189-4 AIS/AIM Expert (Prospective Post)

Field Projects
ICAO Duty Station
ABW Post Reference

Qualifications Requirements:

1.  University degree, or equivalent qualifications and experience in the field of air navigation with demonstrated experience relating to safety management and/or civil aviation safety regulations.

2.  Extensive experience (ten years or more) in a modern, up-to-date environment, at increasing levels of responsibility, leading to supervisory level in Air Navigation Services (ANS) and Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) in large government, international organization or aviation industry.

3.  Experience at senior or supervisory level in development of ATC procedure and aeronautical charts.

4.  Senior level experience in organization and management of Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) in a civil authority, ATS provider, airport or an international organization. 

5.  Experience in participating in the work of ISO and AIS automation.

6.  Thorough knowledge of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) and Procedures for Air Navigation Services (PANS) relating to AIS, as well as Annexes 4, 14 and 15.

7.  Ability and experience in providing AIS training.

7.  Demonstrated ability to recognize key issues and analyze relevant information before making recommendations.

8.  Ability to write clearly and concisely detailed technical and specialized reports and to make verbal presentations.

9.  Develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies.  Identify priorities and adjust as required.

10. 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.  Follow up and assist in the AIS automation.

2.  Prepare the documentation related to AIS automation.

3.  Specify technical and administrative issues to implement the quality management system (ISO) in the AIS Department according to ICAO SARPs.

4.  Introduce and follow up the quality management system (ISO).

5.  Assist in the elaboration of AIS training documentation and AIS guidance material and conduct training to AIS staff, as necessary.

6.  Assist in the transition from AIS to Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) (strategy/roadmap/guidance material).

7.  Prepare job descriptions concerning all AIS sections.

8.  Prepare work plan for the development of AIS (AIS web, automation, etc.).

9. Perform other related duties as may be required.


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