Technical Field Manager

Technical Field Manager TFM/Project Manager - DDG Libya The Danish Demining Group (DDG) is looking for a highly qualified and motivated DDG TFM/Project Manager to oversee DDG Operations in Benghazi and Sabha. The Danish Demining Group: Danish Demining Group (DDG) is the Humanitarian Mine Action department of Danish Refugee Council (DRC); a humanitarian INGO providing support to displaced and conflict-affected populations in more than 35 countries. DDG has been present and operational in Libya since 2011 with a broad Mine Action portfolio - Technical Survey, Battle Area Clearance, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Mine Risk Education and capacity building of local NGOs and national authorities. Job Description This role requires a strong background within mine action. The DDG TFM/Project Manager will be responsible for a donor sponsored project within the DDG Operations program in Benghazi and surrounding areas. It will also require close liaison with the local and national authorities in charge of mine action in Libya, as well as Technical Field Management of national staff on live tasks. The role also requires close cooperation and collaboration with Local Governorate authorities, including Police and Military Commanders to ensure a healthy and close working relationship can be achieved. The project manager/technical field manager will manage and oversea the International and National DDG staff working within Benghazi program. Role and Responsibilities Lead the resource and mobilisation effort and implementation of DDG’s Humanitarian Mine Action activities in Benghazi and Sabha Identify and meet donor requirements for your specific project Project Management including human resources, finance, logistics, and donor reporting requirements for ongoing DDG projects in Benghazi, including planning, implementing and monitoring of mine action activities and regular follow up (Including periodic reporting to the Ops manager and Head of Programme) Ensure that mine action objectives and project implementation are consistent with the DDG SOPs & frameworks, relevant international standards, and best practice in the sector; Develop annual work plans and operational processes; Represent DDG in Benghazi and Sabha and conduct meetings on behalf of DDG when required; Manage and monitor DDG budgets closely and report to DDG Operations Manager, Head of Programme and Area Manager Strategic planning, development and roll-out of future DDG projects Support training and capacity building for DDG and other NGO staff; Support the DDG Head of Programme and Ops Manager in obtaining all appropriate clearances from official government bodies in the area of operations. Qualifications and Experience A minimum of 5 years of working experience at management level with humanitarian NGOs or similar international bodies out of which 5 years must have been within the mine action sector, preferably in challenging security environments. Level 3 IMAS EOD Qualification. Project management Qualification (Relevant degree or a project management qualification with proven experience) Experience with project management, staff management, monitoring and evaluation Proven ability to mentor and coach others, and to build national capacity; Experience in managing the safety of personnel and assets Fluency in verbal and written English with excellent writing skills is required. Knowledge of Arabic will be an asset; Experience in managing BAC/EOD teams; Working experience in Libya is deemed an asset; Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy; The capacity and willingness to be flexible and accommodating in difficult and insecure circumstances; Personal competencies: All employees should master DRC/DDG's core competencies: Communicating Taking the lead Collaborating Striving for excellence Demonstrating integrity We offer: A challenging and rewarding job in one of the best NGOs in the world. Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Demining Group/Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.dk under Vacancies for more information. The successful applicant’s salary level will be decided based on his/her background and experience. DDG/DRC has a generous benefits package, including R&R, pension, and duty station allowances. Contract length: 12 months Duty Station: Benghazi, Libya

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