Partnership Officer

at Aid Gate Organization
Published April 19, 2022
Location Erbil, Iraq
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  




Aid Gate Organization (AGO) is a humanitarian organization focused on improving livelihoods, social cohesion, peacebuilding, education, protection, and health for the most vulnerable communities in Iraq addition to climate action across the country


Reporting to: Head of programme


Role and responsibilities


Represent AGO in coordination meetings including Clusters, Area-based coordination, and Working Groups.

Build and maintain relationships with the Donors.

Establish and maintain effective relationships with partners

Attending on Behalf of AGO webinar, conferences.

Collecting the information from projects sites and presenting it in relevant working groups.

Contribute to the project activities materials including activity design, research, reporting, and work plans.

Work closely with grants and MEAL teams to provide the necessary support

Reviewing and helping finalize draft press statements

Weekly Report to line manager on achievement and progress

Preparing presentation and designing the materials required for projects visibilities

Undertake other duties as assigned by supervisor



University or college qualification in English language, translation, international relationship or equivalent work experience

Minimum 3 years of experience working in coordination with INGOs or NNGOs

Great communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English, Arabic languages

Political, culture and gender awareness in the context of different communities in Iraq.

Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations


Experience working with an international non-governmental organization.

Being able to effectively network with AGO partners, donors and other international organizations, seizing opportunities to build strategic alliances relevant to AGO strategic objectives.

Experience coordination with donors are implementing activities in Iraq.

Strong communication with Iraqi and Kurdistan federal parties.

Knowledge of mental health related terminologies would be an advantage.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)


Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)

Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities

Set and follow through on a personal self-care schedule to avoid burnout and vicarious traumatization

Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and diplomacy skills Ability to travel independently, including to rural communities and work long hours

Open to learn and accept getting technical assistance and professional feedback from others

Strictly committed to respect AGO confidentiality policy and to not disclosing any information.

Commitment to and understanding of AGO’s vision, mission, values and principles.

Work Environment:


  • Office environment with field work


  • Time spent on the computer is approximately %50




  • Regular travel to sites inside and outside of Erbil, possibly including areas in federal Iraq, depending on project development and security conditions.


How to apply


Applicants should submit their CVs with cover letter

Please mention the vacancy title: "**Partnership Officer**" in the subject box of your email.

Email after the closing date will not be considered.

Potential candidates for the post will be contacted for an interview and processed according to AGO HR policies and procedures.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews

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