The Somali Dialogue Platform (the 'Platform') is a multi-year programme funded by the FCDO, USAID, BUILD and MFA Denmark. The Platform provides a neutral space for dialogue on contentious issues in Somalia’s political settlement, such as designing and implementing elections or clarifying the federal settlement. The overall goal of the Platform is to ensure a 'high-level and sufficiently inclusive range of political stakeholders regularly and constructively negotiate and seek solutions on contentious political settlement issues in trusted, Somali-owned dialogue spaces'.
The Rift Valley Institute is seeking a highly experienced and dynamic person to manage the Platform’s operations and financial management. The Grant and Operations Manager has overall responsibility for ensuring robust management of finances, risks, compliance, procurement, travel and logistics, and security. S/he will work closely with the Platform’s Team Leader, technical leads and RVI Finance and Operations to ensure the programme is empowered to deliver the work and achieve its key objectives through effective programme management.
Title: Grant and Operation Manager, Somali Dialogue Platform
Location: Nairobi or Mogadishu, with frequent travel
Employment type: Full-time
Reporting to: Team Leader, Somali Dialogue Platform
Salary range: $45,300-$53,467, depending on experience. Other benefits include 28 days annual paid, health insurance, pension plan, travel allowance, and flexible working hours (subject to negotiation). All programmatic roles are subject to renewal depending on available funding.
Application deadline: 27 November
Start date: As soon as possible
Description of Duties
Programme financial management and procurement and compliance
Operations and logistics
The Rift Valley Institute is seeking a highly experienced and dynamic person to manage the Platform’s operations and financial management.
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