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Air Operations Assistant 28 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
South Sudan
Bor (SSD)
until 30 June 2022
28 April 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of OIC Air Operations Bor , the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Pre-Planning of activities within the state, which is submitted to Mission Air Operations Center(MAOC) for approval;
  • Prepare Air tasking Orders(ATOs) from the daily flight schedule (DFS) and providing them to crew for execution;
  • Processing Daily Flight schedule into AIMS;
  • Monitor all Flights in the states and those transisting from Juba or other Air Regions and providing timely resources to enable turn round;
  • Coordinate with Local Civil Aviation Officials for smooth and efficient air operations;
  • Conduct a briefing to Aircrew and state aviation personnel on Notice to Airmen (NOTAMS) and other available information concerning flight operations;
  • Liaise with the Field State administrator (FAO) re all aviation requirements for the state and any TOB/COB/CSB within the state;
  • Securing mine and security clearance, and threat assessment reports;
  • Responsible in taking charge of of all aviation property in the state including air assets and aviation equipment;
  • Provide weather reports at destinations and alternate airfields;
  • Prepare report for all changes and deviations to OIC Air Operations, MAOC duty officer and Chief Air Operations;
  • Prepare report and filing for all observed safety hazards in the state;
  • Maintain on database of crew lists and Risk/Threat assessment forms;
  • Responsible in checking Fuel status and availability both in the state and any relevant TOB/CSB;
  • Prepare daily Sitreps and submit to Juba after last flght;
  • Verifying the Aircraft Use Reports for state based air assets on daily basis and file information in the relevant Electronic databases in accordance with UN requirements;
  • Ensure all AUR’s are forwarded to Technical Compliance Unit in Juba on time;
  • Monitor crew duty times and air assets flight hour utilization;
  • Participate in capacity building to National staff members;
  • Provide Flight following to aircraft within Bor and keeping a log;
  • Checking of service ability of aviation Equipment on daily basis;
  • Checking of Runway condition and submit HLS & Ramp hazard report to Juba before flight Operations;
  • Provide apron management and bay allocation for accommodating different categories of aircraft during peak Hour;
  • Perfom any other duties as assigned by the OIC Air operations Bor, Chief Air operations or the Chief Aviation Officer.
Secondary education

Should have proven training in the Aviation Industry; Flight Dispatch certificate; Air traffic control certificate; Cabin crew certificate and Flight Operations certificate are all desirable,

36 Months

At least 3 Years of experience in the Aviation industry (Flight Operations/Dispatch certificate, Air traffic Control certificate are desirable).

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Air transport, air traffic control and safety

Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.)


Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections

of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at

https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to


Application deadline: 28 April 2021