PASO Recruitment

Our People 

To deliver on its mission, PASO must maintain certain capabilities in both its Pool of Inspectors and the support staff who manage PASO on a day-to-day basis.

These are some of the capabilities that PASO looks for in new Staff Members:

  • Experienced and trusted regulatory aviation professionals
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Financial qualifications
  • Customer service focus
  • Corporate and Executive Support
  • Project management
  • Time management
  • Aviation regulatory knowledge and experience
  • Human resource management
  • Interpersonal skills

PASO Pool of Inspectors 

Within the Pool of Inspectors the following capabilities are required:

  • Being able to demonstrate the behaviours required of a good PASO inspector including: written and verbal communication skills, empathy, interpersonal skills, time management, critical thinking; and
  • Must have the qualifications and experience to meet the minimum ICAO requirements for inspectors (as detailed in the various CAR for Senior Persons Certified Organisations, such as CAR 119 Appendix A.)

Contact the PASO Operations team for more information. 

Positions Vacant

Position information will be posted here as it becomes available. 
For further enquiries, please email us or call +678 28500. 

Senior Programme Manager

Applications close Wed 28 July 2021

● An exciting opportunity to become a valued and integral part of a growing international aviation safety organization

● Contract full-time position open to Vanuatu citizens only

● Based in Port Vila

The Organisation

The mission of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) is to establish a collaborative and regionally based aviation safety and security oversight programme for the benefit of stakeholders and the region. In pursuing this mission, PASO has committed itself “to provide for continuous improvement in the quality of aviation safety and security oversight services to comply with international standards, required under the PICASST and ICAO Conventions”.

The Position

The Senior Programme Manager is to lead and manage the day-to-day implementation of funded projects and to support PASO in its reform process providing project and financial management support to the organisation. He or she will support and work closely with the Head of Donor Programs and the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Minimum of 5 years’ project management experience

► Relevant tertiary qualification from a recognized institution, or equivalent relevant operational qualification

► Relevant project management qualification

► Proven experience in managing multi-faceted projects with diverse stakeholders and tight timelines and the ability to work independently and with stakeholders as required

► Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills, leadership, diplomacy and advocacy

► Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills in English, with demonstrable high level reporting skills

► Experience in implementing business transformation programs in a similar sized organization

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Familiarity with project requirements of donor projects will be an advantage

► Experience in the aviation sector, preferably in regulatory oversight is desired, but not essential

Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted online only. Please click on the link to download the Job Description which includes details on how to apply online.

Do NOT email your application.

For further information please contact Leilani.Sikkema@linkps.com

Applications close Wed 28 July 2021

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Applications close Wed 28 July 2021

● An exciting opportunity to become a valued and integral part of a growing international aviation safety organization

● Contract full-time position open to Vanuatu citizens only

● Based in Port Vila 

The Organisation

The mission of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) is to establish a collaborative and regionally based aviation safety and security oversight programme for the benefit of stakeholders and the region. In pursuing this mission, PASO has committed itself “to provide for continuous improvement in the quality of aviation safety and security oversight services to comply with international standards, required under the PICASST and ICAO Conventions’’.

The Position

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will primarily be responsible for daily implementation of monitoring and evaluation of projects. The role includes developing, updating, and coordinating monitoring and evaluation activities and events within PASO. He or she will support and work closely with the Senior Programme Manager and the Head of Donor Programs. This role has no direct reports.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Minimum of 3 years’ experience in similar or related field

► Relevant tertiary qualification from a recognized institution, or equivalent relevant operational qualification

► Demonstrated experience in data processing and data analysis of donor projects

► Strong experience in conducting evaluation cycle, from design and formulation to implementation, analysis and presentation of results and recommendations

► Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills, leadership, diplomacy and advocacy

► Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills in English, with demonstrable high level reporting skills

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Familiarity with project requirements of donor projects will be an advantage

► Experience in the aviation sector, preferably in regulatory oversight is desired but not essential

Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted using the link below. Please click on the link to download the Job Description which includes details on how to apply online.

Do NOT email your application.

For further information please contact Leilani.Sikkema@linkps.com

Applications close Wed 28 July 2021


Consulting Services

Consulting services information will be posted here as it becomes available. 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

PASO REFORM PROJECT
PACIFIC AVIATION INVESTMENT PROGRAM
Assignment Title: GRAPHIC / WEB DESIGNER
Reference: PASO/INDV/A20

The Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the PASO REFORM PROJECT and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include a GRAPHIC/WEB DESIGNER to achieve the professional, contemporary, and consistent presentation of high-quality PASO communication products as per the PASO Communications and Marketing Strategy November 2020. It is anticipated that the consultant will commence as soon as possible until 31st December 2021 with possible extension as required. Work inputs will vary according to project requirements; hence there is no guarantee on the actual level of effort to be used for the duration of the contract.

Download the detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment below.

The PASO now invites eligible individuals (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services.

Interested Consultants are required to submit a statement against the selection criteria and the desired experience, in addition to their curriculum vitae with details of at least 3 referees.

Firms’ staff may express interest through the employing firm for the assignment and, under such situation, only the experience and qualifications of individuals shall be considered in the selection process.

The essential criteria for selecting the Consultant are:

  1. Tertiary qualification in Graphic Design or a related field from a recognized institution appropriate to the role;
  2. Minimum of seven (7) years professional experience as a professional digital graphic designer with demonstrated typesetting and graphic design skills, including working with organisational brand concepts, and a strong graphic design portfolio;
  3. Proven proficiency with specialist software, including digital graphic design/animation (Adobe Creative Suite), and website (HTML, CSS), and Microsoft Office Suite;
  4. Proven experience delivering high quality on-brand and on-strategy visually creative, appealing and effective design outputs with organizations with diverse stakeholders and tight timelines;
  5. Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and manage conflicting deadlines across multiple projects and an attention to visual details;
  6. Demonstrated ability to work independently with initiative and at high quality levels, as well as demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in small teams and deliver design solutions
  7. Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills in English, and strong conceptual thinking to support the delivery of high-quality visual communication outcomes
  8. Experience with donor funded projects;
  9. Demonstrated work experience in small island developing states particularly in the Pacific Region.

The attention of interested Consultants (including firms) is drawn to paragraph 3.14, 3.16 and 3.17 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers July 2016, revised in November 2017 (“the Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Further information can be obtained by contacting procurement@paiptfsu.com

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form by email (no more than 3MG) to procurement@paiptfsu.com by 28 July 2021.

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

PASO REFORM PROJECT
PACIFIC AVIATION INVESTMENT PROGRAM
Assignment Title: QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST
Reference: PASO/INDV/A21

The Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the PASO REFORM PROJECT and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include a QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST to provide regulatory advice and support to the PASO General Manager and Operations Manager to ensure that PASO provides appropriate support its Member States. It is anticipated that the consultant will commence as soon as possible with required inputs of 60 days until December 31, 2021.

Download the detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment below.

The PASO now invites eligible individuals (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services.

Interested Consultants are required to submit a statement against the selection criteria and the desired experience, in addition to their curriculum vitae with details of at least 3 referees.

Firms’ staff may express interest through the employing firm for the assignment and, under such situation, only the experience and qualifications of individuals shall be considered in the selection process.

The essential criteria for selecting the Consultant are:

  1. Relevant tertiary qualification in aviation corporate governance, organizational change, business management or other relevant discipline from a recognized institution or equivalent relevant operational qualification;
  2. At least 10 years of relevant experience in aviation regulatory management with demonstrated experience in having established and managed a quality management system of a medium to large aviation organization;
  3. Proven aviation experience and regulatory oversight having worked with an operator and/or aviation regulatory body doing technical, regulatory and quality audits;
  4. Understanding or experience in regional oversight and rule system;
  5. Strong technical and quality management skills in the aviation industry;
  6. Excellent verbal, written, presentation, project management and communication skills in English;
  7. Knowledge relating to the role of PASO in the Pacific Region;
  8. Familiarity with the aviation sector in the Pacific Region;
  9. Knowledge and appreciation of cultural dynamics of the Pacific region.

The attention of interested Consultants (including firms) is drawn to paragraph 3.14, 3.16 and 3.17 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers July 2016, revised in November 2017 (“the Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Further information can be obtained by contacting procurement@paiptfsu.com

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form by email (no more than 3MG) to procurement@paiptfsu.com by 30 July 2021.

Last Updated on July 16, 2021