Agence Française de Développement

Senior Local Correspondent

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Job Overview

Expected tasks


  • Establish and maintain relations with other actors and influencers at the local level (ministers, representatives of local governments, research centers, think tanks);
  • Understand and explain AFD policies and procedures to various stakeholders;
  • Represent AFD in relevant stakeholders meetings
  • Assist in the preparation and follow-up of AFD missions
  • Assist the follow-up of projects implementation by partner institutions including studies, tenders and works execution (including review of documentation and field visits).
  • Contribute to the assessment of the Iraqi context risks and opportunities and the definition of AFD strategic positioning and new projects identification and appraisal
  • Contribute to regional dynamics within AFD regional office perimeter (including Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan and potentially Yemen and Syria)




  • Higher education degree, preferably in engineering, management or law with a minimum of 10 years experience
  • Experience working with public services and senior decision makers
  • Experience of public procurement and contract management
  • To the extent possible, previous experience of working with international organizations
  • If possible, experience of working with a financial institution
  • Capacity to review and comment technical document and procurement notices
  • Full fluency and demonstrated writing skills in Arabic and English are compulsory, knowledge of French would be a plus
  • Autonomous and proactive, demonstrated communication and negotiation skills

The expert should be able to travel to all regions of Iraq

Application of women is encouraged


  • The position is based in Baghdad
  • The person should have his/her own institutional setup
  • Payments will be made on invoice, based on an agreed daily rate
  • The rate is expected to be all inclusive (office, computer, local transport) except for travels with overnight stays outside Baghdad


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