Field Coordinator

Sahara Economic Development Organization (SEDO)



Sahara Economic Development Organization (SEDO) is Iraqi National NGO, it was established in November 2007 as an independent NGO with its main office in Tikrit city. It focuses on developing the economic sector by providing business management training courses and counseling services to entrepreneurs and potential investors to enable them to efficiently contribute to the local economy. SEDO is considered among the most effective and qualified organizations in Iraq. It has conducted economic studies on the business environment in Iraq, identifying business opportunities and market niches for potential investors in Iraq. SEDO started humanitarian intervention in Iraq to respond to the urgent need for our beneficiaries, its work in WASH, Livelihood, protection, Food security, and Education sectors.


Job Summary

The Field Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, consolidating, and ensuring smooth implementation of the project and operations’ activities and adherence to the logistic, human resource, administration, and security procedures.


Job Description

  • Oversee the running of projects in Diyala governorate;
  • Ensure that SEDOs’ procedures and the Donor regulations applicable to the project with regards to program, logistics, security, HR, and administration are fulfilled;
  • Establish a mechanism to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the field activities and ensure coordination and info sharing among the project components and stakeholders;
  • Facilitating and supervising the implementation of informal activities, catch-up classes, recreational activities, Awareness sessions, and training.
  • Organizing training, workshops, and awareness raise campaigns on Education in coordination with the Education Manager.
  • Developing and supervising need assessment activities related to Protection (General Protection, Child Protection, and GBV), Livelihood and food security, WASH and Shelter, Education, and other sectors in coordination with partners.
  • Supervise, gather and deliver the financial requests from the Teams, ensuring transparency of the procedures and cost-effectiveness for the goods and the services received;
  • Regularly assess field staff performance, needs, and eventual gaps during project implementation and under the supervision of the Operation Coordinator facilitate corrective measures and propose eventual new interventions;
  • Supervise data collection, verify the source of information and prepare timely and accurate Project Progress Reports as required;
  • Represent SEDO at general coordination working groups and clusters with donors, humanitarian actors, and local authorities, when requested;
  • Liaise with local/national authorities and other actors as needed to facilitate the achievement of project objectives;
  • Able to translate documents from to Arabic, Kurdish, and/or English and act as a translator in meetings and discussions as needed;
  • Provide support for support team in Diyala office and HQ to ensure available required documents for HR, logistics, finance, security, MEAL, and other necessary documents.
  • Perform any other task not here listed and necessary for the implementation of the project activities or the mission program as requested by the Education Manager or Education Coordinator.


Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Qualifications & Preferred Skills 

  • Minimum two years of professional experience in the business, economic, social, or other related roles of coordination;
  • Proven ability to work as a team leader;
  • Demonstrated commitment to humanitarian principles;
  • Strong understanding of the situation of protection context in Ninewa governorate.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills
  • Strong Arabic skills, written and spoken. fluent in the English language, written and spoken. Kurdish is preferred 
  • Strong report writing skills
  • IT knowledge and skills.
  • Commitment to and understanding of SEDO’s aims, values, and principles including rights-based approaches Application Process.


How To Apply

The application period closes on (21/May/2022) Applicants may submit their application through the below link. For any questions; please send an email to [email protected].


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