Libya: Government of National Accord Coordinator

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Libya
Closing date: 30 Mar 2017

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Vacancy reference no.:

VAC-0261

Position:

Government of National Accord Coordinator

Place of performance:

Tripoli, Libya

Contract duration:

up to 6 months (@21.75days/month)

Starting date:

01- Mar-2017

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

Libya is experiencing significant political conflict, insecurity and economic challenges five years after the 17 February 2011 Revolution. The Government of National Accord (GNA) is facing a set of daunting political, security and economic challenges. To mitigate against political polarization, violence and the threat of terrorism, tangible improvements that positively impact the livelihoods of the Libyan population are urgently needed.

With an institutional apparatus that has been eroded for over four decades the support of the international community is vital for the government to successfully meet the expectations of the public.

Over the past five years the international community has supported Libya to rebuild its country and ease the hardship of the population.

To further improve development outcomes and effectiveness the Prime Minister has decided to establish a Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit (PMDU). The PMDU will be a small and flexible entity that will focus on the implementation and delivery of top policy priorities. Specifically, the PMDU is anticipated to:

  • Provide a mechanism for “rapid response” that will help advance suddenly emerging policy opportunities.

  • Improve the review and monitoring of progress and achievements in priority sectors and projects.

  • Effectively hold Ministers and senior officials to account for delivering the government’s key priorities.

  • Communicating the government’s delivery priorities and achievements.

In order to realize the above objective, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has been tasked to assist the Office of the Prime Minister to establish and populate the Unit by recruiting required technical expertise.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

  • Day to day oversight and supervision of the PMDU Government of National Accord Coordinator will be carried out by the PMDU Coordinator. The PMDU Government of National Accord Coordinator will submit end of monthly progress reports with detailed time sheets, as well as end of mission progress report following completion of the assignment to the PMDU Coordinator and the Project Manager, UNDP Political Dialogue project.

  • The system to monitor project implementation and performance under different ministries in relation to established delivery targets, submitted to the PMDU Coordinator for approval.

  • The monthly delivery report is submitted to the PMDU Coordinator for approval.

  • A final report that outlines progress against key priorities over the period of the assignment with challenges and lessons learnt for the PMDU-GNA coordination and collaboration efforts, completed and submitted to the PMDU Coordinator for approval.

Expected output:

Day to day oversight and supervision of the PMDU Government of National Accord Coordinator will be carried out by the PMDU Coordinator. The PMDU Government of National Accord Coordinator will submit end of monthly progress reports with detailed timesheets, as well as end of mission progress report following completion of the assignment to the PMDU Coordinator and the Project Manager, UNDP Political Dialogue project.

Project reporting:

This role reports to the PMDU Coordinator.

Team management:

This role does not have team management responsibility.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, economics, law, international relations or a related field.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 15 years of demonstrable relevant Administration experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 15 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Tripoli is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in English and Arabic are essential.

Key competencies:

  • Advanced university degree in social sciences, economics, law, international relations or a related field.

  • A minimum of 15 years relevant work experience in the areas of high level policy provision and monitoring of development projects, preferably in the MENA region.

  • Strong experience with demonstrated track record in providing policy and programmatic advice to governments on monitoring of development projects, in crisis and post-conflict situations, preferably in Libya.

  • Experience and/or familiarity with policy formulation and coordination at a high level a necessary requirement.

  • Extensive experience liaising with and coordinating international development work among bi lateral and multilateral donors.

  • Fluency in Arabic a must, strong knowledge of English a distinct advantage.

Other relevant information:

To be advised.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTG Global careers website (click here). Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-0261. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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