The World Service (WS) is LWF’s internationally recognized humanitarian and development arm. It has earned a distinguished record by linking timely, compassionate and professional emergency response with excellence in rehabilitation, reconstruction and effective long-term development efforts. Mandated by the communion of the LWF to carry out effective and empowering programing addressing human sufferings, injustice and emergencies, LWF World Service works with and for vulnerable and crisis-affected populations to achieve justice, peace and sustainable lives.
LWF Iraq has worked in Northern Iraq / Iraqi Kurdistan since 2014 and has been registered with the Kurdistan Regional Government since 2015. It has offices in Dohuk and Erbil. As an active member in WASH, Livelihood & Social Cohesion and SGBV/Protection Working Groups, LWF Iraq cooperates closely with relevant UN agencies, other INGOs, local NGOs and local authorities. All LWF Iraq ongoing programs in the field of WASH, Protection (PSS), Peace-building and Livelihoods contribute to the Iraq Humanitarian Response Plan and comply with the Core Humanitarian Standard. LWF currently implements activities in the areas of Dohuk and Nineveh Governorates. Through partners, LWF Iraq has reached Salah Al-Din, Bagdad and Anbar Governorates serving IDPs, returnees and host communities in and outside camp settlements.
Scope of Work
The Peacebuilding and Social Cohesion Officer (PSC) will effectively ensure that communities of different faiths live and work in harmony to ensure a sustainable peaceful co-existence in Duhok and Ninewa to build cohesive societies for high levels of trust, a shared vision for a common future, and responsive and legitimate governance institutions. Through the Peacebuilding and Social Cohesion project, LWF Iraq’s social cohesion program seeks to build mutual understanding, tolerance, and trust among religious and ethnic groups in both Duhok and Ninewa governorates.
Duties and Responsibilities:
LWF as an organization and LWF workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the code of Conduct.
LWF values diversity in its staff and would therefore particularly welcome applications from groups underrepresented in its current team, including people living with disability.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their complete application (CV) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org Please indicate “ Peacebuilding and Social Cohesion Officer” in the e-mail title.
ENGLISH (CV) ONLY Only suitable candidates will be contacted.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.