Title: ICCAIA Air Transport Representative to ICAO
Location of work: Montreal, QC
Hours of work: 40 hours per week
Salary: $140,000 - $225,000 USD per year
Terms of employment: permanent, full time
Benefits: Eligible for bonuses and/or salary increases in accordance with company policy.
The International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Associations (ICCAIA) Representative to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) reports directly to the Board of Directors of the of ICCAIA, which represents of the aviation manufacturing industry of the United States, Europe, Canada, Russia, Japan and Brazil. The Representative is responsible for advising and assisting on the entire range of issues of interest to ICCAIA, keeping the Board Members and committee members informed on discussions of relevance, and helping to influence on behalf of industry the current and future direction of aviation manufacturing, and related aviation/aerospace industries.
Core Duties and Responsibilities
A university degree in a related field is required
Strategic vision/geopolitical awareness
Candidate shows strong strategic skills and creates a vision for manufacturing industry advocacy and success at ICAO; candidate is not only aware of institutional processes/ procedures and technical demands of ICAO advocacy, but will bring perspective and understanding of political and other influences over ICAO in order to better represent the industry; previous experience as executive advocate for company or organization or executive position in ICAO or national civil aviation authority is helpful.
Shows a strong awareness of the structure and history of ICAO, including the Convention on International Civil Aviation, the Annexes to the Convention and Procedures for Air Navigation Services; understands role of ICAO in structuring SARPs and other guidance, the role of the Assembly, the Council, the Air Navigation Commission and the Bureaus; aware of the structure of ICCAIA, including the Board of Directors, Council, Committees and system of governance.
Works collaboratively to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with Board decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style, and format to match the audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Planning and Organizing
Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; supports others; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings, where applicable.