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Position titleProject Officer
Place of performanceMogadishu, Somalia
Start date01/09/2018
Durationup to 6 months (@21.75days/month)
QualificationMaster's degree in International Relations, International Development, Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience. and/or Bachelor's degree in International Relations, International Development, Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant professional experience..
Sector experienceMinimum of 4 years of demonstrable relevant Project Management experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 4 years of experience in Africa (essential).
LanguageFluency in English (essential) and Somali (desirable).
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CTG OverviewCTG 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
Since the formation of the Federal Government of Somalia, the country has made significant progress towards restoring peace & security.  However, significant destabilizing factors remain. These include, most notably, the extant presence of violent extremist group Al Shabaab, particularly in rural areas, recurrent & unresolved clan, land & resource-based conflicts; weak & nascent institutions & the internal displacement of more than 2 million individuals, particularly to urban centers. 
 
Whilst the transition, recovery & development needs of Somalia, after almost 3 decades of civic conflict & violent extremism remain a long term, if not generational process, such progress will be unachievable in the absence of solid foundations for peace & security, particularly at community levels. Currently, some areas, such as the Middle & Lower Shabelle regions, remain at risk of deteriorating into clan-based conflict & the strengthening of violent extremist & other militia groups, in the absence of consolidated, strategic support for stability.
 
Since 2016, our client has been supporting the govt. to lead & for communities to drive transition & recovery processes in areas impacted by displacement, conflict & violent extremism.  These programs, which are implemented through the Recovery & Durable Solutions (RDS) Unit, is intended to promote stability in fragile & displacement affected areas of Somalia as well as the attainment of durable solutions to internal displacement.
Role objectives
Under the direct supervision of the RDS Project Manager & under the overall supervision of the RDS Coordinator in Mogadishu, the incumbent will provide support to planning, coordination & execution of govt. led community projects and stabilization grants to ensure the effective & efficient implementation of durable solutions & stabilization programs in Hirshabelle & Galmudug states. In particular.
Project reporting
This role reports to the RDS Project Manager.
Key competenciesBehavioral:
Accountability – Takes responsibility for action & manages constructive criticisms.
Client Orientation – Works effectively well with client & stakeholders.
Continuous Learning – Promotes continuous learning for self & others.
Communication – Listens & communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience.
Creativity & Initiative – Actively seeks new ways of improving programs or services.
Leadership & Negotiation – Develops effective partnerships with internal & external stakeholders.
Performance Management – Identify ways & implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
Planning & Organizing - Plans work, anticipates risks & sets goals within AOR.
Professionalism - Displays mastery of subject matter.
Teamwork – Contributes to a collegial team environment, incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns & promotes equal gender participation.
Technological Awareness - Displays awareness of relevant technological solutions.
Resource Mobilization - Works with internal & external stakeholders to meet resource needs of our client.
Team management
This role does not have team management responsibility.
Further information
This position will be advertised for a period of 2 weeks starting from 5.8.2018 and will be pulled out of the website on 19.8.2018