EUCAP Somalia – Vacancy Announcements (2 Positions) – Hargaisa

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    Posted On Jun 11 ,2019
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EUCAP Somalia - Vacancy Announcements (2 Positions) - Hargeisa

  1. Project Officer - Hargeisa
  2. Political Officer / Translator - Hargeisa

Project Officer - Hargeisa

LH006 POLITICAL OFFICER / TRANSLATOR

(1 position)

 

Duty Station: Hargeisa

Availability: As soon as possible

Post category: Officer Level

Group classification: 1

Monthly Salary scale: $ 1.278 for 1 year experience up to $ 2.026 for 35 years

 

Reporting Line

The Political Officer/Translator will support the Head of Field Office and the Department of Operations under the overall guidance of the Head of Field Office. In his/her capacity as Political Officer, he/she will provide assistance on all operational political issues, as necessary, to the Advisers at EUCS Headquarters and its field offices. In his/her capacity as Translator, he/she will conduct translations and provide interpretation support to the international staff in the context of the implementation of the EUCAP mandate. The duties will be performed mainly in Hargeisa/Berbera with a possibility of duty travel to other regions, when the need arises. This position reports to the Head of Field Office, and is responsible for:

 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Providing political expertise and advice on political issues related to the host country political framework, including advice on host country regulatory and other instruments, mechanisms and arrangements.
  • Preparing, under the guidance of the Advisers, draft documents on political issues pertaining to the implementation of EUCS’ mandate.
  • Assisting the Advisers in all areas of their respective work, including liaising with local interlocutors, assisting in the preparation and delivery of training courses, the organization of workshops and other events.
  • Support in coordination, strategies, policies and notes etc. regarding SL Maritime Structures.
  • Translating documents from Somali into English and vice versa.
  • Providing interpretation services in meetings with Somali interlocutors.
  • Preparing talking points for the Advisers ahead of meetings with Somali interlocutors.
  • Preparing and participating in meetings, conferences and other events, preparing meeting reports.
  • Maintaining the highest level of confidentiality when dealing with assigned tasks and responsibilities, as well as with all EUCS documents and information.
  • Perform any other related duties as instructed by the line manager or designated alternate.

 

Essential Qualifications and Experiences

  • Successfulcompletion of universitystudies of at least 3 yearsattested by a diploma (undergraduatelevel).
  • The qualification shouldbe in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration or otherrelatedfields

AND

  • After having fulfilled the education requirements, a minimum of 3 years of professional experience, in in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area is required.
  • Substantial experience in translation and interpretation, including interpreting and translating for international experts.
  • Knowledge of functions and practices of the host country and other Rule of Law systems.
  • Knowledge of local political terminology.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strongorganizationalskillsthatreflect an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in an energeticenvironmentwith multiple priorities.
  • Ability to workeffectivelyunder pressure, in difficultcircumstances, as well as ability to communicatewith personnel at all operational and strategiclevels.
  • Proveninterpersonalskills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnicenvironmentwithsensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Exemplarywriting and editingskills, withproficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet.
  • Excellent communication and analyticalskills in bothwritten and spoken English and Somali languages.
  • Teamworkoriented;
  • Strongsense of confidentiality and discretion;

 

Desirable Qualifications and Experiences

  • A Master Degree in Political Science is considered an asset.
  • Experience with report writing is desirable.
  • Diploma or certificate in English Language skills, in both translation and interpretation, for example IELTS certificate or equivalent academic or professional training, evidenced by a certificate.
  • Previous professional experience working in an international organization.
  • Knowledge of maritime issues in the host country and at international level.
  • Knowledge of European Security Defence Policy (ESDP) Missions and EUCAP activities in Somalia.
  • Additional language skills are desirable.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Ability to work without supervision, complete assigned tasks within strict deadlines and consistently maintain quality and accuracy in performance of duties.
  • Able to maintain a clean, safe and hazard free working environment. Meticulous time keeping, and, ability and willingness to work additional hours if required.

Special Note

  • Mandatory requirement to pass security clearances and medical checks.

Click here: https://www.eucap-som.eu/eucap-jobs/

Political Officer / Translator - Hargeisa

LG004 FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

PART-TIME

(1 position)

 

Duty Station: Garowe

Availability: As soon as possible

Post category: Assistant level

Group classification: 2

Monthly Salary scale:$ 797 for 1 year experience up to $ 1.307 for 35 years (for fulltime)

Reporting Line

The Finance Assistant will be under the direct supervision of Finance and Administration Officer in the Field Office or, in her/his absence, of the Head of Field Office.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist the International Finance and Administration Officer in the daily work;
  • Keeps record of all in and out documents, correspondence and ensuring follow up
  • Takes minutes at meetings and conferences, as well as prepares draft reports, documents, speaking points, etc.
  • Liaises and cooperates on financial issues with the relevant departments
  • Monitor that each expense is in line with criteria of eligibility as well as the relevant regulations and directives (Financial Regulations, Guide to Missions, European Commission’s Communications related to employment of personnel, local labour law etc.)
  • Liaises and cooperates on financial and accounting issues with all other relevant Units and Departments, as instructed
  • Performs and carries out other tasks and duties required or requested by her/his line manager and/or the Head of Mission Support.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Successful completion of a secondary education attested by a certificate;

AND

  • After having fulfilled the education requirements, a minimum of 3 years of professional
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English and Somali is a requirement;
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of MS Office Suite Package.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to work remotely with minimal supervision when needed, self-organize and deliver high quality results;
  • Teamworkoriented;
  • Time management and problem solving skills;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong sense of confidentiality and discretion in dealing with staff-related matters and/or financial issues;
  • Punctuality, reliability.

 

 

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • A professional qualification in Finance or equivalent academic or professional training would be an asset;
  • Previous work experience with an international organisation would be an asset;
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills;
  • Works methodically, accurately and with attention to details as well as to tight deadlines;
  • Is used to work on a multitude of activities at the same time and with limited supervision;
  • Ability to work under stress and willingness to work long irregular hours
  • Good experience of using data for preparing reports;

Special Note

  • Mandatory requirement to pass security clearances and medical checks.

Click here: https://www.eucap-som.eu/eucap-jobs/

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