Operations Officer - IEDD

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CTG Global

CTG Global is a managed service company specializing in Recruitment, Management Consultancy, Human Resources support services and Monitoring & Evaluation in post disaster and post conflict countries around the world.

CTG Global provides services to humanitarian organizations, government, non-governmental organizations and corporates that enables public and private sectors to focus on their core business and the achievement of their objectives in hostile and threatening environments as we provide a safe and secure environment for them to do so and alleviate them of their risks, crisis and personnel management problems.

2401, Fortune Executive Tower, Cluster T, Jumeirah Lake Towers, PO Box 39704, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Service License Number JLT-66332 , Switchboard: +971 (0) 4 436 0380 , www.ctgglobal.com

Job Details
Employer: CTG Global
Job Title: Operations Officer - IEDD
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other


CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.


Our client provides explosive hazard management capacities, including mitigation, to AMISOM as part of a logistical support package. Non-lethal tactical advice and analysis is delivered by our client technical advisors located in each AMISOM Sector Headquarters and at AMISOM Force Headquarters, who support AMISOM planning and operations. Our client support includes both enabling (“operate in spite of IEDs”) and response (“defeat the device”). Our client also supports the Federal Government of Somalia, including the Somali Police Force, Somali Explosive Management Authority and National Security Advisor.

The Peace and Security Cluster (PSC) supports and facilitates the work of our client, other UN partners, and Governments in some 18 countries and territories affected by explosive-hazards. The UNOPS PSC provides specialized project management services to efficiently support our client in delivering essential work on the ground in emergency, post-conflict and peacekeeping environments with the aim of promoting peace and security, protecting civilians and ensuring long lasting human security.


Role objective:

The Operations (IEDD) Consultant will work under the direct supervision of our client Project Manager. S/he will be for the following duties and responsibilities as follows:

Expected output:

• Participate at Force HQ, operational, planning and briefings providing non-lethal technical advice and information regarding combat engineering and Explosive Hazards;

• Provide non-lethal tactical analysis, advice and information regarding explosive hazard threats;

• Prioritize, co-ordinate with the AMISOM Force Commander and his staff to implement all operational tasking including EOD/IEDD;

• Provide input into AMISOM doctrine and TTPs as it pertains to explosive hazard mitigation;

• Provide technical advice on route analysis, mapping, current IED threats, possible vulnerable points, historical data;

• Liaison with Force Engineers office providing updates and information regarding Combat Engineering and Explosive threat management;

• Act as a bridge between Force Commander (FHQ) and Sector Commanders (SHQ) for information regarding explosive hazards and support collation of information at HQ to provide an overall up-to-date analysis for FHQ on the explosive hazard threat in the sectors;

• Provide mapping and detailed threat analysis, in coordination with UNSOS GIS, for planning purposes;

• Following a detailed assessment, recommend a tailored package of services/assets to Force Head Quarters / Force Engineering based on need, available resources (equipment), explosive hazard threat, conditions on the routes, and based upon the training and experience of troops;

• Provide recommendations to Force Headquarters on appropriate deployment of our client-contracted assets and support centralized command and control of assets available to the Force Commander.

• Provide Technical training to Mission and civilian staff;

• Conduct Post Blast Assessments when necessary and write detailed investigation reports;

• Act as a member of After Action Review Boards providing technical advice on explosive hazard mitigation; and

• Perform other related duties in support of our client's programmes objectives as directed by the Project Manager.

Project reporting:

This role reports to the Project Manager.

Team management:

This role does not have team management responsibility.



§ Bachelor's degree in With a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience is an advantage. and/or Master's degree in With a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 11 years of demonstrable relevant Military experience and/or minimum of years of demonstrable relevant Diplomacy experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 1 years of experience in Africa (essential).


§ Fluency in English is essential.

Key competencies:

• 5 years’ experience within a Combat Engineer trade.

• 3 years’ experience within the Improvised explosive device (IED)

• Security/ Police/Military/Defence experience in the field of Improvised Explosive Device Disposal

• (Experience in presenting to HQ level senior management

• MS office

• Experience in cloud based computing

• Experience in mapping software including google earth

Professional Certifications:

• Improvised explosive device (IED

• Drivers Licence


• Fluency in written and oral English is required.

• Knowledge of second UN working language desirable.


• Strategic Perspective - Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and externally in order to positively shape the organization. Anticipates and perceives the impact and implications of future decisions and activities on other parts of the organization.

• Integrity & Inclusion - Treats all individuals with respect, responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.

• Leading Self and Others - Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others.

• Partnering - Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others.

• Results Orientation - Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.

• Agility - Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.

• Solution Focused - Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.

• Effective Communication - Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

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