Airservices is Australia's air navigation service provider - we provide air traffic control, aviation rescue and fire fighting and air navigation services.

Senior International Programs Specialist

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Work type: Fixed Term Full Time, Secondment
Location: ACT
Categories: Safety, Project Management

The Organisation

Airservices is a government owned organisation providing safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible services to the aviation industry.
Each year we manage over four million aircraft movements carrying more than 156 million passengers, and provide air navigation services across 11 per cent of the world’s airspace.

The Role

This is an important role within the Safety & Assurance Business Group, reporting to the Capability & Programs Manager. The role manages the development, implementation and assessment of programs that Airservices delivers under the auspices of the assistance programs provided to neighbouring Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs).

The role also oversights Airservices participation in the work of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), which is completed in concert with the Tripartite (DITCRD, Civil Aviation Safety Authority and Airservices), and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO).

The successful candidate may on occasion be required to travel domestically and internationally to deliver work objectives, represent Airservices and build relationships with diverse stakeholders.

This role is being offered as Fixed term full time opportunity for 9 months.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have highly developed interpersonal, representation and negotiation skills to build and maintain productive relationships at all levels. A proven track record in a similar role will be high valued. You will also have the ability to work independently and autonomously across multiple tasks, while working collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary teams.

Team Culture

We are a hardworking, collaborative, flexible and supportive team that values professionalism, objectivity and integrity. We value a flexible work environment and an accountable culture focussed on achieving outcomes.

Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will have:

  • Highly developed interpersonal, representation and liaison skills, including the ability to: build and maintain productive relationships at all levels; negotiate and influence others to achieve outcomes and results.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently/autonomously across multiple tasks, while working collaboratively as part of multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Proven track record in a similar role.
  • Degree or professional qualification in project management and/or international affairs is highly desirable.

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description:

Download File Senior International Program Specialist - PD.pdf

Should you require any further information please contact William Kerr on 02 9556 6773 or

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and how they relate to this role.

Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) Sunday 23rd February 2020.

Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.

Airservices values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.

In the interests of safety, we test for alcohol and other drugs.

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