|Overview of CTG Global||CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.|
|Overview of position||In August 2014, the UK Government made available a grant to our client for the purpose of supporting a program in Somalia, with the capacity to deliver in the short term on its mandate to coordinate early recovery efforts aligned to the Federal Government’s stabilisation strategy, and to help facilitate the international community’s efforts to help stabilize newly recovered areas of south-central Somalia..
Project implementation in the coming period will include focussing on continued support to the federal government implementation of its stabilisation strategy across south-central Somalia. In support of this phase of project implementation, our client now seeks to engage an international consultant to advise the team leader on the development information management and monitoring approaches by which stabilisation progress and impact can be systematically tracked and analysed in terms of underlying political, security and economic processes.
|Role objectives||The purpose of the consultancy is to support the Team Leader in the establishment of a systematic means of assessing, monitoring and verifying information relating to the political, economic and security aspects of stabilisation in recovered areas of south-central Somalia.|
|Expected output||Working under the direction of the Team Leader, and in close cooperation with federal government and humanitarian stakeholders, the consultant will undertake the following tasks:
Assess the team’s existing stabilisation information management and recommend means by which improvements could be made.
Develop a framework for analysing and mapping stability-related indicators for districts in south-central Somalia.
Identify measures to strengthen monitoring and verification by our client and the federal government of stabilisation activities in recovered areas.
Identify steps to be taken by international partners to align activities with federal government stabilisation efforts in south-central Somalia.
|Project reporting||The consultant will work within our client’s team, reporting to the Team Leader.|
|Key competencies||Post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline.
At least 10 years’ stabilisation related experience in fragile and conflict affected states, in particular in the Horn of Africa.
Stabilisation programme design.
Stability related information acquisition and development.
Knowledge of monitoring, verification and evaluation frameworks in militarized stabilisation environments.
Experience of operating in insecure and militarised environments.
This role has team management responsibilities
The consultant will work primarily in Mogadishu at our client’s headquarters within Mogadishu International Airport. However, some initial consultations will need to take place in Nairobi, where finalisation of written outputs can also be undertaken. Access to local and international partners will be facilitated by our client. Transport to areas outside of Mogadishu International will be supported by our client as appropriate and required.