Non-Technical Survey/Explosive Ordnance Risk Education Manager

Danish Refugee Council

Band: F2

Reporting to: Operations Manager

Technical line manager: Operations Manager

Direct reports: EORE Officer, NTS & EORE Team Leaders

Unit/department: HDP

Location: Kadugli, South Kordofan

Overall purpose of the role: (1-2 sentences)

The Non-Technical Survey (NTS)/Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) Manager is responsible for the overall planning, implementation, quality, and monitoring of all NTS/EORE activities in country. The NTS/EORE Manager provides continuous technical advice to teams under his/her responsibility in order to develop the capacity and technical knowledge of national mine action staff to ensure correct and safe implementation of activities according to standard operating procedures (SOPs), and so that sustainable technical capacity is developed within the country programme.

Responsibilities: (in bullet points)

Staff management & supervision:

  • Plan and recruit NTS and EORE teams as per project requirements
  • Design and deliver training for NTS and EORE staff and oversee accreditation of teams, design and deliver training to partners as required
  • Conduct periodic refresher training for NTS and EORE staff and ensure the skills of teams are according to applicable internal and international standards
  • Mentor, manage, monitor and supervise the teams under your responsibility, ensuring that they carry out their duties safely and in accordance with SOPs
  • Ensure that teams have the necessary materials and other equipment to carry out the designated activities

Planning, monitoring & quality management:

  • Initiate, plan and coordinate NTS/EORE in targeted communities
  • Coordinate and lead needs’ assessment, baseline surveys and data collection in the field, including impact surveys
  • Analyze data on contamination collected by the survey teams and provide reports on hazardous areas
  • Conduct regular Quality Assurance of the NTS and EORE teams
  • Monitor and analyze productivity and report to the Operations Manager with recommendations for improvement as required
  • Ensure that priorities set by the programme are met, and the requirements of the donors and beneficiaries are taken into consideration through operational tasking
  • Act as budget manager for the NTS/EORE project components


  • Liaise with local authorities, community leaders, and stakeholders to ensure the smooth implementation and acceptance of the NTS/EORE activities
  • Maintain good communication with partner organizations
  • Maintain good relationships and communication with other mine action organisations in the area including those involved in survey, marking and clearance to ensure good coordination and shared knowledge


  • Prepare weekly/monthly/quarterly work plans
  • Prepare weekly/monthly/quarterly operational reports
  • Contribute to donor reports and new project proposal and budgets as required

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in NTS and EORE within humanitarian mine action programmes
  • Minimum IMAS EOD level 2 qualified
  • Excellent working knowledge of International Mine Action Standards and experience in drafting standard operating procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of non-technical survey and community support activities
  • Knowledge of mines and ERW encountered in country and understanding of military operations
  • Good knowledge of clearance methodologies and equipment utilized in demining operations, experience planning and implementing clearance operations is an asset
  • Proven experience and knowledge of information management and analysis, Base Camp Garmin, GIS
  • Good writing skills in reporting and proposal development
  • Ability to work away from home within remote environments for extended periods of time
  • Well organized, proactive, flexible and trustworthy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

High school certificate or equivalent

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • English (fluent)

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  • Operations Manager
  • HMA Managers and teams
  • Support Services teams
  • Mine Action Centre

How to apply

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