Technical Field Manager

Technical Field Manager, Vietnam

The starting salary package for this position is £57,204 per annum (c. USD $74,000) including all allowances.

About the Vietnam programme:

MAG has been present in Vietnam since 1998, and has a well-established programme in country. MAG Vietnam is reducing the risk of death and injury in communities, within two provinces (Quang Binh and Quang Tri), through the delivery of risk education, clearance of Cluster Munitions, and removal and destruction of other items of UXO. Given the scale and size of the Vietnam programme, there are a wide range of support services functions and systems in place to effectively support the delivery of the operational and programme activities, and therefore varied and interesting projects to get involved in.

About the role:

Our Technical Field Managers are at the core of our work, actively managing and leading our teams of national staff to safely implement our BAC and EOD projects. They must be willing to lead from the front, responsible for the day-to-day management of our technical teams and being involved in all aspects of MAG’s work, including administration, team cashbooks, procurement of equipment, representation of MAG to local communities and Government, operational planning and reporting. This role is located in main provincial towns, where many amenities are readily available. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in MAG’s life-saving work on a day-to-day basis, where the impact on the local communities is very real, and rewarding.

About you:

You must be qualified to the equivalent of EOD level 3, with significant experience in the technical and operational management of UXO and Cluster Munitions clearance operations, including task planning and prioritisation, writing and reviewing SOPs, assessing clearance methodology and reviewing operational structures.  You will also be experienced in leading teams involved in BAC / EOD operations, with proven experience in the disposal of Aircraft Dropped Bombs and the use of low order techniques. Previous experience of working for a similar organisation, either in the humanitarian or commercial sector, where a strong emphasis was on integrated mine/UXO clearance activities is essential, as well as the ability to establish close working relationships with national Mine Action Authorities. Furthermore, you will have the ability to develop and implement training development plans for senior/experienced national technical staff. MAG takes the conduct of its staff very seriously, and therefore you will also be required to demonstrate impeccable conduct and respect for others, and the cultures in which we work.

Benefits:

MAG staff are rewarded with generous benefits:

• Salary: The starting salary package for this position is £57,204 per annum and this increases with service.

• Accommodation: MAG will provide accommodation in-country.

• Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You’ll have a minimum of six weeks out of the programme per year.

• Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year.

• Insurance: All international staff are automatically covered by MAG’s comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance including evacuation and repatriation.

Please see the candidate information sheet in the application pack for further details on these benefits.

Please note that as part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

How to apply:

For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the application pack below:

MAG – Technical Field Manager, Vietnam – Application Pack

Please return the Application form to humanresources@maginternational.org by the closing date of Sunday 22nd November 2020.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.

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