STOCKHOLM | Somalia: Fursad Shaqo FORUMSYD – SSBP is hiring a new PROGRAM OFFICER

STOCKHOLM | Somalia: Fursad Shaqo FORUMSYD – SSBP is hiring a new PROGRAM OFFICER

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Candidates should submit an application in English, consisting of CV (max 3 pages) and
Cover Letter (max 1 pages) including summary of your key qualifications and relevant
work experience for the position as Swedish Somali Business Programme –
Programme Officer including answers to the following questions:
– Why would you like to work with Forum Syd and what you can contribute
with to the programme?
– What key qualifications and proven previous experience do you bring to the
position of SSBP Programme Officer at Forum Syd?

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Send the application in an e-mail to address: [email protected] (subject heading: SSBP
Programme Officer) no later than June 17, 2018

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Forum Syd is now looking for a Swedish Somali Business Programme –
Programme Officer! Are you familiar with the logic of business for development
and entrepreneurship and also interested and curious on Somalia?

Forum Syd is a civil society member organisation that works with development issues
from a rights-based perspective. Our vision is “a just and sustainable world where all
people have the power to effect change”. We work with advocacy and capacity building
of partner organisations around the world, on issues relating to democracy and human
rights, gender equality, and environment and climate change. We mediate grants from
Sida (the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) to Swedish
organisations cooperating with local partners in 70 countries. We have offices in
Sweden, Belarus, Cambodia, Colombia, Kenya and Somalia.

Background
Forum Syd implements the Swedish-Somali Business Programme (SSBP) with Business
Sweden as its main partner. As a part of the Swedish Government´s Development
Cooperation strategy for Somalia, the ultimate goal of SSBP is to promote job creation
and increase income generating opportunities for Somalis and thus contribute to the
overall re-construction and development of the country. SSBP supports technically and
financially micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in Somalia to make sustainable
investments and develop business activities from a rights based perspective.

Forum Syd is now looking for an SSBP Programme Officer for our office in
Stockholm, Sweden. This is a temporary position for one year, with the possibility of
an extension, starting as soon as possible. The position is located in Forum Syd’s office in
Stockholm, Sweden. This is a full time position. The position might require traveling to
Somalia and other international travel.
Areas of responsibility
 Handle sub-granting and grants management
 Support to grantees and their partners on how to implement their respective
business-projects with a rights-based perspective
 Participate in the development and implementation of the Capacity Development
Facility
 Plan and implement programme-related workshops and activities
 Conduct monthly risk assessments and context-analysis updates
 Monitor and analyze the various business markets related to the SSBP
 Develop narrative and financial reports in relation to the programme results
matrix
 Conduct follow-up in relation to the programme-activities in Somalia and Sweden
 Ensure information sharing and other communication through the SSBP webpage
 Handle project administration and reporting
 Take on other tasks related to the work in Hub Multi-Regional, as requested by
the SSBP Team Coordinator and/or the Head of Hub Multi-Regional.
Qualifications required
 Excellent knowledge of business-plan assessment and development
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 Strong ability to develop and implement training programmes, workshops and
other capacity building activities
 Good contextual knowledge in socio-political and economical areas of Somalia
 Good knowledge of private sector/business development and rights based
approach including sustainability issues and social entrepreneurship
 Experience working for a civil society organization
 Practical experience of risk assessments and context analysis
 Excellent knowledge of spoken and written Swedish and English
 Good ability to combine strategy with operational work and perform qualified
analyses
 Relevant academic degree or equivalent qualifications obtained in another way
 Experience of international fieldwork is an advantage
Application information
Forum Syd is working for equal opportunities for all. We encourage qualified applicants
regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, functional ability or ethnic and religious
affiliation to apply for the position.
All personal data we receive at Forum Syd will be handled in accordance to the new Data Protection
Regulation (GDPR). Reed more here.
Through your application you agree to us storing the information.
Candidates should submit an application in English, consisting of CV (max 3 pages) and
Cover Letter (max 1 pages) including summary of your key qualifications and relevant
work experience for the position as Swedish Somali Business Programme –
Programme Officer including answers to the following questions:
– Why would you like to work with Forum Syd and what you can contribute
with to the programme?
– What key qualifications and proven previous experience do you bring to the
position of SSBP Programme Officer at Forum Syd?

Send the application in an e-mail to address: [email protected] (subject heading: SSBP
Programme Officer) no later than June 17, 2018
Work sample and language tests in Swedish and English may be applied in the selection
process.
We look forward to your application!
Contact details
Alexandra Castro, SSBP Team Coordinator, 08-506 370 68
Desirée Köhler, Teamleader of HR and Organisational Culture, 08-506 371 63
Union Representatives
Unionen representative: Karin Gregow, 08-506 371 62
Saco representative: Lotta Granberg, 08-506 371 26

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