Invitation for Applications

Country Somaliland
Project Holder Ministry of Transport and Roads Development
Project Burao-Berbera Road Rehabilitation Project
Fund Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2
IFA Title Site Engineer – Pavement Rehabilitation (2 Positions)
Location Sheikh
Period 12 months with possibility of extension
IFA No. P101-103

The Somaliland Development Fund – Phase 2 (SDF2) covers the period 2018-2024. SDF2 is conceived as an inclusive economic development program. It supports the GoSL in delivering infrastructure that is relevant for inclusive economic development. It focuses on sustainable investments that spur job creation and fast growth, while at the same time laying the foundation for long-term resilience and development, leading to a more stable and peaceful Somaliland. SDF2’s support is fully aligned with government priorities as defined in the National Development Plan 2 (NDP2) 2017-2021 and reflect the priorities set out in Somaliland Vision 2030.

The SDF has allocated funds to Ministry of Transport and Roads Development (MoTRD) for the implementation of Burao-Berbera Road Rehabilitation Project. Under the project, some of the funds will be used for rehabilitation of Burao-Berbera road pavement. This activity will require a qualified Site Engineer – Pavement Rehabilitation. Applications are therefore invited from qualified candidates to apply for the position of Site Engineer – Pavement Rehabilitation.

Required qualifications, skills, and experience

  • At least a Bachelors’ degree in Civil/Structural Engineering.
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in roads rehabilitation project supervision and construction management.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience demonstrated ability to interpret technical specifications, drawings, bills of quantities and setting out the road pavement rehabilitation as per drawings.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in measurement and certification of civil works for road pave- ment rehabilitation works and checking work quantity reported by contractor for Interim Pay- ment Certificates (IPC).
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in review and certification of quality of construction materials for road pavement rehabilitation procured by contractor for compliance with the BOQ and specifications.
  • Proficiency in use of basic computer software such as MS Access, MS project Excel, Word, Power point, AutoCAD.
  • Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English and Somali.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their application (cover letter and CV) to the Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat through e-mail Candidates should indicate in their cover letter how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert. All applications must be received by 22 October 2021 at 1600hrs East African Standard Time. Applicants should clearly indicate the position they are applying for in the email subject line. The position JD can be accessed on the SDF website through the link

Any attempt by a candidate to influence the outcome of the recruitment process in any way which can be interpreted as canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification from being considered for this position.

This role is open to Somaliland nationals only.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.