Somaliland: International Crisis Group Seeks a Somalia Analyst


Candidates who are interested in this role should apply before September 17, 2017.
International Crisis Group Seeks a Somalia Analyst

Somalilandsun- The International Crisis Group-ISS , an independent organization working to prevent wars and shape policies that will build a more peaceful world is recruiting an analyst for Somalia.

Job description
Based in the region, the Analyst will research and produce policy reports on conflict-related issues, including security and governance, in Somalia and the region.

• Conducts extensive field research in Somalia;
• Provides written analyses on the key political, military, security and governance issues;
• Prepares detailed reports, briefing papers and other written products (op-eds, commentaries, short notes) setting out relevant research findings and policy recommendations in concise and clear fashion;
• Proposes policy initiatives for governmental, intergovernmental, political, and non-governmental stakeholders to address the underlying issues;
• Advocates — locally, nationally and internationally, as appropriate — and represents Crisis Group at events and meetings and in the media;
• Provides general support to the Project and/or Program Director for Crisis Group activities and projects in Somalia and the region;
• If required supervises consultants and/or stringers.
Candidates who are interested in this role should apply before September 17, 2017.
• At minimum an M.A. degree in international relations, political science, journalism, sociology or equivalent through experience;
• Three years professional experience in government, academia, international organisations, NGOs or journalism;
• Proven excellent writing skills and the ability to formulate well-targeted policy recommendations;
• Strong research and analytical skills and ability to propose policy interventions;
• Extensive knowledge of the region’s key issues;
• A proven strong network of governmental and non-governmental officials, media and civil society in the country and region;
• Experience in political analysis and conflict prevention; Fluency in English; strong knowledge of Somali/and or Arabic an advantage ;
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good public presentation skills, and a very strong capacity for effective teamwork;
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
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