Deputy Civil Service Commissioner (2 positions)
Reporting to: Civil Service Commissioner
Location: Kismaayo, Jubbaland State of Somalia
Purpose of the Position
The Jubbaland State of Somalia has been established under the terms of an agreement
between the Federal Government of Somalia and Jubbaland in August 2013. The Jubbaland
Government has commenced establishing the administrative structures of the JSS and is
determined that the Jubbaland administration will be competent, effective and merit-based,
and will serve the interests of all the people of Jubbaland fairly and equitably.
The Jubbaland regional Civil Service Commission has been established to oversee the
Development and proper functioning of the Civil Service of the Jubbaland State of Somalia. A
Decree to establish the Commission was approved by the Jubbaland Council of Ministers on
26 January 2015. The Deputy Civil Service Commissioners will assist the Civil Service
Commissioner in the overall management of the work of the Commission and its Secretariat.
The Civil Service Commission Decree specifies that the Commissioner and Deputy
Commissioners shall be selected to represent thebroad interests of the people of Jubbaland,
and at least one of the Deputy Commissioners must be FEMALE.
Responsibilities and duties
The Deputy Civil Service Commissioners will be assigned responsibilities by the
Commissioner for the performance of the functions of the Commission set out in the Civil
Service Commission decree:
and ensuring their application
appointed to, and their salary entitlement.
Ministers on the number and grade levels of the Civil Service establishment and the
salaries, allowances and benefits of Civil Servants taking account of economic conditions
and budget constraints.
Specific tasks to be performed by the Commission include, but are not limited to:
Provision, including position numbers, location, grade, and job description.
they are appointed to, grade, job description, qualifications, salary entitlements and
descriptions and advertisements; appoint Recruitment Committees; and implement the
appointment recommendations of Recruitment Committees.
conduct induction training for new employees.
monthly basis to ensure correct payment of salaries.
conditions and management as provided for in the Civil Service decree and the Civil
Service Commission decree and ensure Ministry and Agency compliance with
regulations and instructions.
including induction training on civil service performance expectations.
recruitment, promotion, transfer or other matters covered by the civil service decree.
Qualifications and Training
The Deputy Commissioners must be Somali citizens with a good character, highly qualified
and experienced, and with high standards of ethics and integrity.
The positions require a university degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of three
years experience in human resource management functions in a public sector department or
institution at a senior level.
The Deputy Commissioners are expected to possess a sound knowledge of:
The Deputy Commissioners must demonstrate
Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing
How to Apply
Interested candidatesshould send their application to[email protected] by 2nd February 2020. Each Application should include an updated CV, an application letter and contact information for three work-related referees.
Applications not including all the above information will not be reviewed.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted