The Capacity Development and Implementation (CDI) Bureau is responsible for the execution of ICAO's Capacity Development and Implementation Programme, advising and providing implementation support to Member States, donors, and other funding institutions in all matters relating to the development of a safe, secure and environmentally friendly civil aviation sector. CDI provides a broad range of services, including assistance in reviewing the structure and organization of national civil aviation institutions, updating the infrastructure and services of airports and air navigation systems, protecting the environment, facilitating technology transfer and capacity building, promoting ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) and supporting remedial action resulting from the Universal Safety Audit Programme (USOAP) and the Universal Security Audit Programme (USAP) audits.
CDI also supports ICAO's "No Country Left Behind” (NCLB) initiative, which is aimed at providing technical assistance to States in the implementation of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs). The main goal of this initiative is to help ensure that SARPs implementation is better harmonized globally so that all States have access to the significant socio-economic benefits of safe and reliable air transport. The NCLB initiative also promotes ICAO's efforts to resolve Significant Safety Concerns (SSCs) and Significant Security Concerns (SSeCs), as well as other safety, security and emissions-related objectives.
The post reports directly to the Deputy Director, CDI (DD/CDI) from whom s/he receives direction and whom s/he consults on complex procedures, including high-level and confidential issues. The incumbent works independently in providing administrative support in the Office of the Director, is responsible for providing guidance to other administrative support staff in CDI and might be requested to liaise with the Office of the Secretary General, other Bureaus, Delegations, Council members and external entities.