PANS-OPS Officer

Location
Baghdad, Iraq
Salary
Competitive salary, single status
Posted
25 Apr 2013
Closes
10 May 2013
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JOB PURPOSE

Design and maintain all types of visual and instrument flight procedures.
Carry out independent ground validations
Prepare for and where requested, participation in, flight validation of new or amended procedures.
Provide specialist technical advice to customers as required
Carry out obstacle control assessments for effect on Annex 14 and PANS-OPS surfaces and of hazardous activities on instrument flight procedures
Design and maintain Aeronautical charts
Prepare regulatory and AIM publication submissions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Completed ICAO PANS-OPS course or equivalent instrument flight procedure design course
Experience in design, development or validation of the instrument flight procedures, especially PBN flight procedures.
Experience in flight operations either as a flight crew, ATC or performance engineer

Sound understanding of the principles of operation of modern ground, airborne, space based navigation systems and aircraft performance.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of applicable ICAO Standards and recommended practices
Understanding of mapping projections and basic geodesy. Ability to design and maintain aeronautical charts
Excellent written and verbal communication in English Experience with CAD, MS Office and GIS software.
Ability to work to deadlines.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITY AREA
(WHAT IS DONE, TO WHAT, AND WHY)
a) Fight Instrument Procedure Design and maintenance in accordance with ICAO SARPS and quality control standards
b) Prepare AIM submissions related to Procedures design including charts and procedure coding.
c) Works with the ANS Quality System to ensure adherence to all regulatory and corporate requirements.
d) Pro-actively monitors international developments in the area of air navigation, relevant ICAO design standards and recommended practices and seeks ways for improving own and team performance.
e) Advise on airspace design, performance based navigation and other operational matters
f) Continued professional development in the fields of air navigation, PANS-OPS criteria and tools and methods for design and evaluation of flight procedures .
g) Ensures compliance with all safety and security standards at all times

COMMUNICATIONS AND WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

The jobholder communicates with all Airport departments/divisions, local operators, survey agencies and the regulator. Builds strategic relationships with customers and manages expectations.

The jobholder works in a regulated environment. Within the framework of local regulations and international Standards and Recommended Practices has latitude for independence and can have considerable effect on product delivery. Thoroughly considers alternatives yet makes decisions that are safe, balancing priorities on requirements, costs and timeliness.

Critical competences:
Attention to Detail and Quality
Teamwork
Professionalism
Effective Communication
Safety Awareness
Adaptability and Innovation
Additional competences/Developmental Competences:
Customer Service Orientation
Organizing for Results
Continuous Learning
Problem Solving and decision making