Aviation Safety Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)
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Aviation Safety Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)

AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur

岗位领域:行政人力 工作性质:长期工作

学历要求:本科及以上 岗位职级:P3

工作地点:El Fasher 截止日期:03 December , 2019



Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), in El Fasher. The Aviation Safety Officer P3, at this level usually reports to Chief of Unit, Aviation Safety UNAMID.


Within delegated authority, an Aviation Safety Officer will carry out the following duties:

Assist the Chief Aviation Safety in developing and implementing the Mission Aviation Safety Programme.

Implements the Aviation Emergency Response Plan and ensures that it is communicated to all officials concerned.

Organizes and coordinates aviation safety drills and exercises required by the Mission Aviation Safety Programme.

Monitors the integration of Aviation Risk Management into UN aviation activities.

Develops quarterly Risk Assessment Indicators and analyses the level of safety of aviation activities within the Mission.

Proposes the required corrective and preventive measures, develops aviation safety recommendations and communicates them to the officials concerned.

Investigates aviation occurrences involving UN air assets and observed hazards related to aviation activities, compiles reports and analyzes statistical data as directed by Chief Aviation Safety. Participates in the investigation of accidents and incidents involving UN air assets and equipment.

Identifies, analyzes and monitors trends that may affect the safety of UN aviation activities.

Conducts initial aircraft inspections and participates in the performance evaluations of civilian air operators and military aviation units.

Conducts safety surveys of airfields and helicopter landing sites.

Maintains the safety reporting database and ensures that the required reports are recorded in accordance with the established procedures and deadlines.

Provides safety briefings to personnel involved in aviation activities.

Promotes aviation safety awareness within the Mission.

Assists in conduct of Mission Aviation Safety Council meetings and prepares minutes of such meetings.

Develops proposals for annual Mission Aviation Safety Budget.

Conducts regular Regional Aviation Safety Meetings and prepares minutes of such meetings.

Drafts safety bulletins, newsletters and consolidated reports.

Coordinates with other UN agencies, host country civilian and military aviation authorities on safety matters, and performs other related duties as required.



Ability to work independently in managing difficult and time sensitive situations as well as conflicting priorities; demonstrated analytical and evaluative skills. Shows pride in work and in achievements; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations; Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.


Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Planning and Organizing:

Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority activities and assignments; Adjusts priorities as required; Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; Uses time efficiently.


Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Air Transportation, Safety Management, Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering or Air Traffic Management, or graduation from equivalent military educational establishment is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Training as a Commercial Pilot, or a Flight Navigator, or an Aeronautical/Maintenance/Flight Engineer, or an Air Traffic Controller, or a Flight Operations Officer, or equal military qualification is required.

Work Experience

A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in air transportation, air traffic control operations, aviation safety or aviation engineering is required.

Expert knowledge in the technical field of aviation safety, safety management system, accident prevention and experience in the use of ICAO standards and recommended practices is required.

Experience in international operations in a post conflict environment is desirable.

Experience as an Instructor in flying/Aeronautical engineering/Air Traffic Control training (in Tower, Approach and Area Control), investigation of air accidents/Air Traffic Control related incidents is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position(s) advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

- This position is temporarily available until 30/06/2020. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.

- While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.

- Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.

- This temporary job opening may be limited to “internal candidates,” who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15.

- Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.

- Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as "retirement." Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.