Closing Date : 2018-11-12
Duty Station : Nairobi, Kenya
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Organization: Eurecna
Country: Kenya, Somalia
Closing date: 12 Nov 2018

This is a position within FWC SIEA 2018 - Lot 4 (Human Development and Safety Net).

Eurecna, as Leader of a Consortium, is looking for a Team Leader for the Technical Support to the Donor Working Group and Federal (and Member State) Government of Somalia Phase One.

This Expert will be based in the office of the Technical Assistance Facility (part of the assignment in Kenya, part in Somalia), and will work on a full-time basis, with an initial input of 12 months. His/her focus will be responsibility for a thorough institutional analysis and policy development needs assessment of social protection at all levels; for the design, and implementation of agreed priorities and the overall terms of reference for the TAF. He/she will also liaise with the actions under the Call for Proposals to ensure that lessons from them feed into policy dialogue and wider capacity building of Government.

Qualifications and skills:

-At least a Master's Degree or equivalent academic qualification (university or similar institution) in Social Policy, Social Security, Social Protection, or any relevant field related to the sector of this contract (Professional experience will not be accepted in lieu of the above mentioned academic qualifications);

General professional experience:

-A minimum of 12 years experience with social development or humanitarian policy development, preferably in Africa;
-A minimum of 8 years experience with bilateral and/or multilateral development partners;
-Experiences with the EU development or humanitarian agencies will be considered an asset, preferably in Africa.

Specific professional experience:

-At least 2 years of experience working on social protection projects, over the last 5 years;
-Experience in Horn of Africa and especially of Somali context is an added value.
Soft skills:

-Initiative, tact and proven ability to maintain harmonious working relationships in a multicultural setting with good team spirit;

Language skills:
-Fluency in both written and spoken English.

How to apply:

Please upload your CV (possibly in EuropeAid format) through the dedicated section at the following link:

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