Aviation Officer NOB – Goma

Closing date: 22 Nov 2019

1.Contribute to the planning and coordination or activities relating to the safe execution of aviation operations in accordance with WFP and UN AVSTADS (Aviation Standards).

  1. Support or manage aviation projects or operational activities applying standard processes, including the appropriate operational risk management processes, to contribute to effective humanitarian air transportation.
  2. Provide technical advice to country office to ensure safe aviation operations are incorporated into local program planning and transport arrangements.
  3. Collect and analyse a wide range of data from diverse sources through research and networking with colleagues to formulate and recommend actions to senior staff to improve performance of aviation activities and operations.
  4. Participate in the on-going review of internal processes and procedures and identify ways to increase the day-to-day efficiencies.
  5. Support regular financial analysis and budget reviews, drawing out insights and recommending actions to senior staff to optimize use of available funds.
  6. Guide and supervise a limited number of junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.
  7. Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reporting, supporting a WFP-wide view of aviation activities that enables informed decision making and detailed reporting to donor representatives.
  8. Support the capacity building of WFP staff and partners to safe aviation operations e.g. through the design and review of training materials.
  9. Identify and build productive relationships with WFP colleagues and staff within the unit or area of assignment to align activities and enable a coordinated and coherent approach to humanitarian air transportation.
  10. Follow emergency aviation preparedness practices to ensure WFP are able to quickly provide passenger services, relief supplies and emergency medical and security evacuations at the onset of a crisis.
  11. Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet the required provision of service to the humanitarian community as needed.
  12. Other as required.

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