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Posted: 11 March 2018
Location: Hargiesa Somalia
Posted: 11 March 2018
Location: Hargiesa Somalia
Posted: 11 March 2018
Location: Hargiesa Somalia
Posted: 11 March 2018
Location: Hargiesa Somalia
Posted: 11 March 2018
Location: Hargiesa Somalia

Program and Development Coordinator Terms of Reference

Posted: 11 March 2018
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24 March 2018 Project Management Hargiesa Somalia Full Time Bachelor’s degree in related field; Nogetiable The horizon Institute
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Program and Development Coordinator Terms of Reference

Horizon Institute is an NGO that assists governments and non-for-profit institutions to create and take advantage of development and capacity building opportunities to  improve justice and governance systems. Horizon’s work lies at the intersection of human rights/rule of law, institution building and locally driven development. We integrate all three approaches to promote locally driven initiatives and implement projects that result in stronger and more self- reliant communities.


The Program and Development Coordinator will be based in Hargeisa, Somaliland, with travel to Horizon’s regional offices within Somaliland.

Duties and Responsibilities

Successful candidates will be expected to:


Manage Hargeisa-based staff by providing oversight and maintaining a productive work environment and by communicating and enforcing job expectations;

Supervise Horizon’s regional offices by working closely with the Regional Co-ordinator and through regular visits; Initiate, coordinate and enforce Horizon’s staff policies and procedures;

Coordinate and maintain communication systems between Horizon’s offices within Somaliland and between the

Somaliland and Nairobi offices, including, but not limited to, carrying out weekly staff meetings;

Maintain continuity between Horizon’s Nairobi and Somaliland offices by identifying, documenting and communicating actions, potential opportunities, continuing needs and areas for improvement in staff management;

Complete special projects as identified, including, but not limited to, meetings, trainings, and conferences, by organizing and coordinating information and requirements; planning and arranging schedules and monitoring results;

Develop and carryout internal monitoring and evaluation of Horizon’s programs to identify points of success, challenges and areas for improvement;

Help to expand and deepen the public profile of Horizon both within Somaliland and internationally; Strengthen Horizon’s governing structure and manage quarterly board meetings;

Develop and expand Horizon’s portfolio by identifying funding opportunities; Any other tasks as

Qualifications Essential

Bachelor’s degree in related field;

Proven experience with project coordination and management;

Proven experience with managing and developing a team;

Proven experience monitoring and evaluating programs, and identifying development opportunities; Currently based in Hargeisa, Somaliland or a willingness to relocate to Hargeisa;

Fluency in spoken and written English and Somali;

Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel; Proven inter-personal skills;

Strong work ethic, ability to learn new skills and being a team player; Ability and willingness to travel within


Master’s degree in related field;

Experience managing projects in Hargeisa,

Duration of Contract: TBD

Salary and Benefits: Horizon Institute seeks exceptional applicants and offers competitive compensation and employer-paid benefits.


To apply please send a cover letter and CV detailing relevant experience and a list of three references to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled ASAP. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit applications immediately.