Iraq Country Director

  • Contract
  • Erbil Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year


Do you have proven experience in implementing relief and rehabilitation projects in a humanitarian context? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you in our Eurasia & North Africa region as Iraq Country Director!

The successful candidate will have relevant humanitarian and leadership experience, coupled with experience in managing security in a complex conflict environment, donor relationship cultivation and grants management, drafting and managing budgets and successfully mentoring, managing and developing team members. Experience of working in complex insecure locations is absolutely essential.

Responsibilities will include programme strategy and strategic oversight, partnerships and programmes management, operational oversight, policy & systems implementation, networking and representation

It is essential that the successful candidate has extensive experience of:

  • Senior management with an INGO.
  • Living and working in a complex humanitarian context.
  • Experience working with local partners.
  • Designing new programmes and facilitating learning processes.

The candidate will also demonstrate excellent communication skills and be a strong negotiator and problem solver.

Applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs.

The position will be based in Erbil, Iraq. Applicants must therefore possess a valid passport/ visa stating the right to live and work in Iraq.

National candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

How to apply

Please follow the link and apply here.

Closing date: 5-Dec-22