Job Overview

Project title: ‘’EU Facility supporting policy dialogue and technical assistance in Iraq’’

Brief description of the project: The specific objective of this assignment is to strengthen public institutions and develop capacities for policymaking, planning, and implementation in view of engaging with non-state actors, responding to citizens’ needs and contributing to general socio-economic development including domestic revenue mobilization. Within this framework, the purpose of this contract is to provide on-demand technical assistance open to all Government entities targeted by EU interventions in Iraq through EU Special Measures and the EU multi-annual indicative program 2021-2026, as well as technical assistance directly to the EU delegation and support to the EU delegation for policy dialogue.


The expert will carry out the following tasks:

  • Overall EUD, stakeholder, team and contractor liaison.
  • Directly undertaking the research, analysis and programming required within the assignment. Details and methodology are to be further defined during the two-week inception process.
  • Producing the inception, monthly, and final reports defined in these TOR.
  • Showing flexibility to undertake other tasks, as reasonably agreed and required for the successful completion of the overall assignment TOR.

Qualifications, experience and skills required:

  • Master’s Degree in a field closely related to the assignment (gender studies, sociology, social work, social development studies or equivalent).
  • Professional experience of at least 10 years in gender programming, or in a field closely related to the assignment is required.
  • Substantial experience in appraisal and design processes in relevant sectors for EU or like-minded development partners.
  • Experience in working in Iraq or KRI preferred. This may be compensated by deep experience in the sector and in the region.
  • Excellent diplomatic, relationship management and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated capacity to draft high quality English language technical reports for development partners (examples may be requested during recruitment process).
  • Arabic language skills are an advantage.

Commencement date: ASAP

Input: Part-time, contract

Duration of the assignment: Up to 35working days 

Place of the assignment: Iraq

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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