Technical Advisor (HMA)
Roving, in UK or globally, with significant worldwide travel
Starting package for this position is £81,156 per annum, (plus contributory pension 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:
The Technical Advisor will support the Programmes Quality Team (PQT) to contribute towards the successful delivery of MAG’s Strategic Plan with the aim of ensuring high levels of safety, quality, innovation and continual improvement in MAG’s operational implementation, and promote the sharing of expertise, learning and development inside MAG and within the mine action sector.
Under the line management of the Senior Technical Advisor, the Technical Advisor shall undertake compliance assessments, focusing on operational delivery, safety and efficiency. The role holder will also be required to oversee demining accident investigations and reporting, deliver training and/or undertake mentoring while recommending and developing technical notes. The role requires a willingness to travel extensively to operational locations and undertake assessment missions to new countries of operation.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience of progressive responsibility in designing and managing HMA initiatives in multiple countries and operational contexts in senior management positions. They must have a minimum of IMAS EOD Level 3 as well as qualifications and experience in conducting demining accident investigations. The role holder will also have field experience in all mainstream operational HMA approaches and methodologies, including deployment of ADS and mechanical clearance assets as well as experience of developing and implementing QM systems, monitoring and assessment of activities. The ability to prioritise and manage a heavy workload under pressure is essential to this role.
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 background checks, please click here.
MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to this role, 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.
How to apply
For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the candidate information pack, below:
MAG –Technical Adivsor (HMA) Information Candidate Information Pack
Application is by submission of completed application form. This should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date of Sunday 11thJune 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.
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