Youth Rights Adviser, Progressio - Somalia

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Employer: Progressio

Location: Somalia (Hargeisa, Somaliland)

Closing date: 31 March


  • You will have a degree level qualification or equivalent diploma in a relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of three years’ work experience within the NGO sector; and on child/juvenile/youth rights and advocacy.
  • Experience of designing, implementing and monitoring advocacy programmes/initiatives; of capacity building within the NGO/CBO sector; and in campaigning, community mobilisation and networking are also essential.
  • You should have skills in policy development and research; and in participatory monitoring and evaluation methods.
  • Knowledge and understanding of one or more areas linked to youth rights, leadership and political participation; good team building skills and consensus led approach to work; and good command of English (both spoken and written) are also essential.
  • You should also have willingness to undertake road travel in Somaliland and cultural sensitivity in an Islamic/Somali environment.
  • Experience of working effectively in a resource poor environment, previous experience in the Somali context and understanding of the issues facing a post conflict society are also highly desirable.

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    Please note this post is being re-advertised, previous applicants need not re-apply.

    It is essential that you complete the application form in full, as very specific information is required and will be used to decide whether or not you will be short-listed for an interview. For further information and an application form visit (see section "jobs [at] Progressio"). Interviews: Early April

    Please return the completed application form to: Recruitment [at]

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