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  • Posted: Mar 15, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 26, 2023
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    The name Mines Advisory Group was established in the early days of the organisation, when it was decided that MAG’s initial role would be to draw the attention of the international community towards issues relating to mines and UXO. Between 1990 and 1991, the McGrath brothers carried out two assessment missions to Afghanistan and Cambodia, hoping th...
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    Regional Director – Sahel & West Africa

    Job Description

    • The post holder will develop and lead MAG’s regional strategic approach, supporting Regional Programme Managers with the development and implementation of country and sub-regional strategies and annual business plans, as well as identifying opportunities for expanding MAG’s work into relevant countries in the region. Effective and meaningful stakeholder management, including with donors, UN agencies, regional bodies, partner organisations and communities, are an essential aspect of the role.
    • This is a challenging and varied portfolio of programmes, offering the opportunity to use your wide-ranging management experience to influence the organisation and the wider sector.

    About you:

    • The successful candidate will have excellent project management, business planning, security management and programme development skills, and the ability to coordinate multiple activities at the same time.
    • Experience of working in a senior management position in a development or humanitarian organisation is essential, and experience of working in humanitarian mine action sector would be advantageous.
    • Experience of working in this region is highly desirable, and of overseeing the delivery of programmes in complex security environments is essential.
    • Regular travel will be fundamental to this role, which could be visiting a MAG programme, or to meet with donors or other stakeholders – you could be in Manchester one week, then Nigeria or Mauritania after that. High-level French language skills for both verbal and written communications are essential for this role.
    • This is a demanding but highly rewarding position that will be suited to a highly motivated, solution-focused and flexible manager.  It will offer you the opportunity to use your strategic and leadership skills in a fast-paced environment.

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