Subject to funding
The starting salary package for this position is £44,904 GBP per annum (approx. $61,798 USD) including all allowances.
MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict.
About the Syria Response programme:
MAG has been responding to the Syria crisis since 2013 working to support the development 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.
About the role:
The Base Manager will have a wide range of duties and responsibilities to ensure the efficient management of one of MAG’s operational bases in country, in support of MAG programme objectives. This will include supporting with logistics, procurement, and basic financial and HR services. The Base Manager is overall focal point for ensuring robust and efficient administration and field coordination for a MAG base within the programme. Another element of the role is representation of MAG when dealing with local authorities, other organisations and NGOs within the provincial area of operations.
You will need experience of working overseas in international aid or development, ideally in a conflict / post conflict environment, and be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimum supervision. This is a varied role that will require proven experience of managing logistics, HR, administration and finance systems. As a security focal point in a high-risk location, you will need experience of monitoring a dynamic security situation. Our ideal candidate will have a flexible and proactive approach to work who enjoys working with a multi-cultural team. It is essential that you are fluent in English language and knowledge of Arabic is desirable.
You should be aware though, MAG’s areas of operations are often remote with basic amenities, so you will need to be able to live and work in challenging environments, where the need for your skills and MAG’s work is most.
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. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding and background checks, please click here . You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available on the MAG website, using the link below.
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
For the further information on the role, the application pack and details of how to apply, please visit the MAG website at www.maginternational.org/vacancies-at-MAG by the closing date of 10 th October 2021.