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CTG Global Vacancy: Local Government Civil Service Reform – Senior Consultant, Somalia

CTG Global Vacancy: Local Government Civil Service Reform – Senior Consultant, Somalia
Position Local Government Civil Service Reform – Senior Consultant

Place of Performance Garowe, Puntland

Contract Duration 41 working days; period between July and August 2014

Salary TBA

Starting Date ASAP

Closing Date 23 Jul 2014

CTG Global is a Personnel Management Service Company specialised in Recruitment, Management Consultancy, and Human Resources in countries experiencing or emerging from armed conflict, natural disasters, or acute social and economic crisis worldwide. CTG Global provides tailored personnel management support enabling a growing number of public and private sector agencies and individuals to achieve their objectives in complex and challenging environments. CTG Global clients currently comprise UN agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs), and different corporate organisations such as security companies.

The Joint Programme intends to engage a consultant who can provide an analysis of the current state of civil service policies of Puntland and draft a Local Government Civil Service Employment Regulations.

The consultant is expected to draft regulation that will govern the local government’s civil service employment for Puntland. He/She will pay particular attention to:
  • Reviewing the existing legistations, policies and practices of Puntland in relation to drafting a local government’s civil service employment policy that would best apply; and 
  • The organisation structure and staffing patterns of the local governments in Puntland in relation to the existing laws and regulations (e.g. constitution, civil service law, labout law, etc) 
  • Ongoing efforts by the Ministry of Interior and target districts in support of the preparation of such a regulation (incl assessment mission, consultation, validation sessions, etc).
Monitoring and Progress Controls
The consultants will work under the overall supervision of the Project Manager. A work plan for the consultancy will be developed and agreed to no later than three days after the start of the assignment. Evaluation of the contract will be made against the benchmarks and deliverables set for the assignment of the consultant at the end of contract duration.

Final Product / Deliverables
DeliverablesExpected No. of Days Duty Station Payment Upon Completion Review of existing legislations 3 days Home based Prepare inception report detailing activities/methodology to proceed with the drafting of the LG Employment Regulations 2 days Home based 5% Data gathering 12 days in Puntland Garowe Prepare 1st draft of the LG Employment Regulation for Puntland 6 days Nairobi based 35% Conduct consultation / validation workshop(s) in Puntland and on the 1st draft of the LG Employment Act 10 days in Puntland Garowe Finalization of the LG Employment Regulations for Puntland 3 days Home based 50% Writing and submission of the Final Report with analytical and priority recommendations (plus attachments; e.g….) 5 days Home based (with 1 or 2 days meeting with our client’s Project Manager) 10% TOTAL 41 days 100%

Review / Approval Time
The performance of the contractor will be reviewed on bi-weekly basis to approve outputs prior to authorization of payments.

Master degree in Public Administration, Public Finance, Development Administration, Policy Sciences or any related field

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience in the political and development context of Somalia. 
  • Good understanding and proven record of analytical work on public service reform and policy, government planning and budgeting processes (e.g. public expenditure management, government accounting system, among others), participatory local governance, community participation, and capacity building. 
  • Technical and professional expertise in designing, implementing and evaluating public sector reform programme, especially on government planning and budgeting, in post-conflict and fragile states; 
  • Experience in working with State Governments within the context of current Somalia would be an advantage; and 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of gender, HIV/AIDS and human rights issues and their application in public administration reform in conflict/post conflict situations and fragile states.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multidisciplinary environment. 
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines 
  • Demonstrate integrity by modelling the humanitarian values and ethical standards; and 
  • Display cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Excellent command of written and spoken English.

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit their CV along with their application letter via e-mail to with reference to “BHJOB2678_524” in the subject line. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.