CTG Global Regional Management of Mine Action Capacity / Weapons and Ammunition Management Adviser Jobs in South Sudan

CTG Global Regional Management of Mine Action Capacity / Weapons and Ammunition Management Adviser Jobs in South Sudan


Role objective

  • He is responsible for the provision & implementation of the following main duties.

  • Work closely with & provide support to the UNMAS Senior Management with regards to any WAM projects, as requested.

  • Maintain a daily liaison with the Mission SATO & report back to UNMAS.

    Key responsibilities

  • Conduct regular or targeted inspections of the TCC ammunition storage facilities as agreed with the Mission SATO.

  • Provide advice to the UNMAS, to ensure proper storage of explosives in accordance with national & international guidelines, ensure control & security of explosives that are used by implementing MA organisations within the Area of Responsibility (AOR).

  • Stay abreast of the International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) & International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATG's), ensure that MA organisation's Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) comply with IMAS & IATG standards & that they are conducting safe & effective MA & PSSM operations.

  • Provide advice & input into the development of strategic & procedural documents related to Ammunition Management, EOD / IEDD matters in support to project.

  • As directed by the Chief of Operations, coordinate, facilitate & prioritise any operational tasking for projects within the AOR.

  • When time allows, conduct routine onsite QA of MA organisation operations focusing on their internal explosive storage & transportation arrangements.

  • When requested, act as the Investigating Officer for Detailed Independent Investigations or Boards of Inquiry for Mine / ERW / IED Accidents or incidents.

    Specific responsibilities for support to capacity development

  • As directed by the Chief of Operations, coordinate efforts in the area of capacity building relations in MA & against the risks posed by explosive threats (ERW, stockpiles & IED) in accordance with the demands of UNMISS & our client in South Sudan.

  • Ensure interaction, maintain close & effective coordination with relevant TCCs on the strengthening of ammunition management capacities & risks posed by explosive hazards.

  • Provide advisory support & technical assistance for capacity assessment elements of relevant national & TCC military units.

  • Provide advisory support & technical assistance to relevant TCC & national military units in matters of information management (compilation & reporting of incidents interventions).

  • Conduct formal training to TCC forces, internal national military or contracted training personnel, to selected national military personnel.

  • Provide mentor ship to selected TCC & national military personnel as part of formal training validation & on the job training.

  • Monitor the disposal of TCC ammunition, advise on logistical demolitions & review explosive holdings of our client operating partners.

  • Develop, conduct training & manage the quality of training on Explosives Management & IED Threat Mitigation as required.

  • Advise the program on explosive issues including harvesting of in country ammunition for use in ammunition disposal operations, incineration of suitable stocks & pursue the introduction of binary explosives into our client.

  • Provide training to the RMMACO's to conducting stock checks in TCC Ammunition Storage Areas (ASAs).

  • Perform any other tasks as directed by the Program Manager & Chief of Operations.

    Project reporting

  • This role will report to the Operations Office in Juba & prepare progress reports which are to be provided on a regular basis or as requested by the Project Manager & as required in case of any incidents.

    Team management

  • This role does not have any team management responsibility.

    Geographical experience

  • Minimum of 5 year of experience in Africa (desirable).

    Education

  • Master Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Project Management, Social Science, or related field is required.

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent with an additional 2 years of relevant experience may
    be accepted in lieu of the advanced University Degree.

  • High School / Secondary Education in combination with an additional 6 years of Military or other relevant experience in the field of EOD & / or lEDD (Military & / or civilian), may be considered in lieu of a University Degree.

    Language

  • Fluency in English (reading. writing, speaking) is required.

  • Fluency in another official UN language is desired.

    Certifications

  • Ammunition Management certification by an internationally recognised & accredited military or civilian institution is required.

  • EOD Level 3 (or equivalent) is required.

    Experience

  • 5 years of experience in operations management is required, this experience can be within the fields of either military MA, commercial MA, or humanitarian MA & must include experience with ammunition management, EOD or IEDD.

  • 3 years of experience conducting explosive threat mitigation activities is required.

  • 1 year of demonstrated experience in training is required.

  • Knowledge of the IMAS is required.

  • Experience in capacity building is desired.

  • Experience with training foreign nationals in EOD / IEDD techniques is desired.

  • ClED / lED threat mitigation operational field experience in the last 10 years, as part of a military deployment or within a MA program, in a high threat lED environment is desired.

  • Experience with the QA / QC processes with regard to humanitarian MA desired.

  • Knowledge of the UN systems is desired.

  • Computer literacy, in particular experience of using MS Office & IMSMA is desired.

  • Experience in a similar operating environment to South Sudan.

    Functional competencies

    Teamwork

  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas & expertise, is willing to learn from others.

  • Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports & acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.

    Planning & organising

  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies.

  • Identifies priority activities & assignments, adjusts priorities as required.

  • Allocates appropriate amount of time & resources for completing work.

  • Foresees risks & allows for contingencies when planning.

  • Monitors, adjusts plans & actions as necessary.

  • Uses time efficiently.

    Judgement / Decision making

  • Identifies the key issues in a complex situation & comes to the heart of the problem quickly.

  • Gathers relevant information before making a decision.

  • Considers positive & negative impacts of decisions prior to making them.

    Communication

  • Speaks & writes clearly & effectively.

  • Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others & responds appropriately.

  • Asks questions to clarify & exhibits interest in having 2 way communication.

  • Tailors language, tone, style & format to match the audience.

  • Demonstrates openness in sharing information & keeping people informed.

    Commitment to continuous learning

  • Keeps abreast of new developments in own occupation / profession.

  • Actively seeks to develop oneself professionally & personally.

  • Contributes to the learning of colleagues & subordinates.

  • Shows willingness to learn from others. Seeks feedback to learn & improve.

    Technological awareness

  • Keeps abreast of available technology. Understands applicability & limitations of technology to the work of the office.

  • Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks.

  • Shows willingness to learn new technology.

    Accountability

  • Takes ownership of all responsibilities & honours commitments.

  • Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost & quality standards.

  • Operates in compliance with organisational regulations & rules.

  • Supports subordinates, provides oversight & takes responsibility for delegated assignments.

  • Takes personal responsibility for his / her own shortcomings & those of the work unit, where applicable.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; CTG Global Regional Management of Mine Action Capacity / Weapons and Ammunition Management Adviser Jobs in South Sudan

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