Overview of CTG:
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:
Our client is an operational arm of the UN, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peace building, humanitarian & development projects around the world. Mandated as a central resource of the UN, they provide sustainable project management, procurement & infrastructure services to a wide range of govt., donors & UN organizations. They support the successful implementation of its partners’ peace building, humanitarian & development projects around the world. Their mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the UN, govt. & other partners to manage projects, infrastructure & procurement in a sustainable & efficient manner.
Our client is a division of the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) & they are mandated by the UNGA (RES/68/72) to ensure an effective, proactive & coordinated response to the problem posed by a wide range of explosive hazards. Legislative mandates also recognize the technical expertise of our client in responding to threats posed by unsecured & unsafe conventional weapons & ammunition stockpiles. As an office within DPKO, our client supports peacekeeping & special political missions in accordance with Security Council mandates.
Our client provides explosive hazard management capacities, including mitigation, to AMISOM as part of a logistical support package. Their technical advisers located in each AMISOM Sector Headquarters & at AMISOM Force Headquarters, who support AMISOM planning & operations deliver non-lethal tactical advice and analysis. Our client support includes both enabling (“operate in spite of IEDs”) & response (“defeat the device”). They also supports the Federal Govt. of Somalia, by contributing to the Comprehensive Approach to Security (CAS) touching to most of the strands supporting AMISOM, the Somali Police Force, Somali Explosive Management Authority & National Security Adviser, community recovery & extension of state authority & prevention & countering of violent extremism.
Background Information – Peace & Security Center (PSC):
The Peace & Security Center (PSC) is a principal service provider in the field of mine action with the UN mine action agency & other UN agencies, govt’s. of mine affected countries & other mine action partners. The Center is responsible to administer, provide support & oversight of the day-to-day management of the project field offices, both according to the client requirements & in line with UN rules & regulations. It is headed by the Center Director who has the overall authority & accountability for the performance of the PSC on behalf of its clients.
Background Information for the Position
The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) hereinafter termed as (FGS) continues to strengthen its WAM capabilities & framework to ensure that all arms and ammunition’s are properly & safely secured through its full life cycle under its control. The WAM Technical Adviser will support the WAM National Focal Point to continue this work. In particular the Technical Adviser will:
The specific objectives of this consultancy include but are not restricted to:
Other relevant information: