NKE 6 & 7 SENIOR NON-KEY EXPERT: TECHNICAL COUNTRY SPECIALISTS in civil registry and documentation

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.

Position: NKE 6 & 7 SENIOR NON-KEY EXPERT: TECHNICAL COUNTRY SPECIALISTS in Public administration; Internally displaced people; Data management/ MIS/ software development; Health system organisation; Electoral systems; Other civil registry and documentation specialism.

The expert will carry out the following tasks:

  • Lead on assigned areas of research, analysis and programming within the assignment, focusing on select institutions/topics (to be defined during inception) in line with the Expert’s thematic specialism.
  • Under the direction of the NKE1/ Team Leader, responsibility to produce assigned areas of reports and deliverables defined in this TOR, whilst working collaboratively to contribute to overall team outputs as required.
  • In assigned areas, lead stakeholder engagement and liaison (as delegated by NKE1/ Team Leader).
  • Ensure effective teamwork through regular communication, progress and ad-hoc updates within the team, according to arrangements agreed with the NKE1/ Team Leader.
  • Flexibility to support other tasks if needed for successful completion of the overall assignment.

Qualifications, experience and skills required:

  • Master’s degree in relevant discipline.
  • At least 10 years (or 15 years in case of bachelor’s degree only) of specialist thematic knowledge and skills in one or more areas of assignment scoping and programming, namely:
    • Public administration
    • Internally displaced people
    • Data management/ MIS/ software development
    • Health system organisation
    • Electoral systems
    • Other civil registry and documentation specialism, to be defined in inception/ further to EUD guidance.
  • Deep knowledge of the Iraqi context relating the above-mentioned skills and experience.
  • Excellent experience in sector analysis including policies, processes, systems, functions, etc.
  • Excellent diplomatic, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent report drafting skills.
  • In addition to English and Arabic, working knowledge of Kurdish (Qurmanji) would be an advantage.

Commencement date: ASAP

Input: Part-time, contract

Duration of the assignment: Up to 40 working days 

Place of the assignment: Iraq

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

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