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Job Announcement

Deadline to apply: 07 April 2021


NGO Name: Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid (MH)


Contact Email:

Contract Duration: 2 months

Working Hours: Full Time

Governorate: Basra

Nationality: National

Position:  Instructor - Trainer (computer skills)

 Number of positions: 1

Salary: 750 USD


Organizational Background

Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid is a non-governmental not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization that works in conflict-torn and disaster-affected areas to save lives, sustain human rights and restore a healthy community. We serve people in need, regardless of their religion, sect, ethnicity and/or political affiliation. We aspire to live in a society where justice prevails, law rules, individual and group rights are preserved, differences are acknowledged and welcomed, people work together to develop and sustain resources for future generations, and manmade disasters are virtually nonexistent.


Project Description:

MH is implementing a livelihood project, funded by UNDP, in the city of Basra. The second output of this project aims at implementing Eight vocational training courses in sectors of construction, culture, ecotourism and eco-sustainable tourism; twelve business training workshops; and two job fairs. In order to implement such activities, MH is looking for two instructors who will be in charge of delivering training to selected participants within the vocational training center.


Position Description

The instructors are responsible for providing trainings to the vocational training participants in the computer skills


The theoretical training and site work are expected to provide young people with the relevant background, skills and hands-on experience to enable them to access future employment opportunities in the construction and other asset intensive sectors in Iraq.




  • Create and design training curriculum, teaching and learning materials and lessons plans

  • Initiate, facilitate and moderate discussions among participants of the vocational trainings

  • Evaluate and grade participants’ work

  • Other duties as assigned


Qualification & Preferred Skills:


Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Minimum Experience: 3 years of teaching experience. Previous working experience in humanitarian/recovery contexts is an asset.

  • Working knowledge of both Arabic and English, written and spoken

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent delivery of teaching and learning for a diverse group of students

  • Ability to follow instructions clearly to achieve desired results

  • Confident in teaching the relevant material and dealing with a group of students inside a classroom/vocational training center

Note from the recruiters: the instructors (trainer) should expect to work 8 hours / 5 days a week.  Conduct more than 72 training hours per month to the selected of at least 50 beneficiaries within total duration of contract of 2 months. The recruitment priority will be given the applicants who have already curriculum amount for the topic that mentioned on post description.


How to apply:

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to those two email addresses, with the title of the position you are applying for (Instructor): AND


Mercy Hands is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the value of diversity in the workplace. We make no employment or volunteering decisions based on gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


All employees are expected to comply and provide signature to state commitment to our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct regardless of employment agreement or rank. These documents will be included as part of the employment contract.


The role holder will have direct responsibility and supervision of staff working with intensive contact with children and/or young people.


Successful candidates must undertake a formal criminal record check, or where this is not possible, complete a self-declaration on any criminal convictions.


We expect employees to avoid any personal, financial or other interests that might hinder their capability or willingness to perform their job duties. Successful candidates are expected to sign Mercy Hands Conflict of Interest Policy.

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