Young graduate – Reconciliation



I.              General Information  


Title of Position:
Young graduate – Reconciliation (1 position)

Type of Contract:
Young Graduate Internship Program

Duration of the assignment:
7 Months

Duty station:
Kismayo – Somalia

Director General

II. Organizational Context

The Ministry of Interior of Jubaland State of Somalia is responsible for the local government’s portfolio, including the district council formation, establishing systems for local governance, structures and to strengthen their capacity with a view to promoting democratic and accountable local governance and provision of better basic service delivery for stability and enhanced peace. The Ministry of Interior of Jubaland  State is currently in the process of forming district councils for Kismayo1  and Garbaharey districts in line with FGoS Wadajir National Framework for Local Governance. Therefore, the Ministry of Interior and Local governance (MOI) of Jubaland  state of Somalia, wishes to recruit a young graduate to support the work of the Department of Local Government (DOLG). This support will enable the ministry to make its contribution towards the achievement of the local government department’s mandates.
To enhance, the MOI human resource capacity and the need to support the national technical consultants, JPLG through MOI will support the Young graduate as a filing  gap as a learning by doing to the department until it is absorbed by the Ministry as it is own staff. During the assigned period the YG will undertake varied tasks in delivering the Ministry’s mandate to deliver its commitments for decentralizations.
In this regard, the Young graduates  (for local governance) will help providing positive social change in theatrical enrich through learning by doing at various  levels of MOILG departments, while MOILG building capacity  of the  emerging  districts councils and administrations.
The objective of this Young Graduate Internship is to provide work to the newly Somali universities graduates in the various fields of administration, public administration, finance and among others. This will contribute to create of skilled work force in the Ministry of Interior and Local Government (MOILG) to deliver its mandates.

III.Purpose of the Young Graduate Internship:
The Young Graduate Internship programme is aimed at providing Somali graduates with temporary/short term work experience that will make them stronger candidates for the job seeking in public and private sectors. It is common knowledge that large number of the unemployment youths are graduates who have no work experience and are most of the times not shortlisted in their job application because employers prefers experienced persons.

Specific Tasks:
·         The Young Graduate is expected to support/assist the MOILG and attached consultant of the Local Government Department Director and entire Ministry of Interior in the day today activities in the following but not limited to:
·         Supporting in organizing consultative workshops, dialogues forums and other related preparations.
·         Assist in the Administration in the implementation of the activities of the Department of Local Government and strategic plans of the MOI-JSS .
·         Support MOI in reconciliation activities
·         Record minutes of consultations and dialogues
·         Provide day to day supports to the Local Government Department and MOI in the preparing meeting and taking notes during meetings.
·         Support in conflict dialogues profiling
·         Participate any assessment and surveys relating LGs.
·         Support in the preparation of various documentations and assist reports
·         Assist in the collection of informations as directed by LG Director/DG.
·         Support in the Ministry of Interior and Local Government of public consultations, field trips and other missions.
·         Support the establishment of local governments (councils and administrations) in Jubbaland  districts.
·         Assisting   Districts and MOILG Conferences that will facilitate the selection of district councils.
·         Assisting  the media campaigns on raising awareness about the decentralization process.
·         Assisting the decentralization workshops and coordination workshops. And other relating activities.

V. Require skills and competency:

·         Mus be university graduate
·         Must be university graduate of Somalia and overseas universities.
·         Proficiency in Somali and English is required
·         Computer literate in standard Microsoft  applications(Word, Excel, Power point, Excess and Data base creation)
·         Demonstrated strong/keen interest in the work of the Ministry of Interior and Local Government( MOILG)
·         Demonstrated the ability effectively interact individual of various backgrounds and willingness to try and understand and be tolerant differ views and opinions.
VI.  Gender Mainstream:
Ministry of Interior and Local Government is an equal opportunity employer and women young graduates are encouraged to apply.
VII.  Location of the Work:
The Young Graduate will work in the Ministry of Interior  Office in Kismayo and sometimes may travel to the field and other missions.
Duration of the Internship work:
This internship work will be for 3 months   from the period October  to 31st December 2018.

VII Qualifications:

Eligibility Criteria:
·         Must be newly graduate from Somalia universities/overseas universities in the related fields.
·         Must be Somalia Citizen from JSS/other states with valid ID/passport or any valid document.
·         Must be committed for a period of four months.
·         Must be in-between 20- 25 years of age.

qualifications of interests:
·         Development Studies
·         Social Sciences
·         Public Administration
·         Political Science
·         Communication and Journalism
·         Business Administration and Management
·         Economics
·         Law

How to Apply 
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.
Please send your curriculum vitae to the ministry’s office in Kismayo by 27/10/2018
email: and copy  with subject line ‘Interns with MOI’. MOI will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.


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