Title: ATC Instructor
Type: Full-Time Employee
Duty Location: Mogadishu, Somalia
Requirements: Candidate Must Have or Be Able to Obtain a Somali Work Permit
This position will be responsible, in conjunction with the Air Navigation Services Manager, for coordinating and providing On the Job Training to controllers at Aden Adde International Airport to a level that will enable them to carry out Air Traffic duties in accordance with ICAO regulations and standards as outlined in ICAO Doc 10056 (Manual on Air Traffic Controller Competency Based Training and Assessment). The training will incorporate the six air traffic controller ratings listed in Annex 1. These include:
> Aerodrome control (ADC) rating;
> Approach control procedural rating (APP);
> Approach control surveillance rating (APS);
> Area control procedural rating (ACP);
> Area control surveillance rating (ACS); and
> Approach precision radar control rating (APRC).
The objective of the training is to ensure the acquisition and maintenance of competencies by trainees to enable them to perform as an Air Traffic Controller and to further move to a different working position, acquire additional rating; or advance their career. This will be achieved through the delivery of initial training, operational training, On the Job Training and continuation training in order to increase knowledge and skills and/or prepare for new technologies which may include conversion training and refresher training.
In conjunction with the SCAA’s Air Navigation Services Manager, the Instructor will:
> Identify the training needs for the controllers, which can be covered through OJT or
additional formal training if required.
> Develop training objectives, prepare curriculum, and deliver training programs for SCAA Air
Traffic Control personnel.
> Evaluate, research, and gather information on existing training methods and identify ways to
increase knowledge and enhance capacity of ATC controllers in order to provide a safe and
efficient traffic control management system for AAIA.
> Carry out OJT to meet the ICAO required standards and award ‘competency’ certification to
the controllers on completion of the OJT.
> Assist in organizing and facilitating regular working meetings for donor representatives with
key SCAA officials in order to discuss, review training progress and maintain the minutes
and records of these meetings.
> Act as a lead facilitator and ensure administrative norms and training plans are developed and
implemented within agreed timeframes with SCAA specialist staff.
> Act as a course presenter/subject matter expert as needed.
> Submit course evaluation reports at the end of each course, identifying problem areas and
making suggestions for improvements within 10 days of course completion.
Preferred Level of Experience
The ATC instructor will be required at a minimum to deliver the following:
> University Degree preferably with Civil Aviation-related disciplines with focus on Air Traffic Management. A minimum of 10 years of experience in Air Traffic Control with appropriate qualifications may be acceptable.
> At least 5 years’ experience in providing specialist Air Traffic Control Instructional Services is mandatory.
> Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in developing, managing and/or operating Air Traffic Control facilities.
> Previous experience in providing consultancy or training services related to the development of civil aviation sector is highly desirable.
> Experience in implementing capacity building activities targeting governmental institutions and/or private sector contractors in post conflict countries, is highly desirable.
> Must possess knowledge of ATC rules, regulations, and techniques of Control Tower operations.
> Must be able to communicate professionally, orally, and in writing. Meeting or exceeding ICAO English Language Proficiency Requirements of Level 4.
> Understanding of conflict zone operational environment.
> Ability to multi-task and prioritize work schedules.
> Innovative forward thinking with an energetic and positive approach to work.
> Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
> Proficiency in usage of computers and office software packages. Good working knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), e-mail and able to easily navigate the Internet.
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