Program Officer

Women for Women International

Qualifications & Preferred Skills


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Social Studies or any relevant field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in relevant fields, preferably within INGOs sector and at least 1 year at a supervisory level.
  • Ability to understand the needs of WfWI’s targeted groups.
  • Demonstrate ability to supervise and motivate a team of people through a participatory and enabling management style.
  • Demonstrable understanding and experience of gender issues and proven commitment to addressing gender inequalities in all key areas of responsibility.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in training and facilitations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and good report writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well as a part of a team.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, and under pressure.
  • Ability and willingness to travel around the country as required.
  • High level of fluency in English, Kurdish, Arabic (speaking, reading, writing).
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and email applications.

This position will be working directly with female participants/beneficiaries, so female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

Interested candidates must submit an updated CV to:[email protected] with mentioning “Program Officer” in the Subject line. 

Only motivated applications that meet the required qualifications will be contacted.

Application deadline is: May 16, 2022

* CV’s shared via links or sent with the wrong subject lines will not be considered.

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