Senior Development Officer (Somalia) Job at The High Commission of Canada to Kenya

The High Commission of Canada to Kenya is hiring a Senior Development Officer – Somalia.

Role: The Senior Development Officer assists in the identification, development and implementation of Official Development Assistance Programmes at the mission for Somalia; including identifying, assessing and negotiating new projects; managing and administering humanitarian, bilateral development and multilateral projects; conducting analysis of local needs and context; and performing other duties, including representation of the Canadian High Commission and Development Programs at events, conferences and meetings.


Language: Proficiency in English – (reading, writing, comprehension and speaking).

Education: Master’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution majoring in a related field e.g. international development; project management and evaluation; public administration / management or any other related area.


  • Minimum 5 years of recent* experience involved in the design and implementation of international projects including management of financial aspects.
  • Experience in the design, assessment and implementation of international development and/or humanitarian programs and projects in Somalia. Minimum
  • 5 years of experience working for an international donor.
  • Experience organizing and overseeing visits and events for high level government officials.

*Recent is defined as within the last 10 years.

How to Apply:

Completed applications accepted only via the online portal HERE no later than 26th August, 2019 at midnight UTC+1/GMT+1

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Community Development, NGO and UN, Project Management
Updated: August 16, 2019 — 3:34 pm