Job Opening

Posting Title: AIR OPERATIONS ASSISTANT, G5
Job Code Title: AIR OPERATIONS ASSISTANT
Department/Office: United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Duty Station: NAQOURA
Posting Period: 12 April 2018 - 11 May 2018
Job Opening Number: 18-Transportation-UNIFIL-95963-R-Naqoura (M)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Technical Compliance and Quality Assurance Unit in the Aviation Section, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Naqoura. The incumbent will report to the Chief Technical Compliance and Quality Assurance Unit or his/her designate.

Responsibilities

-Carry out Aircraft Inspection and compile Carrier’s Performance Evaluation reports in the Inspection and Recommendation Module in Lotus Notes. Follow-up on identified non-compliances and issues raised during aircraft inspection.
-Assist Chief Technical Compliance and Quality Assurance in internal audits and quality assurance activities, compile reports and perform follow-up with responsible Units.
-Perform quality checks and data verification of aviation related documentation and perform database entries in: FSS Aviation Information Management System and Aviation Reporting System.
-Collect and analyze AURs (Aircraft Use Report) and prepare FHR (Flight Hour Reports) to each flight and for all types of aircraft on daily basis.
-Complete the Operations Risk Management Checklist.
-Maintain accurate records of activities, related to flight following, aircraft dispatch and technical compliance.
-Coordinate with local Authorities (Civil Aviation Authority, Airport Authority and Air Force Base Authority), all requirements in support of Mission air operations, including but limited to airport passes, authorizations, escorting staff in and out of the airport, plan and coordinate the maintenance hangar space, support equipment required, etc.
-Assist aircrew in their dispatch at the airport; Coordinate with the Ground Handling Agent regarding all requirements for aircrew facilitation.
-Coordinate with the Ground Handling Agents for all issues related to operations with Mission aircraft, including but not limited to the following: cleaning services, ground handling equipment, refueling, transportation and verification of service ordered.
-Check weather forecast, NOTAMs (Notice to Airmen).

Competencies

PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of relevant United Nations rules and regulations, of budgetary and administrative procedures, policies and directives, in particular, inventory and control guidelines. Ability to organize and summarize data and information required for a variety of reports, etc. Ability to develop, maintain and operate management control systems for assets, materials, services and claims. 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; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.

COMMUNICATION: 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.

Education

-High School diploma or equivalent is required.

-Formal training in Aviation Internal Audit and Aircraft Inspection is desirable.

-Technical or vocational certificate in Air Transportation, Safety Management, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment or military traffic control training is desirable.

Work Experience

-A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in Air Transport Operations is required. Experience in Quality Assurance or Technical Compliance related activities is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.

Assessment

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

Special Notice

Recruitment against this position is on a local basis; applicants in the General Service category shall meet the relevant employment requirements of the host country (Lebanon), including fulfilling visa or work permit stipulations. If you fulfill the visa and work permit stipulations for Lebanon, please specify in your cover letter and attach a copy of your visa and work permit under ‘attachments” of your application in Inspira.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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