189-6 Aeronautical Meteorology (Instruments) Expert (Prospective Post)

Field Projects
ICAO Duty Station
ABW Post Reference

Qualifications Requirements:

1.  University degree in meteorology or equivalent technical qualification such as successful completion of a recognized course for aviation meteorology (AEROMET) forecaster (WMO Class I or Class III).

2.  Minimum of tenyears experience with a civil aviation administration at managerial level, responsible for planning of AEROMET development.

3.  Substantial experience with planning of upgrading and maintenance requirements of MET facilities, their logistics and human resource needs; knowledge of MET training requirements and planning thereof.

4.  Substantial experience with organization, administration and operation of national AEROMET and full familiarity with relevant ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) and Procedures for Air Navigation Services (PANS).

5.  Experience in preparing long term AEROMET development plans will be a desirable qualification.

6.  Knowledge of the provision, siting, maintenance and calibration requirements of MET instrumentation.

7.  A good command of oral and written English, French or Spanish is essential. 


1.  Judgement/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.  Conduct a technical review of the aeronautical meteorological system/instruments.

2.  Provide on-site advice to state authorities.

3.  Identify the necessary changes or remedial actions to improve the detected deficiencies, including the development requirements, vis-a-vis the compliance with the relevant ICAO SARPs, procedures and ANP.

4.  Determine the present AIS, ATM, CNS and MET services operational condition.

5.  Recommend the remedial actions necessary to improve the MET services efficiency.

6. Perform other related duties as may be required.


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