Partnership Officer

  • Contract
  • Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD
  • Closing date: 7 May 2022



Aid Gate Organization (AGO) is a humanitarian organization focused on improving livelihoods, social cohesion, peacebuilding, education, protection, and health for the most vulnerable communities in Iraq addition to climate action across the country

Reporting to: Head of programme

Role and responsibilities

  • Represent AGO in coordination meetings including Clusters, Area-based coordination, and Working Groups.
  • Build and maintain relationships with the Donors.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with partners
  • Attending on Behalf of AGO webinar, conferences.
  • Collecting the information from projects sites and presenting it in relevant working groups.
  • Contribute to the project activities materials including activity design, research, reporting, and work plans.
  • Work closely with grants and MEAL teams to provide the necessary support
  • Reviewing and helping finalize draft press statements
  • Weekly Report to line manager on achievement and progress
  • Preparing presentation and designing the materials required for projects visibilities
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • University or college qualification in English language, translation, international relationship or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in coordination with INGOs or NNGOs
  • Great communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English, Arabic languages
  • Political, culture and gender awareness in the context of different communities in Iraq.

Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • Experience working with an international non-governmental organization.
  • Being able to effectively network with AGO partners, donors and other international organizations, seizing opportunities to build strategic alliances relevant to AGO strategic objectives.
  • Experience coordination with donors are implementing activities in Iraq.
  • Strong communication with Iraqi and Kurdistan federal parties.
  • Knowledge of mental health related terminologies would be an advantage.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Set and follow through on a personal self-care schedule to avoid burnout and vicarious traumatization
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and diplomacy skills Ability to travel independently, including to rural communities and work long hours
  • Open to learn and accept getting technical assistance and professional feedback from others
  • Strictly committed to respect AGO confidentiality policy and to not disclosing any information.
  • Commitment to and understanding of AGO’s vision, mission, values and principles.

Work Environment:

· Office environment with field work

· Time spent on the computer is approximately %50


· Regular travel to sites inside and outside of Erbil, possibly including areas in federal Iraq, depending on project development and security conditions.

How to apply

  • Application closing date:(7th May 2022)
  • Applicants should submit their CVs with cover letter to ( [email protected] )
  • Please mention the vacancy title: “**Partnership Officer**” in the subject box of your email.
  • Email after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Potential candidates for the post will be contacted for an interview and processed according to AGO HR policies and procedures.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews