Women for Women International (WfWI) is seeking to hire a Country Director to lead the Iraq Country Office, based in Erbil, Iraq. WfWI has recently established an office in Erbil and is providing social and economic empowerment and skills training to marginalized women from refugee, IDP, and host communities. Women for Women International seeks a dynamic and motivated leader with the vision to build up WfWI’s programs and presence in the area.
The Country Director is the official representative and leader of Women for Women International in Iraq. The Country Director shapes the vision and strategy for the Country Office, providing high level oversight over all areas of program implementation and operations. He/she conducts fundraising and advocacy, and cultivates strategic partnerships.
As the official representative and leader of WfWI – Iraq, the successful candidate will represent the organizational and programmatic priorities of the organization to donors and partners while leading strategic thinking and planning. He/she will have demonstrated ability to build the capacity and counsel Country Office employees as well as manage team members. S/he will need to have a strong commitment to women’s empowerment, excellent leadership and management skills, the ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, and to operate successfully in unstable and challenging environments.
Programmatic Leadership and Development:
Financial, Operational, and Human Resource Management:
Fundraising and Representation:
Both Iraqi nationals and international candidates are encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.