United Nations Aviation Career Job - Flight Following Assistant GL-5


Location: Entebbe, Uganda

United Nations Core Values:  Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Date of Issuance:                           14th September 2012              
Section:                                                    Transport
Vacancy Announcement Number:               MONUSCO/EBB/AVIA/12/007

Duties & Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of Chief Air operations, Entebbe, Air Region, the Flight Following Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Ensure that all Radio log communications are recorded and filed accordingly.
  • Prepare departure Data and avail the necessary information to crew members for crew briefing regarding weather, Notam if any and mission clearance.
  • Prepare, update and upload backlogs to the intranet system for financial implications.
  • In case of delayed communication regarding the aircraft, declare an emergency and follow procedure applied to SAR operations.
  • Ensure that all radio communication with all operational UN Aircrafts are active while in flight.
  • Record the ATD,ETDETA, PAX, cargo and the Aircraft GPS  position ,at the stipulated time.
  • To keep an updated: plotting, tracking and flight following tote board.
  • Any other duties as may be directed by the supervisor.
Qualifications
Education: Secondary school level, with diploma or certificate from Air Traffic Training centers or military educational institutions.
Work Experience: At least (5) Five years of experience as an Air Traffic Controller and or flight dispatcher or Military equivalent positions.
Other Skills: Basic computer skills. Ability to learn UN-specific computer applications.
Other:
  • Knowledge in aircraft refueling operations is desirable;
  • Valid driving permit is an advantage.
  • To understand and appreciate the prerequisite knowledge for flight following, have a sound knowledge and understanding of the air operations, emergency procedures as well as good radio communication skills
Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage

Competencies
Professionalism: Should demonstrate hands on technical training and problem solving skills. Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision, and ability to work under pressure.
Teamwork: proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural environment.
Communication: Good interpersonal skills, speaks and writes clearly and effectively, listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and  responds appropriately, exhibits two way communication; and tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience and demonstrate openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Technological awareness: Ability to operate computers with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, and, the UN Lotus Notes and Databases.

How to Apply
Applications from qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged.
UN staff members must enclose two of their latest EPAS
All candidates must attach a United Nations Personal History form (P-11);Academic certificate(s)and/or University/High school /secondary diplomas, a Completed detailed application as specified above referring to this vacancy announcement should be addressed not later than the established deadline and sent to:
Completed detailed application as specified above referring to this vacancy announcement should be addressed not later than the established deadline and sent to:
Human Resources Section
Entebbe Support Base, MONUSCO
P. O. Box 710
Old Airport
Entebbe
Or by e-mail:
monusco-ebb-hr-recruitment@un.org 

With reference: Vacancy MONUSCO/EBB/AVIA/12/007
Not later than the established deadline. Kindly note that all applications will be reviewed and only applicants who are short-listed for interviews will be contacted.
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.


Deadline: 20th September, 2012

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