Monday, 17 June 2013

Aviation Safety Officer at World Food Programme,Nairobi

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an Aviation Safety Officer P4 position in Nairobi, Kenya.

Qualifications & Experience Required Education: 
• University degree in business administration, engineering, computer science, quality assurance, statistics or management (preferably air transport management). Training and knowledge of aviation is an essential qualification, preferably with airline pilot licence, commercial pilot licence, engineer or air traffic controller’s license.
Experience: • At least eight years of increasing progressively responsible positions in commercial aviation and professional experience with at least three or more years’ experience with the safety or quality assurance programs, job related experience in working in the field of commercial aviation of which at least two years or more was closely related to humanitarian air operations or food aid related work. Demonstrated leadership in the safety or quality assurance programs. . Technical Skills & Knowledge: • Holds or has held a Commercial Pilot License, Air Traffic Control License or Flight Operations Officer License (or equivalent), Aeronautical Engineer or Maintenance Engineer License; • A minimum of 8 years of experience in the aviation industry and has a supervisory or management position in aviation operations or safety or has successfully completed an Air Operations Management Course or Aviation Safety Management course, or equivalent.
Desirable skills & Knowledge: • Training and /or experience utilizing computers including data bases, word processing, graphical, spread sheet and other software packages, proven interest to develop aviation safety. • Proficiency with another UN Language, preferable French, Russian, and/or, Spanish. . Competencies: • WFP’s core competencies for professionals include action management, communication skills and high standards of ethics and values.
Language: • Working knowledge (proficiency/level C) of English; • Intermediate knowledge of another UN official language (Arabic, French, Spanish, Russian or Chinese) or Portuguese (one of WFP’s working languages) is an asset.
How to apply:
Application procedures: Go to: Step 1: Create your online CV. Step 2: Click on “Description” to read the position requirements and “Apply” to submit your application. NOTE: You must complete Step 2 in order for your application to be considered for this vacancy.
Deadline for applications: 25 June 2013

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