Stars Orbit Consultants and Management Development

Consultant for Local Integrity Assessment in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI)

Job Overview


Vacancy Announcement:

Agency: UNDP Iraq


VA No.: UNDP/VA24/96

Position Title: Consultant for Local Integrity Assessment in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI)

Duty Station: Home Based with travel to Erbil, KRI

Contract Type: Consultancy

Duration: 1 July 2024 (10 Months)

Vacancy Date of Issue: 11 June 2024

Vacancy Closure Date: 16 June 2024

National or International consultancy: National





  1. CV (P11 Form including 3 references) must be submitted online in PDF along with your Education Graduation Certificate.
  2. Proposal/Letter of interest:
  • Explaining why they are the most suitable for the work.
  • Provide a brief methodology on how they will approach and conduct the work.


Link to Apply:


  1. Use the English language only.
  2. indicate clear years of experience with each job (Month/Year)
  3. If the candidate is currently employed by a government institution, he/she must be able to provide an unpaid leave of absence for the duration of the consultancy.
  4. Only candidates who are short-listed will be contacted.
  5. By submitting your application, you have read the Terms of Reference for this position and agree that any false, wrong, or incomplete information might lead to your disqualification in this recruitment process.




Education: Hold at least master’s degree in public administration, political science, law, or a related field.


  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively extensive experience in public administration, governance, anticorruption, decentralization, sub-national (local) governance.
  • Strong research and/or political institutional analysis experience, conducting integrity assessments or related research projects, working with qualitative data, quantitative indicators and rating methodologies, using participatory research techniques.
  • Good understanding of the Iraqi and/or KRI local context, state governance institutions and dynamics, society and diversity, or the ability to quickly gain contextual understanding.
  • Expertise in transparency, accountability, and anti-corruption discourse, including anticorruption covenants and TI methodologies and indicators.


  • The purpose of this assignment is to engage an expert to conduct an in-depth and comprehensive assessment of the local integrity system in KRI following the LIS toolkit of Transparency International. Further, the assignment requires the development of detailed recommendations to be taken up by local government stakeholders and a roadmap (a follow-up action plan) for strengthening local integrity in collaboration with key local stakeholders.




  • Fluent Kurdish is required as well as working (proficiency) level of English. Arabic is desirable (could be an asset).

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