Mechanical Technician, Syria Response
Subject to Funding
The starting salary package for this position is £50,736 GBP / approx. $70,802 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 successful candidate will be responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing mechanical assets with associated spares within MAG’s Syria Response projects as required. They will also be required to develop maintenance schedules in keeping with MAG’s operational requirements and ensure/oversee their implementation. The Mechanical Technician will also assist in designing, developing, delivering and evaluating the appropriate training programmes for the use of mechanical assets, including day to day training and monitoring of national staff in conducting repair and maintenance of machinery.
You will have experience in operating, maintaining and repairing multiple mechanical assets across different locations within a developing country, preferably within the Humanitarian Mine Action sector. Experience of working in a fast paced environment with the ability to coordinate and prioritise in order to meet deadlines. You will need fluent English language skills and be able to work in a challenging and politically sensitive environment.
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
How to apply
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 27 August 2021.