|7 July 2020||Project Management||Mogadishu, Somalia||Full Time||Benadir Regional Administration|
Federal Republic of Somalia
Benadir Regional Administration Mogadishu Local Government
JAMHUURIYADDA FEDERAALKA SOOMAALIYA
MAAMULKA GOBOLKA BANAADIR
DAWLADDA HOOSE EE MUQDISHO
TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToR)
|Title of the position:||Local Governance Advisor|
|Type of Contract:||Individual Contract|
|Duration of the assignment:||6 months|
|Supervisor:||Mayor of Mogadishu|
The Municipality of Mogadishu (MoM), Benadir Regional Administration (BRA) is the governing authority of the Somalia capital Mogadishu. It has the mandate of social service provision mainly in primary education, health, clean drinking water, affordable energy, sanitation and environmental protection. MoM is also responsible for transport infrastructure rebuilding including roads and bridges for better transportation and boosting economic growth. Mogadishu Municipality collects revenues through taxation in all the seventeen districts in Mogadishu and invests in development projects.
The Municipality has a 5-year Strategic Development Plan that guides its developmental milestones that aim at establishing systems and structures for local governance and strengthening the capacity of the city and districts with a view to promoting democratic and accountable government that provides better basic services for stability and enhanced peace.
The Municipality has also invested in a Local Government Institute (LGI) that is providing harmonized curriculum training to civil servants to ensure common approaches to capacity development, learning and on the job training.
To effectively deliver on its mandate, the Municipality intends to hire a Local Governance Expert to offer strategic advice on the operations of the LGI and of the municipality that will facilitate city development and governance.
This position is for a limited period of 6 months and will be reviewed towards the end on 2020.
Objectives of the assignment
The overall objective is to provide technical support to the MoM to contribute to the enhancement of the Local Government capacity and performance. He/she shall also support the newly established Mogadishu Local Government Institute in implementing a system of coordinated capacity development for local government employees in the MoM.
Functions / Key Results Expected
Summary of Key Functions:
Monitoring and Reporting
The consultant will develop monthly work plans to be approved by the Mayor of Mogadishu and the UNDP-JPLG Project Manager. The Consultant will provide monthly progress reports for clearance by the Mayor of Mogadishu and the UNDP Project Manager before payment is made.
Qualification and application process
Level of Education
Master’s degree in Social Science, Public Administration, Political Science or any other related and relevant field as well as qualification in training methodologies. Additional qualifications in project management and working with joint programmes are an added advantage.
General Skills / Other Requirements
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit your cover letter addressing methodology to be applied to carry out the work based on the ToR and your curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org copying
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 7th July 2020 at 5:00pm indicating “Local Governance Advisor” in the subject line.
Women are strongly encouraged to apply
The MoM will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.
Applications addressed to only one of the above email addresses will be disqualified.
Only email applications will be accepted.