Country Director - Jordan

Amman, Jordan
Full time Staff

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a senior leadership position with Oxfam in Jordan.

The Country Director for Jordan will lead the country programme and contribute and implement Oxfam’s Global Strategy and Jordan Country Strategy, by providing vision and strategic direction to all of Oxfam’s work in the Country. This includes Oxfam’s humanitarian responses, long term development programme design and implementation, advocacy and policy and influencing. The Country Director will be responsible and accountable for the strategic direction and effective management of the country programme, ensuring development, continued improvement in quality and impact of programmes and effective financial and human resource management in line with Oxfam Policy.

They will also be responsible, with support from the OI MENA regional platform, to implement the Oxfam 2020 Vision. This vision aims to create a stronger Oxfam that is globally coordinated and relevant in every country in which we work. The Country Director has overall responsibility for the Oxfam International programme in Jordan and is accountable to the Jordan Country Governance Group (CGG). 

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an outstanding, senior leader with substantial management experience gained from working in humanitarian and development work. The ideal candidate will have experience, knowledge and passion for working in the Middle East and have a proven track record of managing multi-disciplinary teams.

In addition, they will have excellent representation and influencing skills, be fluent in Arabic & English; have the ability to represent at a senior level and substantial experience of successfully delivering strategic programmes and ensuring development, continued improvement in quality and impact of programmes and effective financial and human resource management. 

Additional Information 

Location: Jordan - Amman
Hours: 40
Salary: $51,667 - $74,160 USD net per annumRegion: MENA
Job Family: Programme
Division: International Contract Length: open-ended

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please download the full job description and apply directly on our website via the URL in this advert. Please note, we are only able to accept application made via the aforementioned OxfamGB jobs portal.

Given the number of the applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

Closing date: 
13th August 2017