Request for Proposals for a Social Work Expert (Practical Social Work Skills),Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI)

Closing date:

Program Overview:

SEED Foundation in coordination with Salahuddin University’s social work department is implementing the ‘Protecting and Empowering Survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI)’ program. This program is supported by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. The aim of the program is to build the next generation of social workers in the KRI by equipping undergraduate students in social work with the knowledge and skills to support vulnerable people, including survivors of GBV and those at risk and to better prepare social work graduates for employment.

Following completion of an assessment for the social work department, SEED’s technical experts will now work closely with faculty at Salahaddin University to strengthen the curriculum through the development of additional content, including gender, gender equality, GBV, and psychosocial support, and adapting global resources to the local context and needs.

Objective of Consultancy

SEED seeks an expert in practical social work skills to design new, or strengthen current, skills-based practical modules within existing courses in years 2, 3, and 4 of the undergraduate social work program at Salahaddin University. The expert will develop a series of courses and train faculty on teaching the courses to ensure students are well equipped in a variety of topics including but not limited to: communication and listening skills, building rapport with clients, assessment, coordination, and case management skills.

How to apply


Please submit the following before December 30, 2021 at 5:00 PM Iraq time:

  1. Please download the RFP and follow the instructions.
  2. Technical and financial proposal according to SEED’s technical proposal and financial form. Please download the technical and financial form and fill it out.
  3. Resume/CV no longer than three pages (As an annex to the technical and financial proposal form including evidence of experience).

Technical and financial proposals should be submitted by e-mail to SEED Procurement and Logistics Department through the email by the date stated above. This RFP in no way obligates SEED Foundation to award a contract, nor does it commit SEED Foundation to pay any costs incurred.