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Invitation for Applications

  

Country Somaliland
Project Holder Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources
Project Strengthening Fisheries Management and Production Capacity Project
Fund Somaliland Development Fund
IFA Title Opportunity for a Construction Engineer to be based in Maydh for 6 months
IFA No. P244

 

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 fund finances implementation of projects proposed and designed by Government of Somaliland line ministries which are aligned to the National Development Plan (NDP) and the specific ministries strategies. The management of the SDF Secretariat has been contracted to BMB Mott MacDonald, an international consulting company, which is responsible for both the strategic and day – to – day management of the fund on behalf of the Government of Somaliland and the donors. Among the beneficiary agency is the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MoFMR).

The SDF has allocated funds to the MoFMR for implementation of the Strengthening Fisheries Management and Production Capacity Project with activities in Berbera, Hargeisa and Maydh. Among the activities funded under this project include rehabilitation works of Hiis/Ongor cold storage facility; construction of MoFMR regional offices in Maydh; and installation of the 3 cold storage units including Solar powered 3MT ice-machines in Maydh, Hiis and Onqor.

To successfully implement the above activities, the SDF Secretariat seeks to recruit a Construction Engineer to be based in Maydh for 6 months to assist the MoFMR in the day to day supervision of construction works.

Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat now invites applications from qualified Construction Engineer candidates who meet the outlined criteria for this assignment.

Required Qualifications/Skills

The Construction Engineer will have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

Qualifications and skills
University degree in Civil Engineering;
Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English;
Fluency in Somali language is mandatory;
Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills.

General professional experience
Minimum 5 years’ experience with Construction, repairing and rehabilitation works;
Experience in measurement and certification of Civil Works for new works and/or rehabilitation works;
Experience working with donor funded construction projects.

Specific professional experience
Demonstrated experience with supervising of at one project which is comparable in nature and scope to the one under this assignment;
Demonstrated experience in the use of site supervision tools and production of reports; and
Ability to interpret technical designs and use of engineering software’s such as AutoCAD.

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 26 August 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.

Candidates should indicate in their applications locations which they would want to be considered for.

This position is open to Somaliland Nationals Only
Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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