• Contract
  • Erbil,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

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




The Iraq Consultant’s role will be to support all Altai operations in Iraq. The position is based in Erbil and covers all Iraq. The tasks will include:

  • Participation to whole project cycles: timeline, establishment of research methodology, planning of field data collection, analysis and report writing
  • Quantitative and qualitative data collection through fieldwork interviews in various regions of Iraq (periods of one week to 10 days in various provinces of Iraq)
  • Management of teams of local consultants, interviewers and enumerators
  • Arrangement of logistics for field missions
  • Facilitation of various types of interviews: key informant interviews (with local authorities, companies, development actors, key social actors, etc.), focus group discussions, workshops
  • Analysis of data
  • Participation to report writing and presentations



Altai Consulting is a Strategy, Research, and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) firm focusing on the developing world. Altai began operating in 2003 and has since completed over 350 consulting and research assignments in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. Our clients include major donors (AFD, DFID, the European Commission, USAID, etc.) and their implementing partners, international organizations (the World Bank, the United Nations), INGOs, and private sector clients looking for both technical expertise and high-level strategy advice.

For more information, please visit our website: www.altaiconsulting.com



Qualifications &  Skills


  • Master-level university education
  • Professional level in English, spoken and written
  • Professional level in Arabic, spoken and written
  • Good command of Microsoft Office (World, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Minimum of three years of professional experience (for example in evaluations and research for development project, at NGOs, consultancy companies, think tanks or at international organizations)
  • Experience conducting fieldwork (qualitative research, surveys, evaluations, etc.) in various regions of Iraq
  • Knowledge of and ability to navigate social, economic and political dynamics in Iraq
  • Willing and able to spend significant periods in work travels in all governorates in Iraq



  • International experience (studies and / or work abroad)
  • Kurdish language
  • French language



  • Autonomous worker, self-starter
  • Able to propose new ideas and solutions when needed
  • Good communication skills, in both formal and informal contexts
  • At ease in a small team and with a flexible structure
  • Open to, and accepting of, constructive criticism



  • Monthly compensation dependent on qualifications and experience, with pay increases based on performance
  • Renewable 1 year contract
  • All costs covered during work travels
  • Health insurance



  • Deadline for applications: February 20, 2023
  • Start of work March 2023


How To Apply

To apply, send an email to [email protected] – with subject line: [HR] Iraq Consultant Application – Full Name and the following attachments:

  • CV (file name should contain your full name)
  • Writing samples: can be university research works, articles, pieces written for clients or employers. Indicate your degree of authorship: individual or collective, proofread externally or not. Indicate whether the piece is confidential and it will be treated as such.

Deadline: 2023-03-20