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GRT – Project Manager – Somaliland

La ONG GRT sta selezionando un/una Project Manager per la propria operatività in Somaliland. Durata del contratto 12 mesi, rinnovabili. Scadenza invio candidature 16 febbraio 2019


Project Manager                                                                      

Sector: Mental Health

Location: Hargeisa (Somaliland)                                             

Duration: 1 year, renewable

Deadline: 16/02/2019 

Start of Contract: May 2019

Since its foundation in 1968, GRT (Group for Transcultural Relations) has been working with socially marginalized groups and individuals by setting up protection mechanisms in order to promote social inclusion. GRT is active in Kenya and Somalia since 1996, where the main fields of intervention are:  Community Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS), Protection (GBV and Street Children) and (forced) Migrations, being expression of GRT’s core areas of expertise. GRT works mainly with professionals such as psychologists, social workers, anthropologists, medical practitioners, social scientists, teachers for the development of culturally and economically sustainable interventions in line with the organization’s mission. In Somaliland/Somalia GRT is de facto the only International NGO committed with continuity to the development of the mental health sector and in support of the rights of persons with mental health problems. Over the years GRT has trained mental health professionals, opened the first public Mental Health Facility in Puntland, supported the development of a 100% chain-free  mental health department at the public Hospital in Hargeisa, supported the Somaliland Ministry of Health in the promulgation of the first ever Mental Health policy. Thousands of persons with mental health problems and their families have benefited the public, and also private, services supported and ameliorated thanks to GRT intervention and the conscious mediation between different therapeutic powers in the field. Within the framework of GRT Mental Health activities, the organization seeks to fill the position of Project Manager.

Key responsabilities
Management level

  • Activities planning, prioritization, implementation and monitoring in adherence with the work plan;
  • Overall administrative supervision in coordination with project administrator, headquarters and partners;
  • Narrative reports on progresses and analysis of project state of the art, preparatory draft for financial reports
  • Coordination with partners and local counterparts

Technical level (mental health)

  • Capacity building and technical orientation to local staff, in continuity with and support to the ad hoc consultancies and trainings;
  • On-the-job training and supervision of local staff (within hospital and during home visits), to strengthen psychosocial rehabilitation plans;  
  • Support to proposal writing.  

Networking level

  • Active participation in local and regional working groups and clusters;
  • Maintaining good relations with donors and institutional counterparts and stakeholders ;
  • Promotion of project activities at institutional and informal networks.

Essential Requirements

  • Experience managing international development programs (min. 3 years)
  • Professional experience in Mental Health
  • Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Social Sciences (Psychology, Anthropology, Human Science for education) 
  • Demostrated training capacity
  • Spoken and written fluency in English (knowledge of Somali is an asset)
  • Ability to work effectively and calmly under pressure 
  • Ability to adapt to uncomfortable environments and situations
  • Capable of working pro-actively and independently, while being an excellent team leader;
  • Honesty and transaprency
  • Negotiation capacity
  • Excellent computer literacy

Desiderable requirements

  • Masters/ professional courses on Ethnopsychiatry/Transcultural Psychiatry
  • Fluency in Italian is highly desirable
  • Previous working experience in Horn of Africa or East Africa

How to apply

Please send motivation letter (max 1 page) and CV (max 4 pages) with at least 3 references to the following email addresses: cc . The email subject line should be marked as: “Project Manager Somalia 2019”. Application Deadline is 16th February 2019.

Incomplete applications or applications that will be sent after the deadline won’t be considered. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Successful candidate will be expected to comply with GRT Code of Conduct and GRT Child Protection Policy.

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