Aviation Associate SC6
Area of expertise : Supply chain
Country : Tunisia
Type of contract : Short term opportunities
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 75 countries each year. The organization has a global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to nutritious food and contribute to the lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.
The Aviation Associate under the supervision and guidance of the Air Transport Officer (ATO) and under the overall supervision of the WFP AFO Chief Air Transport Officer (CATO) is responsible for performing effective and efficient motion control tasks.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
Both oral and written fluency (level C) in English and Arabic languages.
At least five years in Aviation operations or related business area
• Provide in a timely manner to all transportation coordinating agencies, information on local weather conditions, traffic restrictions, hazards, incidents/accidents and transportation mode departure/arrival times and loads;
• Check-in passengers in accordance with requirements and instructions issued by WFP-AFO and the chartered carrier’s.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Within delegated authority, the Aviation Associate will be responsible for the following duties:
• Obtain flight clearances for national and international flights;
• Obtain and distribute required slot times;
• Receive, process, record and disseminate of departure and arrival times of flights;
• Record, process, compile and prepare daily reports on aircraft status, passenger and cargo loads and fuel receipts;
• Check daily airfield and weather status at airfields and advise accordingly;
• Handle Documents and Load Control
• Convey and deliver documents between the aircraft and appropriate terminal authorities;
• Prepare, sign, distribute and clear as appropriate, documents such as loading instructions, load sheets, balance charts, manifests, etc., in accordance with local and international regulations or as reasonably required by the aircraft;
• Compile and dispatch statistics, returns, and reports in accordance with procedures, rules and regulations. ”
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES
• Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
• Be a force for positive change: Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
• Make the mission inspiring to our team: Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
• Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.
• Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
• Create an inclusive culture: Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
• Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
• Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.
• Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
• Focus on getting results: Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
• Make commitments and make good on commitments: Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
• Be Decisive: Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.
• Connect and share across WFP units: Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
• Build strong external partnerships: Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
• Be politically agile & adaptable: Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
• Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfill the needs of internal and external partners.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
• Experience in dispatching flights from uncontrolled airfields.
• Experience in interpreting operational flight plans.
• Experience in fuel planning, fuel management and supervising refuelling operations.
• Experience in airside operations and marshalling procedures.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Job Title: Aviation Associate
Type & Level of Contract: Service Contract – SC-6
Duration : Six months
Unit/Division : United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS)
Duty Station(City, Country): Tunis, Tunisia
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application no later than Friday 4 October 2019.
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.