Development of Collective Risk Management Strategy across the Somalia Aid Community

Partner UN Risk Management Unit (RMU)
Job categories Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5323/17983
Level ICS-11
Department/office AFR, KEMC, Kenya
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration 30 Working Days (10 days Nairobi, 10 Days Mogadishu, 10 Days Home Based
Application period 12-Jun-2019 to 29-Jun-2019


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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In July 2017, the UN Risk Management Unit (RMU), on behalf of UN Funds and Programmes in Somalia, Donors and NGOs, commissioned an independent review of the collective risk management system across the Somalia aid community. The purpose of the review was to assess the advancement in collective risk management system since its establishment in 2011 and provide recommendations for its further enhancement.  A key recommendation emerging from the review was development of a Collective Risk Management Strategy structured/covering but not limited to the following:
  1. The objectives of the risk collective risk management strategy and its users;
  2. Risk management principles, framework and process
  3. Governance structure;
  4. Development and application of shared approaches, methodologies and tools;
  5. Standard requirements of due diligence
  6. Capacity development needs for users of the strategy;
  7. Risk and information sharing;
Follow up discussions at a Multi Partner Risk Working Group (MPRWG) endorsed the recommendation, among others, that the Collective Risk Management Strategy is developed with implementable and realistic results and resources plan to operationalize key recommendations emerging from the review. Subsequently, a task force was established with representatives from the UN, Risk Management Unit, NGOs and Donors to develop the outline of the Collective Risk Management. (A copy of the outline will be made available to the consultant).

Specifically, the assignment seeks to:  Conduct consultations with di...

An advanced University degree (Masters) or higher in any of the following fi...

At least 7 years of of relevant experience in strategic planning and managem...

Fluency in English is required

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

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