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    DAI is a global development company. For 40 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

    Key Expert 4: Social Transfer Coordination Facilitator

     

    Job description

    Social Transfers – Technical Support to the Donor Working Group and to the Government of Somalia – Phase 1

    This Expert will work on part-time basis. The Expert will play both a monitoring and coordination role for field activities under the EU funded ILED component of social safety net, providing the link between implementation and policy dialogue discussions.

    Qualifications and skills

    • At least a Master’s Degree or equivalent academic qualification (university or similar institution) in at least one of the following fields: Social Sciences, Economics, International Development, Public Policy.
    • If the expert does not have a Master’s Degree, she/he must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields: Social Sciences, Economics, International Development, Public Policy combined with an additional 2 years of professional experience in the design and/or implementation of social protection programmes.

    General professional experience

    • At least 6 years proven experience implementing large scale delivery programmes. Experience inside government systems an advantage;
    • At least 3 years work experience in fragile countries; Experience in Somalia will be an advantage.
    • At least 2 years of experience with bilateral and/or multilateral development partners;

    Specific professional experience

    • 3 years proven experience with capacity building, preferably in Africa;
    • At least 2 years of experience with project management, reporting and monitoring systems; Experience of managing field structures in remote/hard to reach locations will be an advantage;
    • Previous experience working on social protection/cash transfers projects will be seen as an advantage
    • Familiarity with Somali government architecture, state level institutions and civil society organisations will be an advantage.

    Skills:

    • Fluency in both written and spoken English, with Somali considered an advantage;
    • Initiative, tact and proven ability to maintain harmonious working relationships in a multicultural setting with a good team spirit.
    • Ability to travel extensively throughout Somalia to visit sites if implementation operations.

    Due to a large number of candidatures, we will only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your comprehension.

    Key Expert 3: Social Protection Systems Expert

     

    Location:

    Nairobi and Somalia

    Foreseen start date:

    1st of June of 2019

    Initial Period of implementation:

    12 months

    Key Expert 3: Social Protection Systems Expert (approx. 150 working days)

    Social Protection/ Safety Nets/ Cash transfer technical delivery. International experience of large scale cash transfer and safety nets programmes essential;

    This Expert will work on a part-time basis, with an initial input of two months full time as the needs assessments are conducted.

    His/her main deliverables will be the development and integration of policies and systems including the diagnostic analysis of existing interventions, costing and simulation of alternative approaches, and design and supervision of new systems.

    Qualifications and skills

    • At least a Master’s Degree or equivalent academic qualification (university or similar institution) in at least one of the following fields:  Social Sciences, Economics, International Development, Public Policy.
    • If the expert does not have a Master’s Degree, she/he must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields: Social Sciences, Economics, International Development, Public Policy combined with an additional 2 years of professional experience in the design and/or implementation of social protection programmes.

    General professional experience

    • At least 8 years proven experience working at high level in systems design and development in the public sector;
    • At least 3 years of experience with bilateral and/or multilateral development partners;

    Specific professional experience

    • 3 years proven experience with systems development in the social protection sector, preferably in Africa;
    • Proven experience with M&E methods and approaches for data collection (quantitative, qualitative and participatory); data processing; data analysis and reporting (using appropriate computer packages) will be seen as an advantage;
    • Proven experience with staff training and mentoring in systems development and implementation, as reflected in at least 2 assignments undertaken in the last 5 years;
    • Previous experience working on EU-funded social protection projects and knowledge of and experience with EDF rules and procedures will be seen as an advantage.

    Soft Skills:

    • Initiative, tact and proven ability to maintain harmonious working relationships in a multicultural setting with a good team spirit.

    Language Skills

    • Fluency in both written and spoken English.

    Key Expert 2: Organisation and Institutional Development Expert

     

    Location:

    Nairobi and Somalia

    Foreseen start date:

    1st of June of 2019

    Initial Period of implementation:

    12 months

    Key Expert 2: Organisation and institutional development Expert (approx. 120 working days)

    This Expert will work on part-time basis, with an initial input of two months full time as the needs assessments are conducted. His/her focus is responsibility for a thorough institutional analysis and training needs assessment of the government at all levels; for the design, adaptation and development of appropriate participation in policy development meetings, learning events and conferences. He will identify suitable training opportunities.

    Qualifications and skills

    • At least a Master’s Degree or equivalent academic qualification (university or similar institution) in at least one of the following fields:  Social Sciences, Economics, International Development, Public Policy.
    • If the expert does not have a Master’s Degree, she/he must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields: Social Sciences, Economics, International Development, Public Policy combined with an additional 2 years of professional experience in the design and/or implementation of social protection programmes.

    General professional experience

    • At least 8 years proven experience working on training needs analysis and capacity building in the public sector;
    • At least 3 years of experience with bilateral and/or multilateral development partners;

    Specific professional experience

    • 3 years proven experience with capacity building in the area of social protection, preferably in the Horn of Africa or similar context;
    • At least 2 years of experience with institutional structures, training needs, analysis, and capacity building in social ministries; At least one experience related to capacity assessment in relation to large scale public programmes.
    • Previous experience working on EU-funded social protection projects and knowledge of and experience with EDF rules and procedures will be seen as an advantage.
    • Experience with staff training and mentoring in at least 3 assignments.

    Soft Skills:

    • Initiative, tact and proven ability to maintain harmonious working relationships in a multicultural setting with a good team spirit.
    • Excellent communication skills, both in written and spoken English;
    • Good project management skills

    Language Skills

    • Fluency in both written and spoken English.
    • Somali speaking an asset

    Method of Application

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