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P101-014 Invitation for Applications for Project Administrator - 2 positions

  • Country:
  • Project Holder:
    Hargeisa Water Agency and Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development
  • Project:
  • Fund:
    Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2
  • IFA Title:
    Project Administrator - 2 positions
  • IFA No.:

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 two transition projects implemented by the Hargeisa Water Agency (HWA) and Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development (MoLFD) as Project Holders. A portion of the funding to the projects wlll be spent on recruitment of one Project Administrator for each of these two Project Holders. 

The Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat on behalf of the HWA and MoLFD now invites applications from qualified professional for the above positions. Each of the Project Administrators will be based at the Project Management Team offices at the HWA and MoLFD in Hargeisa. 

Required qualifications, skills and experience

* 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.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their applications (cover letter and CV) to the Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat through e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Candidates should indicate in their cover letter how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert. All applications must be received by 06 July 2019 at 1600hrs East African Standard Time. Applicants should clearly indicate the position they are applying for in the email subject line. 

A detailed Job Description can be found here.

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 this position.

This Consultancy is open to Somaliland Nationals only.

Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.