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Project Coordinator-Public Private Dialogue

Job Title: Project Coordinator-Public Private Dialogue
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
REF: 1604
Contact Name: David Bernard
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description


MSELECT is looking to hire a Project Coordinator – Public Private Dialogue for an international development organization in Baghdad. Candidate must have Ideally at least 3 years of relevant experience and fluent in English and Arabic.


  • Consulting business associations in terms of organizational development
  • The position holder supports private sector representatives’ in understanding the concept of
  • public-private dialogues and enable them to recognize potentials and the importance of PPD
  • in promoting sustainable and inclusive local development.
  • He or she is responsible to liaison and consult activities with relevant associations as well as stakeholder management. This includes strategic networking in the private business associations area.
  • The position holder will be responsible for the implementation of qualification and organizational development activities.
  • The position holder will ensure the quality of activities implemented by contractors and partner organizations.


1. Implementation

  • coordination with the project director.
  • This may include the full responsibility for certain
  • activities according to the standard project cycle.
  • A special focus will be on process development.
  • Furthermore, the position is responsible for results assessment according to the organization standard
  • M&E schemes with the preparation of reports and public relation material.

2. Consulting

  • The position holder will directly consult private institutions and additionally will organize
  • consulting schemes with external contractors.
  • The position holder provides local, practical, and academic
  • knowledge of the project planning process.

3. Strategic Networking and Stakeholder management

  • The position holder serves as activity coordinator for national organizations and political partners.
  • This includes the creation of a strong network, continuous needs assessments,enabling project activities, communicating approaches. Furthermore, the representation of the project and its activities in coordination with the project director, built-up and care for relationships (stakeholder management) and identification of potential future cooperation partners.

4. Other duties/additional tasks

The position holder will support the project with any additional task if necessary.

 Required qualifications, competencies and experience Qualifications

  • At least Master’s degree in economics, Political Sciences, Political Economics,
  • Business Administration, or other relevant fields.
  • Progressive knowledge of public-private dialogue processes and tools.
  • Background in consultancy is an advantage. High diplomatic and socials skills are expected.
  • Work experience in international development cooperation organization is an
  • advantage.
  • Above average academic Arabic and fluent English language proficiency are mandatory (written and spoken).
  • The applicant must be able to work for the benefit of a team (references requested).
  • Other knowledge, additional competencies
  • Office Software literacy
  • German language skills are an advantage
  • Experienced network 
  • Ability to travel in Iraq and abroad for limited periods of time

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