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  • Contract
  • Duhok,Sulaymaniyah,Erbil,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

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




CESVI is an Italian NGO working for global solidarity. CESVI operates worldwide to support the most vulnerable populations in promoting human rights and achieving their ambitions, for sustainable development.

CESVI has been working in Iraq since 2018, focusing on livelihoods, multi-purpose cash transfers, agriculture, and food security. More recently, CESVI has started a new program in the protection sector, in particular, GBV.


The Project Manager is the primary person responsible for the programmatic and financial planning and management of the project activities and ensures the correct follow-up and monitoring of the local partner WEO (Women Empowerment Organization).


Brief project profile:

The project Strengthening community response and protection services for survivors women and girls in Duhok and Halabja Governorates promotes access to quality integrated protection services, at the same time strengthening the community network of civil society organizations engaged in gender-based violence response, with the ultimate goal of strengthening the resilience of vulnerable women and girls.


The target area of the project mentioned above is the Duhok and Halabja Governorates, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.


With reference to the project activities, the Project Manager:

  • Develops the methodology aimed at carrying out the GBV public and private service providers mapping;
  • Coordinates and moderates the regional round tables, attended by main project partners and stakeholders;
  • Checks the periodic updates of the referral database provided by the Coordinators;
  • Ensures, in collaboration with the SGBV specialist, the correct management of cases done by the team of the mobile units;
  • Supported by the coordinators, realizes the BOQs for the material and equipment needed to improve the spaces intended for GBV survivors;
  • Ensures communications and coordination with RIRES (Resilience Research Institute – University of Milan).



  • Degree and/or Master in Cooperation and Development/Emergency and/or similar degree (issued by at least 5 years);
  • At least 4 years of experience in cooperation and development projects with international donors, preferably in emergency contexts;
  • At least 2 years of experience in managing protection/GBV projects;
  • Excellent knowledge of Project Cycle Management;
  • Strong organizational and human resource management skills;
  • Strong monitoring and evaluation skills;
  • Good knowledge of the MS Office package;
  • Excellent knowledge of English, written and spoken;
  • Knowledge of the local context, of the target areas of the project, of the local culture and customs.
  • Maturity in managing stressful situations and ability to work under stress;
  • Confidentiality and flexibility.

How To Apply

Applications must be sent by email to [email protected], submitting an updated CV and motivational letter in English. CVs must be 3 pages maximum. 


The subject of the email must be:  PM_GBV_Name_Surname


Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 28 February 2023


Note: Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

For further information about CESVI, please consult our website https://www.cesvi.eu/

Following the first screening of CVs, eligible candidates will be contacted for an interview and a written test.

Deadline: 2/28/2023