13 Jun 2017

Young Professional – Local Governance Capacity development


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Job Description

Title of Position:                                               Young Professional – Local Governance Capacity            development
Duration of the assignment: 6 months with possibility of extension
Duty station: Jowhar
Supervisor:                                                   Director General of the Ministry of Interior
The Ministry of Interior (MOI) wishes to recruit young graduates to support the work of the Department of Local Government (DOLG).                                                                                                                                                                        Duties

•             Support and facilitate an assessment of the Department of Local Governance, MOI and the development of

Department structure, staffing table, vision and work plan, and development of corresponding TORs.

•             Support the design of a capacity development strategy for local government administrations.

•             Support the departments of planning and local government department in the Ministry to fulfil their obligation

towards municipalities.

•             Support the provision of training in Districts and MOI staff on Decentralization & LG, leadership &

management, participatory public planning & expenditure management.


Graduated from university in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Public Administration or related degree.


·         Fluency in both written and spoken English and Somali;

·         Computer literate;

·         Continuous and steady academic achievement, and progress;

·         Demonstrated keen interest in the work of community and social development programmers;

·         Demonstrated high learning ability during the years of study; and

·         Demonstrated the ability to work as a team.

Application Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. Please send your curriculum vitae to the ministry’s office in Jowhar by 26/06/2017 or to this email: ministerofinterior1@gmail.com  with subject line ‘Interns with MOI”. MOI will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.       QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY


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