Required Economic Recovery & Development Program Officer@Jordan

Job Description:


Program Implementation and Support

-With the support of the ERD Manager and Coordinator, research, design and plan for the implementation of new activities.
-Implement and oversee new activities, supporting the development of material for sessions and trainings as necessary.
-Prepare and track workplans/activity plans, and submit monthly cash requests reflecting the budgetary needs of the program activities in the coming month.

Monitoring and Evaluation

-Work with the ERD Program Manager on the program monitoring system, ensuring timely and accurate data collection.
-Analyze data and follow up with beneficiaries (via home visits, phone calls, etc.) in a timely manner.
-Support in designing new tools as necessary to better measure impact of program on beneficiaries’ protection.
-Produce monthly monitoring reports for the ERD Program Manager on the output/impact of the ERD activities.

-Meet with local partners as necessary and relevant to coordinate on activity implementation and any other logistical requirements.
-Attend relevant coordination groups at the request of the ERD Manager.
-Build and maintain relationships with staff of other organizations who are implementing similar projects to share information and learn from one another.

Other Duties

-Support and supervise volunteers. Prepare volunteer payments and oversee their day to day work
-Refer all individuals who report an incident of GBV to the WPE Counsellors, and will make other relevant referrals to internal or external programs
Compile statistics and weekly activity reports
-Participate in regular team meetings and supervision sessions
-Attend trainings and assist in organizing trainings as required

-Work constructively within the team and take initiative on new tasks
Prepare procurement and purchase requests as needed for program and follow up on those requests
-Maintain relevant program files

-Any other task designated by the Program Manager



•Bachelor degree in economics, financial management, international development, human rights or related field required. Master Degree preferred.
•Minimum of 3 years professional experience in economic or financial management related programming, primarily in relation to refugee or development programs with NGOs. Candidates with some protection experience (such as women’s or child protection) preferred.
•MUST have experience working with refugee populations, and additional experience working with vulnerable Jordanian communities.
•Experience with cash transfer programming and market-based emergency responses strongly desired.
•Demonstrated experience in program implementation and training.

•Strong written and oral communication skills (in English and Arabic), effective in representation and liaison with external parties.
•Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, strong organization and time management skills, flexible, and able to handle pressure well.
•Fluency in Arabic and English required.


The position will be based in Mafraq, Jordan with frequent visits to the field sites (including Ramtha and Irbid). The ERD Officer will be responsible for transporting him/herself to/from the Mafraq office (approximately 1 hour drive from Amman).
Job Details

Ref.: JB3213375
Job Location: Mafraq, Jordan
Company Industry: Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit
Company Type: Non-Profit Organization
Job Role: Other
Employment Status: Full time
Employment Type: Employee
Monthly Salary Range: Unspecified
Number of Vacancies: 2

Preferred Candidate:

Career Level: Mid Career
Years of Experience: Min: 3 Max: 7
Residence Location: Jordan
Gender: Unspecified
Nationality: Jordan
Degree: Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma

About This Company:

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.

The IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance in over 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, restoring safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.

Since 2007, IRC has worked with refugees and other vulnerable populations in Jordan.

IRC’s recent and current programs in Jordan focused on interventions that address Gender based Violence and specifically violence against women and girls for Iraqi refugees and host community members.

Interventions in this sector ensure coordinating the available services while ensuring quality response to survivors through building the capacities of local partners and service providers on the ground.

IRC interventions also prioritize working with partners to deliver effective preventive messages.

Contact Details:
Phone Number :00964 0770 426 2375