National Civil Engineer – Somaliland

Invitation for Applications



Project Holder

Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development Livestock


Strengthening Animal Production and Health Services Project


Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2

IFA Title

National Civil Engineer



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 the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development (MoLFD) for the implementation of the Strengthening Animal Production and Health Services Project in Togdheer and Sanaag Regions. As a part of this project, MoLFD would like to engage the services of a National Civil Engineer as part of baseline survey team. The SDF Secretariat is inviting applications from qualified Experts to apply for the position.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Qualifications and skills

At least Bachelor’s degree Civil Engineering.

Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English. Fluency in Somali is mandatory.

Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills.

General professional experience

Minimum of 8 years’ experience working at a senior level in the designing, implementing/su-pervising construction projects in Somaliland.

Specific professional experience

Evidence of at least three similar assignments in the last three years involving needs as-sessment of buildings construction projects complete with detailed designs, BoQs and technical specifications.

Ability to use engineering software such as AutoCAD and others

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 HYPERLINK “” Candidates should indicate in their cover letter how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert. All applications must be received by 10 May 2021 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

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 Candidates only

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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