Aviation Associate – Service Contract – Level 6 (WFP Yemen based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Contract
Addis Ababa
Posted 1 week ago

Job Features

Job CategoryProject Management(NGO/International Org)

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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.

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict disasters and the impact of climate change.

Aiming to feed 13 million of the most vulnerable people with food assistance WFP’s emergency response in Yemen is the agency’s largest anywhere in the world. WFP also provides nutrition support to 1.7 million children and mothers and delivers school meals to 850000 children each day.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

This job is found in WFP Yemen Country Office based in Addis Ababa Ethiopia and report to the Aviation Officer or the designate. At this level job holder operate in locations characterized by a complex security situation and/or a higher volume of flights generating additional number of processes and details that must be completed. Job holder demonstrate personal responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries and problems with only general guidance using a strong understanding of the local context. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems on a daily basis. Job holders specialise in either air transport or air movement and perform a specialised technical role or in some situations may supervise and coordinate a team of staff. Job holder can also be based in an AO or FO with no direct professional technical supervisor on the ground and therefore expected to resolve routine issues and take decisions quite independently.

JOB PURPOSE

To provide and/or oversee a range of coordination administrative and technical activities that support the delivery of a safe and effective air service to the humanitarian community.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Handling Documents and Load Control

  • Convey and deliver documents between the aircraft and Ground handling agent.
  • Ensure preparation sign distribute appropriate documents such as loading instructions load sheets balance charts manifests etc. in coordination with operator and handling agent to maintain same work loop.
  • Compile and dispatch statistics returns and reports in accordance with WFP procedures rules and regulations to office base in charge.
  • Maintain good relationship with airport authorities and well represent UNHAS WFP Yemen operation in good manner.
  • Respect the work of concerned authorities with no interference by UNHAS staff for the security procedures.
  • Comply with the time frame scheduled for the aircraft departure and arrival also the importance of presence prior and during the checking procedures.

Passenger and Baggage handling.

  • Supervise the check-in procedures and flight dispatch activities.
  • Follow UNHAS Yemen standard procedures in all passengers handling aspects. (Air Transport Manual ATM Standards administrative operational procedures Emergency Response Plan UNHAS user guide).
  • Check-in passengers in accordance with requirements and instructions issued by UNHAS Yemen operation memos and rules.
  • Ensure time of arrival and/or departure of chartered carrier’s aircraft.
  • Guide passengers from the chartered carrier’s aircraft through controls to connecting transportation and vice versa.
  • Handle baggage in the baggage sorting area deliver baggage in accordance with the local procedures in coordination with ground handling agent.
  • Supervise If applicable storage of baggage in the customs bonded store if required (any storage fees to be paid cash by the passengers).
  • Assist passengers requiring special attention.
  • Ensure Weight and tag checked and unchecked baggage.
  • Ensure the conveyance of checked baggage from the baggage check-in position to the aircraft and vice-versa.
  • Deal with loss found and damaged property and report such irregularities.
  • Notify the Officer in Charge at the base of complaints/claims made by passengers.
  • Supervise check of passengers upon embarkation (count to be compared with messenger manifest and general declaration).
  • Send daily summary flight report to UNHAS Addis base Officer in Charge in charge.
  • Responsible to check out going passengers travel documents (Valid passport Valid visa or residence extra weight luggage-CMRs) and notify passenger which gate to report.
  • Ensure to deliver and received final approved manifest and all related flight documents for each departure and arrival movement for file in office records.
  • Report all airport occurrences and admin issues to UNHAS Addis Officer in Charge in charge.
  • Send Flight movement MSG for departure and arrival according procedure.
  • Ensure teamwork in all matters.
  • Carry out any other duties as directed by Officer in Charge.

Aircraft Handling

  • Attendance. Standby before arrival and after departure and general supervision of ramp handling activities.

Safety and Security Management

Moving of Aircraft .

Supervise and accurately record the actual time of chocks on/off aircraft taxing takeoff and landing.

Refueling of Aircraft .

Supervise the provision of fuel for aircraft and ensure that aircraft are refueled in time to satisfy scheduled departures and designated take-off times and verify the amount of fuel delivered into the aircraft.

Perform other duties as required.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education. Post-secondary certificate in air traffic control flight dispatch aeronautical engineering or related field is essential.

Expiereince: Five years of progressive work experience in the air transport or air movement field or related area.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English.

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

  • 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.

People

  • 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.

Performance

  • 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.

Partnership

  • 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.

FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES

Capability Name

Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level

Supply Chain Management and Optimization

Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.

Planning Project & Resource Management

Collects and analyses relevant technical data from diverse sources to forecast operational needs under various scenarios and makes evidence-based proposals.

Information Management & Reporting

Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.

Service Provision Aviation Contracting & Operational Execution

Demonstrates ability to negotiate small contracts/ portions of larger contracts in order to establish partnerships that appeal to the best interest of all parties.

Aviation Performance Measurement & Quality Control

Demonstrates ability to enforce adherence to WFP’s operating and quality standards within own teams to ensure that aviation operations are carried out in a high quality safe timely and responsible manner.

Specialized Technical Knowledge in Aviation Safety and Security

Uses aviation systems to monitor operational safety and security issues in WFP’s aviation services such as airlift and airdrop operations evacuation flights and other chartered flight operations.

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

  • WFP is an equal opportunity employer.
  • WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
  • The applicant should be an Ethioipan national.
  • Only candidates who are short-listed will be contacted.
  • Applications must be submitted online with:
  • English language only.
  • Indicate all your job TOR.
  • Indicate clear years of experience with each job (month/year).
  • By submitting your application you have read the Terms of Reference for this position and agree that any false wrong or incomplete information might lead to your disqualification in this recruitment process.
  • Successful candidates vetted as viable candidates through the application process will be retained on internal roster for a two-years period and may be given further consideration for future similar specific position advertised in the duty station.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

March 8 2021

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WFP never uses external recruitment agencies and recruitment is always is free of charge. WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. The selection of staff are made on a competitive basis and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance. Only applicants whose profiles meet the advertised job requirements will be considered and only within the announced deadline.

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Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

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  • Convey and deliver documents between the aircraft and Ground handling agent.
  • Ensure preparation sign distribute appropriate documents such as loading instructions load sheets balance charts manifests etc. in coordination with operator and handling agent to maintain same work loop.
  • Compile and dispatch statistics returns and reports in accordance with WFP procedures rules and regulations to office base in charge.
  • Maintain good relationship with airport authorities and well represent UNHAS WFP Yemen operation in good manner.
  • Respect the work of concerned authorities with no interference by UNHAS staff for the security procedures.
  • Comply with the time frame scheduled for the aircraft departure and arrival also the importance of presence prior and during the checking procedures.
  • Supervise the check-in procedures and flight dispatch activities.
  • Follow UNHAS Yemen standard procedures in all passengers handling aspects. (Air Transport Manual ATM Standards administrative operational procedures Emergency Response Plan UNHAS user guide).
  • Check-in passengers in accordance with requirements and instructions issued by UNHAS Yemen operation memos and rules.
  • Ensure time of arrival and/or departure of chartered carrier’s aircraft.
  • Guide passengers from the chartered carrier’s aircraft through controls to connecting transportation and vice versa.
  • Handle baggage in the baggage sorting area deliver baggage in accordance with the local procedures in coordination with ground handling agent.
  • Supervise If applicable storage of baggage in the customs bonded store if required (any storage fees to be paid cash by the passengers).
  • Assist passengers requiring special attention.
  • Ensure Weight and tag checked and unchecked baggage.
  • Ensure the conveyance of checked baggage from the baggage check-in position to the aircraft and vice-versa.
  • Deal with loss found and damaged property and report such irregularities.
  • Notify the Officer in Charge at the base of complaints/claims made by passengers.
  • Supervise check of passengers upon embarkation (count to be compared with messenger manifest and general declaration).
  • Send daily summary flight report to UNHAS Addis base Officer in Charge in charge.
  • Responsible to check out going passengers travel documents (Valid passport Valid visa or residence extra weight luggage-CMRs) and notify passenger which gate to report.
  • Ensure to deliver and received final approved manifest and all related flight documents for each departure and arrival movement for file in office records.
  • Report all airport occurrences and admin issues to UNHAS Addis Officer in Charge in charge.
  • Send Flight movement MSG for departure and arrival according procedure.
  • Ensure teamwork in all matters.
  • Carry out any other duties as directed by Officer in Charge.
  • Attendance. Standby before arrival and after departure and general supervision of ramp handling activities.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • WFP is an equal opportunity employer.
  • WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
  • The applicant should be an Ethioipan national.
  • Only candidates who are short-listed will be contacted.
  • Applications must be submitted online with:
  • English language only.
  • Indicate all your job TOR.
  • Indicate clear years of experience with each job (month/year).
  • By submitting your application you have read the Terms of Reference for this position and agree that any false wrong or incomplete information might lead to your disqualification in this recruitment process.
  • Successful candidates vetted as viable candidates through the application process will be retained on internal roster for a two-years period and may be given further consideration for future similar specific position advertised in the duty station.

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