Somaliland Development Fund (SDF)
Dam Design Engineer – Illan Dam Design – Somaliland
Invitation for Applications
Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development-Livestock
Strengthening Animal Production and Health Services Project
Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2
Dam Design Engineer – Illan Dam Design
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. One of the key activities under this project is the construction of Illan Dam, Sanaag region. As a part of this project, MoLFD would like to engage the services of a Dam Design Engineer to lead the process of the designing of the Illan dam in Sanaag region. The SDF Secretariat is therefore inviting applications from qualified Experts to apply for the position.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Qualifications and skills
At least a Master’s degree in Water Supply Engineering, Civil Engineering (with Dam spe-cialization) or closely related field.
Registered professional engineer with a recognized engineering body. Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English.
General professional experience
Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in senior level in dam designs and dam supervi-sions in Sub Saharan Africa and/or East Africa.
Specific professional experience
Minimum of 7 years’ experience in design and construction dam projects.
Minimum of 7 years’ experience in use of AutoCAD and other Dam design software. Must have executed at least 2 similar assignments in the last 5 years.
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 email@example.com. Candidates should indicate
in their cover letter how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert. All applications must be received by 19 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 https://www.somalilanddevelopmentfund.org/opportunities-open.
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 and International Candidates.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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