Closing date: 22 Jun 2017
DCA invites applications for an EOD IMAS level 3 qualified or equivalent military standard Technical Advisor to support its mine action program in Libya.
The Technical Advisor’s (TA) main responsibilities are to supervise Search and Clearance teams in areas contaminated with explosive remnants of war (ERW). The TA reports to the Operations Manager.
He/she will work in a potentially hostile and arduous environment. He/she will therefore need to demonstrate a positive and self-motivated attitude. Conditions such as these require a level head, attention to detail and a willingness to develop and adhere to appropriate Standard Operational Procedures. If you have these qualities and skills, and you are looking for a challenging opportunity with a leading mine action NGO then we would be interested in talking to you.
Applicants must have the following qualifications and experience:
EOD IMAS Level 3 qualification or NATO equivalent, with certificates
Knowledge and experience of EOD and ERW clearance methodologies is essential. The successful applicant will need to show currency of competency in this area
Work experience from previous positions in Humanitarian Mine Action as International EOD TA is desirable.
Strong leadership and team building skills are also required
Flexibility and cultural awareness and sensetivity are essential
Computer literacy essential including proficiency in Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.
Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
The Technical Adviser will have the following responsibilities:
Supervise and mentor search/clearance teams.
Conduct Battle Area Clearance
Conduct Explosives Ordnance Disposal as required
Operate in accordance with the country specific SOP
Provide technical oversight of field operations of the component for which he/she is responsible, including training, safety and security, daily operational planning and implementation, and the direction and discipline of locally employed operational and administrative personnel under his/her control.
A contract starting as soon as possible
A competitive salary package
Insurance as per industry standards
An interesting and challenging experience addressing humanitarian needs
Applications should be in English and when applying you are kindly requested to attach a copy of relevant EOD certificates, together with your CV and motivation letter. Applications submitted without all of these will not be taken into consideration.
Closing date: 22 of June 2017.
Qualified and interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for the vacancy.