Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 02 Sep 2017
Under the SEZ funded project, IOM aims at establishing hand-made carpet/kilims workshop that will benefit women from the minority groups in KRI. To accomplish this, IOM is looking for a carpet/kilim designer with a previous experience in the development of carpet/kilim brand in the Middle East
Under general guidance of the Chief of Mission (CoM) and Programme Manager, overall supervision of the Project Officer the designer will:
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Conduct research on patterns, colors and design traditions relevant to the culture of Iraqi Yazidis;
Conduct workshop with the project beneficiaries to develop understanding of the design traditions;
Based on the desk review and workshop findings, develop a collection line of hand-made carpets/kilims and provide functional design templates that can be used in the hand-made carpets/kilims workshop;
Prepare and conduct workshop for the programme beneficiaries to build their capacity in the carpet/kilim design.
Required Qualifications and Experience
-Advanced skills in carpet/kilims design with proven experience in this field;
-Previous experience in carpet/kilim brand development in the Middle East;
-Experience in non-profit/UN sector is an advantage;
-Experience in carrying out interviews, focus group discussions, data collection and assessments.
-Effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners;
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
-Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
-Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
- Good level of computer literacy.
-Personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility, drive for results
English (Working Proficiency), Arabic is an advantage
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via a link:
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applicants should submit their CVs, portfolio and financial expectations
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