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Position titleRMC Officer - Mine Action
Place of performanceMultiple Locations, South Sudan
Start date01/06/2019
Durationup to 12 months (@26days/month)
QualificationBachelor's degree in any related field.
Sector experienceMinimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Mine Action experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 5 years of experience in Africa (desirable).
LanguageFluency in English is essential.
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.
Overview of position
Position title: RMC Officer
Place of performance: South Sudan (Multiple)
Duration: Up to 12 months (@ 6 days/week)
Work Routine: Nine weeks on three weeks off (paid)
Remuneration: $10-12,000 pcm plus economy class travel for scheduled leave flights

The Regional Management Capacity Officer (herein referred to as ‘The RMC Officer’) will provide the project with high quality demining services & advice for the management & coordination of assigned demining assets. The RMC Officer shall be required to deploy to a field duty station(s) within South Sudan to oversee a specific “regional office” from where demining operations are undertaken. The RMC Officer shall oversee conformance of said demining operations with IMAS & the South Sudan National Technical Standards & Guidelines (NTSG).
Role objectives
  • Exercise supervisory skills over all demining activities as directed by UNOPS & keeping oversight on all demining activities conducted in the respective area of responsibility.
  • Regular liaison & coordination of actions with the various contractors operating in the area of responsibility.
  • Develop & implement the regional management workplans to ensure that clearance operations remain on track & in line with the directives of the UNMAS Operations Office in Juba.
  • Monitor all mine action operations to ensure adherence to the statement of works, the Contractors’ workplans, IMAS & NTSG.
  • Request for additional resources & assets to ensure timely completion of the work plan, whenever necessary.
  • Inspect, monitor & evaluate technical aspects of the mines survey & clearance activities in operations.
  • Compile monitoring reports after visiting operations and provide the UNMAS Field Managers & local UN offices as required with summary on the mine action support operations.
  • Participate in any Board of Inquiry to which the individual is assigned to investigate any incident or accident as directed by the UNMAS Program Manager.
  • Provide technical advice to the UNOPS Project Manager on use & deployment of assets in the mine action support operations.
  • Mentor the national personnel in field operations’ supervision and management.
  • Perform any other task designated by the UNOPS Project Manager.
Project reporting
The Regional Management Capacity Officer will report directly to the UNMAS Operations Office in Juba & prepare rogress reports which are to be provided on a regular basis or as requested by the UNOPS Project Manager & as required in case of any incidents.
Key competencies- Five years’ experience in managing mine clearance operations with a good understanding of the limitations & deployment of search equipment in use in South Sudan.
- Thorough understanding of IMAS, the South Sudan NTSG & IMSMA.
Team management
This role does not require any team management responsibility.
Further information
Experience in a similar operating environment to South Sudan.