Programme Assistant, ECHO Regional Office in Amman, Jordan

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The ECHO Amman is seeking to recruit one Programme Assistant (Reference PA 2018-01). As a part of the Jordan regional team, the Programme Assistant of the Amman Regional Office will carry out activities such as:

  • Situation analysis and assessments related to the delivery of an effective humanitarian response;
  • Analysis of DG ECHO-partners’ project proposals;
  • Monitoring, evaluation and coordination of ECHO-funded projects;
  • Reporting and programme administration;
  • Assisting in all programme related activities of DG ECHO;
  • Liaising with partners in an advisory capacity, local authority and institutions;
  • Actively participate in meetings;
  • Act as reference person for the regional information systems, including data collection, collation, management and analysis;
  • Produce and analyse operational data;
  • Support to the regional office management tasks;
  • Conduct field missions and provide surge support to country offices.



  • A relevant first level university degree or equivalent professional experience;
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience at national or international level in supporting programme/project operations; including at least 2 years of experience with an NGO’s, donor or national/international organisation;
  • Good knowledge of the EU humanitarian aid system;
  • Good knowledge of International NGOs, UN Aid agencies and Red Cross Movement;
  • Good understanding of Humanitarian Aid principles, policies and standards;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc);
  • Experience in developing and managing databases;
  • Mapping/ graphic skills;
  • An excellent knowledge of English (verbal & writing) and Arabic.

Countries covered:

  • Jordan