Program Coordinator

Posted over 1 year ago by Korea International Cooperation Agency
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Governmental Organization, Operations , NGO

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is a Korean government agency responsible for grant aid to support poverty eradication and socio-economic development in developing countries, enhancing international development cooperation as well as strengthening partnerships with developing countries.
KOICA Erbil, Iraq Office plays a crucial role in establishing KOICA’s field-oriented aid programs. In particular, the office makes a great effort to maximize the effectiveness of aid programs by discussing policies and researching demand with local governments.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implement principles and best practices into coordinating especially training programs and monitor their effectiveness and relevancy;
  • Act as a liaison between the KRG counterparts for implementation of KOICA programs
  • Prepare summary reports of the meetings and discussions held with the KRG counterparts or other stakeholders
  • Prepare weekly/monthly news reports related to KRG and international donor agencies’ activities in the region
  • Provide translation/interpretation services
  • Assist with promoting the marketing and publishing of the ODA activities by KOICA in KRI, Iraq
  • Perform any other related responsibilities and duties assigned by the Head of Office
  • Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of KOICA in actions and decisions
  • Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work;
  • Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff.
  • Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity;
  • Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment;
  • Development and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative;
  • Team Work: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
  • Conflict Management: Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution;
  • At least 1- 2 years of relevant work experience - Experience with instruction or training, and administration
  • Experience at the international level is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of competency assessment
  • Professional knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is a must
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly written
  • English and Kurdish fluency is a must; Arabic is a plus.

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Sector Specialisms: Governmental Organization
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