REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS SELECTION)
Selection & Employment of Durable Solutions Program Officer
Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
World Bank/IDA supported Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project (DRDIP II) in the Horn of Africa
Assignment Title: Selection & Employment of
Durable Solutions Program Officer
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project in the HoA (DRDIP II), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
Objective(s) and Scope of the Assignment
The Durable Solutions Program Officer will support DSU – MoPIED to execute activities in the Implementation Plan under the Regional Grant to Somalia. Successful candidate will be responsible for developing, managing and following up with programs that support the strategic direction of the Durable Solutions Unit (DSU) within the Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development (MoPIED). (The Detailed Terms of Reference (ToRs) are attached to this REoI).
The IGAD now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services of Durable Solutions Program Officer. Interested qualified applicants should send letters Expressing their Interests, updated Curriculum Vitae, and Copies of academic and work experiences.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 3.14 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers (PROCUREMENT IN INVESTMENT PROJECT FINANCING-Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services July 2016), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations mentioned above.
Qualifications and experience required:
This consultancy will require an individual expert with skills and experience in Project Management in forced displacement and mixed migration context. The consultant needs to demonstrate skills, qualifications and knowledge as follows:
Masters level or equivalent postgraduate degrees in Project Management, Social Science, Public Administration, development studies or any other related fields;
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management;
Demonstrated experience of working with government/local authorities, UN, The World Bank, INGOs, private sectors, displaced populations and other stakeholders;
Prior experience of working with displacement affected communities in the context of Somalia;
Proven prior experience in managing projects that involve field data collection, data analyses, trainings and reporting in Somalia;
Must be result-oriented, a team player, exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm and integrity;
Strong, proactive leadership in complex multi-stakeholder contexts;
Demonstrated flexibility to work under pressure in a complex and changing environment;
Excellent report writing and communication skills;
Excellent diplomatic and negotiation skills;
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali.
Tenure: The initial appointment will be for twelve calendar months renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.
Further information can be obtained by writing to the e-mail addresses below during office hours 0800 to 1600 hours EAT:
Expressions of interest must be sent to the addresses: email@example.com copy to: firstname.lastname@example.org , and:Mohamed.Omar@igad.int no later than 5th of October 2020, 4:00 p.m.( E.A.T)