Iraq: Project Manager WASH

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Organization: Save the Children
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 11 Nov 2015

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with c15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Contract length: 06 months

The role:

The Project Manager-Kalar, will be responsible for implementing the project s/he will be assigned to in his/her duty station, in coordination with other Save the Children-Iraq interventions implemented in the same area of operation. The Project Manager is responsible for the successful achievement of the project, reaching the objectives, and the implementation of the activities. The Project Manager, a budget holder, is accountable for the proper financial management of the project.

Qualifications and experience


  • Advanced degree (a first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree);
  • At least 5 years of professional experience, including in project management in a multicultural environment;
  • Proficient knowledge of English is required.
  • Ability to set high standards for quality of work;
  • Ability to manage human, technical, administrative and financial resources;
  • Ability to cope with stress
  • Creativity and problem solving approach to challenges


  • Previous experience and knowledge of Iraq.

  • Arabic/Kurdish or other languages

  • Knowledge of Save the Children systems and ways of working

  • Experience or knowledge of working and living in the Middle East

  • Specific experience of designing and managing DFID, ECHO and UNICEF projects

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We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: '[email protected]'

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