Federal Member States

CTG Global , Hirshabelle, Somalia

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
8th November, 2020

Job Description

Position Overview

  • A key aim of the Resilience Technical Secretariat (RTS) will act as a coordination platform to coordinate and oversee the implementation of resilience programming both national and sub-subnational levels. In this regard, it will also assist the PWG, SDRF Steering Committee and NDC to provide strategic leadership to the RRF in order to ensure that government and partner programming is both aligned with the country’s NDP-9 and recovery and resilience needs. In addition, the secretariat will advise the government and implement agencies on resilience programming in Somalia using the existing national frameworks.

Role objectives

Under the immediate supervision of the Resilience Technical Secretariat Lead (RTS Lead) and the oversight of the Ministry of Planning, Investments and Economic Development (MOPIED) chair, the Resilience Focal Point will be embedded into the FMS Ministries of Planning and will perform the following tasks:

  •  Represent the Resilience Technical Secretariat at Federal Member State levels
  •  Create a State level Recovery and Resilience coordination and information sharing platforms
  •  Mapping of all Recovery and Resilience interventions, projects and geographical areas of

interventions to

  •  Identify gaps and overlaps
  •  Sensitize the DINA/RRF and other resilience initiatives with FMS line ministries, district authorities,
  •  Communities and implementing agencies
  •  Participate the prioritization exercises of State level resilience projects and interventions
  •  Mainstream the Recovery and Resilience into the different NDP9 Pillar Working Groups
  •  Coordinate the implementations of Recovery and Resilience programs in the Federal Member States
  •  Convene a Recovery and Resilience stakeholder meetings with help of the State level DG of


  • Attend the NDP9 Pillar Working Group meetings when necessary
  • Perform any other tasks as required by the Resilience Secretariat Lead

Project reporting

  •  Compile monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports as required
  • Prepare Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Reports of the secretariat

Key competencies

Core Competencies

  • Ability to think critically and strategically in difficult conditions to diplomatically challenge the status quo and encourage shared ownership of outcomes;
  • Commitment to ensuring that knowledge transfer and capacity building is central in the work;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, relationship building and networking skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a conflict environment; Proven
  • organizational and interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a multicultural team environment
  • Essential computer skills in particular competency in the use of Windows MS Office programs
  • (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Operational Effectiveness
  • Results-driven and initiative-taking behavior
  • Ability to plan and organize work and establish priorities
  • Remains calm and in control even under pressure, and consistently approaches work with energy
  • and a positive and constructive attitude
  • Informed, sound, and transparent decision-making skills
  • Meet deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Orientation and Communication
  • Good interpersonal and networking skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations colleagues and seniors
  • Supports and encourages open communication in the team and facilitates team work
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders from a wide range of disciplines and fields, from both Resilience Technical Secretariat at the FGS level, other Focal Points from different Federal Member States
  • Professional competencies
  • Professionalism: ​Ability to conduct data analysis using various methods. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Communication: ​Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; exhibits interest in having two-way communication; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Teamwork: ​Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings and overall responsibilities.
  • Planning and Organizing: ​Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
  • Accountability: ​Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time

Team management

  • This role does not have team management responsibility.
  • Further information


  •  Demonstrable knowledge of and experience with the Somalia DINA is a requirement
  •  A minimum of 6 years of experience in planning, project management, coordination of programs in

post conflict areas and other relevant fields

  •  Experience in the following thematic areas: National Development Plan of Somalia, Disaster Risk
  • Reduction, Strategic Planning in Post Conflict Countries
  •  Knowledge of the context, social, economic and political environment of Somalia
  •  Proven networking and coordination experience


  •  A Master's Degree in international relations, development studies, public administration, project management, economics, business administration or related fields.
  •  Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of experience in lieu of Master’s Degree5. Language Requirements
  •  Proficiency in Somali is critical
  •  Proficiency in written and spoken English is critical


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