Location: Amman, Jordan
Reports to: Chief of Party
Please Note: This position is contingent upon award and USAID approval with an anticipated start date of May/June 2023.
Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community. We work with government, non-government, private sector, and community stakeholders to promote transparency, foster accountability, and access the channels they need to make their voices heard, promote change, and realize their full potential.
Global Communities is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/Technical Director, Positive Youth Development for the anticipated USAID Jordan Youth Grow Activity. This five-year $10-25M program will empower Jordanian Youth by 1) Increasing youth access to high-quality career planning information and livelihood opportunities, 2) Strengthening youth leadership through targeted support of local youth-led and youth-serving organizations to promote youth participation as decision-makers and critical contributors to individual, household, community, and national well-being and 3) Strengthening Government of Jordan (GOJ) systems, in partnership with Youth, to provide more coordinated and effective services, practices, and policies that embody the principles of Positive Youth Development (PYD).
Under the direction of the Chief of Party, the DCOP will help provide management, and strong technical support in the implementation of the project. We are looking for passionate, dedicated professionals to help us build the world we envision: one of expanded opportunity, where crises give way to resilience and all people thrive.
The Deputy Chief of Party will be responsible for overseeing the technical teams and technical activity implementation. The DCOP will liaise with, guide, and ensure that the project’s implementation is aligned with its approved workplan and budget, and meets targets for achievement while providing high-quality technical assistance to government officials, civil society leaders, and others. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Global Communities positively welcomes and seeks applications from all sections of society. We are committed to a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of everyone and offers equal opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.