Invitation for Applications
Ministry of Water Development
Water Resource Development – Construction of Borama Water System
Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2
Site Engineer – Borama Water Supply Systems
Borama with travel to Hargeisa for Project Meetings
Vacancy Announcement – P101-040
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.
As part of SDF2 projects, the Ministry of Water Development has been allocated funds for Borama Water Supply System Construction. The project intends to use a part of the funding to engage the services of a Site Engineer for a period of 12 months.
The SDF Secretariat, on behalf of MoWD, now invites applications from qualified professionals for this position.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Qualifications and skills
A Bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering or Water Engineering;
Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English; and Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills.
General professional experience
A minimum of 8 years of experience in implementation/supervision of urban or large rural water supply systems;
Experience with donor funded water supply projects within Somaliland
Proficiency in use basic computer software such as MS Access, Excel, Word, Power point, AutoCAD, and water modelling software such as EPANET.
Specific professional experience
A minimum of 3 years of experience as Site Engineer in one or more large or rural water supply projects of similar size and complexity;
At least 3 years of demonstrable experience in contract management and dealing with contractors/IPs.
Must be able to prepare and modify drawings in AutoCAD
How to apply
Interested candidates should send their applications (cover letter and CV) to the Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat through e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates should indicate in their cover letter how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert. All applications must be received by 24 July 2019 at 1600hrs East African Standard Time. Full Terms of Reference can be downloaded from the following link https://www.somalilanddevelopmentfund.org/opportunities-open under reference number P101-040. 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 this position.
This Consultancy is open to Somaliland Candidates only.
Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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