QA Officer 

Job Summary

The QA officer has the responsibility to ensure that all activities meet the established standards of quality including reliability and performance. He should ensure that all drills and procedures will be carried out according to AMACC Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

Principal Responsibilities

•       Provide advice and guidance to the operations manager for all aspects of quality management processes

•       Ratify the information provided by the members of the team

•       Supervise the implementation of the activities on a daily basis

•       Ensuring completion of the daily, weekly and monthly documentation

•       Ensure that all documentation requirements are verified and processed before being placed in project data and within specific dates

•       Testing, inspection and maintenance operations of all tasks

•       Ensure full compliance with safety procedures

•       Ensure that there is a medical evacuation plan and carry out an evacuation drill at least once a month.

•       Oversee the implementation of the SOP’s

•       When requested, act as the Investigating Officer for Detailed Independent Investigations or Boards of Inquiry for Mine/UXO Accidents or incidents

•       Debrief the clearance teams on QA achievements and QA assessments and ensure that all QA assessment is reported

•       Provide guidance on any specific corrective actions to be taken by clearance teams, following an inspection, which finds a critical non-conformity

•       Ensure that the QA management system is being applied in a fair and equitable manner, and that accreditation, licensing and monitoring does not interrupt or delay clearance projects

•       Conduct routine on-site QA of clearance teams

•       Understand the International Mine Action Standards (IMAS)



•       Work within the framework of AMACC core values.

•       Act as an ambassador for AMACC, through professionalism and conduct.

•       Adhere to all AMACC policies and procedures both Technical and Administrational.

Undertake and apply learning from appropriate training and development programmes



  • Bachelor degree in management or humanitarian sciences
  • At least 5 years of experience in mine action
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to work effectively across a wide variety of cultural contexts
  • Extensive field experience and an in–depth knowledge of refugee’s assistance issues
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage efficiently multiple priorities, deadlines and tasks with attention to details
  • Effective team player, able to develop and maintain effective working relationships within a distributed and dynamic team
  • Fluent spoken and written Arabic and English languages. 
  • Flexible, creative and problem solving-oriented
  • Ability to work under high pressure
  • Competence with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Sunday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Applications are valid until 12 December 2017