Technical Field Manager, Chad (Demining)

Employer:  MAG 
Location: Chad
Technical Field Manager
Fixed Term – 5 months

The total salary package for this position is £59,004 - £65,172 per annum (circa $90,900 - $100,400 USD) including basic salary, hardship allowance and cost of living allowance.

About the Chad programme:
Following nearly 30 years of conflict, large areas of Chad remain affected by mines and the explosive remnants of war. MAG’s project aims to improve the living conditions of communities affected by these items, so they can raise their families and pursue their livelihoods in a safe and secure environment, free from fear of death or injury. We are seeking a Technical Field Manager for our programme, and this is a great opportunity to use your Technical skills and experience to contribute to MAG’s lifesaving work.

About the role:
Our Technical Field Managers are the core of our work, and actively manage and lead our teams of national staff to safely implement our life saving mine clearance and EOD projects. They must be willing to lead from the front, responsible for the day-to-day management of our technical teams and being involved in all aspects of MAG’s lifesaving work, including administration, team cashbooks, procurement of equipment, reporting and planning. Roles can often be remote, working in challenging contexts away from home comforts, but the life-saving impact the work has on local communities is very real, and rewarding. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in MAG’s life-saving work on a day-to-day basis.

About you:
You must be qualified and experienced in demining / EOD operations, with previous experience working for a similar organisation, either in the humanitarian or commercial sector. You must be willing to take on the challenges of working in the developing world, as part of a flexible and committed team, to save lives in communities which need it most. We are currently seeking applications from French-speakers.

You should be aware though, MAG’s areas of operations are often remote with basic amenities, so you will need to be able to live and work in challenging environments, where the need for your skills and MAG’s work is most.

MAG staff are rewarded with generous benefits:
Salary: The total salary package for this position is £59,004 - £65,172 per annum (circa $90,900 - $100,400 USD) *Please see the general information for full terms and conditions related to this.
Accommodation: MAG will provide accommodation in-country.
Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You will have a minimum of six weeks out of the programme per year or pro rata if the contract is less than a year. As Chad is a hardship programme staff are also be entitled to an additional 10 days leave.
Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year (for permanent contracts)/ MAG provides three international flights home per year pro rata if your contract is less than a year (for fixed-term contracts).
Insurance: All international staff are automatically covered by MAG's comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance including evacuation and repatriation.
How to Apply

Application for this position is by CV and Covering letter, to be accompanied by a short application form. For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the candidate information pack, below:

MAG – Technical Field Manager Chad Candidate Information Pack

Please return the Application form along with your covering letter and CV to by the closing date of 11 October 2015. Interviews will be carried out on an ongoing basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

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.