Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer, SWS Baidoa, Somalia
Job Category: Expert
Department/Group: Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MOPIC)
Reporting Line Primary: MOPIC; Minister / Deputy
Reporting Line Secondary: Team Leader/Project officer, State formation and building, UNDP, Somalia Date: ASAP
Position Type: Capacity Injection
OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION
South West State of Somalia (SWS) was established in November 2014. It comprises of Bay, Bakool and Lower Shabelle regions. The establishment of the SWS paves the way to focus efforts on building a functioning administration that is able to deliver much needed services to local communities. As of March 2015, SWS President completed the cabinet ministers for his administration.
The Support to Emerging Federal States Project is one of the Projects developed in response to the New Deal. Aligned to the priorities and principles spelled out in the Somali Compact, the Project aims to support the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and Emerging Federal States inclusive of SWS, in achieving the Peace-building Goal (PSG).
The positions of Finance and Administration Officer is going to be based in Baidoa as member of SWS technical team. The position will manage the administration and finance tasks for southwest state. The purpose of this position is to ensure that SWS will receive administrative support in a timely and efficient manner, and that this is done in accordance with SWS policies and procedures.
Furthermore, that the administration and finance systems and procedures are applied consistently and fairly. The Finance and Administration Officer will consult closely at all times with the Ministry of
Planning and International Cooperation (MOPIC). In that regard, MOPIC of SWS need technical support to develop Financial and Administrative mechanism to adhere International partners reporting requirement.
The role of the finance and Adminstration officer is to be mainly provide technical support to Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MOPIC) and related ministries. The specific tasks that the officer will undertake include:
The officer should:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS
KEY COMPETENCE NEEDED