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International Program Specialist

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Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: ACT
Categories: Aviation, Project Management, Contract roles

  • Contribute directly to enhancing aviation capabilities worldwide, making a lasting impact on the global aviation community
  • Full Time, Fixed term 12-month contract
  • Located in Canberra


The Organisation

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safe and efficient management of 11% of the world’s airspace and provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports.

Our people are our greatest asset with a dynamic and diverse team operating from locations across the country - from bustling cities to regional and remote locations, including an island. This team keep are helping to secure the future of Australia’s skies and keep it amongst the safest in the world.

We connect people with their world safely – linking family and friends, generating economic activity, creating jobs, and facilitating trade and tourism.

Airservices is committed to fostering a culture that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful.  We encourage motivated individuals who love what they do, value a service first mindset and embrace a challenge to explore a career with Airservices. In return you will be a valued team member, be offered flexibility and experience a meaningful career in an exciting, ever-evolving aviation industry.


The Role & The Team

Join Airservices as the International Programs Specialist, leading the coordination of our involvement with ICAO and CANSO. You will collaborate with Tripartite partners, managing logistical support for international programs and enhancing neighbouring aviation capabilities through MOUs. Your impact will be felt through compliance with international standards, innovative practices, and timely reporting, you will work closely with key stakeholders to contribute to global aviation standards.

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

Download File Position Description - International Program Specialist.pdf


The Person

We are seeking a proactive and collaborative individual with demonstrated project management experience. The ideal candidate possesses high-level communication, negotiation, and influencing skills. An in-depth understanding of international aviation standards is crucial, along with the ability to challenge existing practices and exercise initiative. Tertiary qualifications in project management and/or International Affairs are highly desirable.


The Successful Applicant Will Have:

  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including negotiation and influencing.
  • In-depth understanding of aviation international standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and handle multiple tasks effectively.
  • Proven ability to challenge existing work practices and exercise initiative.
  • Tertiary qualification in project management and/or International Affairs is highly desirable.

Airservices Australia is a diverse and inclusive employer that recognises the benefits of having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. We encourage applications from diverse groups including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.


Security Clearance 

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian Citizen or a Permanent resident as an Airservices Background check is required for this role. Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.

Should you require any further information please contact Christine Collins, TA Partner, at


How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online before Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) Sunday, 3 December 2023.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Application close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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