Technical advisor and trainer, HMA Libya

Employer: DCA
Location:LIbya/Tunesia
Application Deadline: 10/10/2016


DCA is looking for an experienced technical advisor and trainer (TA) to implement DCA Libya’s mine action training activities, and provide technical knowledge, advice and expertise to capacity building efforts, as well as provide mentoring and monitoring of DCA Libya’s mine action programme and DCA teams in the field. The project forms an integrated part of a larger DCA intervention, which also includes Risk Education activities, Victim Assistance activities, Psychosocial Support and active citizenship. The activities related to this position will be implemented through local DCA teams and national Libyan partner organisations.
The TA has the responsibility for assisting in instructional activities of the programme, providing search and Explosive Ordnance Disposal training as required by the programme. The ideal candidate must have a sound EOD/IED and Search background with proven recent training delivery experience in these fields. Furthermore, the TA will be responsible for monitoring and mentoring of the trained teams, when deployed in the field including reporting and data analysis.

Currently, the project is implemented from Tunis, Tunisia, which is the location of the DCA office until the security situation stabilizes in Libya however, short term travels to Libya must be expected. Skills and experience with remote management is therefore desirable, as is the ability to liaise and coordinate with relevant local authorities, e.g. the Libyan Mine Action Center.

We are looking for:
Proven abilities and experience in delivering theory and practical training in Search and EOD.
Experience in supporting and monitoring EOD teams in the field.
Experience in working with national partner organisations, including the ability to assess and address organisational and staff development and capacity needs.
Experience in developing mine action training materials and lessons.
Previous experience in working in an NGO setting and an understanding of recording and analysis of data, as well as reporting to IMSMA
Cultural sensitivity, understanding of the political context in Libya and a strong sense of diplomacy
Fluency in written and spoken English required, Fluency and/or knowledge of Arabic desirable
We offer:
A job which will make a difference and improve the lives of people living at risk from explosive remnants of war
Challenging and varied work tasks
Competitive salary package, comprehensive insurance as per industry standards
A non-family duty station with one-year contract with the possibility of extension

Qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply. Only applications consisting of a motivation letter and a CV as a minimum will be considered, and only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The deadline for application is October 10, 2016 with initial interviews scheduled for October 18-19, 2016. Desired start date November 1, 2016.

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