Senior Program Development Officer at Center for Education and Development (CED)

On Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

CED is looking for a suitable qualified candidate with strong proposal and report writing skills to fill the position of Senior Program Development Officer.

Location: Mogadishu, Somalia

Closing Date: January, 31, 2014

General Responsibilities

The Senior Program Development Officer under the direction and supervision of the Program Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of managing program activities, designing and writing high quality proposals and reports. He/she will be responsible in managing the entire process of concept paper preparation, proposal writing and report writing of different projects from start to completion tasks. He/she will identify funding opportunities and will write concept notes and proposals for programs to donors. The Senior Program Development Officer will be based in Mogadishu, Somalia with frequent travel to Nairobi, Kenya.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 1. Masters degree in international development, humanitarian affairs, international relations, social science or other relevant area. Those with Bachelor degree and more than 7 years experience might be considered in lieu of the advanced degree.
  • 2. Minimum of 5 years humanitarian aid, recovery and development experience with experience in proposal writing under strict deadlines.
  • 3. Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies.
  • 4. Appropriate sector specific skills (Agriculture, Livelihood, WASH, Education, Nutrition, Shelter/Protection).
  • 5. Good program proposal design skills, including the capacity to prepare logframes and budgets.

Language Skills

Excellent written and spoken English

General Skills

  • Excellent good proposal and report writing skills
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent training / facilitation and capacity building skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Good team management skills.
  • Good planning and analytical capacities
  • Good Research skills 8. Ability to travel frequently to project sites.
  • Ability to work under pressure and extreme time constraints.
  • Excellent communication and supervisory skills.

Contract period:

one year, with possibility of renewal

Women are encouraged to apply. Kindly submit your application and detailed CV. Each applicant package will include the following:

  • Cover letter explaining why consider yourself qualified for this position with the applicants current contact information
  • CV including work experience and education
  • Copies of Certificates

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews and tests. All applications should be sent to Abdullahi Ali Hassan, [email protected] and copied to [email protected] with the subject of the e-mail marked “Senior Program Development Officer”


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