CNS Officer

  • Contract
  • Baghdad


CNS Officer – Baghdad – Subject to Contract Award

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The Job Opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and adaptable CNS Officer provide strategic and tactical leadership to the CNS director and CNS Sections at Baghdad, Basra and Mosul ensuring effective CNS operations in compliance with applicable international and National rules and regulations. You will act as the accountable person in the units Safety Management System for CNS.  Part of your role is to manage the Opex and Capex CNS budgets, mentor the ICAA CNS director and to provide line management for Serco CNS technical experts.

Key accountabilities

  • Ensure consistency of planning, service delivery and alignment of the CNS department strategy to the Baghdad, Basra and Mosul Airport Strategic Business Plans
  • Ensure the CNS departments operate at optimised levels of efficiency, effectiveness and productivity always.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to the CNS departments at all Iraqi airports as required.
  • Develop, deliver and oversee CNS/ATM Asset Management Plan
  • Prepare and manage CNS & AMP budget within and oversee AMP Procurement processes in line with agreed CNS budget
  • Provide leadership and people management support to the CNS Department and manage Department performance dealing effectively with all aspects of good and poor performance

What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • Degree in Engineering from an accredited university
  • In depth knowledge of ICAO standards and recommended practises particularly Annex 10, 19 and Doc 9859
  • Knowledge of financial and commercial aspects of an ANSP
  • Managerial / Coaching and Leadership Skills
  • Effective persuasion and influencing skills
  • Budgetary Management

Specific requirements

  • Vast experience in electronic engineering in an aviation engineering environment
  • Proven managerial experience
  • Wide experience in Project / Programme management
  • Experienced in Opex / Capex budgetary preparation and management
  • Have worked in an unstructured environment


Note: The position would require working in Baghdad. The successful individual will live in a purpose built camp and due to security restrictions will not be permitted to leave the Baghdad International Airport secure zone. Individuals should therefore possess the temperament to live and work within a closed community.


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