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Long-term Aspirational Goals for International Aviation Consultant, ATB-ENV

Montreal

  • Organization: ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Location: Montreal
  • Grade: Consultancy - International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Aviation and Air traffic (planning/management/services)
  • Closing Date: Closed

Result of Service

The incumbent reports directly to the Chief, Environmental Standards Section of the Air Transport Bureau. The LTAG Consultant will directly support the coordination of work related to the Stocktaking and relevant events leading up to the main events throughout 2023. This consultant will assist in analytical work related to the Long-term Aspirational Goal for international aviation. The LTAG Consultant will also support the work associated with the implantation of the LTAG and will report to Chief, Environmental Standards.

Work Location

Montreal

Expected duration

11 months

Duties and Responsibilities

THE ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING

This consultancy is within the Environmental Standards Section (ES) within the Air Transport Bureau (ATB). ICAO's activities in the environment field aim to limit or reduce the impact of international aviation on noise, local air quality, and the global climate. ES is responsible for the development of a range of standards, policies, guidance material and tools, and carries out analyses related to aviation and the environment. It also provides support to the Assembly, the Council, the Air Navigation Commission (ANC), and the Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), a technical committee of the ICAO Council.

The LTAG Consultant will directly support the green innovation activities including the coordination of work related to Stocktaking and relevant events leading up to the main event in May 2023. This consultant will assist in analytical work related to the Long-term Aspirational Goals for international aviation. The LTAG Consultant will also support the work on the implementation of the LTAG and will report to Chief, Environmental Standards.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Undertakes assessments related to the work on the Long Term Aspirational Goal (LTAG), achieving results such as:
• Conducts analyses to further the work on the long-term global aspirational goal for international aviation CO2 emissions reduction;
• Contribute to the technical work on the implementation of the LTAG including liaising with industry and other relevant stakeholders.
• Assist in the development of the LTAG-related meetings.

2. Coordinates and assists in the development and preparation of events, material, documentation, reports, and presentations related to Environment, achieving results such as:

• Supports the development of the Stocktaking and related Webinars;
• Contacts speakers, prepares the programme, scenarios and notes, and organize sessions;
• Coordinates the development of documentation and presentations related to meetings associated with in-sector emissions reduction opportunities through aircraft technology improvements, innovations, SAF and operational improvements;
• Conducts research as required and provides material to be published on the ICAO Environmental website;
• Draft replies to public enquiries on environment, particularly related to tools and data;
• Performs other related duties, as assigned.

3. Assesses public information on worldwide innovations on CO2 emissions reductions including sustainable aviation fuels, technology and operations, and carries out quantitative analyses, achieving results such as:
• Critically assess data and information on innovative research and development, programmes, market studies, financing, user contracts and agreements, flight tests and demonstrations, and commercial flights to assist the work in relation to the LTAG work.
• Review technical reports, market assessments, technology evaluations, and similar reports and data, and prepare periodic updates on the state of development and deployment of evolutionary and novel measures to reduce CO2 emissions;
• Maintain the ICAO tracker on novel measures and innovations to reduce CO2 emissions, including sustainable aviation fuels availability, technology and operations.

4. Other activities as requested.

Qualifications/special skills

Education

Essential:

Advanced university degree (Maters degree or equivalent), preferably in engineering, economics, science, political science, environment, or in a related discipline, is required. A first level university degree in the above-mentioned disciplines in combination with several additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Professional Experience

Essential:

• A minimum of six years of experience in various components of the air transport system (such as government regulators, airlines, airports and other service providers), and their inter-relationship, is required.
• Experience in providing service to international meetings, is required.
• Familiarity of ICAO functions and its organizational structure, is required.
• Experience with understanding technology, operations and fuels, is required.

Desirable:

• Experience in international environmental policies within ICAO.
• Experience with ICAO functions, its organizational structure and international activities.
• Familiarity with the role of ICAO and of other international bodies active in the environmental field and with the work of Committee on Aviation Environment Protection (CAEP) technical working groups.

Languages

Essential:

• Fluent reading, writing, and speaking abilities in English.

Desirable:

• A working knowledge of French and another language of the Organization (Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish).

Additional Information

Please note that the monthly rate for C varies from CAD $7,562 and CAD $10,910.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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