Trainee International Operations Staff – January 2019 at HALO Trust

HALO Trust, when you embark on a career with HALO you will join a team of people with a shared commitment to making a difference in some of the most vulnerable communities in the world. HALO offers a full six months training package, therefore you do not require previous knowledge of landmine clearance or ordnance disposal. We welcome natural leaders who are resilient and self-motivated.

Your training will prepare you to manage operations within one of our HALO programmes, where you could be leading between 250 to 1000 local employees. You will learn technical fieldskills including mine clearance, ordnance disposal and minefield survey as well as other skills such as proposal writing, finance, logistics, security and quality management.

Working for HALO is hugely rewarding. It is also challenging, hard work and may involve working and living in remote locations with basic living conditions. You will be based overseas for long periods of time, and as an international employee you must be flexible and be willing to be posted to any of HALO’s programmes. You will work and live alongside other international staff supporting the programme, so will need to be tolerant, with good interpersonal skills.

Working for HALO can lead to significant personal and professional development, and we offer employees ongoing training and development to support their career progression.

No two days working for HALO are ever the same. With a variety of job roles and locations, life is never dull. Working for HALO is demanding but if you genuinely want the opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, it could be the job for you. Please ensure that your CV is no longer than 2 pages.


Leadership: Ability to lead and direct others, build effective relationships and develop potential

Proactive: Identifies problems and addresses them, self-motivated and able to work autonomously

Team Work: Works effectively with others, is committed to shared goals and willing to offer support

Practical Ability: Will do whatever is required to get the job done, rolls up their sleeves and get their hands dirty

Communication:** Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to be both persuasive and diplomatic

Resilience and Stamina: Able to cope with physically demanding conditions

Computer/IT Skills: A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is essential

Flexibility: Adaptable, and able to adjust to changing circumstances. Must be willing to deploy to ANY global HALO programme, possibly at short notice

Start date for these positions is January 2019

If selected for interview you will need to be available to attend a two day assessment process (early October) and be able to deploy for training in January.

Please apply via the link on The HALO Trust website careers page:

Closing date: 22 Jul 2018