Job Information Program Manager NGO Information
Contact Name HR Manager
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration
Governorate Erbil
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2023-01-25
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2023-01-25
Deadline Date 2023-01-31
[Erbil,Iraq ]
  • Women only is candidate for this job.


Duties and Responsibilities

She  will act as Project Manager for of all sub-projects within the Programme portfolio, supported by Deputy Pro-ject Managers and Regional Project Coordinators. She will guide staff to facilitatethe  harmonization of activities with the government and other stakeholders to maximize results. In addition, s/he will take a holistic view of the pro-gramme across KRI and ensure pprogramdevelopment, management, administration and staff develop-ment. She will act under the guidance of EMMA senior management and refer major executive project decisions to the Project Executive Board.  The Programme Manager will perform the following functions:



Programme Management – Financial, Administrative ..

•           Lead the project team whether staff and  short-term consultants, in both substantive and operational issues ensuring optimization of human and financial resources and  nurturing a culture of results with highest performance standards;

•           Undertake day-to-day management of the programme, including effective programme implementation and documents progress towards the achievement of outputs;

•           Manage the programme budget and facilitate budget approvals and revision processes as per EMMA policies and procedures;

•           Ensure appropriate recording and accounting documentation as required by EMMA and preparation of required financial reports. Facilitate transparent  financial management  of the programme  that is able to stand up to regular audits and evaluation;

•           Approve requisitions, and follow up on purchase orders and payment requests in EMMA and other relevant systems, and ensure monthly delivery of programme outputs;

•           Prepare work plans, produce timely reports – financial and progress reports – as required by EMMA and donor reporting systems;

•           Ensure that EMMA rules and regulations concerning finance, procurement and human resources are adhered to; and,

•           Support an environment of learning for staff within the programme.

Programme Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation:

•           Develop the necessary strategic documents concerning programme planning and implementation, such as policy papers, concept notes, etc.;

•           Provide strategic advice, direction and direct technical input to EMMA Head of Crisis Prevention and Recovery Unit on recovery and sustainable livelihoods issues in Darfur while keeping him/her informed of emerging issues;

•           Ensure programme assessments are undertaken and relevant baseline data collected so programme monitoring and evaluation can take place;

•           Oversee the establishment of the monitoring and evaluation plan of the Programme and ensure its implementation;

•           Ensure a management information system is established, which allows the efficient and effective collection, storage and analysis of data throughout the program, including sex and age-disaggregated data where relevant;

•           Guide the development of the program’s communication strategy in close collaboration with relevant partners;

•           Ensure gender is integrated and mainstreamed throughout the program outputs;

•           Develop Terms of Reference for program consultants/experts hired on a short-term basis and ensure the proper delivery of technical services and submission of technical and other reports;

•           Ensure the participation and involvement of relevant stakeholders in program -implementation so that the process is inclusive, participatory and transparent;

•           Ensure proper coordination of the program implementation among implementing partners and with government ministries and administrations;

•           Ensure sustainability of the program intervention by promoting leadership and ownership of the program implementation by the government and through proper capacity building;

•           Ensure the timeliness and quality of the outputs as well as timely preparation of reports on achievements and challenges faced within the project;

•           Ensure delivery of resources and results according to planned targets;Advocacy, Partnerships and Resource Mobilization:



1-     Researching, writing, and organizing proposal in a professional and credible manner.

2-     Attending in meetings and identifying opportunities for proposal writing.

3-     Editing and revising proposal ideas according to feedback.

4-     Maintaining consistency in proposal drafting by adhering to organiztion guidelines

5-     Working with the design team to create  project idea and images.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills
  • Women only is candidate for this job.






  • Corporate Competencies:
  • •           Demonstrate integrity by modeling EMMA's values and ethical standards;
  • •           Promote the vision, mission, and strategic goals of EMMA;
  • •           Display cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • •           Treat all people fairly without favoritism.
  • Functional Competencies:
  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • •           Promote knowledge management in EMMA and a learning environment in the office through leadership and personal example;
  • •           Actively work towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, act on learning plan and apply newly acquired skills.
  •  Development and Operational Effectiveness
  • •           Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting;
  • •           Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects, mobilize resources;
  • •           Solid knowledge in financial resources and human resources management, contract, asset and procurement, information and communication technology and general administration;
  • •           Ability to formulate and manage budgets, manage contributions and investments, manage transactions, conduct financial analysis, reporting and cost-recovery;
  • •           Ability to lead business processes re-engineering, implementation of new systems (business side) and affect staff behavioral/attitudinal change;
  • •           Ability to interact across a wide spectrum of people, as well as at the meeting table within managerial and government offices.
  •  Management and Leadership
  • •           Build strong relationships with the donors and the other organizations, focus on impact and result and respond positively to feedback;
  • •           Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • •           Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills;
  • •           Demonstrate openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
  • •           Lead team effectively and shows mentoring as well as conflict resolution skills;
  • •           Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills;
  • •           Remain calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
  • •           Communication and networking;
  • •           Excellent oral communications skills and conflict resolution competency to manage inter-group dynamics and mediate conflicting interest of varied actors;
  • •           Excellent writing skills, with analytical capacity and ability to synthesize project outputs and relevant findings for the preparation of quality project reports;
  • •           Maturity and confidence in dealing with senior and high ranking members of national and international institutions, government and non-government.





Required Skills and Experience


  • Advanced University Degree (Masters) in Economics, Public Administration, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field.


  • Minimum 5 years of professional working experience in early recovery, livelihoods or economic recovery, l. Part of that experience must be in the field involving project/Programme management as well as multi-partner co-ordination in post-conflict and/or post-natural disaster settings;
  • Demonstrated ability to assess, supervise and co-ordinate technical work in livelihoods, reintegration and recovery;
  • Experience in conducting needs assessments and programme design;
  • Experience in project and team management;

Experience in results-based management, monitoring and evaluation;

  • Familiarity with EMMA rules and procedures would be an advantage;
  • Familiarity with Kurdistan egion, including the political, economic and social dimensions desirable.

Language Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both in written and in oral form;
  • Knowledge of Kurdish language is highly desirable.
How To Apply

Qualified Candidates should submit Cover Letters with their resumes attached electronically to   with indicating the position they are applying for in the subject of the email.

Email subject must read (Program Manager).



  • Email without vacancy title will not be considered. Email after the closing date will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Women only is candidate for this job.


      The deadline for applying is 31st of Jan. 2023

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