Jordan: Program Officer – JordanAmman, Jordan 107 views

Closing Date : 2019-12-05
Duty Station : Amman, Jordan
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Organization: INTERSOS
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 05 Dec 2019

INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

Terms of reference

Job Title:Program Officer


Duty station:Amman, with regular visits to Field Offices and regular presence in the field

Starting date:01/01/2020

Contract duration:8 months

Reporting to:WASH Program Manager

Supervision of:WASH Program Manager

Dependents:According to INTERSOS HR Manual

General context of the project

INTERSOS is an Italian humanitarian organization on the first line that works all over the world bringing assistance to people in danger victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts.

INTERSOS, with its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively meet the needs of people in crisis, with a particular attention to the vulnerable groups, as women and children. It provides first aid, food, shelter, medical assistance and basic goods. It ensures that basic needs, as education, clean water and health, are met.

Following the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic and the deterioration of the humanitarian situation which is negatively affecting also the neighbouring countries, since 2012 INTERSOS has resumed the operations in the Middle East to contribute towards ensuring emergency relief and social protection assistance for the Syrian refugees fleeing their home in search of safety, with special focus on most vulnerable groups (children, women, elderly and persons with special needs).

In Jordan, INTERSOS has focused its humanitarian response on supporting Syrian families displaced across urban and rural areas, as well as vulnerable host communities, with a programme that concentrates on protection and protection mainstreaming within the different sectors of intervention that compose the Country Strategy (Protection, Child Protection, Education in Emergency, WASH, Shelter and Basic Needs including Cash and Winterization Assistance).

General purpose of the position

To contribute to the efficient and effective implementation of the activities foreseen in the WASH component of INTERSOS Jordan program, while providing day-to-day oversight and management of the AICS funded component of the WASH program.

Main responsibilities and tasks

Under the direct supervision of the WASH Program Manager, the Program Officer has the following responsibilities and duties:

Assists the WASH Program Manager to guide and monitors the implementation of projects and activities foreseen under the WASH Component of INTERSOS Program, including the administrative and financial management components;In Coordination with WASH PM, Follow day-to-day management of the AICS funded WASH project;In coordination with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer and WASH Program Manager, proactively contribute to consistent monitoring of the Program achievements and documentation of challenges and best practice;Ensure that data related to the Program are regularly collected and analysed, and timely and qualitatively reported to the Program Manager;Produce required internal and external (donor, stakeholders, etc.) reporting related to the WASH component of the program, according to requests from the Program Manager requests and HoM;Ensure strict adherence to agree upon standards and guidelines (internal and approved at national level), as well as full adherence to principles of protection in cash-based interventions and mitigation strategies;Support the Management team in creating synergies at field level among the different actions implemented;In coordination with the Field Coordinators, ensure that logistical and administrative procedures related to the WASH Component of the program, planned or ongoing, are established and followed;Perform any other tasks requested by the WASH Program Manager in the framework of the activities foreseen by INTERSOS WASH program in Jordan;Uphold the INTERSOS Code of Conduct and policies;Ensure the respect of the core humanitarian principles: neutrality, impartiality, independence and humanity and the respect of the do no harm principle of humanitarian action;Strictly follow INTERSOS internal procedures, policies (PSEA, CPP etc.) and guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).Participate to increase Streamlining of protection and especially GBV thematic in WASH interventions

Required profile and experience


At least 1 year of professional experience in Humanitarian/Protection/WASH interventions;Field experience and an in depth knowledge of refugees assistance issues;Strong organizational skills and ability to manage efficiently multiple priorities, deadlines and tasks with attention to detail.

Professional Experience

Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills

Professional Requirements

Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills


Excellent English spoken and written language skills.Knowledge of Italian

Personal Requirements

Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
How to apply:


Interested candidates are invited to applyfollowing the linkbelow:

Please note that our application process is made of 3 quick steps: register(including your name, email, password, citizenship and Skype address), sign-upand applyattaching your CVand motivation letterin PDF format. Through the platform, candidates will be able to track their applications history with INTERSOS.

In case you encounter severedifficulties applying through the platform, you can send an email attaching your CV and motivation letter (both in PDF version) via email to, with subject line: **Platform issue** SR-42-1262Program Officer.

Please also mention the name, position and contact details of at least two references, including the line manager during your last job. Family members are to be excluded.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.

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