Job Information Consultant Recycling Business Opportunity NGO Information
NGO Name Oxfam
Contact Name
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration 2 Months
Governorate Erbil
Job Shift 8:00 to 5:00
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2021-07-18
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title Advanced university Degree
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2021-07-18
Deadline Date 2021-07-31
[Erbil,Iraq ]

 Recycling Business Opportunity In Iraq, National consultant


Location: Erbil, with Travel across Iraq based on research          requirements

Working Hours: 8 hours per day / 5 days per week 

Reporting line: IRIL Manager

Assignment Overview: 

IRIL seeks to understand the challenges that Iraq is facing with regards to recycling, and the potential innovative solutions in field, mapping the existing actors that are currently working on this field, the resources needed, the legal framework, the capital needed for various types of recycling, and the business opportunities in this field in both urban and rural areas within the country.


Week 1: Inception phase

  • Draft workplan and research methodology
  • Draft technical materials outlines
  • Inception workshop
  • Final workplan and technical materials outlines

Week 2:

  • Develop research outline
  • Develop questionnaires, databases and interview questions.

Week 3,4:

  • Commence data collection from relevant stakeholders
  • Documenting of collected data in quantitative and qualitative manner
  • Map existing entities that work on recycling across the country in both rural and urban settings
  • Conduct in-country field visits

Week 5,6:

  • Define the policies, legal framework and government procedures around the concept of recycling (From collecting to processing to distribution of recycled materials)
  • Define types of recycling exiting in Iraq – types of recycling that can be introduced to Iraq within the legal framework and capacity of existing actors
  • Define the business opportunities for local inventors / entrepreneurs

Week 7:

  • Analyzing trends and behavioral patterns around the concept of recycling in Iraq
  • Submit the draft final report

Week 8:

  • Present the final report finding to the main stakeholders

Submit the final report 

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Required skills and competencies:

  • Advanced university degree in, environmental science, research or relevant topics.
  • Proven experience in producing reports on a national scale
  • Excellent English and Arabic (reading, writing and speaking), Kurdish will be an asset
  • Excellent presentation and reporting skills
  • Ability to work with different stakeholders from different background
  • Ability to travel across the country


How To Apply

Kindly note that the selection process will be on a rolling basis. Due to the urgency of the position, Oxfam has reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline. 

As part of your online application, please upload your up-to-date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.  

For more details about this job, please visit the job advert using the below link:

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Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


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