The Oslo Center is a Norwegian organization working with a main focus on democracy assistance, human rights and inter-religious dialogue. With the funding of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Oslo Center is expanding its work with Somali partners in government, parliament and civil society. In course of expansion the Oslo Center is seeking a professional to fill the position as the Program Coordinator for the Democracy Assistance Program based in Mogadishu.
FUNCTIONS The Coordinator will be the Oslo Centers liaison person on the ground and will be responsible for the establishment of the new field office and the day to day activities implemented in Mogadishu in a coordinated manner with HQ in Oslo. The selected candidate will have sound knowledge in the field of democracy assistance with a focus on political party systems, a wide network in the state institution, local organizations and the international community present in Mogadishu, deep knowledge of Somali society, and will be able to work independently in stressful situation. The candidate will have a sound knowledge of program management and experiences in financial reporting.
Qualification: At least a Master degree in Political Science, Law, Economics or other related field.
Technical skills and competences:
Salary post: In accordance with the Oslo Centers salary scale due to experience and skills presented by the candidate. The Oslo Center will cover accommodation, full board at duty station and travel costs when on business.
DURATION The position is for an initial three month period (January – March 2013) with possibilities for prolonged assignment if funding is secured.
How to apply:
Please send us your CV and cover letter addressed to The Oslo Center, Program Coordinator Somalia to: firstname.lastname@example.org before December 15, 2012. For more information about the position please contact Program Manager Cecilia Bylesjö at email@example.com.