National Technical Field Manager

Posted 6 months ago by Mines Advisory Group (MAG)
Location Duhok Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO
Duties and responsibilities
  • Safe and efficient delivery of operations through effective management
  • Co-ordinate with Community Liaison Managers and CLCs in the day-to-day planning and implementation of operations.
  • Ensure a full knowledge of all Standard Operating Procedures, drills and other work practices and there implementation at sector level.
  • Continually conduct risk assessments to ensure that the safety of operations is maximised.
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation of all operational tasks to ensure Quality and operational efficiency.
  • Conduct reconnaissance and survey of mine/ordnance contaminated areas as directed by the TOM.
  • Ensure an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of all mines and munitions in the theatre of operations.
  • Ensure an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of all relevant technical equipment in the theatre of operations.
  • Support the TOM to ensure the maintenance and safe and appropriate storage of all necessary technical materials and equipment (including explosives and accessories).
  • Advise and assist the TOM with the implementation of new systems and procedures in relation to maximising outputs and safety.
  • Conduct assessments and other technical missions on behalf of MAG in country and worldwide as required by the TOM and Director of Programmes.
  • Assist the TOM, STM & TFM TMEU with the design, development, delivery and evaluation of appropriate training programmes for deminers and other technical personnel.
  • Support the TOM, STM & TFM TMEU in the day-to-day training and development of national staff to conduct mine and EOD clearance activities according to MAG Standard Operating Procedures
  • Liaise with and represent MAG to the National Mine Action Authority at sector level, donors, implementing partners, local officials and other agencies to further MAG’s objectives.
  • Submit accurate operational reports as directed by the TOM, and produce other technical reports and documents as and when required.
  • Motivate and develop the technical team to perform to a high standard.
Person selection criteria
The post holder should be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
  • An understanding of NGOs and a commitment to humanitarian work.
  • Should hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Have been involved in Humanitarian Mine Action for a minimum of 8 years operationally
  • Have deployed outside of Iraq either for training and or an operational deployment in a technical role conducting Humanitarian Mine Action.

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