Air Operations Assistant Job Vacancy at the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo based in Uganda

Job Title: Air Operations Assistant-GL-5

United Nations Organization Stabilization
Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)

Deadline For Applications: 20th July 2012
Date Of Issuance: 06th July 2012
Organizational Unit: Aviation Safety Unit
Duty Station: Entebbe
Vacancy Announcement Number: MONUSCO/EBB/AIROPS/12/003

Duties & Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Air Operations Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
·         Produce aircraft performance, carrier assessment and contract completion reports.
·         Raise requisitions, update aircrew databases and ensure provision of accommodation and meals for aircrew;
·         Follow up and update Aircraft use reports and monitor aircraft airworthiness certificates and other documents;
·         Assist in check-in and check-out of aircrew coming in and out of the mission;
·         Produce Aviation budget estimates and reports;
·         Follow up cost estimates for flights and assist in the cost recovery for support flights;
·         Coordinate safe parking of aircraft with the key players;
·         Carry out refueling of aircraft in accordance with the relevant procedures;
·         Supervise ground handlers to ensure safety and on time departures;
·         Ensure safety of passengers and efficient ramp operations at all times;
·         Perform any other duties as assigned.
Professionalism: Good knowledge of all forms of air transportation activities; thorough knowledge of air operations related processing and safety requirements; ability to work independently in difficult situations; proven analytical and evaluative skills; shows pride in work and in achievements; with the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Communications: Good interpersonal skills, speaks and writes clearly and effectively, listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.
Teamwork: Work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; willingness to learn from others, ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with supervisors and colleagues, Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies, identifies priority activities and assignments, ability, foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning.


·         High School diploma or equivalent vocational certificate in Business Admin, Finance or other related fields. Additional training in aviation related fields is desirable.
Work Experience
·         At least five (5) years of relevant experience in administration, finance or management
·         Command of the English language is required. Ability to write logical and well-structured reports would be required. The knowledge of a second UN language is an advantage.
How to Apply

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
Or by e-mail:
With reference: Vacancy MONUSCO/EBB/AIROPS/12/003

NB: 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.
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