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Country Representatives – West Africa
Job Title: Country Representatives – West Africa
Location: Various
Company: MAG
Job Summary: For efficient delivery of new Arms Management and Destruction projects in West Africa.
Job Description: MAG is seeking Country Representatives to start-up, oversee and ensure efficient delivery of new Arms Management and Destruction projects in West Africa. With the expansion of our West Africa projects, we envisage a small number of roles coming up in the next few months. The Country Representative will be responsible for ensuring that all project objectives are met, which will include registration in new locations, as well as overseeing the day to day recruitment and management of the country team. With support from the Regional Director, the Country Representative will also oversee setting up all financial, administrative, security, HR and logistics elements of the project.
Requirements: You should have previous experience in overseas project management roles, within an international aid/humanitarian organisation. You will also need experience across the range of project management functions, including experience of managing national staff and the ability to motivate a team. In addition, you should have experience working across a range of disciplines and experience of developing new projects. French and English language skills are essential for this post. Areas of operations are often remote with basic amenities, so applicants will need to be able to deal with living and working in challenging environments.
How to apply: For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the candidate information pack and apply online: http://www.maginternational.org
Closing Date: 15/01/2017
Additional information: MAG supports the development of countries emerging from conflict by finding and destroying the explosive remnants of war, so that communities can raise their families and pursue their livelihoods in a safe and secure environment, free from fear of death or injury. One predominate area of focus in MAG’s programmes across Africa is Arms Management and Destruction (AMD) work, working with national defence and security authorities towards the safe storage management as well as destruction of weapons and munitions. These programmes include Chad, Burkina Faso, DRC, Sierra Leone and others.
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