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vacancy job in Somalia| Strategic and Policy Advisor to the Office of the Attorney General



The selected Strategic and Policy Advisor will provide technical support and advice to the Office of Attorney General on implementing the AG’s mandate and policies and developing and implementing its overall work plans.

The Strategic and Policy Advisor will be required to balance direct support with transfer of skills and knowledge to the staff of the Office of Attorney General, Capacity-development is a key component of this assignment and it will be taken in high consideration in evaluating the achievement of the outcomes of the assignment. In all matters related to the assignment, the Diaspora expert will report to the nominated institutional focal point and the IOM/MIDA project officers in Mogadishu and Nairobi.
How to apply:

Please note that qualified Somali diaspora only are eligible for this position.

 


Job ID: #696424
Training categories:

    Management

Country:

    Somalia

City:

    100% Mogadishu

Organization:

    International Organization for Migration

Theme:

    Protection and Human Rights

Job years of experience:

    10+ years

Job type:

    Job

****For Further Details on the position and to apply online please visit:**** http://www.quests-mida.org/view_vacancy.php?jobid=VTBBNEVWMEY1MTIxOQ

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Somalia: Asset Management Associate |Vacancy


Vacancy details

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 30 Sep 2014

****TERMS OF REFERENCE

Position Asset Management Associate Place of Performance Mogadishu, Somalia Contract Duration 3 months (with possible extension) Starting Date ASAP

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG Global is a managed service company specializing in Recruitment, Management Consultancy, Human Resources support services and Monitoring & Evaluation in post disaster and post conflict countries around the world.

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Somalia. JOB VACANCIES Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs (MoJC



JOB VACANCIES

Introduction

The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs (MoJC) is mandated both to coordinate the implementation for the justice and corrections sector reform initiatives, Drafting legislations, coordinate legal aid/Legal education providers, bar associations and also processing the provisional Constitutional review and implementation procedures. In order to contrivance review process in active and determinate way the ministry is recruiting following five persons who have a capacity to realize the constitutional review process strategies.

Terms of References (TOR)

 

    Position 1: Constitutional Development Department Manager

The Constitutional Development Department Manager will be responsible for the overall management and capacity development of the Department. To this end, the Manager will:

    Provide technical advice and other support to the Minister in the area of constitutional affairs;
    Develop finalize and oversee implementation of an action plan to guide the work of the Department in support of the MOJCA’s overarching Annual Plan 2014;
    Manage and oversee the work of the four advisors under this LOA, namely the Legal Advisor (Constitutional Affairs), Constitutional Coordination Advisor, Civic Education Advisor, Communication, Media and Public Awareness Advisor;
    Develop and oversee implementation of an institutional capacity development strategy for the Department, including a detailed action plan for implementation of the strategy with options and clear recommendations. This strategy and plan will be based on a capacity and training needs assessment as appropriate, noting the existing limited staff in the Department;
    Develop and oversee implementation of a capacity development and supervision plan for the graduate interns who will work at the Department during the course of the LOA;

 

Academic qualifications and Experience

    Minimum of a master’s degree in governance, law, management, politics or a related discipline;
    At least 5 years of relevant experience in governance, management, politics or constitutional affairs;
    Proven background in capacity development and management, preferably within the public sector;
    Experienced at drafting reports, briefings and training materials
    Sound demonstrated understanding of gender issues and principles;
    Fluency in Somali and English (written and oral).

 

Preferred Attributes:

Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

        Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations;
        Client Orientation – Ability to identify and analyze clients’ needs and provide appropriate solutions to meet business requirements;
        Excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and recommendations, both orally and in writing, in a clear, concise style;
        Demonstrated planning and organizational skills and ability to coordinate the work of others, work to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

 

    Position 2: Constitutional Coordination Specialist

While the National Federal Parliament is constitutionally mandated to run the overall constitutional review process in accordance with Article 134 of the Provisional Constitution, the MOJCA has the lead within the Executive branch for supporting constitutional affairs and constitutional implementation in particular. Within this overall remit and while working closely with all other Specialists within the Constitutional Development Department, the Constitutional Coordination Specialist will:

    Support the Minister and the CDD Manager to coordinate all constitutional affairs issues within the Executive branch, including supporting the Minister to provide briefing and advice to the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers as required;
    Act as the MOJCA focal point for Vision 2016 and support the Minister and Department to carry out its responsibilities in support of implementation of Vision 2016, including representing the Ministry at workshops and events on Vision 2016 mainstreaming and disseminating information on progress made in Vision 2016 mainstreaming within the MOJCA;
    Act as the MOJCA focal point for the New Deal Compact State building and Peacebuilding Goal 1, including in relation to all state formation, national reconciliation, constitutional affairs and electoral issues;
    Develop a policy document, to be endorsed by senior management, which provides a framework – the mandate, objectives and priorities – for the work of the Department in implementing PSG-1 and Vision 2016 (using consultants or other resources as necessary), and a supporting action plan designating responsibilities and timelines for implementing priorities within MOJCA
    Develop and overseeing the Ministry’s relationship with donors in relation to constitutional affairs, including supporting the Minister to provide regular briefings to donors and other development partners;
    Proactively maintain the MOJCA’s relationship with Parliament and its key constitutional committees in support of overall constitutional implementation;
    Proactively visit the other government departments working on Vision 2016 and PSG-1 to gain adequate knowledge of the potentials and constraints, and the work environment, in order to be able to provide better support for constitutional implementation;
    Maintain a library of materials on gender and the area of substantive work for the department, and produce user-friendly and operationally-oriented summaries of key documents for broad dissemination in the department, using consultants as necessary.

 

Academic qualifications and Experience

    Minimum of a master’s degree in governance, law, management, politics or a related discipline and at least 5 years of relevant experience  OR a Bachelor’s degree with at least 9 years of relevant experience;
    Demonstrated experience in policy development and support for high level policy processes;
    Demonstrated experience working within the public sector, with previous experience coordinating a complex policy process an advantage
    Experienced at drafting reports, briefings and training materials
    Sound demonstrated understanding of gender issues and principles;
    Fluency in Somali and English (written and oral).

Preferred Attributes:

Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

        Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations;
        Client Orientation – Ability to identify and analyze clients’ needs and provide appropriate solutions to meet business requirements;
        Excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and recommendations, both orally and in writing, in a clear, concise style;

    Demonstrated planning and organizational skills and ability to coordinate the work of others, work to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

 

    Position 3: Legal Specialist (Constitutional Affairs)

The Legal Specialist (Constitutional Affairs) will be the focal point within the MOJCA for all constitution-related legislation and policy issues. To this end, the Specialist will:

    Work with the Constitutional Development Department Manager to develop an action plan to guide the work of the Department in support of the MOJCA’s overarching Annual Plan 2014, in particular, in terms of setting out the priorities of MOJCA in supporting constitutional legislation and implementation;
    Lead the MoJCA’s support within the Executive Branch for constitutional review and implementation issues, including constitutional legislation, working closely with the Minister;
    Strengthen the Department’s capacities to develop policies and related-legislation;
    Conduct research on constitutional issues as necessary, and make recommendations for action to the Minster as appropriate;
    Liaise and consult with the Parliament and other stakeholders and civil society on key constitutional legislation as necessary;
    Provide mentoring and training to key staff members and interns to build their capacity to undertake legal research, and develop briefings and policy papers;

 

Academic qualifications and Experience

    Minimum of a master’s degree in law or a related discipline and at least 10 years of relevant experience in law or constitutional affairs OR a Bachelor’s degree in law with at least 10 years of relevant experience;
    Proven expertise in Somali law with legislative drafting experience an advantage;
    Demonstrated experience with policy development;
    Experience working in the public sector is an advantage;
    Experienced at drafting reports, briefings and other materials;
    Sound demonstrated understanding of gender issues and principles;
    Fluency in Somali and English (written and oral).

 

Preferred Attributes:

Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

        Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations;
        Client Orientation – Ability to identify and analyze clients’ needs and provide appropriate solutions to meet business requirements;
        Excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and recommendations, both orally and in writing, in a clear, concise style;
        Demonstrated planning and organizational skills and ability to coordinate the work of others, work to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

 

    Position 4: Civic Education Specialist

The Civic Education Specialist will be expected to work in close collaboration with the Communications, Media and Public Awareness Specialist as well as the National Federal Parliament outreach and education staff, including through participation on the Joint Civic Education Steering Committee. Working in close partnership with the Parliament and members of the Joint Civic Education Steering Committee Provide, the Specialist will:

        Develop a joint Public Outreach and Education Campaign, including designing Somali-appropriate civic education/public information strategies and campaigns;
        Proactively link with other national Ministries as well as regional administrations to implement a country wide civic education campaign;
        Design and deliver special programmes design to target young people and women in particular;
        Design outreach and education materials, including radio programming, pamphlets, posters and a joint national constitutional website;
        Design and oversee implementation of constitutional surveys, in order to track the impact of civic education activities;

 

Qualifications:

    Advanced University Degree (Master or equivalent) in International Studies, Education, Public Policy, Law, or similar field;
    At least 5 years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience in civic education, public outreach or governance assistance;
    Experience working in coordination with national and local counterparts in supporting effective participatory processes;
    Experience working on outreach to women and young people specifically;
    Experience in designing and leading formal trainings, coaching and mentoring as well as public outreach campaigns;
    Experience at the international level, especially in international organizations desirable;
    Fluency in Somali and English (written and oral) is essential.

Preferred Attributes:

Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

        Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations;
        Client Orientation – Ability to identify and analyze clients’ needs and provide appropriate solutions to meet business requirements;
        Excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and recommendations, both orally and in writing, in a clear, concise style;
        Demonstrated planning and organizational skills and ability to coordinate the work of others, work to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
        Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

 

 

    Position 5: Communications, Media and Public Awareness Specialist

The Communications, Media and Public Awareness Specialist will be expected to work in close collaboration with the Communications, Media and Public Awareness Specialist as well as the National Federal Parliament outreach and education staff, including through participation on the Joint Civic Education Steering Committee. The Specialist will:

    Provides strategic guidance and leads / supervises media activities and media outreach for the Department and the Joint Civic Education Steering Committee;
    Advises and provides high-quality substantive support to the Department on generating media coverage of constitutional issues, including supervising the production of editorial content and provides quality assurance;
    Supervises the organization of relevant press conferences, drafting of statements and talking points; media monitoring and archiving of coverage; etc.
    Builds communications partnerships and media alliances with a wide network of media organisations, in Somalia and internationally, including corporate contacts of individuals, groups, organizations and media outlets;
    Builds and maintains contacts with counterparts inside the Government to maximize outreach on issues and make efficient use of resources;
    Identifies innovative opportunities and new communications tools and platforms which can serve to highlight the constitutional work of Government;
    Oversees the production of a range of communications materials for the Department and the Joint Civic Education Steering Committee, including managing the website;
    Ensures production of timely, accurate and high-quality informational materials, such as press releases & media advisories, news briefs, fact sheets, stories from the regions, audio and video stories and informational kits for further public outreach;
    Strengthens quality assurance in all communications related work and activities for the Joint Civic Education Steering Committee;

 

Qualifications:

    Master’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, social sciences, international relations, or a related field.
    A minimum of 5 years relevant experience (post-Masters) in communications at the national or international level, including in-depth experience in communications efforts, media outreach and media partnerships.
    Demonstrated ability to build and nurture strong relations with the media (national and international);
    Proven ability to develop and implement effective communications and media strategies;
    Proven ability to position issues effectively, both orally and in writing;
    Demonstrated excellent editorial skills;
    Demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively, effectively and creatively across different constituencies;
    Fluency in Somali and English (written and oral) is essential.

 

Competencies

    Ethics and Values: Promoting Ethics and Integrity / Creating Organizational Precedents;
    Organizational Awareness: Building support and political acumen;
    Planning and organizing: Proven ability to plan strategic direction and ability to organize and service intergovernmental bodies and international technical meetings;
    Developing and Empowering People / coaching and mentoring: Building staff competence, creating an environment of creativity and innovation;
    Working in Teams: Proven record of building and managing teams and creating an enabling and collaborative work environment, including the ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff.
    Communicating Information and Ideas: Creating and promoting enabling environment for open communication;;
    Conflict Management / Negotiating and Resolving Disagreements: Leveraging conflict in the interests of the organization & setting standards. Ability to interact and negotiate with high-level government officials are required;

 

Application Procedure: Qualified Somali persons with the required skills and qualifications are invited to submit their detailed Curriculum Vita (CVs), cover letter and academic qualification with 3 reference persons through email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., before 16th September 2014.

Applications sent after the deadline will not be considered. For more information you can see through www.mojc.gov.so.

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Somalia: Health Coordinator (Maternity Cover)


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Vacancy Details
Published: 29-May-2014, 12:47
Somalia: Health Coordinator (Maternity Cover)
Vacancy details

Organization: International Rescue Committee
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 15 Jun 2014

POSITION: Health Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

LOCATION: Nairobi

SUPERVISOR: Deputy Director Programs

DURATION: 5.5 MONTHS

Background:The International Rescue Committee has been working in Somalia since 2006, providing essential services to conflict and disaster affected communities. The IRC has been operational in Central Somalia (Mudug and Galgadud regions) and Mogadishu implementing interventions in the areas of livelihood, Governance, protection, GBV, WASH and health reaching out to more than 200,000 conflict and drought affected people.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is a senior, international level position, within the Somalia Senior Management Team. The position will be responsible for ensuring implementation of all aspects of IRC’s health programs in Banadir and Galmudug regions of Somalia, while striving to expand the health programs in other areas and sub-sectors. The position will be particularly responsible for: overseeing the development and timely implementation of program activities in line with approved budgets and proposals and following up on the project’s monitoring and evaluation activities. The temporary assigned Health Coordinator will be based in Nairobi with travels to the field. This position will work with the incumbent Health Coordinator (HC), field site Health Managers and Senior Medical Officers to roll out and follow up on implementation of proposals as well as donor and government reports. In addition, the position will provide oversight to field based staff on implementation of primary and secondary healthcare and public health interventions.

The temporary Health Coordinator will report to the Deputy Director of Programs (DDP).

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY

Representation, Coordination and Advocacy

    Enhance coordination and advocacy with other health stakeholders and avoid overlap and duplication of projects with other donors
    Represent IRC in external coordination meetings with the UN/NGOs, donors, partners and government in Nairobi and the field in collaboration with the DDP; participate actively in various coordination mechanisms including Health working groups and coordination meetings to develop and maintain internal and external relationships to promote program linkages
    Keep the local authorities and other project stakeholders well informed of the progress of the program
    Be the donor liaison on Health technical issues for the Somalia Country Program

Program Development and Planning

    Lead the development and expansion of the IRC Health sector throughout Somalia, as opportunities arise. This will involve conducting quality assessments, development of quality concept notes and proposals and development of new projects and initiatives
    Conduct gap analysis in Puntland to identify key community needs in the area of iCCM, and if appropriate, develop an iCCM concept paper with a budget
    Lead the process of planning and implementation of health projects and provide ongoing quality technical support to the field teams, including, development of monthly sector plans, detailed implementation plans for each grant and establish communication channels with the field

Program implementation and monitoring (M&E)

    Work with the field teams to develop specific M&E systems for each health grant, ensure timely submission of monthly and quarterly grant reports; weekly updates; and documentation and sharing of these case studies within the organization
    Generate health data to be used internally and externally by donors and cluster systems to influence donor policies with the purpose of generating more funding
    Monitor program implementation against work plans and overall project objectives, documenting progress and achievements, providing analysis and adapt program strategy and implementation accordingly
    Ensure effective and high quality reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use, capturing best practice to support program decision making
    Maintain regular communications on program work to the DDP

Financial management

    Lead the development of realistic budgets for the health program and identify areas which require fundraising
    Effectively manage health program and staff; ensure all PRs raised are in line with approved budgets, closely monitor the weekly and monthly PR tracking sheets and closely follow up on budget spending in line with budget holding responsibilities

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCE:

    Background in health preferable: medical doctor
    Masters degree preferably in public health or international development
    Minimum 5 years experience in developing, managing/coordinating health programs in a wide range of contexts such as developing/under developed countries, refugee settings, natural disasters, etc
    Demonstrated ability to work in insecure and inaccessible settings
    Experience in nutrition interventions/integrating nutrition within primary care is highly desirable
    Experience in coordinating with MoH and other stakeholders
    Strong management (including Remote management), assessment, project planning, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Packages and Statistical Packages is a must
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    Experience implementing community outreach strategies for healthis desirable


How to apply:

To apply for this position, interested candidates should visit this link:

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=10601

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Vacancy Announcements :Consultancy to translate documents from Somali to English and vice-versa



Position Consultancy to translate documents from Somali to English and vice-versa
Contract Duration 1 year
Starting Date July 2014
OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL
CTG Global is a Human Resources Service Company specializing in Recruitment, Management Consultancy, Human
Resources support services and Monitoring & Evaluation in post disaster and post conflict countries around the world.
CTG Global provides services to humanitarian organizations, government, non-governmental organizations, businesses,
security companies and individuals that enables them to focus on their core business and the achievement of their
objectives in hostile and threatening environments as we provide a safe and secure environment for them to do so and
alleviate them of their risks, crisis and personnel management problems.
OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION
Since 2011 UNODC Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA) is implementing a programme in Somaliland to support
the reform of the criminal justice sector. The programme is implemented through the UNODC Sub-Office in Somaliland
and ROEA in close cooperation and consultation with relevant institutions, including the Ministry of Justice, the
Judiciary, the Attorney General’s Office, the Ministry of Interior, the Custodial Corps Department, and the Law Reform
Commission.
However, few local interlocutors can communicate in English fluently and no international staff or consultants working on
the programme read speak or write in Somali. This has obviously posed several challenges in particular for the work of
consultants who require access to existing documents in Somali for the successful implementation of their work. None
of the laws the technical experts need to implement their programmes were available in English. In addition, the work
product of technical experts must be translated into Somali in order for it to be of use to stakeholders in the Somaliland
criminal justice system now and in the future.
In light of the above, UNODC ROEA is planning to contract a translation firm to provide translation services to specialist
and advisors which are currently supporting the Government of Somaliland to develop a series of legal and legislative
documents, including a policy framework for the Ministry of Justice, a training curriculum for the Police, a litigants’
charter, sentencing policy for the Judiciary, a legal aid manual.
GENERAL FUNCTIONS
Under the overall guidance of the UNODC ROEA Representative and the direct supervision of the UNODC ROEA Head
of the Criminal Justice Programme, the translation firm will perform the following substantive duties and responsibilities:
• Provide timely, accurate and well written translation of the materials provided by the staff and consultants
• Translate legal documents from English into Somali and vice versa, as appropriate
• Use American English spelling standards
• Conform to any guidelines and style sheets
• Submit the entirely of the work by the headline agreed with the client
ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s degree in English and/or Somali language, international relations, or related areas with four (4) years
of relevant professional experience
2404 Swiss Tower, Jumeirah Lake Towers
PO Box 39074, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
T: +971 (4) 438-5200| F: +971 (4) 438-5201
• Excellent command of Somali and English language
• Proven experience in translations from English to Somali for research institutes, international organizations,
human rights organizations, and law firms
• Excellent drafting and oral communication skills
• Advanced knowledge and skills of MS Office, including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint is required
Interested candidates should submit their CV along with their application letter via e-mail to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with reference to “BHJOB2678_500” in the subject line. Short-listed
candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Vacancy announcement Logistics, Procurement and Security Coordinator ,Somaliland


The closing date for receiving applications is 17h December 2013

Position: Logistics, Procurement and Security Coordinator

Reporting to: Somaliland Area Manager

Duty station:Hargeisa and rural areas when necessary

Level: Grade 3

Start of Contract & Duration:  Jan-Dec 2014

Background

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Somaliland office was established in 1997 and has been providing relief and development services since then. Using protection of human rights framework, DRC has mainly focused on displacement. Projects that DRC implements in Somaliland include Protection and Advocacy, Livelihood, NFI distribution, water and sanitation as well as non-operational regional-wide initiatives, focusing on advocacy and capacity building. This Somaliland office runs FOUR Sub–Offices: Salahley, Ainabo, El-afweyn, Lasanood and Faraweyne office.

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