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  • Ad ID: 5340

  • Added: March 30, 2019

  • Location: International (Outside of USA)

  • State: Congo

  • Phone: +(243) 816209119 +(243) 977840130 +(252)612942005

  • Views: 536

  • Date Available: 03-30-19

  • Willing To Relocate: Yes

  • Email: richardwathum@gmail.com

  • Handler Type: Explosives Detection

Experience

Agenonga Wathum dieudonne richard
42, Busimba Avenue/Murara Quarter
Goma-DR. CONGO
Marital status : Married
Nationality : Congolese
Skype : Agenonga Wathum
E-mail : richardwathum@gmail.com,
Dieudonne.agenonga@un.org

Employed by United Nations /UNMAS DRC as Quality Assurance Operations Associate
2 years contract working as EDD Handler with DYNASAFE DML under UNSOS contract in SOMALIA
I am a qualified Dog Handler with several years of experience working with Explosive Detection and Mine Detection Dog with Mechem Demining company in DRC
I have been working in different location within DRC where the area is affected by unknown immigrate from Uganda, South Soudan, Ethiopia ,Rwanda suspecting bringing in country Explosives devices .that why we have been deployed in different border with EDD conducting search on luggage, vehicles ; building and open area…and have gain great working experiences. I have completed my contract time periods with great success and positive results.
I am motivated and hard-working person with great experience; I trust and believe that my knowledge and previous experiences will be much worth to your company and that your company shall gain much from my experience.

EDUCATION

 1994-2001:High School
Diploma in General Pedagogy

WORK EXPIRIENCE

07/2018 up to date: UNITED NATIONS/ MONUSCO/UNMAS DRC

Job title: OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Responsibilities:

 ensure that all mine action partners have provided the required information’s
 Assist with the coordination of quick impact project managed on behalf of Monusco
 Support to the national officer in conducting routine on site quality assurance of mine action operations as part of the accreditation process.

10/2016- 06/2018 : Dynasafe Minetech (Mine Action)/sub-Contract with UNMAS,
In United Nations Support Office in Somalia(UNSOS)
Job title: EDD Handler

Responsibilities:

 Train/retrain the dog daily on detection of targets, as well as discipline, obedience, drive and grooming of the dog
 Walk dogs for at least 45 min,twice a day
 Main priority at all times is the dogs welfare and kennel cleanliness, before, during and after operations
 Responsible for the completion of the dogs daily EDD training record on a monthly basis
 The handler is to ensure good communication relation with the dog
 Assist the operations officer with operational planning concerning EDD operations and brief them daily on condition and readiness of the dog

07/2014- Feb 2016 : Dynasafe Minetech (Mine Action)/sub-Contract with
UNMAS South Soudan

Job title: EDD Handler
South Soudan contract have stopped after the country to be again in big civil war;then we have been transferred to Somalia for the new contract

Responsibilities:

 Train/retrain the dog daily on detection of targets,as well as as discipline,obedience,drive and grooming of the dog
 Walk dogs for at least 45 min,twice a day
 Main priority always is the dog’s welfare and kennel cleanliness, before, during and after operations
 Responsible for the completion of the dogs daily EDD training record on a monthly basis
 The handler is to ensure good communication relation with the dog
 Assist the operations officer with operational planning concerning EDD operations and brief them daily on condition and readiness of the dog

07/2008-06/2013: Mechem Demining (Mine Action)/sub-Contract with UNMAS, DRC
Job title: Dog Handler
Responsibilities:

 Train/retrain the dog daily on detection of targets,as well as discipline,obedience,drive and grooming of the dog
 Walk dogs for at least 45 min,twice a day
 Main priority at all times is the dogs welfare and kennel cjeanliness,before,during and after operations
 Responsible for the completion of the dogs daily EDD training record on a monthly basis
 The handler is to ensure good communication relation with the dog
 Assist the operations officer with operational planning concerning EDD operations and brief them daily on condition and readiness of the dog

EDD Operations Conducted in different location

 October 2016 up to date:

Deployed to SOMALIA as EDD handler on explosives detection operations at UNSOS movcon check in time by using EDD to confirm the presence of explosives
Vehicles check by EDD before entering Dynasafe compound,or at UN check point
Assist the election session on supporting with EDD to clear inside and outside the compound
 October 2014 up to date:
Deployed as EDD handler in support of United Nations mission in south Soudan(UNMISS),than ,the civil war have started, we stopped operations ,new mission have started to somalia from june 2016,Dynasafe have transferred us for the new contract now in support of UNSOS and AMISOM

 2013-2014:DRC

Deployed to Kalemie national aiport doing EDD operations on checking UN check point, laggadge during check in time, in the warehouse checking client good to be deployed in other locations
Check up of different hotels rend by UN to welcome visitors
 2011-2013:DRC

Deployed at Goma at border with rwanda conducting explosives check up on vehicles,laggadge ,border check point in transit from ouganda,Ethiopia;Tanzania,..
 2010-2011:DRC

Deployed with EDD at Kinshasa International airport checking UN check point ,warehouse ,luggage during check in time and airplane to confirm explosives presence
Assist election session recommended by the client in different election site
 2009-2010:DRC

Deployed with EDD at Kisangani International airport checking UN ckeck point ,warehouse ,laggadge during check in time and airplane to confirm explosives presence
 2007-2009:DRC

Deployed with EDD at ouganda border suspected immigrating explosives in DRC
Vehicles,laggadges check point search
Deployed at Bunia National Airport checking UN check point, warehouse, luggage during check in time, just to confirm explosives presence

BACKGROUND

 2017 : EDD Handling refresher training by Dynasafe Somalia.
 2016 : Appui logistique operationnel aux missions de maintien de la paix des nations unies trained online
 2013: Advance and Basic security in the field trained online by UNDSS
 2012: Security training by security company:Magenya Protection S.P.R.L,DRC
 2011: IMAS EOD level 2, trained by Mechem demining DRC
 2008: Institut Superieur de Specialisation du Congo (ISS)
 2007:Bsic demining,First Aid,Mine Risk Education ,EOD1 trained by Mechem demining DRC
 2006:EDD&MDD Handler trained by Mechem DRC

 Other Relevant Information:

 Ability to work with: Microsoft Office(Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Internet, GPS coordinate, as well as Radio for communication (VHF, HF),
 Ability to use fire mechanical equipment.
 References:

 Freddy-Mushandana :
My Instructor EDD, MDD Handler at Mechem Demining DRC
Email: freddymashudu@yahoo.com

 TRUST SIBANDAH: K9 HANDLER DYNASAFE SOMALIA
Email: trust.sibandah@yahoo.com

 MANFRED WEISE: EDD,MDD INSTRUCTOR AT MECHEM
Email: broeksakweise@yahoo.com

Brigitta Marias: My Instructor for EDD Handling in Somalia

30/03/2019
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