HAMAP Humanitaire

Project intern

Job Overview

HAMAP-Humanitaire in Iraq

Halte aux Mines AntiPersonnel (HAMAP)-Humanitaire is a French NGO, established in 1999 in order to contribute in struggles against mines and the risks it presents to civilian population. HAMAP-Humanitaire is active in 13 countries and pursue a mission of support to local partners from the need assessment, through project conception and to its sustainable implementation. HAMAP-Humanitaire diversified its field of activity, to encompass four sectors:  Engineering (WASH and construction); Health and hygiene; Education – vocational training; Mine Action.



Job Information

Contract Duration:  3 months (with possibility for extension)

Duty station: Erbil, KRI

Working hours: Part-time (20 hours weekly)


Minimum education: University or institute student

Minimum experience: Entry level

Required travel: No

Job status

No of jobs: 1

Published date: 25th November 2021

Deadline date: Position is filled on a rolling basis

Start date: As soon as possible


As a part of HAMAP-Humanitaire’s capacity building activities, we are looking for a project intern who has the desire to develop their skills and experience, and build a compelling profile for future job applications. HAMAP-Humanitaire will ensure to provide the appropriate level of training, mentoring and coaching to the selected candidates. The project intern will be providing general support for the project team. S/He is expected to carry out a variety of tasks including finance and accounting tasks, clerical duties, archiving and other project management related tasks.

S/He must support HAMAP-Humanitaire’s mandate, values and international standards.

Hierarchical and organizational links:

Reports to: Project Manager

Coordinates with: Project team


Responsibilities and duties:

  1. Assisting the project manager in general project management and follow-up tasks
  2. Translate documents (English, Arabic and Kurdish) according to the requirements
  3. Interpret for expatriates (English, Arabic and Kurdish)
  4. Perform basic data entry activities
  5. Organizing and archiving all finance documents and records as instructed
  6. Participating in financial reporting with increasing responsibilities according to training and results
  7. Schedule and organize meetings for the project team
  8. Record and archive minutes of meetings
  9. Archiving and documentation of project reports and data
  10. Performing clerical duties such as scanning, copying and mailing
  11. Perform other duties as required by project team



Required Competencies:


  • Willing to learn and develop its financial management competencies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism.
  • Works effectively with all HAMAP staff, partner and project’s stakeholders.
  • Plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility.
  • Contributes to a collegial team environment.
  • Maintains and promotes HAMAP’s conduct regarding ethical behavior
  • Creates a respectful office environment free of harassment and retaliation, and promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA);



  • Knowledge and interest in financial procedures
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in MS Word and Excel


Required Qualifications:

Education and experience

  • University or institute student in finance, accounting, business administration or any related field



Fluency in English, Kurdish and Arabic are required.

Working knowledge of French an advantage.


Rules of conduct:

While working for HAMAP-Humanitaire, completing the entrusted tasks, or presenting his/herself as working for the NGO, the following is expected from the candidate:

  • Systematically reporting to the line manager his/her activities and seeking approval before to undertake any unplanned activity.
  • Acting in a proper way, according to HAMAP-Humanitaire values, with all actors: this excludes any discrimination on basis of nationality, ethnicity, religion, class, gender, sexual orientation or political affiliation.
  • Respecting the various local habits and customs, as well as the country laws and rules, in order to preserve HAMAP-Humanitaire respectability.
  • Respecting a strict confidentiality regarding HAMAP-Humanitaire documents, projects (ongoing and future), prospects of development, stakeholders and providers, unless instructed differently by the Country Director.
  • Avoiding any use of the job position in HAMAP-Humanitaire for personal purposes.

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