DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

 
Qaro.png Sahardiid Ahmed Ali
 Director of ICT













Sahardiid Ahmed Ali Has a Master of Software Engineering from Kampala International University (KIU), Master of Curriculum and Instruction from university of Hargeisa, and a Bachelor of Computer Science from International University of Africa (IUA). He is currently the Director of ICT at the Ministry of ICT, as well as a part-time instructor at Hargeisa universities.



ICT department is responsible for: -

  • The Development of the required Legal Framework for developing the ICT sector in Somaliland.
  • Study and assess current and future ICT regulations needed by the Ministry.
  • Sort out the status of the implementations of the ICT regulations, guidelines, and standards prepared by the Ministry.
  • Develop a plan of action for the development and implementation of the new and existing regulations developed by the Ministry for both the ICT sector.
  • Prepare and Implement Guidelines and Standards for the Acquisition and procurement of Government ICT.
  • Prepare and Implement Guidelines and Standards for ICT Projects Management for the government Institutions.
  • Delegating some of the less important and less urgent tasks to the section heads and another department.
  • Develop a national general ICT infrastructure development plan and Ministry Legal Framework for the development of ICT sector of the country.
  • Prepare and Implement Guidelines Official Social Media accounts management (guidelines, security, and verification).
  • Prepare and get approval the working structure of his/her department and implement accordingly
  • Managing the Resources under the supervision of the Director-General and the Minister.
  • Does whatever the Minister and Director General delegate him/her in a timely fashion
  • Holds continue meeting with his team and reports to the Ministry top management officials
  • Participates on behalf of the department all Ministry weekly meetings and top-level management meetings and reports back to his/her team.
  • Encourages his/her staff to be actively involved in the day-to-day activities of the Ministry
  • Prepare and implement five (5) year strategic plan and budget for the department.
  • Prepare and implement a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation system and tools for the Department for the implementation of ICT regulations and guidelines.
  • In collaboration with the Human resource, the development department prepares and implement the capacity development for all department staff based on the needs assessment and in-line with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) guidelines and requirements.
  • Preparation of the annual financial estimates of the department in consultation with the heads of sections
  • Harmonizing annual work plans for the department.
  • Coordinating the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports