Operations Assistant - Mugadisho

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CTG Global

CTG Global is a managed service company specializing in Recruitment, Management Consultancy, Human Resources support services and Monitoring & Evaluation in post disaster and post conflict countries around the world.

CTG Global provides services to humanitarian organizations, government, non-governmental organizations and corporates that enables public and private sectors to focus on their core business and the achievement of their objectives in hostile and threatening environments as we provide a safe and secure environment for them to do so and alleviate them of their risks, crisis and personnel management problems.

2401, Fortune Executive Tower, Cluster T, Jumeirah Lake Towers, PO Box 39704, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Service License Number JLT-66332 , Switchboard: +971 (0) 4 436 0380 , www.ctgglobal.com

Job Details
Employer: CTG Global
Job Title: Operations Assistant - Mugadisho
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Mogadishu
Category: Other


Vacancy reference no.:



Operations Assistant

Place of performance:

Mogadishu, Somalia

Contract duration:

up to 4 months (@21.75days/month)

Starting date:



CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.


Our client is a division of the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). our client is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly (RES/68/72) to ensure an effective, proactive and coordinated response to the problem posed by a wide range of explosive hazards. Legislative mandates also recognize our clients technical expertise in responding to threats posed by unsecured and unsafe conventional weapons and ammunition stockpiles. As an office within DPKO, our client supports peacekeeping and special political missions in accordance with Security Council mandates.


Role objective:

Our client provides explosive hazard management capacities, including mitigation, to AMISOM as part of a logistical support package. Non-lethal tactical advice and analysis is delivered by our clients technical advisers located in each AMISOM Sector Headquarters and at AMISOM Force Headquarters, who support AMISOM planning and operations. Our client support includes both enabling (“operate in spite of IEDs”) and response (“defeat the device”). As a component of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) our client also supports the Federal Government of Somalia, including the Somali Police Force, Somali Explosive Management Authority and National Security Adviser.

The Peace and Security Cluster (PSC) supports and facilitates the work of our client, other UN partners, and Governments in some 18 countries and territories affected by explosive-hazards. The PSC provides specialized project management services to efficiently support our client in delivering essential work on the ground in emergency, post-conflict and peacekeeping environments with the aim of promoting peace and security, protecting civilians and ensuring long lasting human security.

Expected output:

Contract Management:

Review of contractor’s monthly reports to confirm accuracy.

Reviewing Contractors weekly reports for accuracy

Conduct reviews of client owned equipment on loan.

Draft office weekly reports for the review of the Project Manager

Maintaining the project section’s filing system.

Ensuring all project correspondence is received, dispatched and recorded.

All the projects photocopying requirements.

Preparation of operational briefing documentations

Collecting weekly statistic returns on explosive hazards within Somalia ,

Gather data from IMSMA database facilitators for the regular updating of maps and other visual display information in the Operations section

Assist in the coordination of operations between AMISOM and other national/international organizations

Producing draft progress reports on specific tasks within Operations

Analyzing weekly statistics return and survey reports on mine actions

Planning for Operations meetings and preparation of related briefing materials

Monitoring of the mine/UXO clearance organizations in South/Central Somalia

Undertake other similar duties as may be assigned by the Operations Officer

Project reporting:

This role reports to the Operations Officer.

Team management:

This role does not have team management responsibility.


Work experience:

§ Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Administration experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 1 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Mogadishu is an advantage.


§ Fluency in English (essential) , French (essential) and Amharic (essential).

Key competencies:


Teamwork – Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Planning & Organization – Ability to manage, organize, plan and implement work assignments, juggle competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines.

Judgment – Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment and decision making skills.

Communications – Strong spoken and written communication skills.

Problem Solving – Strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to handle a range of management and coordination issues.

Commitment to Continuous Learning – Willingness to keep abreast of new developments.

Professionalism – Professionalism: sound knowledge of, and exposure to, administrative and financial management issues


First Level University Degree (Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent) with 1 year’s relevant experience or secondary school certificate with 5 years of experience.


Experience in administrative procedures

Experience in filing systems

Computer literate (MS Office)

Fluent in English (oral and written)

English, French, Somalia, Amharic all essential

Ability to work in a gender-equal and multi-cultural environment

Other relevant information:

  • Experience in administrative procedures
  • Experience in filing systems
  • Computer literate (MS Office)
  • English, French, Somalia, Amharic all essential
  • Ability to work in a gender-equal and multi-cultural environment

Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTG Global careers website (click here). Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-1411. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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