Project Administrator(s) – Somaliland



Invitation for Applications


Project Holder
Ministries and Agencies

Project (s)

Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2

IFA Title
Project Administrator(s)

12 months renewable contract based on performance


The Somaliland Development Fund – Phase 2 (SDF2) covers the period 2018-2023. SDF2 is conceived as an inclusive economic development programme. It supports the GoSL in delivering infrastructure that is relevant for inclusive economic development. It focuses on sustainable investments that spur job creation and fast growth, while at the same time laying the foundation for long-term resilience and development, leading to a more stable and peaceful Somaliland. SDF2’s support is fully aligned with government priorities as defined in the National Development Plan 2 (NDP2) 2017-2021 and reflect the priorities set out in Somaliland Vision 2030.
The SDF intends to allocate funds to various Ministries and Agencies, as Project Holder(s), for the implementation of multiple projects. The projects are expected to commence in February 2020 for a duration of 2 to 4 years depending on the project. The SDF Secretariat is therefore seeking the services of Project Administrator(s) for these projects. The position will be based at the respective Ministry or Agency Project Management Team offices in Hargeisa. Please note that the awarding of the contract is subject to the condition of final approval of the project by the SDF Joint Steering Committee. If the precedent condition is not met, the SDF Secretariat will either abandon the procurement or cancel the award procedure without the candidates or tenderers being entitled to claim any compensation.
The Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat in behalf of the Project Holder(s) now invites applications from qualified professionals for the above position(s).
Required Qualifications/Skills

At least a Bachelor’s degree in either Finance Management, Commerce, Procurement, Business Administration;
Minimum 5 years demonstrated administration functions experience with the UN, International NGOs, and Development Projects;
Proven experience in general administration, finance, procurement, security, and transport;
Energetic and able to work independently with high sense of responsibility;
Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English;
Proven interpersonal and diplomatic skills;
Understanding of how government systems in Somaliland work.

How to apply
Interested candidates should send their applications (cover letter and CV) to the Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat through e-mail Candidates should indicate in their cover letter how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert. All applications must be received by 22 January 2020 at 1600hrs East African Standard Time. Applicants should clearly indicate the position they are applying for in the email subject line. Detailed job description can be accessed from SDF Website through the link under the reference of P101-047.
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 Only.
Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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