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Livelihoods Program Officer

Job Title: Livelihoods Program Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 783
Contact Name: Sana Kamangar
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Livelihoods Program Officer to support its artisan crafts programming with internally displaced men and women in Duhok Governorate.


  • Contributing to strategic planning for expansion of livelihoods programming
  • Strengthening marketing strategy
  • Provision of business coaching
  • Procuring best value supplies
  • Maintaining inventories of supplies 
  • Introducing new product designs
  • Ensuring product quality
  • Maintaining inventories of products for sale
  • Tracking income and overseeing payments to producers
  • Researching new sales channels
  • Building partnerships with other NGOs, with donors, and with potential new vendors
  • Organizing sales events
  • Other tasks as required


  • Commitment to international human rights and gender equality
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet tight deadlines
  • At least two years of relevant professional experience in business or development 
  • Fluency in written and spoken in English and Kurdish or Arabic
  • NGO experience a plus

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.