Location: Central Equatoria, South Sudan
Overview of position:
Duration up to 6 months (26days/month) with potential for long term deployment.
Work routine – 9 weeks on 3 weeks off (paid) however, details may / will be negotiated on a case by case bases.
Remuneration: $11,000 per calendar month plus economy class travel for scheduled leave flight.
The RMMAC Officer will be responsible for the administration & management of the work in support of all projects related to Operations, Quality Management in Mine Action (MA) & Capacity Development including Landmine / Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) threat analysis & operational planning.
Key competencies & experience:
Minimum of 10 years of experience in MA operations management is required, this experience can be within the fields of Commercial Mine Action (CMA) or Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) & must include experience with landmine clearance, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) & Battle Area Clearance (BAC).
Specific competencies in any related field such as application of ground-penetrating radar detection systems in conventional landmine clearance, linear clearance drills, mechanical clearance, Mine Detection Dogs (MDD), alternate disposal techniques such as pyrotechnic torches or disruptors will be considered additional quality & suitability for the position.
Experience in working in volatile or immediate post-conflict environments is desired.
Knowledge of the International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) is required.
Experience in capacity building is desired.
Experience with training foreign nationals in mine clearance or EOD techniques is desired.
Experience with the QA & QC processes regarding HMA is desired.
Experience in conducting security analysis & risk assessments is desired.
Knowledge of the UN system & UNOPS procedures is desired.
Computer literacy, the experience of using MS Office & IMSMA is desired.
Minimum Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Level 3 (or equivalent) is required.
Any other relevant certifications will be considered additional quality & suitability for the position.
Experience as a Manager in MA, in the field of conventional landmine clearance, BAC & EOD.
Minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant MA experience.
Experience working in Africa is desirable.
Fluency in English (reading, report writing, speaking) is required.