Operations Manager

(News, Media or Geo-political Research fields) 

Erbil - IRAQ

START : Immediate Start

CITIZENSHIP & LOCATION : Must be Iraqi citizen. Position is in Erbil

LANGUAGE: Arabic language: Native or Fluent - English language: Good speaking/writing skills. Must be able to understand tasking, analyze concepts, and provide feedback in English.

SALARY PACKAGE: Between 1600 - 1800 USD depending on experience


LOCATION: FULL TIME position based in Erbil – Kurdistan Region of Iraq.


We are looking for a driven individual, responsible for tasking a team of field survey enumerators, in line with priorities and operating procedures, according to specific project requirements. If you are an experienced leader, have an appetite for news and geo-political research and with a strong experience in conducting population surveys and focus groups, we would love to hear from you!




- Responsible for operational tasking of team of field survey enumerators on a daily basis. 

- Designs, coordinates, and implements focus groups and population survey assignments on a monthly basis. 

- Responsible for the delivery schedule and accountable for deadlines for the above assignments. 

- Develops supporting training strategies, materials and training. 

- Coordinates daily and weekly report outputs. 

- Analyzes, designs, documents, and implements internal reporting systems and procedures for the organization or business entity.

- Monitoring of the reporting, quality of information, and evaluation of actions/changes required for improvement.

- Provides advice and recommendations to country management team in the development, implementation for the analysis team. 




  • Arabic language: Native or Fluent 

  • Must be Iraqi citizen. Position is in Erbil.

  • English language: Good speaking/writing skills. Must be able to understand tasking, analyze concepts, and provide feedback in English.

  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management.

  • 3+ years’ proven experience in an operations management position, management, and leadership, in news, media or geo-political fields.

  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.

  • Ability to design, coordinate, and implement focus groups research & population surveys.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Knowledge of general business software and aptitude to learn new applications; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).



Standard full-time job needs and requires on a daily basis: a solid 8 hours of work spread over a window of 12 hours of media coverage & availability.


SALARY PACKAGE: Between 1600 - 1800 USD depending on experience. 

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