|Date Posted:||May 10, 2010|
|Reference:||MACCA 2010/ 05/01|
|Closing Date:||May 28, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||10 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||No|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
The Senior Operations Manager under direct supervision of the Chief of Operations; will be responsible for the following functions;
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ Co-Chair the mine action Operations, EOD, Mechanical and survey/clearance working groups.
â€¢ Assist with the coordinating all the day to day mine action operations related to Afghanistan, including mine risk education, minefield surveys, mine clearance, battle area clearance and training.
â€¢ Assist in producing, reviewing and updating, in conjunction with all the AMACs and mine action NGO planning staff, the annual and quarterly work plans for the mine action Program,
â€¢ Assist in liaising with the Government, UN agencies, World Bank, other Organizations and NGOs having Programs, which require mine action support,
â€¢ Assist in advising on the identification of priority tasks for the Program,
â€¢ Assist with reviewing all project proposals submitted for funding from an operational capability point of view,
â€¢ Assist in coordinating, with the Chief of Information, the efficient integration of the information management system for mine action into Program Operations,
â€¢ Assist in coordinating, with the Chief of Quality Assurance, the efficient integration of the quality management plan for operational mine action activities,
â€¢ Ensuring that the technical quality of all mine action projects remains at the highest professional level,
â€¢ Review the annual training and development plan for the Program,
â€¢ Reviewing all accident, incident or missed device reports,
â€¢ Conducting regular field trips to monitor the progress of the AMACs and implementing partner mine action activities,
â€¢ Providing HQ and Field briefings of visitors to the Program
â€¢ Perform the duties of the Chief of Operations in his absence,
â€¢ Oversee the performance of all AMACs and sub-AMACs
â€¢ Act as the National Staff Security Focal point.
â€¢ Process the request for mine action trainings e.g. Demining Course, De mining Team Leader course etc.
â€¢ Assist in developing the technical and training SOPs used by the program.
â€¢ Any other task as directed by the line manager.
â€¢ Masters Degree in Public Administration, Economic or Social Sciences, or Bachelors degree in related field with 8 years of professional experience.
â€¢ 5 Years of relevant experience in the field.
â€¢ Extensive mine action experience is desirable.
â€¢ Initiative and sound judgment, dedication to the UN principles and demonstrated ability to work independently and harmoniously with people from all different national and cultural backgrounds.
â€¢ Familiarity with UNOPS rules and regulations is an asset.
â€¢ Fluent in English Dari and Pashto both oral and written
â€¢ Computer literate with knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.
â€¢ Leadership qualities
â€¢ Experience of working with NGOs is an asset