Field Program Assistant

Posted 9 months ago by Chemonics International Inc.
Location Nineveh Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO

The Iraq Community Resilience Initiative (ICRI), an International Development project, seeks candidates for Field Program Assistant (FPA) based in Ninewah. The project aims to promote recovery in conflict-affected areas, with a focus on minority communities, in Ninewa Province. The Field Program Officer (FPA) plays a central role in in identifying potential partners and developing activities in support of ICRI’s program goal and objectives.

Responsibilities include:

  • Help the PDO/RPM to identify potential partners.
  • Collect necessary information as requested to support the budget development process for new activities.
  • Support the monitoring of activities in coordination with the M&E Specialist and PDO.
  • Provide program detail to the PDO as necessary for program reports.
  • Support basic market research as requested by the program.
  • Conduct situational awareness and contextual analysis on the geographic and surrounding areas of the location of the FPA.


  • Demonstrated analytical ability and understanding of local and regional political context of Northern Iraq and Ninewa Province strongly preferred.  
  • 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.
  • Working proficiency in written and spoken English is preferred. Arabic and/or another local language is required.


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