Project Officer, EU Delegation to Jordan

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The EU Delegation to The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is seeking to recruit to recruit a Project Officer in the field of Public Administration Reforms in the framework of EU-Jordan cooperation, overseeing related programs and projects within the Economic, Infrastructure and Trade Facilitation Section.

the successful candidate will have the following tasks:

  • Develop and maintain a consistent view on priorities in the fields of public administration and institutional reforms in Jordan.
  • Contribute to the implementation of bilateral agreements and sectoral agreements and the European Neighborhood Policy.
  • Contribute to sectoral policy dialogue with the concerned national authorities and donors
  • Report on the relevant parts of the implementation of the European Neighborhood Policy Partnership priorities.
  • Coordination within the Delegation and with the PAO of the Support to Action Plan /Partnership Priorities Implementation (SAPP & SIPP) programs
  • Twinning coordinator, operational resource person and the Delegation twinning contact point
  • Harmonization of operational information flows and communication about planning and Implementation of SAPP.
  • Maintaining overview and approval function of TAIEX support to Jordan.
  • Ensure horizontal coordination of key annual processes for the section.
  • Support policy dialogue with all relevant ministries, agencies, donors and other relevant Stake holders in all areas of concern.
  • Contribute to sector analysis and to the definition of strategies for the European Union, e.g: Single Support Framework.
  • To contribute to programming, identification and appraisal in close cooperation with the beneficiary institution(s) in Jordan, if and when such programs are decided in the Programming process.
  • To contribute to all aspects of the procurement process (drafting TORs, launching tenders, calls for proposals, evaluations, selections or projects etc.).
  • To monitor ongoing projects, to attend management and monitoring meetings, to elaborate progress reports on projects and propose action if and when needed.
  • Ensure the follow-up of the implementation of projects and the performance of project partners, monitor contractual obligations (via periodic reviews, audits, reporting etc.) and handle external expertise.
  • To contribute to the evaluation of projects.
  • To give the “operational visa” on any document where required.
  • Maintain good and effective contacts with the local operators in the field, with the national authorities and institutions, with representatives of the diplomatic missions of the Member States, with representatives of the principal international donors, with NGOs and other local non-official actors.
  •  Prepare and assist in missions from Headquarters.
  • Contribute to preparing sub-committee and other meetings under the European Neighbourhood Policy
  • Ensure that the results of projects are disseminated and outcomes presented at workshops, seminars, conferences or other public events.
  • Extract and disseminate best practices and facilitate exchange of experiences.
  • Contribute to the production of publications and ensure that the EU visibility guidelines are implemented under programs.
  • Provide inputs to EU communication activities under the sectors of responsibility.


Countries covered:

  • Jordan