DanChurchAid Job Vacancy: Global Operations Manager - Copenhagen, Denmark

Can you manage and develop DanChurchAid’s work to remove the threat of explosive remnants of war and landmines worldwide?

DCA has mine action, risk education, armed violence reduction and related programmes in CAR, DR Congo, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, South Sudan, Syria and Myanmar. As our new Global Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the standards, quality, operational design, supervision and development of DCAs mine action work. This challenging role spans all aspects of operational planning, quality management, operational supervision, recruitment, training, impact measurement and performance management. You will have a central role in a tight-knit and motivated team.

The ideal applicant has the following qualifications and personal attributes:

  • Extensive field- and headquarters based experience in Mine Action programmes in two or more countries at management levels
  • Comprehensive understanding of International Mine Action Standards, and quality and Safety Management systems
  • EOD at IMAS Level 3 or NATO STANAG equivalent
  • Ability to manage and supervise technical and operational staff in a multicultural, geographically diverse environment
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Fluency in English. French is highly desirable, and working knowledge of a Scandinavian language is an advantage.
The small print:
Salary and pension arrangement according to Danish law

Duty station is Copenhagen, Denmark, or elsewhere by special arrangement

There will be substantial travel to DCA Humanitarian Mine Action / Safer Communities programmes Start date asap after 1 Feb 2017

For further information about this position please contact Head of Mine Action, Richard MacCormac, at +45 2969 9138

DCA promotes equal opportunity in terms of gender, race/ethnicity and belief, and encourages all qualified and interested candidates to apply.

To submit your application:

Please upload your letter of motivation, your CV and qualifications (to include evidence of EOD 3 or higher) no later than 4 January 2017. Three references are requested. Please use the link below. Interviews with the shortlisted candidates will be scheduled for the week of 9 Jan. Initial interviews may take place by Skype, and relevant candidate(s) will be invited for a further interview in Copenhagen.