The Education for Peace in Iraq Center is dedicated to building a more peaceful, sustainable, democratic society in Iraq. To do this, we enhance understanding so that Iraq’s story can be shared around the world, monitor the crisis on-the-ground to inform better public policy, and provide relief to vulnerable families. Our employees and interns share our vision of a safe and prosperous Iraq for current and future generations.

EPIC is an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants.

CAREERS

Join our team! EPIC is currently accepting applications for the following openings:

1)PROJECT DIRECTOR – ERBIL, KURDISTAN REGION OF IRAQ (KRI)

EPIC seeks a dynamic, qualified, and highly motivated individual to fill the full-time position of PROJECT DIRECTOR, working at EPIC’s field office in Erbil in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Strong applicants will demonstrate a proven ability in program development, management and outreach/fundraising. This position supervises the Security Reporting manager and oversee his/her management of three network partners and network volunteers. This position requires: excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and preferred in Arabic, with Kurdish a plus; strong interpersonal skills; proven tactics and strategies for organizing and implementing special projects; ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail; and an entrepreneurial approach to managing projects, staff, field research, reporting systems, and organizational partnerships in a complex environment.

A job description, list of qualifications and other details are available here as a PDF.

To apply, submit a CV, cover letter, list of three references, and writing sample in English of no more than five pages to careers@epic-usa.org . Please include the position title in the subject line.

2)PROJECT REPORTING MANAGER – ERBIL, KURDISTAN REGION OF IRAQ (KRI)

EPIC seeks a dynamic, qualified, and highly motivated individual to fill the full-time position of Security Reporting Manager, working at EPIC’s field office in Erbil in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Strong applicants will demonstrate a proven ability in both program development and network management. This position requires: excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic, with Kurdish a plus; strong interpersonal skills; proven tactics and strategies for organizing and implementing special projects; ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail; and an entrepreneurial approach to managing networks, field research, reporting systems, and organizational partnerships in a complex environment.

A job description, list of qualifications and other details are available here as a PDF.

To apply, submit a CV, cover letter, list of three references, and writing sample in English of no more than five pages to careers@epic-usa.org . Please include the position title in the subject line.

3)FINANCE AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER – ERBIL, KURDISTAN REGION OF IRAQ (KRI)

EPIC seeks a dynamic, qualified, and highly motivated individual to fill the full-time position of Finance and Compliance Officer, working at EPIC’s field office in Erbil in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The Finance and Compliance Officer reports to the Iraq Coordinator, and works closely with the U.S.-based accountant.

The Finance and Compliance Officer will be responsible for finance and compliance functions according to the regulations, policies and procedures of donors, local governments and EPIC. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with USG and other regulations, specifically in relation to a multi-year USAID-funded project. Strong applicants will demonstrate proven ability in these areas. This position requires: excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and preferably Arabic, Kurdish is a plus; strong interpersonal skills; proven ability to implement and oversee project finances; ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail; and an effective approach to managing finances and compliance in a complex environment.

A job description, list of qualifications and other details are available here as a PDF.

To apply, submit a CV, cover letter, list of three references, and writing sample in English of no more than five pages to careers@epic-usa.org . Please include the position title in the subject line.

4)PART-TIME FINANCE AND COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT – WASHINGTON, DC

EPIC seeks a qualified and highly motivated individual to fill the part time position of Finance and Compliance Consultant, working at EPIC in Washington DC. This position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the field-based Finance and Compliance Officer.

The Finance and Compliance Consultant will be responsible for finance and compliance according to the regulations, policies and procedures of donors, local governments and EPIC. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with USG and other regulations, specifically in relation to a multi-year USAID-funded project. Strong applicants will demonstrate proven ability in these areas. This position requires: excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; strong interpersonal skills; proven ability to implement and oversee project finances; ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail; and an effective approach to managing finances and compliance of projects in a complex environment.

A job description, list of qualifications and other details are available here as a PDF.

To apply, submit a CV, cover letter, list of three references, and writing sample in English of no more than five pages to careers@epic-usa.org . Please include the position title in the subject line.

INTERNSHIPS

If you are looking for a challenging internship where you will see the results of your work, EPIC is the place for you. We welcome applications from graduate and undergraduate students, and recent grads, who are interested in empowering civil society, promoting peace, and delivering aid to vulnerable populations in Iraq. We highly encourage active dialogue and discussion about topics related to Iraq, the Middle East in general, U.S. foreign policy, and humanitarian relief efforts. Our interns receive as much from the program as they are willing to give.

Join our team! EPIC is currently accepting applications for two part-time Research and Advocacy interns and one part-time Development and Communications intern. Our Spring 2019 Internship Program will start on January 7, 2019, and it will end on May 24, 2019, and will take place at EPIC’s headquarters office in Washington, DC. While this is an unpaid internship, limited travel assistance may be available on a case by case basis.

Submit a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample (max. 3 pages) to careers@epic-usa.org by December 1, 2018. Please include the title of the internship for which you are applying and your name in the subject line. Preference will be given to recent grads and graduate students, but undergrads are strongly encouraged to apply.

A job description, list of qualifications and other details are available here as a PDF.