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Iraq: Communications and Training Specialist

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Overseas Strategic Consulting
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 31 Jul 2017

Communications and Training Specialist (Training Specialist) will provide training to provincial government staff on effective citizen participation and public outreach mechanisms. The Training Specialist will provide technical support related to communications and public awareness campaigns. S/he will improve government staff capacity to build constructive communication with citizens and civil society organizations on budget development, service delivery outcomes, and investment priorities. The technical specialist will utilize innovative technology to enhance citizen consultation and engagement.


· Must be an Iraqi citizen

· Bachelor’s degree or higher in communications or other relevant areas

· At least 5 years of experience building the capacity of provincial government staff to implement public awareness campaigns and community outreach

· 5 years experience with international development projects (USAID preferred)

· A minimum of 5 years experience implementing public awareness campaigns for citizens and civil society organizations

· Experience with development of print and visual media content, as well as radio content and cellphone based text and audio services

· Experience working with a multicultural team of local and expatriate staff

· Exceptional problem solving, writing, and communications skills

· Fluent in English and Arabic

· Experience working financial management and governance projects a plus

Established in 1992, OSC provides strategic communications support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. Using research-based strategies, OSC provides strategic communications technical assistance and advisory services to donor agencies, governments, private institutions, and civil society organizations, building institutional capacity in a multitude of sectors and subject areas, public financial management. To learn more about OSC, please visit

How to apply:

For consideration, please email your resume/CV and cover letter to using the subject line: Communications and Training Specialist. OSC is committed to recruit, employ, promote, and retain the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.