The Consortium Director is responsible for the efficient operation of the Secretariat including management of Consortium expenditure and monitoring of NGO Safety Programme (NSP) spending.

The Director furthermore oversees the NSP, ensuring improved understanding of the operating environment and, as such, the implementation of safer NGO activities in Somalia through provision of training, information and advice.

Estimated Results

  • Efficient and effective management of the Somalia NGO Consortium
  • Synergy between the Consortium and the NSP enabling effective output, including valuable security advice, management and training for all NGOs working in Somalia
  • Managerial and financial transparency and accountability of the Consortium and its member organisations

Main Activities

  • In collaboration with NSP Programme Director represent Consortium member interests, ensuring response to feedback, and facilitating joint communication and approaches
  • Chairing the Consortium and NSP Steering Committee and, with the NSP Programme Director, reporting on progress and NGO security issues to members as well as donors, government representatives and UN agencies where appropriate
  • Ensuring a close working relationship with the NSP by addressing mutual concerns and presenting NSP guidance and recommendations at a political level where relevant
  • Ensuring managerial and financial accountability