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The TIS program is currently seeking the following postions for Hiiraan region:

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The TIS program is currently seeking the following postions for Hiiraan region:

The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. The overall program is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens' relationships with government officials. TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.

Do you want to make a difference in Somalia?
Are you committed to honesty and integrity?

Seeking:

 

Senior Project Advisor.

Do you want to make a difference in Somalia? Are you committed to honesty and integrity? USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials. TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.   The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Senior Project Advisor. The Senior Project Advisor will be the principle monitor of the TIS program at the designated regional and district levels in and around Hiraan region, and will be the main interlocutor between government and community interests in the designated area of responsibility. S/he will be expected to play an active and constructive role in providing consistent information, analysis and strategic recommendations to the TIS program management, including best practices and program and political challenges.

The Senior Project Advisor will convey to program counterparts in Government and at the community level the key methodologies and objectives of the TIS. Qualifications and skills sought   • University degree in law, international relations, governance, development or a related field, or related field such as economics • Minimum of five years of professional experience in the field of governance and development. • Minimum of three years specific experience in the field of development with project design, implementation and management.   • Experience in community participation and consensus-building projects. • Thorough knowledge and understanding of government structures and current development planning in Somalia, and especially Hiraan region. • Demonstrated capacity to understand and analyze the national, regional, and local political context in Hiraan. • Capacity to communicate in English verbally and written. • Flexibility in working hours and ability to work under pressure. • Experience in municipalities and underserved areas. • Have experience writing and presenting reports formal reports.   • Management and mentoring skills. • A drive for results in a high-volume, quick-paced program environment; creativity and analytical capability required to respond to evolving program demands and current events. • Excellent computer skills, including MS Office suite. • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage a diverse range of professional relationships essential. • English and Somali language fluency required. Do you have the above qualifications and skills? Please send 1) a CV 2) current position and salary history and 3) three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Closing date: Saturday, May 26, 2012. Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted     .

 

   Seeking: Program Coordinator

Do you want to make a difference in Somalia? Are you committed to honesty and integrity? USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials. TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.   The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Program Coordinator. As our Program Coordinator, you will work closely with USAID, DAI’s program team (particularly the COP, Senior Grants Manager, Senior Project Advisor – Beletwein, Operations Coordinator - Beletwein), Somali government officials, and community leaders to identify program activities that support the above noted program objectives.   The work of the Program Coordinator (PC) requires detailed knowledge of Somali culture, highly developed collaboration and networking skills and the exercise of discretion, judgment, and personal responsibility.   Qualifications and skills sought       • University degree in Political Science, International Relations, International Development or appropriate field. Masters’ or other post-graduate degree preferred. • At least eight years of progressively responsible professional experience are required. • Three to five years of experience working with USAID or an international donor is preferred.   • Experience in program development; monitoring and evaluation; reporting; budgeting; highly sought. • Fluency in written and spoken English. • Previous experience working in Somalia highly sought. • In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned and additional duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions. • Demonstrated expertise working in Somalia on socio-political and cultural issues. • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage a diverse range of professional relationships essential. • Outstanding writing and communication skills.   • English and Somali language fluency required. Do you have the above qualifications and skills? Please send 1) a CV 2) current position and salary history and 3) three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Closing date: Saturday, May 26, 2012. Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  

Seeking: Operations Coordinator

Do you want to make a difference in Somalia? Are you committed to honesty and integrity? USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials. TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.   The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Operations Coordinator. As our Operations Coordinator, you will coordinate and monitor activities planned and implemented by TIS at the designated regional and district levels in and around the Hiraan region. The Coordinator will work closely with the Program Coordinator and the Senior Project Advisor on ensuring that all planned activities are adequately documented, that all the necessary technical and financial approvals are received, and that the activities are implemented in a coordinated way. The Coordinator will also assist the Program Coordinator and the Senior Project Advisor in the overall planning and implementation of the Project, and provide assistance on project reporting to USAID Qualifications and skills sought   • An educational background in business management, at least at the Bachelor’s degree level. An advanced degree is preferred. • Prior experience with USAID funded development projects, and in particular experience with the implementation of project activities (seminars, STTAs, study tours, etc). • Work experience in a technical professional environment, and specifically the management and coordination of the activities of a diverse team of professional staff. • Excellent English language skills (both verbal and written), with strong skills in writing and Preparing written documents and reports for donor organizations. • Excellent computer skills, with knowledge of Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes. • Fluency in written and spoken English. • Previous experience working in Somalia highly sought. • In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned and additional duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions. • Demonstrated expertise working in Somalia on socio-political and cultural issues. • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage a diverse range of professional relationships essential. • Outstanding writing and communication skills.   • English and Somali language fluency required. Do you have the above qualifications and skills? Please send 1) a CV 2) current position and salary history and 3) three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Closing date: Saturday, May 26, 2012. Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 
 

 

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