Field Program Assistant

Posted 4 months ago by Hawa Jobs
Location Al Anbar Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO

An international development project seeks applications from qualified candidates for multiple Field Program Assistant (FPA) positions based in Anbar, Iraq. The FPA will be responsible for monitoring local developments, identifying potential program partners and grant concepts, overseeing grant implementation, and monitoring grantee performance. 
  • Identify potential grantees, develop grant proposals, and participate in the proposal review process if necessary. 
  • Define grant implementation strategies and budgets as needed. 
  • Assist with all field activities. 
  • Monitor the progress of each grant and provide reports.
  • Assist in procurement functions
  • Assist in scheduling and facilitating meetings with past, current, and prospective grantees, 
  • Providing updates and briefings on the evolving situation in the field. 
  • Conduct situational awareness and contextual analysis on the geographic and surrounding areas
  • Assist with general administrative and operational issues in coordination with other program staff. 
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and understanding of local and regional political context of Iraq and assigned Province strongly preferred.  
  • Knowledge of Iraqi social and political structures at the national, regional and local levels is highly desirable.  
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills are required, as is the ability to organize assigned workload.  
  • Ability to work in a professional and cordial manner with fellow staff members, visitors, partner institutions including international and local NGOs, governmental entities, support organizations, and the general public.  
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to prioritize multiple work assignments in an extremely fast-paced environment 
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  
  • Fluency in written and oral Arabic is required; Written and oral fluency in English, and other local languages is highly preferred, but not required. 
  • High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in development, social sciences, or related field preferred


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