Syria/Iraq – Hub Director

Solidarites International

Syria/Iraq – Hub Director

Solidarites International

Erbil, Iraq

General objective:

  • The Hub Director is Solidarités International’s official representative in a country/region, or in an part of a country.
  • S/He is in charge of the smooth running of the operations in North-East Syria (NWS) and Iraq.
  • S/He contributes to the development of the mission strategy, according to the geopolitical and humanitarian context, and ensures its implementation once it has been validated.
  • S/He monitors projects, ensuring that they are progressing in accordance with the Solidarités International charter and complying with internal and contractual procedures.
  • S/He mobilizes the material and financial resources necessary for the programs to run effectively and supervises the administration of these resources.
  • S/He coordinates the teams in place and ensures their security on the mission.
  • S/He is the direct liaison for Solidarités International’s multi-country coordination office

The main challenges:

New position with communication channels to be established – Need for very strong contingency planning in an unpredictable environment – Two countries with very different humanitarian contexts and programming (protracted crisis in NES – mostly recovery programming in Iraq).

Priorities for the 2/3 first months:

  • Ensure scale-up of our BHA funded operations (response to strikes in Hassakeh in particular), while engaging in an updated annual plan for 2025 in NES
  • Donor engagement for Iraq to further develop SI’s climate change and Integrated Water Resources Management programming and to respond to closure of IDP camps..
  • Settle the new Hub structure and ways of working between the 3 bases (Raqqa, Hassakeh, Iraq)


Experience :

  • 3-4 years of experience on a similar position
  • 5 years or more in the humanitarian sector

Specific skills :

  • Strategy development
  • Representation and Donor engagement
  • Excellent Management skills and internal communication
  • Experience of working with ECHO, AFD and BHA would be an asset
  • Experience in development/recovery settings would be appreciated
  • Excellent records in security and crisis management required


  • English necessary
  • Arabic would be an asset

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