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Invitation for Applications
Country Somaliland
Project Holder Ministry of Agriculture Development
Project Sustainable Land Management Project
Fund Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2
IFA Title Agricultural Rules and Regulations Expert
IFA No. P101-065
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 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 Agriculture Development (MoAD) for implementation
of the Sustainable Land Management Project. As a part of this project, MoAD would like to spend
some of these funds for engaging the services of an Agricultural Rules and Regulations Expert
to Review and Finalise the Agricultural Rules and Regulations document. The SDF
Secretariat is inviting applications from qualified Experts to apply for the position.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Qualifications and skills
? At least a Master’s Degree in Agriculture related discipline.
? Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English.
? Excellent facilitation and report writing skills.
? Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills.
General professional experience
? At least 10 years of experience in working in the dryland agricultural sector in East and
Horn of Africa.
? At least 7 years of experience in working in the agricultural sector at policy or advisory level.
Specific professional experience
? At least 5 years of in-depth experience with national agricultural policies and strategies.
? Proven experience in facilitating at least 3 agriculture policy dialogue and/or working groups
in the last 5 years.
? Has conducted at least 2 similar assignments in the last 5 years.
As part of the selection process, candidates will be requested to provide examples of verifiable
project reports from their most recent or relevant assignments. Links to reports which are available
online can be provided as a part of the application.
How to apply
Interested candidates should send their application (cover letter and CV) to the Somaliland
Development Fund Secretariat through e-mail jobs@sdf-secretariat.org. Candidates should
indicate in their cover letter how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert. All applications must be
received by 14 September 2020 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
https://www.somalilanddevelopmentfund.org/opportunities-open.
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 Consultancy is open to Somaliland and International Candidates.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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