189-14 Aviation Medicine Expert (Prospective Post)

Field Projects
ICAO Duty Station
ABW Post Reference

Qualification Requirements:

1.  University degree in medicine with specialization in aviation or equivalent recognized professional qualifications and extensive experience in aviation medicine.

2.  In-depth knowledge of ICAO SARPs and guidelines related to aviation medicine.

 3.  Extensive experience in aviation medicine pertaining to the licensing of aviation personnel and flight crews.

 4.  Computer literate.

 5.  Fluency in the English language, including proven ability to write clear and concise reports.


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.


Under the direction of Director Technical Co-operation Bureau, ICAO and in close consultation with the Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA) counterparts:

1.  Provide assistance to CAA for the establishment of appropriate procedures relating to the aeromedical examination process, including oversight of the competency of medical examiners, audit of medical examination reports and confidentiality of medical records.

2.  Provide assistance to the CAA Medical Assessor in the establishment of the Regulatory Aviation Medicine Procedures Manual for Medical Examination and Assessment Processes; the ICAO Manual of Civil Aviation Medicine, Doc 8984 (the third edition is currently published in draft form on the ICAO public website) may provide useful information.

 3. Provide advice to the CAA Medical Assessor in the preparation of procedure and guidance materials for medical examiners;  the ICAO Manual of Civil Aviation Medicine, Doc 8984 (as currently published in draft form on the ICAO public website) may provide useful information.

 4.  Evaluate the current methods employed  in the administration of aviation medicine processes and make appropriate recommendations for their improvement, including process automation where desirable and feasible.

 5.  Develop a plan of action for the subsequent implementation of the agreed procedures and supporting processes.

 6.  Prepare the draft Project Terminal Report.


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