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9 Jul 2019

Project Administrator

Job Description


  Invitation for Applications
Country Somaliland
Project Holder Ministry of Water Development (MoWD)
Project Water Resource Development
Fund Somaliland Development Fund
IFA Title/ Position Project Administrator – 1 position
IFA No. Vacancy Announcement – P101- 037

The Somaliland Development Fund – Phase 2 (SDF2) covers the period 2018-2023. SDF2 is conceived as an inclusive economic development programme. It supports the GoSL in delivering infrastructure that is relevant for inclusive economic development. It focuses on sustainable investments that spur job creation and fast growth, while at the same time laying the foundation for long-term resilience and development, leading to a more stable and peaceful Somaliland. SDF2’s support is fully aligned with government priorities as defined in the National Development Plan 2 (NDP2) 2017-2021 and reflect the priorities set out in Somaliland Vision 2030.

The SDF has allocated funds for implementation of transition projects implemented by the Ministry of Water and Development (MoWD) as Project Holder. A portion of the funding to the project will spent on recruitment of one Project Administrator for the Project Holder.

The Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat on behalf of the MoWD now invites applications from qualified professionals for the above position. The PA will be based at the Project Management Team office at the MoWD in Hargeisa.

Required Qualifications/Skills

At least a Bachelor’s degree in either Finance Management, Commerce, Procurement, Business Administration;

Minimum 5 years demonstrated administration functions experience with the UN, International NGOs, and Development Projects;

Proven experience in general administration, finance, procurement, security and transport; Energetic and able to work independently with high sense of responsibility;

Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English; Proven interpersonal and diplomatic skills; and

Understanding of how government systems in Somaliland work.

Interested candidates should send their applications (cover letter and CV) to the Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat through e-mail Candidates should indicate in their cover letter how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert. All applications must be received by 23 July 2019 at 1600hrs East African Standard Time. Applicants should clearly indicate the position and location (Hargeisa, Borama, Lasanod) they are applying for in the email subject line.

Detailed job description can be accessed from SDF Website through the link under the reference of P101-037

Any attempt by a candidate to influence the outcome of the recruitment process in any way which can be interpreted as canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification from being considered for the this position.

This role is open to Somaliland Nationals Only

Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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