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A Deputy Country Director - Program - Erbil, Iraq

Duration : 12 months
Start date : ASAP

Our work in Iraq  Salary & Benefits Living & Security conditions in this base

General description of the position

You will ensure the overall implementation of the operational strategy of the mission, as well as the anagement of Technical Heads of Departments, and provide support to the Country Director.


Main responsabilities
  • Develop and oversee implementation of program strategy for the mission, plan transition from emergency to post emergency activities;
  • Lead in depth analysis of humanitarian context and follow-up on its evolution with special attention to needs of returnees, IDPs and vulnerable resident populations.
  • Develop operational sector strategies in line with the 5 year mission Strategy
  • Development and oversee implementation of MEAL strategy leading to improvement of programs implemented in Iraq

Do you fit the requested profile ?
  • You have a good understanding of overall Project Cycle Management
  • You are experienced in proposal and budget development and in the application and follow up of consistent monitoring tools.
  • You have a good understanding of ACF thematic areas
  • You have a good understanding of Donors' guidelines to follow up on programme's compliance issues
  • You present good management skills and capacity to mediate between programme and support team + bases/coordination
  • You are a diplomatic and have capacity to represent the organization
  • Fluent English mandatory, Kurdish and Arabic are assets

Work context

You will be based in Erbil, and ensure the line management of 5 persons : Grant, MEAL, Head of Deprtment  MHCP/FSL/WASH

The mission is implementing activities around 3 bases (Kalar, Erbil, Dohuk); activities in Mosul have started february 27th with water trucking, opening of Mosul sub base in March (WASH, Cash distribution (May) and MHCP (June).

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