|Date Posted:||Mar 30, 2010|
|Reference:||MACCA 2010/ 03/11|
|Closing Date:||Apr 11, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||Yes|
Duties & Responsibilities:
Duties and Responsibilities:
The MDD Operations Officer under the direct supervision of the Sr. Operations Manager and general direction from the Chief of Operations is responsible for the following assigned tasks:
â€¢ Supervise and manage the Mine Detection Dogs tests and licensing processes.
â€¢ Monitor the current operations by regular field visits.
â€¢ Conducts regular analysis of the MDD operations to ensure the MDD part of the demining tool box is up to the standard.
â€¢ Conduct researches on MDD related matter to ensure MDD operations is continually improved
â€¢ Coordinate with the GICHD the MDD related trials and provide technical advices to the MACCA chief of operations with regard to further development of MDD Operations in Afghanistan
â€¢ Make continual efforts to find practical solutions with regard to the challenges ahead MDD mine clearance operations in order to enhance the level of confidence for MDD operations
â€¢ Preparation of briefing documents for operation meeting.
â€¢ Control the daily attendance of all personnel in the current MDD operations staff.
â€¢ Review all MDD SOPâ€™s from MDD organizations in Afghanistan.
â€¢ Preparation of reports and statistics related to MDD operations
â€¢ Maintenance and control of tasks for MDD testing.
â€¢ Provide technical advice on MDDs procedures and implementation for field operators.
â€¢ When required coordinate with MDD organizations on operations matters.
â€¢ Review the locations for licensing testing.
â€¢ Ongoing review of the Afghanistan National Mine Action Standards as applicable to MDD.
â€¢ Make sure the MDD related database is kept updated
â€¢ Be a member of accident investigation teams as requested by the MACCA for MDD.
â€¢ Provide an annual work plan to the Chief of Operations.
â€¢ Carry out any other tasks assigned by the MACCA Chief of Operations.
â€¢ Bachelorâ€™s degree in Science or other related fields, or secondary diploma with 2 years of additional relevant work experience may be considered.
â€¢ At least 5 years experience in mine dog operations/training and a solid understanding of MDD training, dog licensing and accreditation processes.
â€¢ Experience at working with foreigners and international organizations.
â€¢ Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages, specifically Pashto and Dari
â€¢ Thorough knowledge of International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) and of demining SOPs including the use of Mine Detection Dogs.
â€¢ Thorough knowledge of IMSMA.
â€¢ A solid understanding of MDD clearance operations and related practices.
â€¢ Sound computer skills.
â€¢ Self reliant and able to work independently and to a deadline.
â€¢ Excellent computer skills.