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Individual consultant for Conducting Land Survey in Aroori Livestock Holding Ground, Toghdeer Region, Ministry of Livestock, Somaliland

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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) and the Norwegian Government (Norway). The SDF has allocated funding to Livestock Holding Grounds Project in Somaliland implemented by the Ministry of Livestock and intends to use a part of the funding for Conducting of Land Survey in Aroori Livestock Holding Ground located in Toghdeer region of Somaliland.

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

Required Qualifications/Skills

Qualifications and skills

  • Must be in possession of at least Bachelor's degree in surveying;
  • Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English. Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills.
  • General professional experience
  • Must have 5 or more years' experience in land survey; and
  • Must be conversant with Key Government institutions dealing in land matters.

Specific professional experience

  • Demonstrated technical expertise and hands on experience in land survey;
  • Must be conversant with Land Survey guidelines;
  • Must have carried out at least three similar assignments in the last 3 years;
  • Must be conversant with use a Total Station or RTK and other survey equipment; and
  • Must be conversant with the use computer aided surveying software to process the surveying field data

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 8 November 2014 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 Consultancy is open to Somaliland and International Candidates.

Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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