IDLO has extensive experience and a good track record of implementing successful rule of law and access to justice programs in conflict and post-conflict contexts like Somalia. Since 2012, IDLO has been working with government authorities at both the federal and state levels as well as key justice institutions and the informal justice system to enable them to fulfil their core functions, improve governance and strengthen access to justice for citizens, particularly for the most vulnerable.
IDLO has been promoting equitable access to justice for Somali citizens, including vulnerable populations, through a reformed and modernized Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) system in Somalia. Since 2018, IDLO has been supporting six ADR Centres in Puntland State and Benadir Region to improve access to justice. The opening of nine new centres is expected to take place in early 2020. Under the ADR Program, IDLO develops partnerships and works with a broad range of Government stakeholders at the Federal level, particularly the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and the MoJ of the Federal Member States (Puntland, Jubaland, South-West, Hirshabelle and Galmudug). The Program is meant to support the Federal and State institutions in establishing and managing the Centers as well as provide training for the staff of the ADR Centers to build their capacity in the settlement of the disputes and respect of the Human Rights standards, the Constitutional provisions and National Law,
Reporting to the Field Program Manager, Somalia, the Program Associate works in close collaboration with program, administrative and finance managers to provide administrative and process assistance to program teams in order to support program delivery.
Summary of Functions:
1.Provide administrative support to the Program team and ensure process integrity;
2.Support the coordination of work and information flow between the Program unit and Operations;
3.Carry out desk research on specific topics to provide input supporting the development of new proposals.
Key results expected:
1. Provide administrative support to the Program team and ensure process integrity, including:
2. Support the coordination of work and information focusing on the following:
3. Carry out desk research on specific topics to provide input supporting the development of new proposals, including:
Ideal Candidate Profile
Education and Work Experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
For this locally recruited position, IDLO shall offer the selected candidate an Affiliate contract of 12 months, with possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of funding.
In addition, IDLO shall offer a yearly basic salary of USD 17,000 to a level commensurate with experience and qualifications, medical insurance and leave entitlements including in accordance with IDLO Employee Regulations and Rules.
This local position is open to candidates who are nationals of the duty station, or with permanent resident status or other legal authorization permitting to work in the duty station. An employee subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to International employees.
Applications will be screened on regular basis; a qualified applicant might be recruited before the deadline. In the interest of making most effective use of resources, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted during the selection process.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the employee assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.
IDLO reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities or even to cancel the recruitment to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
Please attach CV and resume only and kindly note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.