I Watch is recruiting a junior local governance specialist

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Position: junior local governance specialist

Form of Employment: Full-time 40 hrs/w

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Duration: 12 months, with the possibility of extension

Location: Tunis, Tunisia


I WATCH is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation founded in 2011 and based in Tunis. "I WATCH" is an accredited National Chapter of Transparency International, a global movement working in over 100 countries to end the injustice of corruption. We aim to reduce corruption in Tunisia through advocacy campaigns, citizen engagement and the creation of innovative technological tools

The local governance program's overall objective is to strengthen good governance assistance in the local councils by improving transparency and internal management. The program also aims to to alternate between practical field work and academic research work

The local governance specialist will work with chief of the local governance program and the other members of the department team to achieve the following objectives

 Objective 1: produce technical and academic researches and reports on local governance domain

 Objective 2: work closely with stakeholders and provide assistance accentuated on their needs

Your tasks

The local governance specialist will have the following tasks

 .Provide technical assistance to the various institutional and non-institutional partners of the organization

 Implementation and monitoring of program activities

Preparation of studies and research relating to the local governance programs

Follow up with the various departments in the organization

 Develop training materials for different targets

Deliver training

Coordinate with departments and programs within the organization

Your skills and experience


 Bachelor’s degree in Law, political science, or other relevant field

 Minimum of two (2) years of experience with decentralization initiatives, local governance

 Excellent written and spoken Arabic and French. English will be an asset

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated experience of working effectively in a teamwork environment

 Knowledge of the political context of Tunisia, in particular local governance and decentralization

 Autonomous, responsible and punctual

 Availability to travel in the regions


  Experience with projects in the local governance fields

  Familiarity with international best practices, Tunisian laws and regulations concerning anti-corruption, and transparency

  Advanced working proficiency in English

Application Instructions

If you are interested in this position, please apply by sending a cover letter (in French or English) and an updated CV to work@iwatch-organisation.org.

The cover letter must include the contact details of 2 professional references

Please include “local governance specialist” in the subject line of your application

Closing date for applications: 21 January 2021. The position may be filled before the deadline has been reached, so early applications are encouraged

I WATCH is committed to diversity and treats everybody equally, independent of gender (including pregnancy), race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, age, ability, socio-economic status, political opinion (except extremism), or any other status protected by Tunisian laws