|28 May 2021||Project Management||Hargiesa||Full Time||Ministry of Energy and Minerals (Ministry)|
SOMALI ELECTRICITY ACCESS PROJECT (SEAP)
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI)
Country: Government of Somaliland
Institution: Ministry of Energy and Minerals
Project Name: Somali Electricity Access project
Type of Appointment: Individual Consultant
Consulting Service: Gender Specialist
Reference No.: SO-MOEM-228611-CS-INDV
Duty station: Hargeisa, Somaliland.
The Government of Somaliland represented by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals (Ministry) has received financing from the World Bank towards the financing of the Somali Electricity Access Project (SEAP). The Ministry has established a Project Implementation Unit (PIU) to carry out the day-to-day activities of project planning, coordination, and implementation of the SEAP and the proposed Somali Electricity Sector Recovery Project. The Ministry of Energy and Minerals intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the contract to be signed with an individual consultant for the post of Gender Specialist within the PIU.
Working closely with the Deputy Project Coordinator the Gender Specialist is expected to Ensure the implementation of committed gender activities in terms of time and allocated resources. Ensure the integration of gender in the project design, project implementation and other project documents, including SEAP and SESRP, in alignment with the Somaliland National Gender Policy and the World Bank Gender Strategy (FY16-23). Develop materials for the SEAP capacity building training including a training for women-owned Renewable Energy SMEs. Support the Ministry in addressing barriers to the employment of women in engineering and technical fields within the energy sector. Assure that the diagnostic assessments and stakeholder consultations inform the project design of SESRP. Support MOEM in activities that will close gender gaps in the energy sector including bridging the skills gaps and increase the employment of women engineers in the energy sector. Develop a time-bound gender action plan with specific timelines and follow-up procedures and a gender capacity building plan in conjunction with the World Bank Africa Gender and Energy team. Support the PIU in organizing gender orientation & awareness campaigns, and training for project partners, local consultations as well as local community engagement and other relevant stakeholders in the energy sector. Detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the Ministry’s websites: www.moem-sl.com and www.moem.govsomaliland.org, or can be provided upon submission of an application in person or by e-mail. The e-mail address is provided below.
Selection shall be based on qualification and experience of the candidate and followed by an interview. The minimum qualification, experience and skills should include:
The expected duration of the consultancy is one year, with possibility of contract extension subject to satisfactory performance. The assignment is expected to commence in June 2021. The consultant will report to the Deputy Project Coordinator and work closely with the PIU.
The Ministry of Energy and Minerals now invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above-mentioned services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the Services and furnish the Curriculum Vitae (CV).
The Project Coordinator.
Ministry of Energy and Minerals
Government of Somaliland
Opposite of Presidential Palace
Eng. Liban Mohamed Mohamud