Non-Technical Survey Team Leader This job has ended. You cannot apply anymore.

NPA Logo
Posted on 19 Feb, 2024
Closing on 18 Mar, 2024

Job Description

Non-Technical Survey Team leader in NPA Yemen 

Duty Station: Yemen (South)

Ref: NTS TL/2024

Posted: 19 February 2024

Closing: 18 March 2024


The vision of Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) is Solidarity in Action. We are a politically independent membership-based organisation working in Norway and in more than 30 countries around the world. Founded in 1939 as the labour movement’s humanitarian solidarity organisation, NPA aims to improve people’s living conditions and to create societies that are just and more democratic. NPA’s international work covers three core areas: Mine Action and Disarmament, Democratization and Just distribution of power and resources, and Humanitarian Action and crisis response.

NPA is seeking a Non-Technical Survey Team leader for its program in Yemen.


In accordance with NPA NTS Standard Operating Procedures, national guidelines for NTS and the NTS activity plan the NTS TL will undertake NTS and provide EORE in designated communities performing the following tasks: 

   Specific duties:

  • Conduct activities in accordance with NPA SOPs.
  • Lead the team in meetings with authorities or communities.
  • Perform surveyor duties if required due to an absence of surveyors in the team.
  • Organize gathering geographic information about mine affected communities, threats from IEDs and ERW, technical information, socio-economic conditions, follow up activities and impact of NPA activities on the communities, including information concerning mine and ERW accidents
  • Assessing needs at village and community levels, and establishing priorities in cooperation with all stake holders at the local level
  • Analysing gathered data, and where necessary dissemination of information
  • Organize in advance dates and timings for EORE sessions in collaboration with communities and national/local authorities.
  • Responsible for EORE training aids, equipment, and materials (posters, banners, pamphlets, etc.) and maintenance of a documented inventory.
  • Ensuring that the NTS/EORE TFM is fully briefed on all issues relating to Non-Technical Survey and EORE activities 
  • Provide regular updates to NPA regarding the security situation and developments on the ground.
  • Collect and report beneficiary feedback on training sessions and content.
  • Cooperating and coordinating closely with all humanitarian mine action activities
  • Control the team on all safety measures during field visits  
  • Ensuring that all information collected is accurately recorded and standard formats for reporting are followed by his team
  • Collect information in targeted communities through direct interviews or focus group discussions when required 
  • On daily basis submit reports as applicable to NTS/EORE TFM.
  • Any other duties as directed by the NTS TFM.

Required qualification


  • A university degree preferably in sociology/social sciences/teaching
  • Experience from working with teaching/education/social work
  • Demining/BAC course

Must have:

  • Survey/NTS/Community Liaison 
  • Verbal proficiency in English
  • Computer Literacy
  • Prefer to have an experience.


  • Experience in working with Mine Action/ NGOs 

Personal competencies

  • Good leadership and communication skills, with the ability to create a relaxed working environment. 
  • Motivating and encouraging subordinates to be proactive and forthcoming with identified issues. 
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Possess an analytical mindset when faced with challenges.
  • Capable of addressing or confronting safety, security, and cultural issues without inciting confrontation.
  • Proficient in working independently in austere environments without requiring assistance.

 Additional Considerations

 The Non-Technical Survey Team leader will work out of NPA office in Aden and may expect to spend long time in the field to conduct her work as described. The NTS surveyor is expected to conduct her work in a loyal and efficient manner; show initiative and commitment towards the goals and objectives of the project, and Humanitarian Mine Action in general. The NTS surveyor is expected to be familiar with and adhere to the NPA Code of Conduct.

How to Apply

How to apply has been removed becuase this job has ended. If this is a special case, please contact us and we will help.

Important Notes / مقترحات هامة

Following the instructions on How to apply will always increase your chances of getting your application looked at.
إتباع تعليمات التقديم المذكورة في كل إعلان ستزيد من فرصة النظر لسيرتك الذاتية من قبل الجهة المعلنة
If you’re applying by email, make sure you mention the job title in the “Subject” field of your message
تذكر أن تكتب إسم الوظيفة و موقعها في عنوان البريد عندما يكون التقديم عبر الإيميل