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    Serves as point of contact for activities in a geographic region. Coordinates the activities of individual countries in a region and makes recommendations to the AFS-50 Division Management Team, the Director of Flight Standards (AFS-1), the Executive Director Flight Standards Service (AFX-1), the Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety (AVS-1), the Assistant Administrator for International Aviation (API), and other senior managers on the course of action for technical assistance, international training, bilateral agreements, ICAO initiatives, aviation technologies, and other activities.

    Provides familiarity with the governing policies, procedures, and regulations. The management and/or program functions and studies in which the incumbent provides assistance include, but are not limited to, program planning documentation and reporting.

    Responsible for coordination with the Office of the Assistant Administrator for International Aviation on technical assistance, policy, and operational issues affecting Flight Standards Service areas of responsibility and on the development and oversight of AFS-related Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreements (BASA) and affiliated implementation procedures/annexes under BASAs.

    Represents AFS at international forums and provides technical and issue papers upon request by AFS/AVS and technical divisions.

    Creates and maintains a long-term strategic plan for the assigned region, as requested by management. Coordinates and facilitates the development of an annual technical assistance action plan for the region, whose primary goal is to strengthen the safety oversight organization of the civil aviation authorities. Acts as focal point for monitoring progress on the annual action plan and prepares monthly reports to management. Formulates any required budget requests to ensure completion of the action plan activities.

    Compiles, cross checks, and consolidates tables, exhibits, schedules, and other management and/or program data and information in preparations of internal and external reports.

    Provides international policy guidance to FAA regional and field office personnel participating in safety oversight activities involving the countries in the region through coordination with other technical division experts. Besides having responsibility for a geographic region of the world, the incumbent also acts as principal coordinator for any one of the following functional areas: International training, technical assistance, bilateral agreements, ICAO, aviation technologies, or other areas as assigned. In this capacity, the incumbent is responsible for developing, maintaining, or modifying the established office procedures for the assigned functional area and ensures consistency and standardization within the Division.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0130 Foreign Affairs

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