Aktis Strategy is an organisation led by some of the world’s foremost consultant practitioners in problem-solving for fragile and conflict-affected countries. With knowledge and expertise across the spectrum of security sector reform, governance, justice/rule of law, conflict management and countering extremism, Aktis specialises in devising, managing and evaluating complex programmes to address challenging political and institutional problems. Recent field operations have been conducted in Afghanistan, Lebanon, Libya, Nigeria, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Somalia, and Tunisia.
Time commitment: full time for 6-12 months with the possibility of extension.
Location: Based in Nairobi, Kenya or London, UK, with a minimum of 50% travel to Somalia.
The Project aims to promote security in Somalia. Working with the Federal Government of Somalia and the regional administrations, the core objectives are to enhance security in Mogadishu and at the Federal Member State level by improving security sector coordination.
The Project Manager (PM) will be experienced in the development sector with strong and demonstrable technical, management, organisational and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will lead the management of the Project to ensure its smooth running and effective delivery, and support on business development. They will guide and advise the team on how Aktis’ technical solutions will contribute to the project outcomes and the client’s objectives, while providing high-level management direction to the delivery team. The PM will interact and communicate with our clients, project partners and technical associates, and support the expansion of our project portfolio by developing an understanding of key stakeholders, networks and current issues.
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The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience in project management; a degree within a related field such as International Development, Politics, Law, Business Management. This person would ideally be trained in Project Management (Agile or Prince 2) and preferably have previous experience working in Somalia. The candidate must have in-depth experience in on of the following areas: Institutional Development/ Organisational Change; Monitoring and Evaluation; Communication.
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