Communication Consultant – Mogadishu, Somalia

Federal Government of Somalia – MoF

Communication Consultant – Mogadishu, Somalia





Country: Federal Government of Somalia (FGS)

Name of the Project: Somalia Capacity Advancement, Livelihood and Entrepreneurship, through Digital Uplift   Project (SCALED-UP),

Assignment Title: Communication Consultant

Project ID: P168115

Individual/Firm: Individual Selection

Deadline    Date:   May 29, 2021

Ref No.  MoF/SCALED-UP/EOI/2021/0006 

  1. Background:

The Republic of Somalia has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Somalia Capacity Advancement, Livelihood and Entrepreneurship, through Digital Uplift Program (SCALED-UP) project; and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the above project to finance the position of Communication Consultant.

  1. Responsibilities: The Communications Consultant will develop and execute a communication strategy to present this ongoing transformation and progress on the Business Registration System to key stakeholders, the Somali public, and the wider global community. He/she will guide (MOCI) and execute on the development and dissemination   press releases and other communication assets. He/she will elaborate an effective communication strategy that enables the (MOCI) to speak with clarity on the BRS.

All other specific tasks detailed in in the Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment that can be found at the following website: and link or by e-mail.

  1. Duration: The proposed duration for the assignment is twelve (12) calendar months from starts date.
  2. Selection Criteria: The selection shall be based on qualification, experience and skills of the candidate and followed by an interview. The qualifications, experience and competencies include:
  • Master’s degree with 8 years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of relevant experience, in a relevant discipline (communication, journalism, international relations or other related fields)
  • Excellent written and spoken command of English and Somali, and the ability to convey complex ideas in a creative, clear, direct, and lively style
  • Proven knowledge of visual communications principles and fluency with design software.
  • Understands project management concepts sufficiently to propose and develop drafts of online communications plans and strategies with minimal supervision; can apply standard project management tools, methodologies, and processes; is able to identify and mitigate project risks as well as manage project issues.
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively with teams of various levels.
  • Evidence of excellent communication and negotiation skills, ability to work effectively and harmoniously within a diverse work environment. 
  1. The Ministry of Ministry of Finance now invites eligible consulting (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the above-mentioned Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services and furnish the Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  2. Attention of interested Consultants is drawn to section III, para 3.14,3.16 & 3.17 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers: Procurement in Investment Projects Financing Goods, Works, Non -Consulting and Consulting Services, July 2016, revised November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
  1. 7. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant method set out in the World Bank Procurement Regulations.
  2. 8. Interested Consultant may obtain further information (in person or by e-mail) at the address below during office hours from 8.00 a.m.– 4.00 p.m. Saturday to Thursday except on public holidays.
  3. Deadline for submission: Expressions of interest should be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by e-mail) by May 29, 2021 at 4.00 p.m. local Time.

Attention; the Procurement Specialist


Ministry of Finance

Federal Government of Somalia

Shangani District

Mogadishu, Somalia

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