Somalia: National Short Term Expert – Environmental and Social Impact Assessment MoA MoL MoERD

Organization: Somaliland Development Fund
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 13 May 2014

Vacancy Announcement

National Short Term Expert – Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Livestock, Ministry of Environment and Rural Development SDF Funded Projects



The Somaliland Development Fund (SDF) is a 4 - year fund designed to support the Government of Somaliland (GoSL) filling a critical gap supporting projects that are fully aligned to the National Development Plan (NDP). SDF is currently funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) and the Norwegian Government (Norway). The fund finances implementation of projects proposed and designed by Government of Somaliland line ministries and agencies which are aligned to the National Development Plan (NDP) and the specific ministries strategies. Themanagement of the SDF Secretariat has been contracted to BMB Mott MacDonald, an international consulting company, which is responsible for both the strategic and day – to – day management of the fund on behalf of the Government of Somaliland and the donors.

The SDF Secretariat engaged short term experts (STE) from November 2013 to January 2014 to assist the MoA, MoL and MoERD in developing their proposals. The three projects will have considerable infrastructural community organisation components which have the potential for generating negative environmental and social impacts, which may compromise the anticipated benefits of the projects. The SDF therefore seek the services of Somaliland National to assist the Senior STE to conduct Environmental and Social Assessment and develop detailed mitigations plans (including activities) in consultation with the SDF Secretariat and the Project Management Teams (PMT).

Required Qualifications/Skills

Qualifications and skills

· Master’s Degree or equivalent in Civil engineering, Environmental engineering, Agricultural engineering, Rural Development, and Social Sciences;

· Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English. Fluency in Somali language is mandatory;

· Understanding of Somaliland social dynamics;

· Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills.

General professional experience

· Minimum of 8 years' experience working at a senior level implementing development projects in Somaliland.

· Demonstrated experience with public or non - profit sector clients; and

· Specific work experience in Somaliland is essential.

Specific professional experience

· Demonstrated experience (minimum of 5 years) in conducting environmental and social impact assessments, evaluations in the development sector in Somaliland; and

· In-depth knowledge of environmental social impacts of rural infrastructure projects specifically in Somaliland

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their applications (cover letter and CV) to the Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat through e-mail. It should be addressed to Candidates should indicate in their cover letter how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert. All applications must be received by 13 May 2014 by 17:00East African standard Time. Full terms of reference (ToRs) can be requested via email from SDF recruitment consultant or downloaded from the SDF Website open opportunities section. Since the SDF recruiting for multiple positions, please include the position you are applying for in the email subject line.

This position can only be fulfilled upon the approval of the underlying project by the Joint Steering Committee. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This role is open to Somaliland Nationals only

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