Technical Advisor (Mine Clearance Team) - Sudan
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The Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD)
FSD is a non-profit, non-political, independent and neutral organisation.
Its mission is to eradicate landmines and reduce the humanitarian, social, economic and environmental impact of mines and unexploded ordnances so that affected communities can return to a better life in a safe environment.
Location: Sudan (Nuba Mountains / south Sudan)
Qualified demining supervisor / min. 1 year experience in Humanitarian Mine Action
Ability to work in remote areas and to operate safely in potentially insecure areas
Ability to work independently, recognising the larger operational structure.
Capable of forward planning / solution-orientated
Physically and mentally fit to work in harsh climate
Adapt and work efficiently with and in different cultures
Skilled in management of a subordinate team
Comfortable with office administration and basic finances
Conversant with IMSMA and with the common computer tools (Word, Excel, e-mail systems)
Comfortable with written and oral English language
Knowledgeable in communication equipment including HF/VHF,
improvised antenna, sat link, GPS
EOD level4 (IMAS) qualification is an advantage (in addition to demining experience, not instead of)
Conversant with Ebinger 420 and 421 GC Detectors
Prior work experience in Sudan or other African countries is an advantage.
Arabic or French languages an advantage
Knowledge of vehicle mechanics
We equally welcome the application of male and female applicants meeting our requirements.
Please submit your application (letter, full CV, certificates and references) by e-mail to the Human Resources Manager at: jobs [at] fsd.ch .
Note that due to the number of applications, only the candidates who are short-listed for an interview will receive a reply.
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