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Research consultant NGO Information Job Information
Contract Duration
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours On Call
Posted 2022-11-24
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title Law, Social Sciences, or Related
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel 25%
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2022-11-24
Deadline Date 2022-11-30
[Mosul,Iraq ]


Terms of Reference


Consultancy Title:        researcher

Contract type:               consultant

Duration of contract:  3 Months (renewable) – 2022 - 2023

Duty Station:              remotely - Mosul


Brief description of the organization

Al Mesalla for Human Resources Development is a non-governmental organization established in 2004 and registered in Baghdad and Erbil with headquarters located in Erbil. The organization is working at disseminating a culture of human rights and peacebuilding in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. The organization is currently working along 3 programs: A non-violence and peacebuilding program developing peace capacities within the community; a woman and Gender program empowering women to take an active role in the community and a Human Rights Program which focuses especially on enhancing freedom of expression. Since June 2014, Al-Mesalla developed services for the growing refugee and displaced community settling in the Kurdish Region of Iraq by participating in distributing emergency support and establishing empowerment and livelihood programs for displaced women in particular.


Job Description


  • Submit the research before starting the implementation of the project.
  • Submit the recommendation before/when/after the implementation.
  • The primary function of the researcher is to support the whole project.
  • Provide consultation during the period of the project.


 Key Responsibilities

Conduct a field study of the neediest groups.

Description: The Al-Mesalla will conduct a field study in the Mahalabia district and the center of Mosul, on the groups most in need of the application of peace education. The project team will hire a specialized researcher to

Conduct the field study. This field study will help the project team and the Department of Education in Nineveh to identify the most conflict-sensitive areas, and thus identify the targeted schools in the nearby areas. However, the focus will be on targeting 2-shift schools in these areas.



  • Submit the research and the recommendation after completing the research.
  • Collect data and work on writing quantitative and qualitative reports and submit them to the project manager in a timely manner.
  • Provide high-quality activity and training reports to the project manager.
  • Proven knowledge of data collection methods.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and statistical applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to write high-level.
Qualifications & Preferred Skills
  • University degree preferably in relevant subjects (Law, Political/Social Science, Education, Economics, Development, International Relations, etc.).
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in development/humanitarian.
  • At least 1 year of proven experience as a researcher.
  • Knowledge of standards and literature in human and environmental rights, policy-making, humanitarian and development principles, accountability, governance, advocacy, and campaigning;
  • Proven capacities to plan activities successfully targeting results and objectives - Previous experience working under pressure and/or in a hardship duty station
  • Team working skills and proactive attitude
  • Excellent computer literacy skills Desirable requirements:
  • Required Basic oral and written English
  • Written and spoken Arabic and the Kurdish language is an assets.
  • Previous experience in peacebuilding, social cohesion, and conflict prevention.
How To Apply

Al-Mesalla implements an equal employment opportunity policy

and our recruitment process is based on merit.

Applicants and/or successful interview
candidates (both internal and external) are not required to pay any fees at any
stage of the recruitment process.

Al-Mesalla is an Equal Opportunity Employer Al-Mesalla considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

NOTE:- Applications not meeting the specified minimum requirements or received after closing date will not be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Due to the urgency, Al -Mesala reserves the right to recruit any suitable candidates before the above-mentioned deadline



While this vacancy is open to both Internals and Externals, priority shall be given to qualified Internal applicants.

Please submit your CV and a Cover letter as a PDF or WORD to (, other formats rather than PDF or WORD will consider corrupted and will lead to neglect application.

subject : Research consultant

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