The Investigative Project Coordinator/M&E Specialist leads the coordination, delivery, and monitoring of investigation case management and technical trainings, and all other project activities involving building cases against perpetrators of war crimes and crimes against humanity during the occupation of Da’esh. This position is pending award of a 2-year cooperative agreement through the State Department Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs.
Essential Job Functions:
- Supports oversight of victim’s advocates, legal document assistants, and trainers to ensure quality activity implementation;
- Coordinates with client, partners, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure timely and effective implementation of activities and objectives;
- Supports implementation and follow up of Case Management and interview/evidence management SOPs; ensure that staff follow and understand procedures and policies;
- Coordinates liaison and reporting functions in close coordination with UN and donor organization. Able to rapidly manage reporting requirements with high quality reports written in English;
- Supports measurement of the project’s progress against M&E indicators.
- Supports analysis and support of in-country case management involving genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes for victims of Daesh;
- Supports development of resource materials and tools relevant to identified needs in target communities;
- Supports and may conduct workshops to raise awareness of legal issues and response mechanisms;
- Identifies gaps in prosecution process and works to design solutions for coordination;
- Works closely with partners and stakeholders, to advocate for improved justice system and legal support for victims of Daesh.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
- Women are highly encouraged to apply.
- Training as a lawyer, paralegal or legal document assistant highly preferred
- 2-3 years of professional experience in M&E, investigations or prosecutions documentation, project coordination, judicial or security sector reform programming, database management, , or other relevant field.
- Previous experience with US government funding partners, including reporting, required.
- Proven ability in large scale database or case management and coordination efforts between field, HQ and donors.
- Experience in working with the Government of Iraq Ministries.
- Demonstrated expertise in organizing, delivering and facilitating trainings on sensitive subjects.
- Fluency in English and Arabic required. Kurdish proficiency viewed favorably.
- Excellent report writing and coordination skills,
- Excellent interpersonal, intercultural, and communication skills.
- Iraq based position with expected travel up to 40% between Baghdad, Erbil, Ninewah, and Dohuk as needed and as the security situation allows.
- Normal Office Conditions (90%)
- Must be physically able: (i) to function for extended periods of time wearing personal protective body armor weighing approximately 35 pounds and a helmet weighing approximately 5 pounds; (ii) to walk comfortably over rough terrain; and (iii) to ascend up to six flights of stairs on a daily basis.
For the application please visit this link: www.blumont.org