European Union External Action

Call for Contributions 2-2020 for NATIONAL Staff - EUAM Iraq

25/06/2020 - 17:28
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Deadline to apply: 15 July 2020, at 17:00 (Baghdad Time)

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The European Union Advisory Mission in Iraq (EUAM Iraq), is part of the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), which enables the EU to take a leading role in peace-keeping operations, conflict prevention and in strengthening of international security. It is an integrated part of the EU’s comprehensive approach towards crisis management, drawing on civilian experts as well as police experts.

EUAM Iraq was established on 16 October 2017 by the Council of the European Union in response to a request from the Iraqi Government for the EU to provide advice and assistance on the implementation of civilian aspects of the National Security Strategy. EUAM Iraq represents both a testimony of, and a contribution to, the EU's steadfast support for Iraq's Unity, sovereignty, territorial integrity, its security and rule of law.

Its core mandate is to support the implementation of the civilian aspects of the Iraqi National Security Strategy and the civilian aspects of Security Sector Reform Programme, led by the Office of the Iraqi National Security Advisor. The Mission will inform planning for potential further EU engagement, and assist in the coordination of EU and Member States' assistance in the civilian Security Sector domain.

General Requirement & Eligibility

  • Applicants must be Iraqi Citizen;
  • Applicants must be native speakers of Arabic;
  • Applicants must enjoy their full civil rights and have no criminal record (Certificate of non-conviction will be required before any employment offer);
  • Applicants must be in good physical and mental health (Medical checks will be required before any employment offer);
  • Only application provided on the latest official EUAM Iraq application form will be
  • Maximum of two (2) applications per applicant (i.e. you can apply for a maximum of 2 posts);
  • Application forms must be filled in English (except for the applicant’s name which should be provided in both English and Arabic);
  • Applications must be submitted as Word document (no PDF or JPEG), each file must be
    named as: “IANX00_1st name_2nd name” where “IANX00” stands for the position reference;
  • Deadline to apply: 15 July 2020, at 17:00 (Baghdad Time); applications received after this date and time will be disregarded;
  • Applications not abiding by the points above will be disregarded;
  • Files submitted will not be returned.


Successful applicants will be required to submit a certificate of non-conviction issued by the Iraqi police authority and to undergo a security vetting process as well a vetting process to be issue an IZ badge.
The employment offer will be subject to have successfully passed the vetting processes.

PDF icon Annex_1_euam_iraq_national_staff_call_2-2020.pdf

Microsoft Office document icon Annex_2_euam_iraq_ns_2-2020_application_form.doc


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