Programs Officer

Posted 5 months ago by The Station
Location Baghdad Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO

Job Description:


The Programs Officer will oversee the implementation projects assigned to him/her by the Programs Manager. He/she will coordinate the activities of a designated program to safeguard the objectives and results achieved in line with deadlines, budget limitations and as specified by the logical framework.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the activities of designated programs.
  • May recommend revision to program goals and objectives as the implementation process develops.
  • Develop individual, thorough work plans for each program to oversee daily, weekly and monthly activities; identify priorities, problems, and solutions.
  • Monitors budget expenditures to assure the program is neither under or overspending.
  • Responsible for formulating concept notes for the Programs Manager to be considered.
  • Produce reports periodically for each designated program.
  • Review program documents regularly with Programs Manager to ensure decisions made are pertaining to the program.
  • Recruiting of trainers, participants and/or speakers for programs.
  • Liaising with the Communications and Outreach department to ensure programs are receiving appropriate publicity.
  • Coordinate with Programs staff from different branches of The Station to coordinate project implementation in other governorates.
  • Travel on demand to other governorates to oversee the implementation of different project activities.
  • Provide business consultation and networking for the MSMEs participating in the project



Required Qualifications and/or Experience:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Have knowledge and experience in working in/with small and medium enterprises in Iraq.
  • Have some knowledge in business administration and/or trade. 
  • Have a minimum of one year of experience working in the Iraqi market.
  • At least one-year experience working as a programs officer.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of our policies, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is preferred.
  • Must have fluent written and spoken English and Arabic. Additional languages are desirable.

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The Station Foundation for Entrepreneurship is one of Iraq’s lead co-working spaces, and Baghdad’s first co-working space. First established in 2018, as an independent, non-governmental, and non-pr...

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