Invitation for Applications



Country Somaliland
Project Holder Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development (MoLFD)
Project Strengthening Artisanal Fisheries in Sanaag
Fund Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2
IFA Title Refrigeration Technician
Duration 12 months
IFA No. P101-125

The  Somaliland  Development  Fund  –  Phase  2  (SDF2)  covers  the  period  2018-2024.  SDF2  is conceived as an inclusive economic development  programme. 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 ambitions are fully aligned with the NDP2 and reflect the priorities set out in Somaliland Vision 2030.

The SDF has allocated funds to the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development (MoLFD) for the implementation of the Strengthening Artisanal Fisheries in Sanaag Project. As a part of this project, MoLFD would like to recruit a Refrigeration Technician. The SDF Secretariat is therefore inviting qualified candidates to apply for the position.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Refrigeration. Certificate in Electrical Engineering, Solar Energy Systems or  Refrigeration  from  a  Technical  Institute  with  a  minimum  of  10  years’ experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of 5  years’  experience  working  as  a  refrigeration  installation  and  maintenance technician in a well-established organization or project.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as refrigeration or electromechanical technician in fisheries cold chain facilities.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with technical drawings or blueprints and compliance schemes.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with post supply training and technical services.
  • 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

01 May 2022 at 1600hrs East African Standard Time. Applicants should clearly indicate the position they are applying for in the email subject line. Full Terms of Reference 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 position is open to Somaliland candidates only.

 Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.