The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Iraq is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for a position of USAID Development Program Specialist (Economic Specialist).
Recently-installed cranes at Khor Al Amiriyah and Al Basrah Oil Terminals in Iraq are speeding up oil-tanker loading times. The South Oil Company has been working with the Tarabot project, funded by USAID, to increase efficiency within the Iraqi oil industry and enhance revenues.
The USAID Administrative Reform Project, also called Tarabot (Arabic for “linkages”) was created in 2011 to help the Government of Iraq improve administrative systems. Since 2015, Tarabot has been working closely with the Ministry of Oil to improve management of the Ministry and six of the state-owned oil companies.
The situation is extremely dire for the tens of thousands of innocent people in northern and central Iraq under assault by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Working in support of the Government of Iraq, the United States is providing humanitarian aid to those in need, particularly the men, women, and children trapped on Mount Sinjar without food, water, and shelter. To help manage and coordinate the U.S. government’s humanitarian aid effort and responding to the request of Ambassador Beecroft, I am deploying a Disaster Assistance Response Team to Iraq.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is working to provide desperately needed humanitarian aid to the tens of thousands of innocent children, women, and men displaced by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) assault on Sinjar and surrounding areas of northern Iraq.
Last updated: November 22, 2016