Technical Field Manager (IED) – Team Leader, Lebanon

Location: North East Lebanon

The total salary package for this position is £74,654 GBP per annum including all allowances

About the Lebanon programme:

MAG has been operating in Lebanon since 2000, when MAG first undertook an assessment mission to evaluate the country’s landmine problem, after years of civil war and the 2006 hostilities. MAG works closely with the national demining authority, the LMAC, who task and monitor MAG’s activities in support of the long-term plan which aims to achieve “a Lebanon free from the impact of landmines by 2020”.

About the role:

As a senior technical manager, you will be responsible for ensuring quality, safety and efficiency in our IED operations in the North of the country. Operations will focus on Non-Technical Surveys (NTS), Technical Surveys (TS) and IEDD disposal in surrounding areas of Arsal.

Reporting to the Technical Operations Manager, the Technical Field Manager – Team Leader will be responsible for overseeing two Technical Field Managers. Additionally the post holder will be responsible for overseeing between 3-4 grants and for the overall operational reporting for the project. This will include managing and coordinating the base in the North. You will also support the Technical Operations Manager in developing the programme’s technical strategy, plans, proposals, budgets and technical training.

About you:

You must be qualified to IMAS EOD 3+ Level and have experience in IEDD and Technical/Non-Technical Survey. You must also have prior experience of working in operational areas within the Middle East within the humanitarian or commercial sector. You must be willing to take on the physical challenges of working in a ‘hands on’ role, as part of a flexible and committed team to save lives in communities which need it most. You will be required to work with internal and external stakeholders and the successful candidate will therefore need to be able to demonstrate tact, diplomacy and tenacity.

You must have excellent people management skills with extensive experience of leading and motivating a team. The post holder will also be required to have strong project management skills with the ability to coordinate, design, manage, improve and report on technical operations. This is a demanding yet highly rewarding position that will be suited to a highly motivated, solution-focused and flexible manager. You will need previous experience of managing all phases of large-scale technical operations and of overseeing grants.


MAG staff are rewarded with generous benefits:

Salary: The total salary package for this position is £74,654 GBP per annum and this increases with service.

Accommodation: MAG will provide accommodation in-country.

Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You'll have a minimum of six weeks out of the programme per year.

Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year. This will be pro-rated to the nine month duration of this contract.

Insurance: All international staff are automatically covered by MAG's comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance including evacuation and repatriation.

Please see the candidate information sheet in the application pack for further details on these benefits.

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.

How to apply

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

MAG – Technical Field Manager (IED) - Team Leader, Lebanon Application Pack 

Please submit your CV and an application form to by the closing date of the 21 April 2019. 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.