Advocacy and Outreach Specialist

Posted 7 months ago by Chemonics International Inc.
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO
The Iraq Community Resilience Initiative – Ta’afi (ICRI-Ta’afi) is a United States Agency for International Development Office of Transition Initiatives (USAID/OTI) program implemented by Chemonics International in Iraq. ICRI-Ta’afi aims to increase stability in Iraq by supporting accelerated recovery in conflict-affected areas, improvement of the public’s perception of local leadership and strengthened the social fabric of Iraqi communities.

Advocacy and Outreach Specialist will report to Deputy Chief of Party- Programs
Work Location
The position is based in Erbil- Iraq.

  • Produce a simplified advocacy and outreach plan template that could be used to support campaigns designed and implemented by the local partners. The template should account for digital and in-person activities and consider the unique requirements for the different target geographic areas.
  • Provide training to three different cohorts, each with their unique needs based on their capacity and target audience. The training will cover both foundational and advanced concepts depending on the capacity of the local partner.
  • Provide ongoing mentoring support to local organizations on advocacy and outreach capacity.
  • Produce a simplified advocacy and outreach manual that covers practices and lessons learned.
  • Produce an interactive digital training module on advocacy and outreach.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in training provision and outreach is required
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic is required, and other languages is plus
Equal employment opportunities:
Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and
employment practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an
the employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
Additional Information
  • Contract period: 3 Months 3-4 days a week with the possibility of extension
  • Salary: The salary of this position falls under band FSN-07 or FSN-08 depending on the qualifications of the candidate.
  • The selected candidate will be vetted.
Chemonics Iraq offers a fair, competitive, and transparent recruitment process. We are promoting the
health and well-being of our staff and their loved ones. We are just as committed to creating an
environment that encourages professional learning and growth. Our benefits include:
Application Instructions
Chemonics is seeking expressions of interests from consultants with the skills and experience
needed to provide technical assistance to strengthen the advocacy and outreach capacity of local
partners in Nineveh and Anbar provinces. The local consultants should submit their CV and an
expression of interest that demonstrates their capacity in delivering this type of service.
Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications are due by 02 March 2020
To apply, please submit your application through this link only

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