The Somaliland Development Fund – Phase 2 (SDF2) covers the period 2018-2024. 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 to Ministry of Transport and Roads and Transport Development for the implementation of the “Burao-Berbera Road Rehabilitation project”. The project contains four major components, namely: capacity development component for MoTRD, community engagement, rehabilitation of 82km of road from Burao toward Berbera including 4 bridges and feasibility and design scope of the 78km road section between Erigavo and Maydh towns in Sanaag region
The SDF Secretariat is therefore seeking the services of a Long-Term Technical Advisor (TA) to work in the Project Management Team to support and advise the MoTRD on various technical matters for smooth implementation of the project on a day to day basis.
Required qualifications, skills and experience
At least a bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering is required;
Minimum of 10 years' experience working in senior level in project management;
Specific professional experience
Demonstrated experience (minimum of 8 years) in supervisory and designer roles in the implementation of road/highway design and construction/rehabilitation implementation;
Detailed Terms of Reference 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 and International candidates.
Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.