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Application Submissions Guideline: 
  • Deadline for applications: June 9, 2023
  • Start of work: July 2023

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.
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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:

As part of its Public Policy Practice, Altai Consulting seeks skilled candidates for a position of Iraq consultant.


The Iraq Consultant’s role will be to support all Altai operations in Iraq. The position is based in Beirut and will involve frequent travels to all areas of 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



  • 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.)
  • Willing and able to spend significant periods in work travels in all governorates in Iraq



  • International experience (studies and / or work abroad)
  • Work experience in Iraq
  • 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




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Last modified: 
24 May, 2023
Intervention Sector(s):
Agriculture, Communications & Media, Development, Environment, Humanitarian & Development Financing
Application Deadline:
Friday, 9 June 2023
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
1 year renewable
Salary Range:
2000 to 2500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Masters Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
2 to 3 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut