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Invitation for Applications


Country Somaliland
Project Holder Ministry of Health
Project Sool and Sanaag Health Project
Fund Somaliland Development Fund
IFA Title Project Drivers - 4 positions (two Erigavo and two Las Anod) 
IFA No. P248


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 funds for the implementation of projects in the Ministry of Health of the Government of Somaliland (GoSL).

The Ministry of Health intends to use a part of their funding to engage four project drivers for a period of 12 months each.

The Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat on behalf of the Ministry of Health now invites applications from qualified Somaliland Nationals to apply for four (4) Project Driver positions.

Required Qualifications/Skills

  • At least primary level of education;
  • Have a valid driving license;
  • Basic motor vehicle mechanical skills would be an advantage;
  • Over 10 years of accident free driving experience, 5 of which must have been spent driving four wheel drive manual gear vehicles;
  • Willingness to drive a project vehicle to all regions of Somaliland;
  • Ability to communicate in English;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Culture sensitive and good in character and integrity;
  • Respectful and flexible with working hours;
  • Remain sober at all times; and
  • First Aid Course would be an added advantage.

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 7th September 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. (l.vocks[at]europeansolutions.nl) Applicants should clearly indicate the Position and Location 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 position.

This role is open to Somaliland nationals only.

Candidates from Sool and Sanaag are strongly encouraged to apply.

Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


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