About Mogadishu, Somalia
Over the last 20 years, Somalia has suffered intense armed conflict. The causes of the conflict are manifold, including conflicting claims to resources including land distrust of the state, clan rivalry, and radical ideologies - amplified by weapons proliferation, regional insecurity and rivalries, and external financing. Since 2012, the federal government, basthe capital city Mogadishu, has been working hard to strengthen and re-build government institutions.
About the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management (MoHADM) was established in March 2017 in response to the severe drought in Somalia. This ministry is the lead institution responsible for the development of effective mechanism to be able to coordinate, monitor, evaluate and share information on emergency operations throughout the country. The overall objective of the ministry is to improve the lives of vulnerable groups (draught displaced populations IDPs and returnees), improve humanitarian access, create and lead emergency responses to humanitarian crises throughout Somalia.
The main objective of the assignment is to provide climate change advise to the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management. The adviosr is responsible to conduct high level contextual analyses and research of the political, social, economic and environmental trends related to climate change portfolio in the context of Somalia and leads policy advice, resource mobilization, partnership building and knowledge management services related to ministry priorities, He/She will provide strategic advice to ministry Senior Management in the relevant programmatic areas, developing multi-year strategies, resource mobilization and implementation plans.