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European Union ‫بعثة االتحاد األوروبي‬

Advisory Mission in Iraq ‫االستشارية في العراق‬

We are

The European Union’s Advisory Mission to Iraq (EUAM Iraq), is part of the Common Security and
Defence Policy (CSDP), which enables the Union to take a leading role in peace-keeping operations,
conflict prevention and in strengthening of international security. It is an integrated part of the EU’s
comprehensive approach towards crisis management, drawing on civilian experts as well as experts
from the police.

EUAM Iraq was established on 16 October 2017 by the Council of the European Union in response to
a request from the Iraqi Government for the EU to provide advice and assistance on the
implementation of civilian aspects of the National Security Strategy. EUAM Iraq represents both a
testimony of, and a contribution to, the EU's steadfast support for Iraq's Unity, sovereignty, territorial
integrity, its security and rule of law. The Mission is based in Baghdad, and has up to 51 personnel,
comprised of 36 EU experts and 15 local staff.

The Mission has an initial mandate of one year. Its core mandate is to support the implementation of
the civilian aspects of the Iraqi National Security Strategy and the civilian aspects of Security Sector
Reform Programme, led by the Office of the Iraqi National Security Advisor. The Mission will inform
planning for potential further EU engagement, and assist in the coordination of EU and Member
States' assistance in the civilian Security Sector domain.

General Requirement & Eligibility

 Applicants must be Iraqi Citizen.


 Applicants must enjoy their full civil rights and not have any criminal record (Certificate of
non-conviction will be required before any employment offer).
 Applicants must be in good physical and mental health (Medical checks will be required
before any employment offer).
 Only application provided on the official EUAM Iraq application form will be accepted.
 Applicants applying for two different positions, need to submit 2 application forms.
 Maximum two (2) applications per applicant (i.e. you can only apply for 2 posts).
 Application forms must be filled in English (except for the applicant’s name which should be
provided in both English and Arabic).
 Deadline to apply: 15 May 2018, 17:00 Baghdad time.
 Files submitted will not be returned.
European Union ‫بعثة االتحاد األوروبي‬
Advisory Mission in Iraq ‫االستشارية في العراق‬

Annex 1

European Union Advisory Mission in IRAQ (EUAM IRAQ)


1-2018 Call for Contributions – Local National Staff

Organisation: EUAM IRAQ


Job Location: Baghdad
Employment
Locally Contracted
Regime:
Available
Ref. Name of the Post Location
on
IATLS 03 Local Senior Legal language Officer Baghdad ASAP
IATLS 04 Local Security Officer Baghdad ASAP

Job Title/ IAOLS 01 Local Liaison Officer/Translator (MoI) Baghdad ASAP


Vacancy Notice: Local Senior Security Sector Reform Liaison
IAOLS 04 Baghdad ASAP
Officer
IASLS 03 Local Procurement Officer Baghdad ASAP
IASLS 04 Local Admin Officer Baghdad ASAP
IASLS 05 Local Logistics Assistant Baghdad ASAP

Deadline for Applications: 15 May 2018, at 17:00 (Baghdad Time)

E-mail Address to send the


applications@euam-iraq.eu
Job Application Form to:
For more information relating to selection and recruitment, please
Information:
contact EUAM IRAQ: applications@euam-iraq.eu

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Position Name Employment Regime Group
Local Senior Legal Language Officer Local Contracted I
Position Number Location Component/Department/Unit
IATLS 03 Baghdad, Iraq Head of Mission’s Office

1. Reporting Line:
The Local Senior Legal Language Officer reports to the Deputy Head of Mission, or the designated
alternate, and is responsible for:

2. Main Tasks and Responsibilities


 To provide legal expertise and advice on legal issues related to the host country legal framework,
including advice on host country regulatory and other instruments, mechanisms and arrangements.
 To prepare and draft documents on legal issues pertaining to the implementation of the Mission
mandate, under the guidance of the International Legal Advice.
 To conduct research on legal issues related to public international law and relevant host country
law.
 To support the International Legal Advisers in all areas of their respective work, including liaising
with local interlocutors on legal issues, supporting in the preparation and delivery of legal training
courses, the organization of workshops and other events.
 To translate legal documents from Arabic into English and vice-versa.
 To provide interpretation services in meetings with Iraqi interlocutors.
 To prepare discussion points for the Legal Advisers ahead of meetings with Iraqi interlocutors.
 To preparing and participate in meetings, conferences and other events, preparing meeting reports.
 To maintain the highest level of confidentiality when dealing with assigned tasks and
responsibilities, as well as with all Mission documents and information.
 To perform any other related duties as instructed by the line manager or designated alternate.

3. Essentials Qualifications and Experiences


 University Degree at Masters level (EFQ 7) in a relevant subject (Security, Law, English etc.) or
equivalent Police/Military education at officer level 4 and preferably above (Lt. Colonel or higher).
 To have at least 12 years of working experience in the Security, Law or political sphere
 To have legislative drafting experience – and experience in exchange of letters at highest political
level.
 To have at least 3 years of management and supervision experience.

4. Essentials Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


 To be a Native Arabic speaker.
 To have excellent writing skills in English language (e.g. Kurdish, other EU languages.
 To have knowledge of functions and practices of the host country and other Rule of Law systems.
 To have knowledge of local and international legal terminology.
 To have computer skills in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access).

5. Desirable Qualifications and Experiences


 To hold a diploma or certificate in English Language skills, in both translation and interpretation,
for example IELTS certificate. Alternatively, equivalent academic or professional training,
evidenced by a certificate or degree obtain in English.

6. Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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 To have previous professional experience in working with an international organisation.
 To have knowledge of typical Diplomatic and protocol issues in the host country and how to solve
these at lowest possible level and if needed at international level.
 To have knowledge of relevant jurisprudence in the host country.
 To have good presentation skills.
 To be able to work effectively under pressure, in difficult circumstances, as well as ability to
communicate with personnel at all operational and strategic levels.
 To be able to work without supervision, complete assigned tasks within strict deadlines and
consistently maintain quality and accuracy in performance of duties.
 To be able to maintain a clean, safe and hazard free working environment. Meticulous time
keeping, and, ability and willingness to work additional hours if required.
 To have proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working
relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

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Position Name: Employment Regime Group
Local Security Officer Local Contracted III
Position Number Location: Component/Department/Unit
IATLS 04 Baghdad, Iraq Head of Mission Office/Security Dept.

1. Reporting Line:
The Local Security Officer reports to the Senior Mission Security Officer (SMSO) or designated
alternate, and is responsible for:

2. Main Tasks and Responsibilities:


 To liaise with all relevant Iraqi Security Forces and Government of Iraq departments for the
timely exchange of information and relay of threat, security and disruption warnings to EUAM
Iraq Security Department.
 To gather information, analyse and make recommendations to EUAM Iraq Security Department
on general and specific security issues related to the Mission’s operations.
 To be a Point of Contact internally and externally for arrangements to ensure smooth entry into
locations as required to carry out the Mission mandate.
 To process requests for assistance and to facilitate the movement of Mission members including
badging, passes or similar documents.
 To translate written reports and documents from Arabic into English and vice versa.
 To carry out other related duties assigned by the SMSO or designated alternate.

3. Essentials Qualifications and Experiences


 To have successfully completed of relevant university studies of at least 3 years e.g. Bachelor's
Degree or equivalent police or military studies.
 To have a minimum of eight (8) years overall relevant professional experience.

4. Essentials Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To have a very good verbal and written communication skills in both English and Arabic (native
speaker)
 To have a good computer literacy (Microsoft Office).
 To be able to compile, analyse and report information with specific regard to security related
aspects.
 To have a good knowledge as well as practical experience of the methods involved in the
development of security procedures.
 To be able to maintain the highest standards of personal integrity, impartiality and self-discipline,
and act in the interest of the EUAM Iraq.
 To exercise the highest level of personal and operational secrecy, this includes not being allowed
to provide or discuss any information or document as a result of access to classified and/or
sensitive information related to the EUAM Iraq Mission or respective tasks and activities.
 To be available to participate to field trips across the country.

5. Desirable Qualifications and Experiences


 To have have serviced in the Iraqi Security Forces or Intelligence Agencies at commissioned
officer rank.

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 To have a minimum of three (3) years overall professional experience of working with multi-
National or International organisations.
 To have an extensive professional network in the Iraqi security sector.

6. Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To possess the gravitas to be able to speak with senior decision makers in the Iraqi Government
and Security Forces and obtain the desired results for the Mission.
 To have a good knowledge as well as practical experience of the methods involved in the
development of security procedures.
 To be able to work on a multitude of activities at the same time and with limited supervision.
 To be able to work independently and harmoniously with colleagues and as part of a team.
 To be able to maintain a clean, safe and hazard free working environment and the highest
standards of personal appearance at all times.
 To adhere to meticulous time keeping, and ability and willingness to work additional hours if
required.
 To have proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working
relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
 To have additional language skills (e.g. Kurdish, other EU languages).

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Position Name Employment Regime Group
Local Liaison Officer / Translator (MoI) Local Contracted II
Position Number Location Component/Department/Unit
IAOLS 01 Baghdad, Iraq Operations Department

1. Reporting Line:
The Local Liaison Officer /Translator (MoI) reports to the Head of Operations, or designated alternate, and is
responsible for:

2. Main Tasks and Responsibilities


 To provide updated information about the MoI and maintain a working relationship with the Mission’s
key interlockers in support of the Mission’s MoI Advisers work.
 To support, under supervision, the Mission’s Advisers in creating and maintaining an overview and
understanding of the decision-making structures and related components within the MoI.
 To assist in arranging meetings, workshops, seminars etc. with key interlockers and other relevant
stakeholders primarily in the MoI or as designated by Head of Operations.
 To accompany mission staff in their daily advising work including duty trips outside Baghdad.
 To perform translations of all types of texts e.g. training manuals, presentations, letters, report etc. from
English to Arabic and vice-versa.
 To perform interpretation in liaison and consecutive mode, from English to Arabic and vice-versa.
 To assist in the preparation of text for translation, including obtaining relevant reference material.
 To maintain good working knowledge on specific and technical fields and related terminology.
 To maintain good knowledge of Mission and its mandate.
 To proofread and check own work to assure quality and accuracy.
 To maintain the highest levels of confidentiality when dealing with all Mission information.
 To advise on cultural awareness.
 To perform any other related duties as instructed by the line manager or designated alternate.

3. Essentials Qualifications and Experiences


 University degree at Masters level (EQF 7,) in a relevant subject (English, Law, Political Science, etc.).
 Proficient in oral and written English (C1/C2 according to Common European Framework of References
for Languages).
 Previous minimum experience of 8 years with at least 5 years with the MoI or MoI related departments.

4. Essentials Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To be a native Arabic speaker.
 To have Computer literacy (Microsoft Office).
 To be available to participate to field trips across the country.

5. Desirable Qualifications and Experiences


 To have at least 1 year working within international environment or organisations is desirable.

6. Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To be able to work effectively under pressure, in difficult circumstances.
 To be able to communicate with personnel at all operational and strategic levels.
 To be able to work without supervision, complete assigned tasks within strict deadlines and consistently
maintain quality and accuracy in performance of duties.
 To be able to maintain a clean, safe and hazard free working environment and the highest standards of
personal appearance at all times.
 To adhere to meticulous time keeping. Ability and willingness to work additional hours if required.
 To have proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in
a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
 To have additional language skills (e.g. Kurdish, other EU languages)
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Position Name: Local Senior Security Employment Regime Group:
Sector Reform Liaison Officer Local Contracted I
Position Number Location Component/Department/Unit
IAOLS 04 Baghdad, Iraq Operations Department

1. Reporting Line:
The Local Senior SSR Liaison Officer reports to the Head of Operations, or designated alternate and
responsible for:

2. Main Tasks and Responsibilities


 To support the Mission in identifying key SSR interlockers and stakeholders with in the national security
architecture and the civil society.
 To support the Mission in introducing Senior Leadership and Senior Advisers to key SSR interlockers at
all levels – governmental and within the civil society.
 To support the Mission in building a trustful and mutual beneficial working relationship with key SSR
interlockers at all levels – governmental and within the civil society.
 To support the Mission in identifying gabs, threats and opportunities in implementing its mandate in
general and specifically in relation.
 To support the Mission in obtaining and maintaining a thorough understanding of the formal and informal
decision-making structures within the Government of Iraq.
 To advise on cultural awareness
 To perform any other related duties as instructed by the line manager or designated alternate.

3. Essentials Qualifications and Experiences


 University Degree at Masters level (EFQ 7), in a relevant subject (Security, Law, English etc.) or
equivalent Police/Military education at officer level 4 and preferably above (Lt. Colonel or higher).
 To have at least 12 years of working experience in the Iraq security sector.
 To have Security Sector Reform experience (SSR).

4. Essentials Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To be a native Arabic speaker.
 To have a high proficient in oral and written English (C1/C2 according to Common European Framework
of References for Languages).
 To have computer literacy (Microsoft Office).
 To have an extensive knowledge and network within the Iraq security community in general and in MoI
and ONSA especially.
 To be available to participate in duty trips across the country.

5. Desirable Qualifications and Experiences


 PhD (EFQ 8) from Accredited University/ Higher Institute / Justice, Security or law – within security
sector Reform.
 Preferred rank - at General level.

6. Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To be able to work effectively under pressure, in difficult circumstances, as well as ability to
communicate with personnel at all operational and strategic levels.
 To be able to work without supervision, complete assigned tasks within strict deadlines and consistently
maintain quality and accuracy in performance of duties.
 To be able to maintain a clean, safe and hazard free working environment and the highest standards of
personal appearance at all times.
 To follow meticulous time keeping, and, ability and willingness to work additional hours if required.
 To have additional language skills is desirable (e.g. Kurdish or other EU languages).

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 To have proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in
a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
 Respected - could be retired General class with recommendations and network intact.

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Position Name: Employment Regime: Group:
Local Procurement Officer Local Contracted III
Position Number: Location: Component/Department/Unit:
IASLS 03 Baghdad, Iraq Mission Support/ Procurement

1. Reporting Line:
The Local Procurement Officer will report to the Head of Mission Support, or designated alternate, and
responsible for:

2. Main Tasks and Responsibilities


 To assist the Head of Mission Support Department and the Procurement Unit on contracting and
procurement issues and drafting procurement documents.
 To use legally established professional, transparent and competitive procurement policies and
procedures in accordance with EU legislation and regulations to ensure that the best value for money is
obtained.
 To make pre-selection of local suppliers as required in purchase orders, be point of contact with them in
procurement procedures.
 To maintain updated database of suppliers and ensure that all required documentation of the suppliers is
kept updated accordingly.
 To provide assistance to the mission members related with all contracting and procurement matters.
 To translate procurement related documents from Arabic to English and vice versa.
 To maintain routine, follow up action on procurement on behalf of supervisor and inform of status.
 To be responsible for verbal or written responses to queries from internal and external clients regarding
procurement matters.
 To draft letters, memorandum, email, etc.; monitor progress and liaise with suppliers during the entire
procurement cycle; investigation and resolution of post-order problems and preparation of progress
reports on procurement matters.
 To deal with information with confidentiality and discretion.
 To carry out any other task as requested by the line manager.

3. Essentials Qualifications and Experiences


 To have successful completed university studies attested by a diploma, where the normal duration is at
least three (3) years (in Law, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or a relevant
field).
 To have at least three (3) years of relevant and proven full-time professional experience related to
Procurement in the private and/or public sector, after having obtained the university degree.

4. Essentials Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To have a very good verbal and written communication skills in both English and Arabic (native
speaker)
 To have a good computer literacy (Microsoft Office: in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
 To be able to focus on priorities, to monitor and evaluate procedures and processes.
 To be able to deliver work on time and to agreed standards, even under pressure.

5. Desirable Qualifications and Experiences


 To possess professional qualification in Procurement management.
 To have at least 1 year working within international environment or organisations is desirable.
 To have experience in positions requiring analytical and organizational skills, with a service- and
project-oriented approach.
 To have a sound experience of using data for preparing reports.
 To have professional experience in an EU and/or International environment.
 To have experience of working in an intercultural environment, with respect of diversity.

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6. Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 To have very good knowledge of public and international procurement rules and principles.
 To have strong sense of initiative, responsibility and autonomy.
 To be able to build productive and cooperative working relationships with other staff members.
 To be able to work methodically, accurately and with attention to details as well as to tight deadlines.
 To be able to work on a multitude of activities at the same time and with limited supervision.
 To be able to maintain a clean, safe and hazard free working environment and the highest standards of
personal appearance at all times.
 To adhere to meticulous time keeping, and ability and willingness to work additional hours if required.
 To have proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations
in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
 To have additional language skills (e.g. Kurdish, other EU languages).

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Position Name: Employment Regime: Group:
Local Administrative Officer Local Contracted III
Position Number: Location: Component/Department/Unit:
IASLS 04 Baghdad, Iraq Mission Support

1. Reporting Line:
The Local Administrative Officer reports to the Head of the Mission Support, or designated alternate, and
responsible for:

2. Main Tasks and Responsibilities


 To support administratively the Head of Mission Support Department.
 To schedule meetings, draft the agendas and keep minutes and action lists.
 To compile reports for the department.
 To support the IT office with Administrative tasks as requested.
 To Support the HR office to establish procedures and function to enable a smooth administration –
especially for visa, laissez-passer, residency cards (diplomatic), checkpoint access cards.
 To Liaise with relevant government’s offices, e.g., protocol office and residency office on visa extension
and any related issues.
 To file documents and record data in the appropriate database and files.
 To perform and carry out other tasks and duties required or requested by Head of Mission support.

3. Essentials Qualifications and Experiences


 To have successfully completed of relevant university studies of at least 3 years e.g. Bachelor’s Degree.
 To have a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience, in the field of administration, Human
Resources or any other related fields, after having fulfilled the education requirements.

4. Essentials Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To be a native Arabic speaker.
 To have a good proficient in oral and written English (C1 according to Common European Framework
of References for Languages).
 To have a solid computer literacy (web, Microsoft Office software, especially Excel and Outlook).
 To have the knowledge and familiar with the Iraqi labour law.

5. Desirable Qualifications and Experiences


 To have experience in working with databases.
 To have experiences in IT helpdesk duties, would be an advantage.
 To have working experience in a multi-national and international environment or organisations.

6. Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To be willing to learn new skills and undertake a range of duties is essential, and should be able to work
independently, with minimal supervision.
 To be able to work with minimum supervision, complete assigned tasks within strict deadlines and
consistently maintain quality and accuracy in performance of duties.
 To be able to maintain a clean, safe and hazard free working environment and the highest standards of
personal appearance at all times.
 To be available to participate to field trips across the country.
 To have proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations
in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

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Position Name: Employment Group:
Local Logistics Assistant Regime: IV
Local Contracted
Position Number: Location: Component/Department/Uni
(IASLS 05) Baghdad, Iraq t:
Mission Support/Logistics

1. Reporting Line:
The Local Logistics Assistant reports to International Logistics Officer, or designated alternate, and
responsible:

2. Main Tasks and Responsibilities


 To provide logistical assistance to all personnel in regards to required assets to fulfil their tasks,
such as office equipment and furniture, telecommunications, stationary, etc.
 To assist in the coordination and manage the distribution and reallocation of all logistical
resources.
 To assist in the coordination of the provision of equipment and office space.
 To keep updated the inventory of assets.
 To assist in maintaining a comprehensive database of expendable and non-expandable items.
 To undertake any other related task as requested by the Line Manager(s).

3. Essentials Qualifications and Experiences


 To have successfully completed the secondary education level, attested by a valid diploma.
 To have a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience, in the field of transport,
logistics, supply chain or any other related fields, after having fulfilled the education
requirements.

4. Essentials Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To be a native Arabic speaker.
 To have a good proficient in oral and written English (C1 according to Common European
Framework of References for Languages).
 To have a good computer literacy (web, Microsoft Office) including Data Base Management.
 To be availability to participate to field trips across the country.

5. Desirable Qualifications and Experiences


 To have working experience in a multi-national and international environment or organisations.

6. Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


 To have knowledge of procedures of Iraqi Customs clearance of import and export of goods.
 To be willing to learn new skills and undertake a range of duties is essential, and should be able to
work independently, with minimal supervision.
 To be able to work with minimum supervision, complete assigned tasks within strict deadlines and
consistently maintain quality and accuracy in performance of duties.
 To be able to maintain a clean, safe and hazard free working environment and the highest
standards of personal appearance at all times.

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