District Reconciliation and Local Governance Assistants

 Title of:  District Reconciliation and Local Governance Assistant

 

Duration of the assignment: 6 months (with the possibility of extension)

 

Duty station:DINSOR, BAARDHERE, MAHADAY, ADALLE & BULO BURTE

 

Closing date:Sunday24 of July2016

 

 

 

Title of:  District Reconciliation and Local Governance Assistant

 

Duration of the assignment: 6 months (with the possibility of extension)

 

Duty station:DINSOR, BAARDHERE, MAHADAY, ADALLE & BULO BURTE

 

Closing date:Sunday24 of July2016

Context

The Somalia National Army (SNA) forces and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have renewed offensives to retake control of the territory from Al-Shabaab.  To date, the offensives have recovered 16 districts in Bakool, Gedo, Hiran, Middle Shabelle, Lower Shabelle, Bay and Galgadud Regions. In parallel, the government developed and presented a strategy for stabilization, focusing on the establishment of administrations, initiating the process of dialogue and reconciliation and addressing immediate needs in each location. The government strategy envisages a gradual process for the establishment of temporary administrations and law enforcement that will be followed by the establishment of interim and finally permanent local councils and administrations. Fundamental to this process is the strong coordination and links of the districts to the Ministry of Interior.

District Reconciliation and Local Governance has been delegated the responsibility for achievement of the project results. Within agreed constraints in work plan, District Reconciliation and Local Governance is accountable for the delivery of project activities and the achievement of project outputs in her / his assigned district(s).

 

Summary of key functions

District Reconciliation and Local Governance Assistant would be responsible for undertaking the following specific tasks:

1.                  Support the delivery of training for the District Peace and Stabilization Committee (DPSC) and Interim Administrations;

2.                  Assist in organizing a consensus building conference (50-75 delegates including MPs, elders, clerics, youth, women, political leaders etc) to select the members of the Interim administration (IA) at a district level;

3.                  Support community-based reconciliation through: (1) collective trauma healing and trust building;  (2) DPSC lead community dialogue on primary needs; (3) Traditional story-telling through poetry writing;

4.                  Develop a publication to include key findings and recommendations from the reconciliation activities.

5.                  Organize media coverage in the district;

6.                  Support community mobilization and sensitization on the formation on local governance.

 

Line Management and Reporting
District Reconciliation and Local Governance will work under the direction of the aforementioned Project Manager and support the team in the locations of operation.

 

RequirementQualificationsEducation:

•        Master’s degree preferably in peace studies, local governance, public administration, conflict resolution, economics, political or social science, law, international studies, or any other related field is a requirement.

 

Experience:

•        Minimum two (2) years (if holding Masters degree in one of the above-mentioned fields) or four (4) years relevant experience (if holding a Bachelors degree in one of the above-mentioned field) at the national or international levelis required.

·         Proven track record of successfully assuming responsibilities of similar size and complexity;

·         Local experience and knowledge of the district, which you are applying to & candidate should reside in the district He/she wants to work

•        Technical expertise in community security, social cohesion, reconciliation, peace and/or conflict and/or other directly related fields.

•        Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance

·         Knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages;

•        Experience in working with the Government and or the United Nations, is desirable

·         Language requirements:Strong written and spoken Somali and English skills language is required

 

 

 

 

 

To apply please send your updated CV and covering letter to hr.s2s.moifa@gmail.comor hr@moifa.gov.soFor more details please contact the email above. Closing date Axad24July2016 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

FEMALE APPLICATS ARE ENCOURAGED, PLEASE WRITE THE DISTRICT YOU ARE APPLYING TO AT THE TOP OF YOUR APPLICATION

 

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