Due to conflict and natural disasters, Somalia has one of the largest populations of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the world. It is crucial to protect and establish durable solutions for and with the displaced population. The advertised position will be centrally placed to influence this work.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Providing advice on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and durable solutions at a senior level.
Contributing to establishing and developing long-term solutions for the displaced population across the country and in Mogadishu in particular.
Provide policy advice and technical inputs to the respective stakeholders for enhancing effective and efficient crisis response and coordination in Somalia.
Proactively support and contribute to the formulation of programme strategies and activities for crisis response coordination. Strengthen coordination mechanisms both at regional and national level.
Promoting public outreach and communication with the displaced population, in order to strengthen community involvement and empowerment, e.g. consultations on durable solutions.
Contribute the capacity development processes of centrally placed staff working on IDPs and durable solutions in Somalia.
Identify gaps and challenges and come up with the way forward.
Participate in Task Forces and other ad-hoc internal working groups on cross-cutting themes as requested.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.