Job Information (BGH-ILG22-064) Decentralization Advisor – Citizen Participation NGO Information Job Information
Contract Duration
Governorate Baghdad
Job Shift
Nationality Not Applicable
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2022-08-04
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2022-08-04
Deadline Date 2022-08-17
[Baghdad,Iraq ]

About the project

The Strengthening inclusive Local Governance (iLG) project advices directorates at provincial level on improving administrative processes and strengthening citizen orientation in service provi-sion (for example within the sectors of water, health, education and municipality services). This is done by improving the efficiency and the inclusiveness of selected services. The aim is that needs of citizens and marginalized groups (particularly women and people with special needs) are taken into account. For example, by granting opportunities for citizens to participate in the planning and implementation of services or by communicating reliable information about ser-vices. Different approaches to digital participatory governance will be tested.

• Support in the development of the technical and conceptual design of project activities in the field of citizen orientation/participation, including support with the preparation of con-cept notes.
• Contribute in advising partners and/or colleagues on topics of participation and citizen ori-entation.
• Support with ensuring coherence between analysis and ideation of project ideas (reality checks).
• Support in maintaining the projects network, in particular with local civil society actors.
• Prepare and follow-up on relevant meetings with (prospective) project partners, civil soci-ety actors and other relevant stakeholders.
• Preparation and moderation of (face-to-face and virtual) meetings and events.
• Contribute in advising on user-friendly, innovative, participatory digital tools to dissemi-nate information and gather feedback to and from citizens.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Completed university studies in political, administrative, social science or gender studies; or another relevant subject.

• Good technical knowledge in the field of local governance, citizen participation, gender equality and/or public administration.
• Affinity and expertise in digital participatory governance tools (for example eServices, So-cial Media).
• First professional experience with international organizations and in project management.
• Reliability, willingness to familiarize yourself with new tasks and processes.
• High communication skills and a cultural-sensitive approach in complex networks.
• Social competence as well as the ability to work under pressure in a multicultural team.
• Proficient in English and Arabic.

How To Apply

Requirements for application:

  • The reference number and position must be mentioned in the subject line of the email, Ref: (BGH-ILG22-064) Decentralization Advisor – Citizen Participation
  • Please send your CVs/ Resumes and Motivation letter to
  • Subject line of the application should clearly indicate the vacancy applied for.
  • CVs and motivations letters that are in the form of IMG, pictures, screen-shots and links will not be accepted.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications passed the expiration date of the advertisement will not be considered
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