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Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

The Role

We are looking for Project Coordinator to lead on all the programmatic and operational aspects of livelihood and economic recovery project. As a key role within the Oxfam Iraq Country program, the position will be based on rotational basis Anbar and Diyala Governorates. He/she will oversee effective management and relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders, oversee the interventions throughout the project cycle, including budget oversight (expenditure planning and expenditure monitoring together with Programme Managers), lead in preparing and developing high-quality program plans, including Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) and procurement plans, progress and donor reports, ensure appropriate monitoring and project quality, and enhance internal and external learning and representation.

What we are looking for

Our next Project Coordinator will require;

  1. A Master degree in a relevant discipline such Development Studies, Economics, Business Management or equivalent experience;

  2. 4-5 years of experience in livelihood and economic recovery, preferably in a senior role in conflict environments, or displacement and refugee crisis.

  3. Strong proven ability to work in coordination structure between program team across different project locations.

  4. Evidence of project cycle management experience, including strategic planning, budgeting, reporting, monitoring & evaluation;

  5. Management skills and experience, including line management, management of other resources, evidence of capacity to support others;

  6. Demonstrable understanding of the gender dynamics of protection work, and ability to capture this in the analysis and design of protection activities, with a strong emphasis on the gendered aspects of conflict, violence and abuse.


  1. Strong knowledge and/or experience of cash transfer programs with CaLP level 1 and 2 training completed.

  2. Experience in MSMEs support programs, vocational training, job placement work;

  3. Experience in building the capacity of the team internally and of external stakeholders;

  4. Experience in working and jointly implementing projects involving local authorities and/or organisations as implementing partners.

  5. Good written and spoken English is essential, as well as a good working knowledge of Arabic is desirable

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in career development, to act as key contributor to Project Coordinator, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields activities etc, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. OR

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and respond to three key questions related to your experience in xxx. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV and your responses to the above questions. You need not comment on your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

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