Invitation for Applications (IFA)

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Country Somaliland
Project Holders Ministry of Transport and Roads Development, Ministry of Livestock and

Fisheries Development, Ministry of Agriculture Development

Project Various
Fund Somaliland Development Fund
IFA Title Project Drivers – 6 positions
IFA No. P101-119

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 for implementation of various projects implemented by the Ministry of Transport and Roads Development, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development, Ministry of Agriculture Development as a Project Holders. A portion of the funding to the projects will be spent on recruitment of six (6) Project Driver positions based in then following locations.

Ministry Location (Workstation)
Ministry of Transport and Roads Development 1 Driver – Burao

1 Driver – Sheikh

Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development 1 Driver – Maydh

1 Driver – Aroori

Ministry of Agriculture Development 1 Driver – Borama

1 Driver – Borama

Applications are therefore invited from qualified candidates.

Required qualifications, skills, and experience

  • At least primary level of education.
  • Have a valid driving licence
  • Basic motor vehicle mechanical skills would be an advantage.
  • Over 6 years of accident-free driving experience, 3 of which must have been spent driving four-wheel drive manual gear vehicles.
  • Willingness to drive a project vehicle to all regions of Somaliland.
  • Ability to communicate in English.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • To be culture sensitive and good in character and integrity.
  • Respectful and flexible with working hours.
  • Remain sober at all times.
  • First Aid Course would be an added advantage.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their applications (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 16 February 2020 at 1600hrs East African Standard Time. Applicants should clearly indicate the location of the Project Driver they are applying for (Burao, Sheikh, Borama, Xeego, Aroori, Maydh) in the email subject line. Detailed job description can be accessed from SDF Website through the link https://www.somalilanddevelopmentfund.org/opportunities-open under the reference of P101-119

 

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.

 

These positions are open to Somaliland nationals only.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.