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Position titleKismayo Local Coordinator
Place of performanceKismayo, Somalia
Apply by30/12/2019
Start date01/01/2020
Durationup to 3 months (@21.75days/month)
QualificationBachelor's degree in along with relevant field work experience in Kismaayo, Somalia. Applicants with technical background in vocational skills, construction & / or engineering desirable..
Sector experienceMinimum of 2 years of demonstrable relevant Livelihood experience and/or minimum of 2 years of demonstrable relevant Training experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 2 year of experience in Africa (essential).
LanguageFluency in English (essential) , Somali (essential) and Swahili (desirable).
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CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
UNIDO is a specialized agency of the UN. Its mandate is to promote & accelerate sustainable industrial development in developing countries & economies in transition, & work towards improving living conditions in the world’s poorest countries by drawing on its combined global resources & expertise. The Program Development & Technical Cooperation Division (PTC) is responsible for providing technical cooperation services on technological & economic issues covered by UNIDO’s mandate in developing countries & countries with economies in transition.
Role objectives
  • The UNIDO Project “Agro Technology Development for Economic Growth in South & Central Somalia”, is designed to support the revival of productive sectors in Central & South Somalia regions by establishing a network of 3 agrotechnology & enterprise development units to support Somali businesses in starting, rehabilitating & upgrading agroindustrial operations, accessing new technologies, markets & financing facilities.
  • The project is expected to support at least 300 existing & perspective entrepreneurs as well as supporting around 600 individuals in starting a microenterprise or finding a skilled employment, as a result of vocational & technical skills trainings delivered by 1 of the 3 project supported agrotechnology & enterprise development units. Within this framework, an agrotechnology credit facility for Somalia MSMEs has been included within this project to ensure that beneficiaries supported through project activities would have access to an appropriate financing scheme.
  • Under the overall supervision of the UNIDO Project Manager (& Representative) based in Mogadishu, the incumbent shall carry out the following duties:
Main duties:
  • Serve as focal point for the project with local partners, vendors & govt. counterparts during all daily project activities & implementation.
  • Provide NC & CTA / UNIDO rep. with relevant daily updates on project activities, including especially security issues.
  • Coordinate UNIDO efforts sensitizing communities to the project & related activities.
  • Lead the field level initiatives aimed at a) Identifying, selecting, registering trainees, b) Managing all training, c) Toolkit procurement distribution & d) monitoring of all auxiliary activities of project targeted beneficiary groups.
  • Gather data & report activities to support the various reporting requirements to the donor, assessing the quality & effectiveness of workshops, training activities, distribution of inputs, etc.
  • Any other tasks as may be required by the project.
Outputs & deliverables:
  • Stakeholder engagement is transparent & communication between counterparts effective to streamline activities & maintain positive collaboration.
  • Project activities reported on & security status consistently considered in all activities & reported on to NC & the CTA.
  • Community entry & sensitization efforts strengthen project ownership & sustainability.
  • Identification of & training of project beneficiaries is conducted with efficiency & management of training & tracking of project technology & toolkits maintained effectively.
  • Reports are prepared in a timely manner & are of high quality as determined by the TA.
Project reporting
This role works under the overall supervision of the UNIDO Project Manager (& Representative) based in Mogadishu.
Key competenciesEducation:
- Advanced University Degree required along with relevant field work experience in Kismayo, Somalia.
- Applicants with technical background in vocational skills, construction & / or engineering is desirable. 

Technical & functional experience: 
- A minimum of 1 - 2 years of relevant practical experience working with youth, vocational skills training & / or livelihood activities & coordinating with international & national partners. 

Languages:
- Fluency in English & Somali is required.
- Additional knowledge of Swahili is desirable.

Required competencies:
Core values:
- Integrity.
- Professionalism.
- Respect for diversity.

Core competencies:
- Results orientation & accountability.
- Planning & organizing.
- Communication & trust.
- Team orientation.
- Client orientation.
- Organizational development & innovation.
Team management
This role does not have any team management responsibility.
Further information
Expected duration:
  • Regular.
Location:
  • Kismaayo, Jubaland.