Office Manager (Iraq)

Preemptive Love Coalition is a global peacemaking movement working to heal hearts across enemy lines. We do this primarily by working in polarizing conflict-zones. In Iraq and Syria, our portfolio of services include emergency aid and relief to families persecuted by terrorism and violence and micro-economic development programs that empower women and men to provide for their own families.

The Iraq Office Manager plays a critical role at Preemptive Love Coalition by coordinating and communicating (both internally and externally) the Iraq office operations and by building and managing key partnerships and relationships in Iraq. 

Hours: Full-time
Location:  Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
Manager: Iraq Country Director

Job Duties

  1. Logistical
    • Assists in coordinating staffing needs and ensuring compliance with local laws and statutes
    • Ensures Iraq-team-wide compliance with relevant organization logistics procedures and effective operations on-the-ground
  2. Representation
    • Represents Preemptive Love with the partners, authorities, and various local individuals operating in Iraq
    • Follows registration procedures and leads PLC registration processes for Iraq and KRG
  3. Coordination
    • Centralizes and disseminates information from/to the office to all Iraq staff
  4. Assessment/Strategy
    • Participates in strategy development and proposes new ideas in function of needs identified in coordination with program officers on the ground
  5. Finance
    • Monthly audits of main office account
    • Pays salaries monthly
    • Intakes local cash transfers and monitors cash outputs
    • Signs off on accounting audits and expenses
    • Ensures payments of local bills including rents and utilities
  6. HR
    • Local HR representative, keeping pulse on team needs and morale
    • Escalates concerns to Iraq-level leadership and PLC HR Dept. as needed
  7. Leadership
    • Joins the Country Director in setting the leadership pace for the team
    • Leads daily standup meetings with staff
    • Helps implement the vision and agenda of Country Director

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Results oriented with proven track record of detail orientation, organization, and taking initiative
  • Strong team player with the ability to work independently
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Growth mindset with the ability to take on new challenges and think outside of conventional solutions to solve problems creatively


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