Асистент/ка із зовнішнього моніторингу протимінної діяльності / Mine Action Third Party Monitoring Field Assistant (national position in Ukraine)


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Асистент/ка із зовнішнього моніторингу протимінної діяльності / Mine Action Third Party Monitoring Field Assistant (national position in Ukraine)


iMMAP Inc. is an international nongovernmental organisation that provides information management services to humanitarian and development organizations. Through information management, we help our partners target assistance to the world’s most vulnerable populations. Our core philosophy is that better data leads to better decisions and that better decisions lead to better outcomes. iMMAP Inc.’s critical support to information value chains helps to solve operational and strategic challenges of our partners in both emergency and development contexts by enabling evidence-based decision-making for better outcomes.


iMMAP Inc. implements a Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) project funded by the US Department of State Office for Weapon Removal and Abatement (WRA) with the purpose of monitoring and verifying U.S.-funded Conventional Weapons Destruction (CWD) activities in Ukraine at regularly scheduled intervals to confirm the accuracy of PM/WRA Implementing Partners’ reports and the compliance with the terms and conditions of their respective agreements or contracts. 

Description of Duties

The Mine Action (MA) Third Party Monitoring Field Assistant will be deployed to one of the country regions with work covering the several oblasts of Ukraine. Under the overall guidance of the Mine Action Third Party Monitoring (TPM) Project Manager (PM) and/or immediate supervision of the Mine Action Third Party Monitoring Field Team Leader, he/she will be responsible for all assigned tasks by the MA TPM Field Team Leader and/or MA TPM Project Manager as follows: 

  • Assist and participate in the overall Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) planning process and assist the TPM PM/TPM Field Team Leader in the preparation of the data relevant to the field visits; development and implementation of field assessments, surveys, and data collection methodologies. 
  • Assist in conducting field visits to monitor and verify PM/WRA’s IPs activities regularly, planning the visits proportionally taking into consideration the relevant IPs, tasks, periods, and area, and visiting at least two active (ongoing) mine/ERW clearance activity for each PM/WRA’s IPs on monthly basis.  
  • Assisting in preparing the Monitoring and Verification Reports/updates on a regular basis. 
  • While conducting the field visits, engage local communities to determine and confirm CWD and EORE activities in their location in order to assess whether access to basic social services and economic opportunities had improved through the activities of the PM/WRA’s IPs. This includes field visit data, focus group discussions, key informant interviews, and desk reviews. 
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with the IPs in areas of responsibility and interest. Also, build on iMMAP’s Inc. existing strong relationships with the National Mine Action Authorities (NMAA) locally and IPs. 
  • Assist in conducting and coordinating the regular site visits with Implementing Partners (IP) and prepare mission reports. 
  • Provide weekly reports based on thorough site visits to monitor, verify, and report the activities conducted by IPs. Report any capacity gap or critical non-conformities on an ongoing basis.  
  • Conducts visits to at least 5 sites completed/cleared (mine/ERW clearance, BAC) by each IP during the past quarter. If an IP has completed less than 5 tasks during the quarter, the TPM Field Assistant will visit at least 50% of the completed task sites. 
  • Conduct field visits to the IPs’ ongoing tasks proportionally and visit at least 5 ongoing tasks of each IP operating in the area of responsibility.  
  • Assist in maintaining the TPM tracking and planning tools to ensure that all records are registered and shared with IMO.   
  • Complete additional tasks assigned by the Country Representative, TPM Project Manager, and TPM Field Team Leader.  
  • Act as security focal point when security staff is not joining the field visit. 


Required Competencies & Knowledge: 

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to coordinate activities. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to establish relationships with stakeholders, with good negation skills. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of mine action mandates and operations. 
  • Capacity to produce coherent and good-quality reports. 
  • General computer skills (use of MS Office package), Power BI data visualization tool, and ActivityInfo data collection tool (desirable).   
  • High level of motivation and proactivity. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and long hours at different locations. 
  • Flexible and adaptable to any situation. 
  • Self-reliant and able to work independently. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. 
  • Willingness and ability to work in high-risk areas with minimum living conditions. 
  • Excellent physical condition. 
  • Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive both automatic and manual transmission. 
  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours in an environment with limited infrastructure. 

Academic Qualifications/Experience/Language 

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, humanitarian and/or development studies, or relevant field. 
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience within the Mine Action Operations. 
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience in Humanitarian Organizations or an international environment or/and within operational missions with humanitarian mine action, commercial mine action, arms control, weapon contamination, and/or military engineering portfolio. 
  • Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts. 
  • Good working knowledge of English (written and spoken). 
  • Knowledge of Ukrainian and/or Russian language is mandatory. 
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the International Mine Action Standards (IMAS), Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA), Battle Area/Mine Clearance, Explosive Ordnance Risk Education, Technical/Non-Technical Survey, Land release process, Information Management / Geographical Informational System (GIS); 
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity. 

If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply at iMMAP Careers – Mine Action Third Party Monitoring Field Assistant (national position in Ukraine)

Guiding Principles

Personnel is expected to conduct itself in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and iMMAP Inc.’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all Countries.

iMMAP Inc. has zero-tolerance for sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, human trafficking, child abuse and exploitation. Any violations of these principles and policies will be treated as serious misconduct.

iMMAP Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of background.

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