Senior Financial Management Specialist – Mogadishu, Somalia


Senior Financial Management Specialist – Mogadishu, Somalia


Position: Senior Financial Management Specialist

Location: Mogadishu, with frequent travels to Galmudug and

Puntland region

Reports to the: Chief of Party/Team leader

Employment Duration: 12 Months

Expected Start Date: 15th of May


Funding: Federal Government of Somalia

Who we are:

With 50 years of experience, working in over 50 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.

Join us!

PSI seeks an experienced, dynamic, and innovation-driven “Senior Financial management Specialist” to work with the two FMS (Puntland, Galmudug) and the FGS-MOH (Benadir region) in their role of delivering the FHW program in their respective geographies. This is a one-year program that aims to strengthen the delivery of high impact community- based primary health care services and build capacity of implementing governments. This position is subject to project award and funding.

Your Contributions:

You will work closely with the Federal Government of Somalia, PSI finance structure, to ensure that Financial management meet Federal Government of Somalia and PSI standard. You will take the lead in providing capacity building to the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member States on financial management accordingly to established processes and procedures.

Minimum qualification and professional experiences required:

Advanced Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Financial Management, or similar

At least eight years of experience in Financial Management

Demonstrated experience successfully implementing a variety of individual and organizational capacity development approaches for financial management and procurement to develop long-term capacity improvements.

Experience adapting management tools, guidelines, and manuals for financial management.

Experience in providing technical support for financial management devolved units preferably in the health sector.

Prior financial management experience with a World Bank funded project or public sector institution in Somalia with demonstrated knowledge of procurement guidelines, procedures and policies of the World Bank and local Somalia Government procurement guidelines will be an added advantage.

Ability to develop capacity to conduct financial management operations including for auditing purposes.

Demonstrated experience developing individual and organizational capacity for financial management.

Excellent communication skills in English, verbal as well as written

Excellent teamwork and facilitation skills

Excellent report writing skills.

Willingness to travel regularly across Somalia.

Contact Us if you have what it takes?

If you think you are great fit, please submit your application and detailed resume to with s u b j e c t l i n e indicating Senior F i n a n c i a l M a n a g e m e n t S p e c i a l i s t ”. The closing date for applications is 1st May 2021. However, we will review candidates on a rolling basis and the vacancy may be filled before this deadline. We encourage early applications. Please be advised that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.




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