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Invitation for Applications


Country Somaliland
Project Holder Ministry of Livestock
Project Enhancing Livestock Export System with Infrastructures and Services
Fund Somaliland Development Fund
IFA Title

Consulting opportunity for Public Sector Enterprises Expert for Development of Livestock Holding Grounds Management Modalities

IFA No. P096


The Somaliland Development Fund (SDF) is a 4 - year fund designed to support the Government of Somaliland (GoSL) filling a critical gap supporting projects that are fully aligned to the National Development Plan (NDP). SDF is currently funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), Norwegian Embassy and the Netherlands. The SDF has allocated funding to Enhancing Livestock Export System with Infrastructures and Services project also known as the Livestock Holding Grounds Project in Somaliland implemented by the Ministry of Livestock and intends to use a part of the funding for engage the services of a Public Sector Enterprises Expert to development of Livestock Holding Grounds Management Modalities.

The Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat now invites applications from qualified Individual Consultants to provide the above services.

Required Qualifications/Skills

The expert will have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

Qualifications and skills

  • A Masters degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Management or Economics
  • Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills.

General professional experience

  • At least 7 years’ experience working in the public sector management including experienced gained through consultancies;
  • Experience in the livestock or livelihood sector in developing countries;
  • Experience in assessing the legal framework of public enterprises and parastatals;
  • Experience with post conflict or fragile countries context.

Specific professional experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in public sector administrative reorganisation, parastatal management consolidation and strengthening of public enterprises. This include experience gained through consultancies; and
  • Experience in developing at least 2 management modalities for public enterprises and or parastatals in the last 5 years.

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 4 May 2016 at 1600hrs East African Standard Time. Full Terms of Reference can be requested via email from SDF recruitment consultant at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applicants should clearly indicate the position they are applying for in the email subject line.

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 and International Candidates.
Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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