Border Management Specialist

International Civil Aviation Organization, Montreal, Canada

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th May, 2021


Job Description

Result of Service

  •  Develop a cost-benefit analysis tool for assessing deployment of Automated Border Control (ABC) systems, focussed specifically on the Central America and Caribbean Region.
  •  Convene workshops with designated airports/States in order to apply the tool to their situations.
  •  In collaboration with colleagues, organize a regional webinar to explain the tool and its use and to highlight the importance of associated infrastructure and capacity building.

Work Location

Remote-Home based
Expected duration

  • The position will be contracted for a total of 68 working days. This will comprise a block of 65 continuous days to develop the cost-benefit analysis tool and to complete a series of workshops to apply the tool to specific locations in the Central American/Caribbean region, followed by a separate 3 working days for participation in a webinar and completion of end-of-project documentation. All work should be completed in a 6-month period.

Duties and Responsibilities

THE ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING

  • The Facilitation (FAL) Section in the Air Transport Bureau (ATB) is one of the four Sections charged with delivering results with respect to ICAO’s Strategic Objective – Security and Facilitation. Its primary responsibility is to develop and update Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) related to the facilitation of the international air transport system, found in Annex 9 — Facilitation, and to support Member States with their implementation of these SARPs. The Section manages and oversees the work programme of the Facilitation Panel (FALP) and their respective working groups, and directs the work of the Facilitation Division. The Section is equally responsible for activities related to the ICAO Traveller Identification Programme (ICAO TRIP) Strategy, which includes the development of specifications for Machine Readable Travel Documents (MRTD), published as Document 9303, the work programme of the Technical Advisory Group on Machine Readable Travel Documents (TAG/TRIP) and its working groups, and the operation of the Public Key Directory (PKD). It provides support to the Assembly, Council, Air Transport Committee (ATC) and the PKD Board.
  • The Consultant Border Management Specialist will support the section’s management of a dedicated project <>.
  • The incumbent reports to the Programme Officer (Public Key Directory) while he/she will obtain support from other colleagues working in the Facilitation Section.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the guidance of the Programme Officer (Public Key Directory), the selected candidate will be tasked with achieving the following results:

  •  Develop a cost-benefit analysis tool for assessing deployment of Automated Border Control (ABC) systems, focussed specifically on the Central America and Caribbean Region.
  •  Convene workshops with designated airports/States in order to apply the tool to their situations.
  •  In collaboration with colleagues, organize a regional webinar to explain the tool and its use and to highlight the importance of associated infrastructure and capacity building.

Qualifications/special skills

Education:

Essential

  • An advanced level university degree (Masters’ degree or equivalent) in an aviation-related field, evaluation, economics, engineering, business management, social science or any other related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience:

Essential:

  •  A minimum of 5 years working on border management matters in a national government authority or international organization;
  •  Demonstrated success in the preparation of policy documents and/or decision-making tools in the field of border management.

Desirable:

  •  Experience in presenting outcomes of work to governmental decision makers;
  •  Demonstrated experience in the development and use of quantitative tools;
  •  Familiarity with the ICAO Public Key Directory and ICAO TRIP strategy.

Language:

Essential:

  •  Fluent reading, writing and speaking abilities in English.

Source:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=156101


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