Technical Field Manager (AMD) – Weapons Marking, Chad (Fixed Term for 6 months)

Job posted by: MAG (Mines Advisory Group) - Mon, 29 Jun 2020

Job Details:

Organisation: MAG (Mines Advisory Group)

Deadline Fri, 31 Jul 2020

Job type: Contract

Location: Chad

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Technical Field Manager (AMD) – Weapons Marking, Chad (Fixed Term for 6 months)


The starting salary package for this position is £66,004 GBP /approx. $81,000 USD including all allowances.


About MAG:

MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict.


About the Chad programme:

Over 30 years of civil conflict - including Libyan invasion - have resulted in extensive landmine/UXO contamination and large-scale population displacement in Chad. In 1997, the Chadian authorities signed and ratified the Ottawa Treaty and established the High Commission for National Demining to remove all mines and is now aiming to destroy all anti-personnel mines in areas under its jurisdiction no later than 1 January 2020.


MAG has worked in Chad since 2004 and currently has a humanitarian mine action consortium project funded by the European Union in the Lake and Tibesti Regions. Since 2014 MAG has also been implementing Arms Management and Destruction projects across the country, working closely with the Chadian authorities to reduce the risks and impacts of unplanned explosions and reduce the danger of weapons proliferation for civilian populations.


About the role:


Our Technical Field Managers are the core of our work. The AMD Technical Field Manager focused on Weapons Marking will be responsible for setting up and launching the marking programme in Chad, which includes the training of a national marking TFM and marking teams. Alongside this the TFM will be responsible for the writing of procedures and national strategy and action plan in line with the specific project.


About you:


You must be experienced and knowledgeable in SALW, with expected prior knowledge about SALW international treaties. You will also have experience of conducting form and informal training, ensuring the transfer of appropriate skills and knowledge. To succeed in this role, you will need to be able to prioritise and structure a busy workload, which working independently to ensure the smooth running of the weapons marking programme.


French language skills essential, with Arabic desirable.


Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed.


MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexual orientation. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.


For the further information on the role, the application pack and details of how to apply, please visit the MAG website at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible


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