Program Officer, World Vision Iraq

World Vision International
July 30, 2021
Erbil, Iraq
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
2-5 Years
Education (minimum)
Travel Required?
Base Salary
Not specified


World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 34,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Program Officer for World Vision Iraq, you will support the design and development of the office’s portfolio for humanitarian and development needs. Under the direction of the Senior Program Officer (SPO), you will lead assigned project design and proposal development opportunities. You will be furthermore responsible for supporting the management of the project, including compliance with World Vision International and donor regulations. As the key point of contact with donors for their project, you will be required to build and maintain strong working relationships with donors. You will be expected to collaborate constructively with all other departments in the office and other stakeholders.

Requirements include:

  • University Bachelor degree in community development work, preferably sociology, international or political studies, humanitarian law, public health, and population studies.
  • Experience in large scale humanitarian emergencies.
  • Experience in grants acquisition and management.
  • Computer literate with a high degree of proficiency and productivity.
  • HEAT certificate an added advantage.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Arabic language skills are an added advantage.
  • Travel domestically and internationally, including projects in high-risk areas of World Vision programming.

Is this the job for you?

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date of 09 AUG, 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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