Operations Analysis Specialist - CIED


OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries - from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America - we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

UNMAS is a division of the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). UNMAS is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly (RES/68/72) to ensure an effective, proactive and coordinated response to the problem posed by a wide range of explosive hazards.

Legislative mandates also recognize UNMAS technical expertise in responding to threats posed

by unsecured and unsafe conventional weapons and ammunition stockpiles. As an office within

DPKO, UNMAS supports peacekeeping and special political missions in accordance with

security council mandates.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

UNMAS as a component of the UNSOS provides explosive hazard management capacities, including mitigation, to AMISOM as part of a logistical support package. Non-lethal tactical advice and analysis is delivered by UNMAS Technical Advisers located in each AMISOM Sector Headquarters and at AMISOM Force Headquarters, who support AMISOM planning and operations.

UNMAS support includes both enabling ("operate in spite of IEDs") and response ("defeat the device"). As a component of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) UNMAS also supports the Federal Government of Somalia,

including the Somali Police Force, Somali Explosive Management Authority and National Security Adviser.

Expected output:

Under the supervision of the CIED Adviser the Operations Analyst Specialist will act as the knowledge-management focal point for the project. S/he will be responsible for the following functions:

Liaison between UNMAS HQ, specific programs and key stakeholders in country.

Provide FHQ non-lethal tactical analysis, advice and information regarding explosive hazard threats to better inform mobility planning processes.

Advise FHQ on defensive non-lethal combat engineering response and movement planning and provide recommendations for all mobility operations.

Provide FHQ technical advice on route analysis, mapping, current IED threats, possible vulnerable points (choke points, bridges, etc.) and historical data.

Act as a bridge between Sector Headquarters (SHQ) and Force Headquarters (FHQ) for information regarding explosive hazards and support collation of information at HQ to provide an overall up-to-date analysis for FHQ on the explosive hazard threat in the sectors.

Provide recommendations to FHQ on appropriate deployment of UNMAS contracted assets and support centralized command and control of assets available to the Force Commander. Collation, verification, processing and organization of raw explosive hazard related data, including evaluating the reliability of sources and credibility of information.

Analysis of situations and entities of operational, or tactical importance and, with appropriate statements of probability, advise on the likelihood of possible future actions in those situations and by those entities.

Production of threat assessments based on known data.

Liaison with appropriate in-country agencies to facilitate information sharing.

Provide briefings and presentations of analytical findings and conclusions.

Continually assess the operational situation for areas of improvement in efficiency, effectiveness and safety within the local explosive hazard threat.

Identify continuous improvements and lessons learned.

Identify risks and plan risk mitigation strategies and report on the progress of deployment activities through written and verbal briefings to UNMAS senior management.

Review and promulgate all IED and WIT reports.

Review and promulgate all UNMAS produced IEDD related documentation to include weekly/monthly statistics, presentations and reports.

Maintain master IEDD database.

Implement any other tasks requested by the Project Manager.

Project reporting:

This role reports to the CIED Adviser.

Team management:

This role does not have team management responsibility.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Master's degree in in related field relevant to Analysis with 5 years of relevant experience and/or Bachelor's degree in in related field relevant to Analysis with 7 years of relevant experience maybe accepted in lieu of the Masters Degree.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Information analysis experience and/or minimum of 1 years of demonstrable relevant Military experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 1 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Mogadishu is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in English is essential.

Key competencies:

Strategic Perspective:

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and externally in order to positively shape the organization. Anticipates and perceives the impact and implications of future decisions and activities on other parts of the organization.

Partnering:

Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).

Results Orientation:

Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.

Solution Focused:

Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.

Effective Communication:

Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

Leading Self and Others:

Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

Integrity & Inclusion:

Treats all individuals with respect, responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.

Agility:

Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.

Education:

Advanced University Degree (Masters Degree or equivalent) in related field, relevant to Analysis with 5 years of

relevant experience.

First Level University Degree (Bachelors Degree or equivalent) in related field relevant to Analysis with 7 years of

relevant experience maybe accepted in lieu of the Masters Degree.

Military Experience with 11 years of experience maybe accepted in lieu of the Masters Degree.

Years` Experience:

Minimum 5 years` experience within the field of Information Analysis.

Experience in the field of Military/Security/ Police/Defense intelligence is desired.

Experience in presenting to HQ level senior management (Mandatory 2 years).

Experience in Information Technology with MS office is desired.

Experience in database designing is desired.

Experience in database management (Mandatory 2 years).

Driving License is required.

Languages:

Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

Knowledge of second UN working language desirable.

Other relevant information:

Education:

Advanced University Degree (Masters Degree or equivalent) in related field, relevant to Analysis with 5 years of

relevant experience.

First Level University Degree (Bachelors Degree or equivalent) in related field relevant to Analysis with 7 years of

relevant experience maybe accepted in lieu of the Masters Degree.

Military Experience with 11 years of experience maybe accepted in lieu of the Masters Degree.


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