The ICAO Young Aviation Professionals Program 2020 is open to applications. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), in partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Airports Council (ACI), provides professional development opportunities for aviation professionals through the Young Professionals Aviation Program.
There are currently three positions for aviation professional aviation professionals in Montreal, Canada.
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About The Young Professionals Aviation Program
The Young Professionals Aviation Program is a global program for young professionals designed to strengthen the international aviation community’s ability to meet the emerging needs of the next generation of aviation professionals. This development program aims to attract young professionals with advanced university qualifications and has already acquired a minimum of two years of experience in aviation-related regulatory activities and/or in the aviation industry.
The selected Young Aviation Professional Officers officers must contribute to the ICAO, IATA and ACI work programs relating to aviation safety, air navigation capacity and efficiency, or to the economic development of air transport, aviation facilitation, or environmental protection, focusing on inter-relationships between regulatory activities of ICAO and those in the airline and airport industries in IATA and ACI.
Young Aviation professionals have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the regulatory activities of international civil aviation, regulatory activities and of the airline and airport industries. Each Young Aviation Professional will be accompanied throughout the Programme by a subject-matter expert from ICAO, IATA, and ACI.
Furthermore, regular performance feedback during and at the end of the assignments will be provided. Upon successful conclusion of the Programme, the Young Aviation Professionals will be retained on the ICAO roster for possible consideration for suitable ICAO posts in the future and may also be encouraged to apply for suitable posts at ACI or IATA.
The Young Professionals Aviation Program is hosted in Canada.
The ICAO Young Aviation Professionals Program 2020 is open to only Canadian citizens.
- Living Costs: All living costs and expenses will be borne by the Young Aviation Professional Officer.
- Financial Support: A fixed amount of CAD 4 000 per month will be provided to each selected Young Aviation Professional Officer to assist with living costs.
- Annual leave will be provided at the rate of one and a half days per month.
- Sick leave will be provided at the rate of one day per month.
- Medical insurance will be provided at a single rate for prescription/medical/dental coverage within Canada. The selected candidates will be required to pay the employee portion of the premium, which is estimated to be approximately CAD $122.66 per month.
- Occupational accident insurance will be provided (at no cost to the selected candidates).
- Non-occupational accident insurance will be available to the selected candidates, at their own cost.
- Travel: Where required, travel costs to and from Montréal at the beginning and at the end of the Programme will be provided at the lowest available applicable fare. The cost for one excess baggage (i.e. baggage in excess of the weight or volume carried without charge by transportation companies) will be covered up to a maximum of 25 kilograms.
- Visa: ICAO will provide a letter of support to assist in obtaining the required visa.
Eligibility For The ICAO Young Aviation Professionals Program 2020
- Level of Education: Master’s degree (or equivalent, to be demonstrated by the applicant); or b) Bachelor degree, supplemented with a Commercial Pilot License or an Air Traffic Control License.
- Minimum of two years’ professional working experience in aviation-related regulatory activities and/or in the aviation industry
- Fluent reading, writing and speaking abilities in English. Working knowledge of a second language commonly used in international organizations (French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian or Arabic) would be an asset
- Aged 32 years or less on the closing date of this announcement.
Note: Preference will be given to candidates who are not currently serving, or who have not previously served, as an intern with either ICAO, IATA, and ACI.
- Commitment to continuous learning: The willingness and ability to engage in self-development; keep up-to-date with new developments; help others to learn as well as learn from others.
- Planning and Organizing: Ability to set clear goals; prioritize; anticipate problems or risks, and have effective time management skills.
- Communication: Ability to write in a clear, concise and accurate manner. Ability to communicate verbally and with diplomacy.
- Client Orientation: Ability to see from the clients’ perspective; anticipate client needs and concerns; find appropriate solutions for clients, and keep clients informed.
- Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively with others and maintain harmonious working relationships in a multicultural environment.
- Technological awareness: Ability to use contemporary software such as MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), SharePoint, or equivalent and demonstrate a willingness to learn and use new technology.
How To Apply For Young Professionals Aviation Program
Interested candidates are requested to submit their candidature by the deadline date, by completing the online application form available at https://careers.icao.int.
A motivation letter summarizing the following must be included: professional achievements to date; suitability for the Programme; career aspirations in regulatory activities and/or the aviation industry; and the field of work for which they wish to be considered.
Candidates should also indicate their preferred task(s) from the lists provided in Appendix A and Appendix B and offer an explanation of why they are interested.
Candidates who do not complete the online application and provide a motivation letter will not be considered. Only candidates who are recommended for an interview will be contacted by ICAO.
Each position of the Young Aviation Professional Officer will be filled for eighteen months.
Direct cooperation with ICAO, IATA, and the ICA in Montreal for a twelve-month period is a unique opportunity that enables Young Aviation professional Officers to broaden their knowledge and understanding of the global aviation system within a United Nations international regulatory body, in collaboration with the airline and airport industries, and to experience first-hand the synergies which exist between these partners.
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