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MADAD Program Manager (Project Manager)

Job Description


The Madad Country Programme Manager will provide leadership of the programme in Jordan through coordinating the programmatic, technical, logistical and administrative management, ensuring that Madad activities in Jordan are delivered on time, on budget and to a high level of quality. The position holder will coordinate the actions of World Vision and partner organisation staff, under the guidance of the Chief of Party based in Amman.

The Madad Country Programme Manager will lead external representation and communication with donors, especially the EU, government Ministries, municipalities, local youth groups, partner NGOs and local communities. The position will also represent World Vision on relevant aid coordination bodies.


General Responsibility:

  • Manage the operations of the assigned project

  • Ensure coordination with all other local and international actors

  • Prepare detailed planning and reporting of project activities

  • Organize administrative and financial matters related to the project activities

  • Monitor and evaluate ongoing activities and report on unmet needs and gaps

  • Perform regular monitoring site visits

  • Evaluate and mentor the staff

  • Assess staff training needs

  • Coordinate with the WV Jordan team;

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

  • Ensure that all project goals and activities are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget

  • Coordinate and supervise local partner activities

  • Represent WV activities regarding the project as requested

Activities implementation:

  • Coordinate and supervise all project activities in close collaboration with the Chief of Party, Operations Manager and technical advisors

  • Conduct monthly coordination meetings with staff and write minutes

  • Evaluate and propose new activities

  • Promote good practices and incorporate lessons learnt into project implementation

  • Prepare and update the timetable and work plan of activities under the project

  • Actively participate in coordination meetings as needed


  • Assess procurement needs, coordinate and supervise the correctness of WV finance/admin procedures in line with the donor and in close collaboration with the Finance and Logistic/Procurement Manager

  • Ensure that soft and hard records are kept for all procurement contracts (services, goods, works)

  • Supervise spending and ensure timely project payments

  • Monitor expenditure, budgets and expenses. Track activities for the project. Address under/over expenditure as necessary

  • Coordinate the payment of regular expenses, payment schedules and installments to contractors and partners related to the project

  • Prepare monthly financial planning related to the project


  • Organize and ensure a timely, properly written weekly and monthly report

  • Prepare project narrative and financial reports

  • Propose new activities according to identified needs and suggest solutions for problems encountered with activities/ budget/work plan/human resources, discuss them with the Chief of Party and country teams. Participate in decision making process


  • Any other duties relating to the nature of the job as directed by the Chief of Party or Operations Manager


  • Master level or related qualification preferred in Project Management, Social Science or related fields


  • 4 years of experience with INGOs

  • 2-4 years of experience with staff management

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Proven working experience in project management

  • Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Child Protection, Participation, Do No Harm, Sphere

  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Child Protection Standards, Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct

  • Experience with child protection and/or education; background in dealing with children and youth is a plus

  • Considerable knowledge and experience with budgets and procurement processes

  • Working knowledge of the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team

  • Highly organized and ability to multi-task

  • Very good and efficient communicator

  • Good interpersonal skills, Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity, and physical stamina

  • Excellent English skills (both oral and written). Arabic is a plus

  • Flexible to work in field locations, able and willing to travel to the area of operation on a regular basis to meet the project requirements

  • self-motivated, positive attitude and with a willingness to learn

  • Ability to recognize problems and solve them efficiently

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure

  • Good experience using MS project

  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package

Core Capabilities: 

  • Achieving quality results and service

  • Practicing accountability and integrity

  • Communicating information effectively

  • Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly

  • Understanding the Humanitarian industry

  • Understanding WV’s mission & operations

  • Practicing continuous innovation & creativity

  • Learning for growth and development

  • Maintaining work/life balance

  • Building collaborative relationships

  • Practicing gender & cultural diversity

  • Influencing individuals & groups

If you are Jordanian and meet our requirements, please submit your resume with a covering letter