Country Manager- Erbil, Iraq

Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI is a policy network that provides expertise in the field of gender equality, democracy building and citizenship, and advocates for political solutions to all conflicts, and peoples´ rights to self-determination. EFI encompasses women’s rights organizations from the two shores of the Mediterranean and seeks to correct the gender power imbalances through ending discrimination and oppression of women and bringing about positive change for the whole society.  EFI Headquarters are in Paris, with offices in Amman, Beirut and Erbil. You can visit our website to know more about our work:  

Starting September 1st 2018, Euromed Feminist Initiative will implement a multi-county project “Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, IDPs and host communities”, funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis – MADAD. The overall objective is to  improve the livelihood, agency and legal and social protection for Syrian women refugees, IDPs and host communities in the region in Lebanon, Iraq/Kurdistan Region – Iraq (KR-I) and Jordan.  

In Iraq Euromed Feminist Initiative partners are Baghdad Women Association, and Women Empowerment Organization. The objectives are to enhance security and resilience for Syrian women refugees, IDPs and women from host communities through supporting and coordinating comprehensive and structured services and referral mechanisms as well as supporting gender sensitizing of policy frameworks and legislation.

Euromed Feminist Initiative is looking for a qualified Country Manager based in Erbil.

The Overall Responsibility as a Country Manager is:

  • To manage the implementation of the action, follow up with country consortium members, maintain relations, ensure proper Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), as well as coordinate with EFI HQ in Paris and the other offices.
  • To represent EFI in Iraq and take overall responsibility for the planning, management and appropriate development of EFI’s work in the country. She/he liaises with national stakeholders, EU Delegation and EU Madad representatives, UN agencies, other donors, local authorities and counterparts as well as with other EU-Madad funded projects, in order to ensure complementarity.
  • To promote  EFI’s goals and vision, particularly through  MADAD’s objectives.

How to apply:

Email your brief cover letter and CV to by 29 October 2018. Please also indicate ‘Country Manager Iraq´ as your email subject.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018