Position : ToR – EOD Searcher
Handicap International Presentation
Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.
Handicap International is a not-for-profit organization with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission.
Global Objective of the Position
Under the line management of the TFM, the EOD Searcher is responsible for assisting the EOD Technical Field Manager in running EOD activities in the Area of Intervention, namely the area between Misrata and Sirte. The EOD component of the project involves locating and clearing Hazardous Areas and the carrying our of Survey. The Searcher maybe tasked to assist the project in other ways from time to time.
Responsibilities and Tasks Description
Be an active member of the EOD team conducting clearance operations as directed by the Technical Field Manager or Chief of Operations.
1. Follow initial and refresher training as directed by the Technical Field Manager
2. Be part of an EOD team carrying out Clearance and Survey in the project Area of Intervention.
Ensure the good preparation, use and maintenance of EOD equipment.
1. Maintenance and care of the team EOD equipment and any other supplies and all other equipment within the project.
2. When necessary report to the EOD Team Leader or TFM the state of EOD equipment, especially if it is not serviceable
Ensure proper filing and reporting of operational data.
1. Ensure the proper use of HI forms.
Ensure the good use and maintenance of HI resources and a proper behavior with colleagues in respect of internal regulations and log-admin procedures.
1. Respect welfare and discipline; act as a model in terms of attitude, work ethic and general behavior.
2. Agree and fit with HI ethical, policies and principles.
2. Respect working time and days as well as any other HI rules.
General Duties and other tasks
Demonstrate motivation at work.
Demonstrate willingness to improve own knowledge and skills by participating actively in any training sessions and capacity building activities.
Respect each team member’s positions, work, and specialty.
Adapt to special situations or demands from supervisor.
Any other tasked as directed by the TFM or Chief of Operations.
EOD Level 1 certification within the last 7 years
Excellent in Arabic.
Spoken and written English a strong asset.
Minimum of 2 years professional experience, preferably in a similar role.
Previous experience with international or local NGO is desirable.
Previous work in Mine Action.
General computer and general training skills advantageous
Able to handle confidential and sensitive information.
Able to operate different means of communication (Radio’s, Satphone, etc).
Be able to work in a safe manner and as per SOPs.
Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills.
A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and humanitarian values.
The working hours are normally the following:
Sunday until Thursday, from 08:00 AM to 16:30 PM with 30 minutes lunch break.
Working hours are suitable to be changed depending on the season and environmental conditions.
The employee could be exceptionally requested to work on Friday or Saturday. In that case a day off would be planned between Sunday and Thursday during the previous or following week.
Note that working time can go up to 48 hours per week if it is required by the volume of activities and requested by the project management staff. In that case the overtime will be considered as recovery time to be planned by the supervisor in the following days.
Line Manager: Technical Field Manager
Head of Department: Technical Field Manager
Through their position, the employee could have access to confidential information. Breaches of confidentiality will be considered as a disciplinary fault and be sanctioned appropriately.
All the organisation's employees must take good care of the materials entrusted to them, and must maintain those materials in such a way as to protect them from improper use or misuse.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
You will have previous experience with NGO’s. You will be diplomatic and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. You will be sensitive to the needs of vulnerable groups. You will be fluent in English (written and spoken) and Arabic.
Should possess initiative, good communication skills, strong analytical skills and the ability to support others, evaluate and negotiate appropriate options and ability to work under pressure.
A PLUS: previous experience with related position is well required
The position is based at Misurata, Libya
Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer
Please send your CV and cover letter to: recruitment@Libya.hi.org subject: ToR – EOD Searcher - MISU 2018 , closing date 31.07.2018
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