East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Principal Civil Aviation Officer Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - Principal Civil Aviation Officer Vacancies


Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To coordinate harmonization and implementation of projects and programmes related to civil aviation and airport sub sectors in the Community.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and facilitate the harmonization of civil aviation and airports policies of the Partner States.

  • Initiate and promote the adoption of a harmonized legal framework in civil aviation and airports sub sectors of the Partner States.

  • Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of studies and recommendations in the East African
  • Civil Aviation Safety Projects (covering the implementation of the aviation safety and security regulations; development of aviation manuals and publications; support to the EAC Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA);
  • Upper Flight Information Region and Global Navigation Satellite Systems among others.

  • Coordinate meetings of the Heads of Civil Aviation and Airport Authorities and follow up on recommendations.

  • Liaise with international and regional organizations on civil aviation and airports..

  • Develop draft proposals for projects for funding in civil aviation and airports sector.

  • Develop draft Terms of Reference as appropriate for projects and programmes in the sub-sector.

  • Participate in the identification of regional centres of excellence in civil aviation and aviation sub sectors.

  • Prepare progress and annual reports on the sub sectors and follow up on implementation of Council and Summit decisions related to the Sector.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Masters Degree in Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Transport Economics or an equivalent qualification from a recognised University.

  • 10 years of experience in civil aviation, with 5
    years at a senior level.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong aviation, engineering, communication, analytical, statistics, presentation, negotiation, networking, team-building and computer skills.

  • Ability to pay attention to detail, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines is essential.

    Eligibility for applications:

  • Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

    Terms and Conditions of Service:

  • The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

  • This position is subject to the application of the Quota System .

    Fringe Benefits:

  • The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

    Education Qualifications:

  • All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State.

  • This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

  • All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

    Relevant Working Experience:

  • Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

    Equal Opportunity:

  • The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

  • EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

    How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to:

    The Secretary General

    East African Community

    P. o Box 1096

    Arusha - Tanzania.

    Tel: +255 27 2162100

    Fax: +255 27 2162190

    E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org

    Website : www.eac.int

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