Senior Technical Advisor- Arms Management and Destruction


MAG HQ Manchester, UK.We will also consider home-based candidates but this will require regular travel to Manchester in addition to regular worldwide travel to MAGs programmes overseas

£79,500 - £89,952 GBP per annum plus per diem when visiting International MAG locations.

This is an opportunity to play a key role in MAG’s global efforts to reduce the risk and impact of both unplanned explosions and the risk of weapons and munitions being diverted to the illicit arms trade. MAG has worked to improve the safe and secure storage and management of weapons and munitions for more than a decade, with projects spanning 20 countries

 About the role

Preferably based out of MAG HQ in Manchester, UK, with regular worldwide travel, the Senior Technical Advisor – AMD, will be responsible for ensuring and improving quality, accountability, innovation and learning in the organisation’s AMD technical operations. Reporting to MAG’s Head of ODT (Operations Development Team), you will work closely with other members of the ODT and HQ programmes team, undertaking monitoring and evaluation missions focused on maximising the efficiency and safety of AMD operations.

The ODT-AMD Team also includes a Regional Construction Manager, two AMD Technical Managers and an AMD Technical Advisor who are all focussed on AMD technical support and innovation across MAG’s expanding AMD programmes.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a global organisation at an important time in our history.

About you

The successful candidate will have experience of working at a senior level, delivering large multi-funded projects with a focus on designing and managing AMD projects. You must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of a range of AMD approaches including experience in weapons handling and ammunition management in developing countries. You should have a strong working knowledge of IATGs, ISACS and training methods and the ability to undertake quality assurance of AMD activities. You will need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment, working with teams located worldwide, and be confident liaising at an international and senior level.  

How to apply

For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the Application Information pack, below:

MAG –AMD, Senior Technical Advisor - Candidate Information Pack

Application is by submission of completed application form.  This document should be sent to  by the closing date of the 25thNovember 2018.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.

Applicants who are non-residents of the UK will need to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.