International High Risk Search Advisor At Swiss Foundation for Mine Action


FSD is an international environmental remediation organisation with an emphasis on management of risks posed by explosive remnants of war (ERW) as a result of conflict. We are seeking to recruit a Senior Technical Expert for our ERW operations in the Middle East in response to the crisis related to ISIL.

We require a candidate with the following profile:

· Ideally Royal Engineer/Advanced Search Advisor Qualified

· Undertaken the following courses: Royal Engineer Search Advisor; Royal Engineer Search Team; High Risk Search Training

· High threat operational search experience strongly preferred

· Experience of operating in Africa and / or the Middle East is desired

Responsibilities:

· Assist in the design and delivery of initial Search and Clearance training for local national qualified deminers

· Conduct detailed planning for all Search operations (specifically Route/Access, Compound, Disruptive Building, Defensive Area and Defensive Vehicle Search)

· Able to conduct detailed Threat Assessments to inform Search and Clearance planning

· Develop and deliver methods of work for Search and Clearance planning

· Develop and deliver methods of work for Search and Clearance operations

· Conduct task briefings

· Command and control of Search operations

· Manage the use of Search equipment

· Maintain a safe system of work for all personnel under their control

· Implement accident/incident procedures

· Record and report the progress of Search and Clearance operations

· Identify capability gaps within operational teams and develop continuation training as required

· Conduct performance assessments of operational staff to maintain capability

· Identify lessons learned and communicate them to operational staff

How to apply

If you are interested, please send your CV and motivation letter to job@fsd.ch.

Note that we correspond only with candidates which do fully comply with the above profile statement.

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