The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks a Resident Senior Program Officer to design and coordinate a citizen monitoring program in advance of Iraq’s provincial council elections in November 2019. This position will design and conduct activities such as consultations and trainings, in leading coordinate on efforts between Iraqi observer organizations. NDI seeks candidates with relevant citizen observation experience. Professional experience in transition societies, and challenging environments is highly desirable. Arabic fluency is preferred but not required.
This position will be based in Baghdad, with frequent travel throughout the country to meet program goals. The position is available immediately. The Senior Program Officer will report to NDI’s Resident Senior Director.