189-13 National CAA Financial Operations Expert (Prospective Post)

Field Projects
ICAO Duty Station
ABW Post Reference

Qualifications Requirements:

1.  University degree in business administration or accounting or equivalent professional qualifications in a financial management field.

2.  Familiarity with civil aviation fees and charges and revenue generation at airports from aeronautical and non-aeronautical sources.

3.  Extensive experience at a responsible level in the financial management of a government department, an airline, an airport or a corporation.

4.  Experience in the organization of a financial division in a civil aviation department and in the development of revenues at airports.

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.  Review aeronautical fees and charges and other revenue-generating sources at  the airport and prepare estimates of annual revenue, taking into account airport development plans.

2.  Prepare the framework for the proposed autonomous civil aviation authority to allow it to retain generated revenues to defray its expenses and development costs, and to financially manage its existing and new assets and working capital.

3.  Recommend an accounting system and financial procedures including methods of preparation of financial statements of revenues and expenditures.

4.  Use information from duties 1 to 3 above as inputs into the consolidated report of the study.

5.  Perform other related duties as may be required.


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