Organisational Unit/Department: Somalia Programme
Technical Cooperation Programme: ILO Projects -Youth Employment Programme Somalia
Position (Title): Project Officer
Proposed grade: NOA
Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia
Type of Contract: ICA
Source of funding: YES Project
Duration: 6 months with possible extension
The Joint Federal Government of Somalia (FGS)-United Nations (UN) Youth Employment Programme (YES) for Somalia, aims to capitalise on recent security, governance and reconciliation achievements by expanding employment opportunities for young men and women in Somalia. The programme recognizes the centrality of youth in fostering stability in the country and outlines specific interventions to help in generating decent work opportunities for young people that will serve as positive alternatives to participation in violence and conflict.
The Project Officer will work closely with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs as the lead agency for the YES programme.
Guidance and Supervision
Under the overall guidance of the direct supervision of the project Chief Technical Advisor (CTA). The Project Officer will work in close coordination and collaboration of the ILO project activities in Mogadishu. The project officer will also provide additional support towards the overarching technical support towards Decent Work Programme implementation. This position reports to the CTA of ILO Somalia with close collaboration with Technical advisers and technical officers assigned to the projects.
Description of duties:
Generic duties and responsibilities
How to apply:
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified candidates may submit a written application with a cover letter clearly demonstrating how your qualifications and experience meet the requirements for the functions and responsibilities described.
Include your latest CV with 3 (three) references to the Chief Technical Adviser (CTA) Somalia Programme. Please send your application by e-mail to [email protected] subject line marked “Project Officer”
Closing date for receipt of submissions Friday 5th August, 2016
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the next stages of selection.
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED