honour commitments, to exercise mature judgment, to recognize key issues and analyze relevant information, to make feasible recommendations and to take sound decisions.

2.  Communication: Ability to write clearly and concisely and to present articulate verbal reports.

3.  Teamwork: Ability to work with colleagues to achieve the project goals and maintain harmonious working relationships in a multinational environment.

4.  Leadership, vision and management of performance: Demonstrated ability to plan and guide the work of a technical team in a multinational environment, to identified priorities and adjust them as required.

5.  Client Orientation: Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with external collaborators, to work and advocate effectively in a consensus-based system and to successfully manage and resolve conflict.

6.  Commitment to continuous learning: Willingness to keep abreast of new developments in professional field.

7.  Technological awareness: Ability to use contemporary office automation equipment, software, databases.


1.  Assess the present capabilities of airport infrastructure and services, with reference to the requirements of Annex 3, in relation to meteorological observation (including meteorological sensors), reports, forecasts, warnings, displays and briefings.

2.  Identify the necessary changes or remedial actions to improve the detected deficiencies, including the development requirements, vis-a-vis the compliance with the relevant ICAO SARPs, procedures and ANP.

3.  Develop the selected option at the level of airport master plan, including the passenger building and determining the internal and external land use zones and necessary land.

4.  Determine the present AIM, ATM, CNS and MET services operational condition.

5.  Recommend the remedial actions necessary to improve the AIM, ATM, CNS and MET services efficiency.

6.  Perform other related duties as may be required.     


In accordance with the ICAO Technical Co-operation Bureau (TCB) grading system.