189-12 Airline Operations Expert (Prospective Post)

Field Projects
ICAO Duty Station
ABW Post Reference

Qualifications Requirements:

1.  University degree in business administration or public administration or other relevant discipline.

2.  Detailed knowledge of the broad field of international airline management and operations.

3.  Experience in airline flight scheduling, and in planning, composition and effective use of airline fleet.

4.  Good knowledge of characteristics and performance capabilities of various aircraft types used by airlines and their requirements for personnel and base facilities and services.

5.  Familiarity with aircraft leasing contracts.

6.  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 the airline's current management and operations policies and practices for both domestic and international operations.

 2.  Develop recommendations for consideration by the airline on fares and rates, route structure, aircraft selection, investment strategies and programmes, corporate structure, co-operative and joint venture arrangements and other key factors influencing the development of the airline along internationally recognized commercial practices.

3.  Detail the findings and recommendations as part of the final report.

4..  Perform other related duties as may be required.


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