Project title : EU Facility Supporting Policy Dialogue and Technical Assistance in Iraq
Brief description :
The specific objective of this assignment is to strengthen public institutions and develop capacities for policymaking, planning and implementation in view of engaging with non-state actors, responding to citizens’ needs and contributing to general socio-economic development including domestic revenue mobilization.
Within this framework, the purpose of this contract is to provide on-demand technical assistance open to all Government entities targeted by EU interventions in Iraq through EU Special Measures and the EU multi-annual indicative programme 2021-2026, as well as technical assistance directly to the EU delegation and support to the EU delegation for policy dialogue
Duration of the assignment : Long-term
Qualifications and skills
University degree in social sciences, management, communications or related.
Professional fluency in English; knowledge of Arabic will be an asset
A minimum of 10 years experience in providing technical leadership on citizen engagement in local decision-making processes and citizen monitoring and oversight mechanisms;
Experience in leading the development of program strategies, planning, and implementation of civic engagement activities.
A minimum of 5 years experience in designing, planning and facilitating public policy dialogue activities / sessions involving civil society actors;
At least two experiences in designing and implementing civic engagement campaigns, information and media awareness-raising efforts, and / or policies promoting the improvement of the accountability, transparency, efficiency, and credibility of public institutions;
Experience in developing the capacity of CSOs in technical areas related to public policy (design, implementation, monitoring / evaluation);
Experience in supporting initiatives fostering Civil Society involvement in public policy at national, regional and local levels
Proven knowledge of the Iraqi Civil Society landscape (previous experience with Iraqi Civil Society will be an asset).