Senior Technical Advisor- Weapons and Ammunitions Management (WAM)

Location: Roving, from UK or globally.

£83,472 GBP per annum (plus pension contribution if based in the UK)

This is an opportunity to play a key role in MAG’s global efforts to reduce the risk and impact of both unplanned explosions and the risk of weapons and munitions being diverted to the illicit arms trade. MAG has worked to improve the safe and secure storage and management of weapons and munitions for more than a decade, with projects spanning 20 countries

About the role:

This is a roving position that can be based from the UK, or preferably within one of MAG's global programmes. The Senior Technical Advisor (WAM) will be responsible for ensuring and improving quality, accountability, innovation and learning in the organisation’s WAM technical operations. Reporting to the Programme Quality Director, you will work closely with other members of the Programme Quality Team and wider Programmes team, undertaking monitoring and evaluation missions focused on maximising the efficiency and safety of WAM operations.

The Programme Quality Team consist of highly specialist staff who are all focussed on technical support and innovation across MAG’s expanding WAM programmes. This is an exciting opportunity to join a global organisation at an important time in our history.

About you:

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of working at a senior level, delivering large multi-funded projects with a focus on designing and managing WAM projects. You must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of a range of WAM approaches including experience in weapons handling and ammunition management in developing countries to allow you to represent the organisation and develop appropriate relationships and networks on MAGs behalf. You should have familiarity with MOSAIC and IATGs and fluency in written and spoken English is essential as in order to produce high quality written reports for distribution

How to apply

For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the Application Information pack, below:

MAG – Senior Technical Advisor Information Candidate Information Pack

Application is by submission of completed application form. This document should be sent to by the closing date of the 11th June 2023.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.

Applicants who are non-residents of the UK will need to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.

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. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding and background checks, please click here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available on the MAG website, using the link above.

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 your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential