• Contract
  • Ramadi,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.



Terms of Reference

Consultancy Title:        Capacity Building Trainers

Type of contract:         Service contract – Consultant

Duty Station:              Ramadi, Al- Anbar/ Iraq


Brief description of the organization

Al Mesalla for Human Resources Development is a non-governmental organization established in 2004 and registered in Baghdad and Erbil with headquarters located in Erbil. The organization is working at disseminating a culture of human rights and peacebuilding in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. The organization is currently working along 3 programs: A non-violence and peace-building program developing peace capacities within the community; women and Gender program empowering women to take an active role in the community and a Human Rights Program which focuses especially on enhancing freedom of expression. Since June 2014, Al Mesalla developed services for the growing refugee and displaced community settling in the Kurdish Region of Iraq by participating in distributing emergency support and establishing empowerment and livelihood programs for displaced women in particular.


Development Plan (Capacity Building) for Municipalities & Directorates of Agriculture in Ramadi


 Workshop A: DEI in Community Engagement (2 days)


1- Introduction to Governance and Social Cohesion (IRC definition)

  • Introduction to good governance and local governance.
  • Introduction to Social Cohesion and the local administration’s role in strengthening social cohesion (generally and in the Iraq context).

2- Diversity, Equality,and Inclusion (DEI) in community engagement (refer to KAI)

  • Defining Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion and the differences between the principles.
  • Are these principles applied in community engagement in day-to-day work?
  • Are they important to your location context?
  • How can we promote the principles in engaging with the community?
  • How to be Gender sensitive in service delivery?


 Workshop B: Community Engagement and Communication Skills (2 days)

  • Defining Community Engagement and Communication.
  • Approaches for community engagements for local governance structures (feedback mechanisms/accountability, community dialogues, open house meetings, natural resources committees etc..)
  • How to improve your listening skills, including empathetic listening and perspective-taking?
  • Understanding how identities, power, and privilege impact your interactions.
  • Effectively managing community-engaged projects


Workshop C: Conflict Prevention and De-escalation Techniques (2 days)


  • What are the drivers of conflict and violence in service delivery and community engagement?
  • Tools and mechanisms to prevent or/and manage conflict/tensions in service delivery. (de-escalation etc.)
  • Applying de-escalation tools and techniques at the community level from a local governance approach.


 All applicants are required to submit training materials.

يجب على  جميع المتقدمين (إرفاق) تقديم المواد التدريبية – المنهاج التدريبي.

Qualifications &  Skills

  • Previous experience in conducting capacity building activities/ToT and development of training modules on Peace Building and Social Cohesion with conflict prevention.
  • Good technical knowledge of PMP, and human rights in line with Al-Mesalla’s standards.
  • Good technical knowledge of life skills and peacebuilding and Ramadi society.
  • Experience working with Government and/or international organizations.
  • Bachelor or master’s degree in social sciences, political sciences, conflict prevention, or a relevant field
  • Fluency in English and Arabic languages
  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to collaborate with different civic actors.
  • Experience in managing training in multi-cultural/ethnic audiences.
  • Strong ability in managing politically sensitive issues, in a responsible way.


How To Apply

Al-Mesalla implements an equal employment opportunity policy

and our recruitment process is based on merit.

Applicants and/or successful interview
candidates (both internal and external) are not required to pay any fees at any
stage of the recruitment process.

Al-Mesalla is an Equal Opportunity Employer Al-Mesalla considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

NOTE:- Applications not meeting the specified minimum requirements or received after the closing date will not be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Due to the urgency, Al -Mesala reserves the right to recruit any suitable candidates before the above-mentioned deadline



This vacancy is open to both Internals and Externals, but if there are any qualified Internal candidates, priority shall be given to them

Please submit your CV as a PDF or WORD to ([email protected]), other formats rather than PDF or WORD will consider corrupted and will lead to neglect application.

subject : Capacity Building Trainers


All applicants are required to submit training materials with their CV

يجب على  جميع المتقدمين (إرفاق) تقديم المواد التدريبية – المنهاج التدريبي مع السيرة الذايته .

Deadline: 2023-03-06