189-11 Airport and Engine Emissions Expert (Prospective Post)

Field Projects
ICAO Duty Station
ABW Post Reference

Qualifications Requirements:

1.  University degree in engineering or exact environmental sciences with proven experience in aircraft and airport emissions analysis.

2.  Professional experience in the development of methodologies for measurement, analysis and control procedures to mitigate air pollution problems concerned with civil aviation or airports operation.

3.  Proven ability in air quality diagnostics and management; use of modeling software to forecast air quality scenarios for airports; and measurement and control equipment.

4.  Knowledge of ICAO provisions related to air pollution caused by civil aviation (Annex 16, Doc 9184 Airport Planning Manual Part 2, Circular 303) and other international regulations and working groups, recommendations (CAEP, IPCC/WMO, EPA/USA, etc.).

5.  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.  Give daily lectures on selected subjects.

2.  Develop case studies.

3.  Advise and assist in studying criteria and methods to diagnose air quality status in the major airports.

4.  Advise and assist in identifying the needs to implement air quality management programmes in airports.

5.  Conduct a seminar on subjects chosen from the topics dealt with during the programme at the end of the consultancy.

6.  Present a written daily report on the work performed and a final report summarizing all the activities carried out during the consultancy, with suggestions for the improvement of the work.

7.  Perform other related duties as may be required.


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