VACANCY: FRRME PROJECT OFFICER

FRRME is looking for an experienced Project Officer to support the ministry of Canon White, and initiate, establish, facilitate, oversee and report on projects in the Middle East. This post will initially be a 3 month probationary contract, when the position will be reviewed. Primarily based in the UK, there will be some work in the Middle East.

They will be:

  • Expected to accompany Canon White when required as he travels in the UK and occasionally in the Middle East & USA, during which the focus will be on relationships to facilitate and oversee projects.
  • Required to produce Project Proposal forms for submission to the board for approval.
  • Work towards FRRME’s overseas projects having good monitoring and evaluation systems in place.
  • Research and apply for relevant UK and international funding.
  • We are a Christian UK-registered charity and it is a genuine occupational requirement that you are a committed Christian and in full agreement with the aims and objectives of FRRME.

Hours:              35 hours per week.

Salary:             From £20,020/a (£11/h) to £23,660/a (£13/h) subject to experience.   

Application:     By CV and covering letter to fiona@frrme.org.

Deadline:         Thursday 28th May 2015, midday.

 

Job Description – FRRME Project Officer

Media Summary 14 May 2015

Each week we post a selection of recent online items where you can find out about the latest developments in Iraq. We hope this will help you in understanding the situation in which FRRME operates and in directing your prayers for Iraq.


 

This week’s edition features news on the funding crisis for relief in Iraq, challenges and progress in the fight against ISIS, and political tensions within Iraq affecting the unity of the state.

Media Summary

IRIN: Iraq aid cuts due to funding shortages

Daily Star: Iraq’s Beiji refinery could be destroyed in battle to save it

Al Jazeera: Anbar’s hidden war

Daily Star: Airstrike ‘kills’ ISIS’ second in command

Al Monitor: Iraq’s toxic partisanship continues

Rudaw: Ex-Iraqi official in US: only direct arms to Kurds and Sunnis can keep Iraq together

Media Summary 7 May 2015

Each week we post a selection of recent online items where you can find out about the latest developments in Iraq. We hope this will help you in understanding the situation in which FRRME operates and in directing your prayers for Iraq.


 

This week’s news features news on continued fighting over the Baiji oil refinery North of Tikrit, progress on Iraq’s Sunni fighting force, an update on the Internally Displaced Person (IDP) count, and tensions between different groups should ISIS fall.

Media Summary

Daily Star: Fierce fighting in Iraq’s largest refinery

Al-Monitor: Iraq’s Sunni fighting force still months away

Rudaw: Report: 2.2 million Iraqis displaced by Islamic State

Al Arabiya: Iraq Kurds have no ‘immediate’ plans to break away

Al Jazeera: If Ramadi falls

Media Summary 30 April 2015

Each week we post a selection of recent online items where you can find out about the latest developments in Iraq. We hope this will help you in understanding the situation in which FRRME operates and in directing your prayers for Iraq.


This week’s edition features news on sectarian tensions between Sunni IDPs in Baghdad and local Shias, the challenges faced over dislodging ISIS from Anbar province, the role of the ICC in bringing ISIS leaders to justice and tensions over House Republican’s Bill to provide funding direct to the Kurds rather than through the Iraqi government.

Media Summary

Al Jazeera: Fear of a hidden ISIL

Al Monitor: Tribal divisions deepen Anbar battle controversy

Al Arabiya: Iraq faces huge challenges dislodging ISIS in Anbar

Rudaw: Iraq urged to join ICC to bring ISIS leaders to justice

Al Arabiya: Iraq’s Sadr, Obama opposes sending funds directly to Kurds

FRRME Update – Latest Video and Project Report

FRRME – Love of Christ from Kings School of Media on Vimeo.

Dear Friends,

We are excited to share with you our latest video filmed in Jordan in partnership with Kings School of Media. Featuring stories of Iraqi Christians who have fled as refugees the film shows how the generous assistance of you our supporters has enabled us to reach out to those in need.

“We are here because G-d has sent us here, because He loves them” 
Canon Andrew White

You can also download a copy of the latest report from project partner Samara Levy and Samara’s Aid Appeal (formerly the Winter Clothes Appeal). FRRME has provided financial assistance to transport enough clothing for more than 35,000 people in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) and Jordan.

Samara states: “The response from the church has been so encouraging.  It has stepped up to the challenge, responding with enthusiasm, and within incredibly tight deadlines.”

To view the report, please click on the following link: Winter Clothes Appeal Summary Report

FRRME can confirm we will continue to support Samara’s Aid Appeal.

Thank you for your prayer and support.

The FRRME Team

Media Summary 16 April 2015

Each week we post a selection of recent online items where you can find out about the latest developments in Iraq. We hope this will help you in understanding the situation in which FRRME operates and in directing your prayers for Iraq.


 

This week’s edition features news on Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi’s visit to the US, the impact of Yemen’s conflict on sectarianism in Iraq, the continuing crisis for IDPs in the Kurdistan Region, ISIS’ seizure of parts of Baiji oil refinery, and analysis on how to defeat ISIS from Iraqi political and military analysts.

Media Summary

BBC: Islamic State conflict: US offers Iraq $200m in aid

Al Monitor: Yemen war fuels Iraqi sectarianism

Rudaw: UN: More than 127,000 out-of-school children in Kurdistan Region

Al Arabiya: ISIS seizes parts of Iraq’s largest oil refinery: officials

Al Jazeera: Analysis: Here is how to beat ISIL in Iraq

Media Summary 9 April 2015

Each week we post a selection of recent online items where you can find out about the latest developments in Iraq. We hope this will help you in understanding the situation in which FRRME operates and in directing your prayers for Iraq.


 

This week’s edition features news of the aftermath of the battle for Tikrit, where the Iraqi army intends to recapture next, the weakening of ISIS, and a piece on St George’s Monastery in Mosul.

Media Summary

Al Jazeera: What really happened in Tikrit after ISIL fled

Al Monitor: Iraqi army sets sights on Fallujah, Mosul

Al Arabiya: Iraqi officials: next battle is regaining Anbar from ISIS

Al Arabiya: ISIS revenues hit after it loses ‘large oil fields’ in Iraq

Rudaw: ISIS severely weakened, unsuccessfully suing for truce with Peshmerga

Al Monitor: Ninevah monastery hopes for liberation

Media Summary 2 April 2015

Each week we post a selection of recent online items where you can find out about the latest developments in Iraq. We hope this will help you in understanding the situation in which FRRME operates and in directing your prayers for Iraq.


This week’s edition features news on the recapture of Tikrit by Iraqi forces and Shia militias with the help of American air strikes, and investigations into alleged abuses, as well as a UN report on violence in Iraq killing over 1,000 last month.

Media Summary

BBC: Iraq forces declare Tikrit victory

Al Jazeera: ISIL’s fall may show the way for Iraqi army

Al Jazeera: After ISIL: What Tikritis found when they came home

Al Arabiya: Amnesty probing reports of Iraqi forces’ abuses in Tikrit

Rudaw: UN: Iraq violence killed at least 1,000 last month

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Insights from Sarah Ahmed, Canon Andrew's PA in Baghdad
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