Organization: Mines Advisory Group
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 10 Sep 2018
Technical Field Manager, Vietnam The total package for this position is £57,204 per annum (c. USD $75,038) including salary and 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 MAG in Vietnam: MAG has been present in Vietnam since 1998. MAG Vietnam is reducing the risk of death and injury in communities, within two provinces (Quang Binh and Quang Tri), through the delivery of risk education, clearance of Cluster Munitions, and removal and destruction of other items of UXO.
About the role: Our Technical Field Managers are the core of our work, actively manage, and lead our teams of national staff to safely implement our BAC and EOD projects. They must be willing to lead from the front, responsible for the day-to-day management of our technical teams and being involved in all aspects of MAG’s work, including administration, team cashbooks, procurement of equipment, representation of MAG to local communities and Government, operational planning and reporting. This role is located in main provincial towns, where many amenities are readily available. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in MAG’s life-saving work on a day-to-day basis, where the impact on the local communities is very real, and rewarding.
About you: You must be qualified to the equivalent of EOD level 3, with significant experience in the technical and operational management of UXO and Cluster Munitions clearance operations, including task planning and prioritisation, writing and reviewing SOPs, assessing clearance methodology and reviewing operational structures. You will also be experienced in leading teams involved in BAC / EOD operations, with proven experience in the disposal of Aircraft Dropped Bombs and the use of low order techniques. Previous experience of working for a similar organisation, either in the humanitarian or commercial sector is essential. Furthermore, you will have previously delivered EOD level 1, 2 and 3 training courses, and be able to mentor and capacity build national staff. You will have a good understanding of information management systems and data analysis to improve operational planning, setting priorities and monitoring of clearance activities. MAG takes the conduct of its staff very seriously, and therefore you will also be required to demonstrate impeccable conduct and respect for others, and the cultures in which we work.
How to apply:
For the further information on the role, the application form and details of how to apply, please visit, the MAG website at www.maginternational.org/vacancies-at-MAG. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible, as the advert will be taken down once an appointment is made.