Overview

LH005 Somaliland Coast Guard Coordinator/ Translator

Duty Station: Berbera

Post category: Officer Level

Group classification: 1

Salary scale:

Reporting Line

The Somaliland Coast Guard Coordinator/Translator reports to the Advisers/Coast Guard Functions and Port Security Team and Police Advisory Team in coordination with Head of Field Office.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

· Maintain regular contacts with SLCG, local authorities, governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations or other external counterparts where it concerns the execution of the Mission Mandate in order to collect and disseminate information;

· Coordinate activities, resources, equipment and information flow between SLCG and EUCAP;

· To establish and maintain cooperation with the authorities of the maritime law enforcement services on the development of training programs on maritime security matters including IUU fishing;

· To assess the functioning, organisation management capacity skills and needs of the Somaliland Coast Guard and advise on improvements;

· To ensure timely reporting on activities within the field of responsibility as per planning documents, in particular progress and/or lack of progress;

· Accompany EUCAP Advisers as required to meetings and events, take minutes when requested and make necessary preparations;

· Maintain a database regarding training, workshops and activities with SLCG;

· Perform translating duties whenever needed by Mission Advisers;

· Perform and carry out other tasks or duties required or requested by the Mission Advisers.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

· Successful completion of university studies of at least 3 years attested by a diploma.

· The qualification should be in any of the fields of Social Sciences (e.g. Bachelor or Mate exam from a Maritime University, Political Science, International Relations, Law, Economics) or Business Administration/Management

AND

· After having fulfilled the education requirements, a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience.

· Good understanding of policies and organisational aspects of maritime administration, maritime security and Coast Guard function

· Excellent level of written and spoken English and Somali is a requirement;

· Excellent knowledge and experience of MS Office Suite Package.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Able to work remotely, when needed, self-organize and deliver high quality results;

· Teamwork oriented;

· Time management and problem solving skills;

· Good interpersonal and communication skills;

· Strong sense of confidentiality and discretion;

· Punctuality, reliability.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

· Experience of designing and delivering training;

· International experience, particularly in crisis areas with multinational and/or international organisations, ideally in an operational management capacity;

· Seagoing experience;

· Experience from merchant/fishery fleet;

· Organisational, planning and project development skills;

· Knowledge of Arabic language will be an asset.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Driving licence for manual transmission vehicle.

Special Note:

· Mandatory requirement to pass security clearances and medical checks.

HOW TO APPLY:

Application form and instructions available at: https://www.eucap-som.eu/eucap-jobs/