IATA is Looking to Hire a Senior Manager for Pilot Training and Licensing

02nd Sep 2022

International Air Transport Association (IATA) is hiring a Senior Manager for Pilot Training and Licensing for a permanent position in Montreal, QC. Please find an extract from the job post below.

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“About the team you are joining

Reporting to the Head, Training and Licensing, OSS-Flight and Technical Operations, the incumbent will play a vital role in supporting and helping lead activities and initiatives of the IATA Pilot Training and Licensing section of the OSS-Flight and Technical Operations Department.

What Your Day Would Be Like

Assist the secretary of the IATA Pilot Training and Licensing Task Force (PTLTF) by helping to coordinate and lead the work of the Task Force

Provide technical expertise as required, as an advisor to the panel member of the ICAO Personnel Training and Licensing Panel

Support The Design And Implementation Of Pilot Training And Licensing Standards With Industry Partners Such As EASA, FAA, IFALPA, ICCAIA, Royal Aeronautical Society (RA&S), In The Following Areas, But Not Limited To

  • Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA)
  • Evidence-Based Training (EBT)
  • Threat and Error Management (TEM)
  • Pilot selection
  • Initial licensing training, including ab initio
  • Advanced training, including type rating, command course, etc.
  • Instructor and Evaluator training
  • Role of advanced technologies in training
  • Language proficiency requirements
  • Upset prevention and recovery training

Ensure the coordination of the development of best practices and guidance material for pilot training and licensing

Ensure the promotion of IATA Pilot Training and Licensing initiatives and products within the IATA regions

Lead the delivery of the IATA CBTA/EBT consultancy services, as directed by the Head, Training and Licensing

Assist in helping to lead the design of an IATA CBTA accreditation program applicable to Approved Training Organizations (TBD)

Represent IATA at conferences, industry meetings and subject matter expert groups

Ensure that regular communications with member airlines, regulators, aviation training organizations and industry key stakeholders to warrant a timely involvement in all training and licensing related developments are maintained


  • University degree in Aviation Management or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a commercial airline pilot, together with significant experience as pilot command, and experience gained within a commercial aviation training environment
  • Proven expertise in CBTA program such as EBT Instructor, CBTA course developer, etc.
  • Solid knowledge of ICAO standards and ability to develop and implement sustainable practices and procedures in civil aviation operations
  • Team oriented individual with a solid, proven capacity to work autonomously, as well as to work effectively in a cross-functional, multicultural and international environment and with people at all levels within and outside the organization
  • Proven organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; strategic thinker and motivating individual, who can quickly adjust to evolving needs of a dynamic aviation market
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, and relationship management skills; able to speak in public to large audiences of professionals in the aviation industry
  • Excellent communication skills (spoken and written) in English; knowledge of other languages is an asset”

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