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1- Donor Relations Manager

Job Opening: Donor Relations Manager

 

  1. About the Youth, Technology, and Jobs (YTJ) Project

The Government of Jordan (GoJ) has received financing from the World Bank to implement the Youth, Technology, and Jobs (YTJ) project, which has become effective in April 2020. The YTJ project aims to improve digitally enabled income opportunities and expand digitized government services in Jordan. The project will build an impetus for private sector-led growth of the digital economy and make interventions to address specific constraints in the supply and demand sides of the digital economy.  The project duration is five years. The Ministry of Digital Economy & Entrepreneurship (MoDEE) is the implementing agency of the YTJ project.

Established in 2019 under Article 31 of the Jordanian Constitution and based on Law No. (9) / 2019 “The Technical and Vocational Skills Development Law”, the Technical and Vocational Skills Development Commission (TVSDC) has the mission of motivating the Jordanian youth to be enrolled in the TVET sector, contributing to job creation, consolidating the concept of entrepreneurship, solving the problems of poverty and unemployment, and contributing to economic growth.

Through the Youth, Technology, and Job (YTJ) project, the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship (MODEE) is supporting TVSDC to achieve its mandate specially in relation to supporting the National Skills Council for ICT. In this regard, YTJ will be supporting the Project Management Unit at TVSDC to hire consultants that will enable it in achieving its objectives.

The objective of this ToR is to identify and hire a Donor Relations Manager for the TVSDC Project Management Unit (PMU). The Donor Relations Manager will support the preparation and implementation of the PMU’s activities and will report directly to the PMU Manager.

 

  1. Responsibilities of the Donor Relations Manager
  2. Build and sustain strong relationships with TVSDC's international partners and donors including UN agencies, government agencies and international Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).
  3. Responsible for a portfolio of TVSDC and represents the TVSDC in different donor meetings and manages regular donor coordination meetings.
  4. Respond to donor inquiries and requests for information or assistance.
  5. Draw donor & partners mapping for TVSDC and identify potential new partners and donors to expand the TVSDC’s partners portfolio.
  6. Develop and implement engagement strategies to maintain regular communication and coordination with international partners and donors.
  7. Develop and implement fundraising strategies to increase international support and fund for TVSDC to implement its strategy and projects.
  8. Support the PMU team in adopting strategies to ensure better cooperation and coordination of various TVSDC stakeholders (donors, international organizations, government officials, NGOs etc.) and relevant existing projects.

 

  1. Eligibility and Minimum Qualifications
  1. Prior work experience for a minimum of 8 years and a maximum of 12 years in donor relationship management and international relations and other relevant fields such as fund raising or community relations.
  1. Demonstrated experience in working effectively with international partners and donors including UN agencies, government agencies and international NGOs. Previous experience working with partners specialized in labor market issues is a plus.
  2. Experience in identifying and securing funding and business expansion opportunities.
  3. Advanced written and oral communication skills in Arabic and English. 
  4. Excellent computer skills.
  5. High level of cultural adaptability and sensitivity.
  6. Willingness to travel as needed.

 

  1. Education Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations, Business Administration, Education, Foreign Languages, Marketing, or any other relevant field. 

V.     Duration of Assignment

The contract period is for one year, renewable up to 4 years. The Donor Relations Manager must diligently perform in a proper and efficient manner the duties set out within this ToR and any other tasks or responsibilities that may arise in relation to the TVSDC needs. 

Application: 

Kindly submit by 10/10/2021 

2- Senior Business Development Specialist

Job Opening: Senior Business Development Specialist

 

  1. About the Youth, Technology, and Jobs (YTJ) Project

The Government of Jordan (GoJ) has received financing from the World Bank to implement the Youth, Technology, and Jobs (YTJ) project, which has become effective in April 2020. The YTJ project aims to improve digitally enabled income opportunities and expand digitized government services in Jordan. The project will build an impetus for private sector-led growth of the digital economy and make interventions to address specific constraints in the supply and demand sides of the digital economy.  The project duration is five years. The Ministry of Digital Economy & Entrepreneurship (MoDEE) is the implementing agency of the YTJ project.

Established in 2019 under Article 31 of the Jordanian Constitution and based on Law No. (9) / 2019 “The Technical and Vocational Skills Development Law”, the Technical and Vocational and Skills Development Commission (TVSDC) has the mission of motivating the Jordanian youth to be enrolled in the TVET sector, contributing to job creation, consolidating the concept of entrepreneurship, solving the problems of poverty and unemployment, and contributing to economic growth.

Through the Youth, Technology, and Job (YTJ) project, the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship is supporting TVSDC to achieve its mandate specially in relation to supporting the National Skills Council for ICT. In this regard YTJ will be supporting the Project Management Unit at VSTDC to hire key positions that will enable it in achieving its objectives.

The objective of this ToR is to identify and hire a Senior Business Development Specialist for the TVSDC Project Management Unit (PMU). The Business Development Specialist will support the preparation, implementation and business relations of the PMU’s activities and will report directly to the PMU Manager.

II.     Responsibilities of the Senior Business Development Specialist

  1. Develop and implement TVSDC’s business development approach aimed at adopting a demand-driven model to skills development
  2. Develop mechanisms to gather, analyze, disseminate, and act upon market intelligence related to the work of the TVSDC, to inform the decision making process.
  3. Identify and pursue opportunities to build and sustain impactful relationships with local, regional and international stakeholders, including donors, NGOs, government agencies, private sector providers, government agencies, etc. This may include market development activities, taking the advantage of growth ‘leads’, etc.
  4. Maintain deep knowledge and keep abreast of market/industry trends and changing dynamics as it relates to the skills development industry.
  5. Support the TVSDC in the development and maintenance of partnerships, functional policies and procedures, including support to key stakeholder interactions, internal communications, evaluation of performance metrics, business plans and strategies, and international outreach.
  6. Responsible for training, mentoring, and evaluating staff’s relevant skills such as relationship development/management, etc., including the development of such programs.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

III.     Eligibility and Minimum Qualifications

  1. Prior work experience for a minimum of 8 years and a maximum of 10 years in business development and any other relevant fields such as strategy.
  2. Demonstrated experience in working effectively with stakeholders in the public and private sectors, in addition to donors and civil society organizations.
  3. Experience in negotiating and establishing partnerships with key local, regional and global stakeholders.
  4. Entrepreneurial mindset and high tolerance for risk, ambiguity, and change.
  5. Experience in identifying and securing funding and business expansion opportunities.
  6. Advanced written and oral communication skills in Arabic and English. 
  7. Excellent computer skills.
  8. High level of cultural adaptability and sensitivity.
  9. Willingness to travel as needed.

IV.     Education Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Education, IT, Engineering, or any other relevant field.

V.     Duration of Assignment

The contract period is for one year, renewable up to 4 years.. The Senior Business Development Specialist must diligently perform in a proper and efficient manner the duties set out within this ToR and any other tasks or responsibilities that may arise in relation to the TVSDC needs.

VI.     Application

Deadline: Kindly Submit by 101/10/2021 

3- Senior IT specialist

Job Opening: Senior IT specialist 

  1. About the Youth, Technology, and Jobs (YTJ) Project

The Government of Jordan (GoJ) has received financing from the World Bank to implement the Youth, Technology, and Jobs (YTJ) project, which has become effective in April 2020. The YTJ project aims to improve digitally enabled income opportunities and expand digitized government services in Jordan. The project will build an impetus for private sector-led growth of the digital economy and make interventions to address specific constraints in the supply and demand sides of the digital economy.  The project duration is five years. The Ministry of Digital Economy & Entrepreneurship (MoDEE) is the implementing agency of the YTJ project.

Established in 2019 under Article 31 of the Jordanian Constitution and based on Law No. (9) / 2019 “The Technical and Vocational Skills Development Law”, the Technical and Vocational and Skills Development Commission (TVSDC) has the mission of motivating the Jordanian youth to be enrolled in the TVET sector, contributing to job creation, consolidating the concept of entrepreneurship, solving the problems of poverty and unemployment, and contributing to economic growth.

Through the Youth, Technology, and Job (YTJ) project, the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship is supporting TVSDC to achieve its mandate specially in relation to supporting the National Skills Council for ICT. In this regard YTJ will be supporting the Project Management Unit at VSTDC to hire key positions that will enable it in achieving its objectives.

The objective of this ToR is to identify and hire a Senior IT specialist for the TVSDC Project Management Unit (PMU). The Senior IT specialist will support the preparation and implementation of the PMU’s activities and will report directly to the Project Manager.

II.     Responsibilities of the Senior IT specialist

  1. Apply process improvement, reengineering methodologies, and internet-related methodologies and principles to conduct process modernization projects.
  2. Assist TVSDC staff in conducting activity and data modeling, development of modern business methods, identification of best practices, and creating and assessing performance measurements.
  3. Advise business process alternatives and provide strategic direction on initiative selection, integration, resources and prioritization. Ensures initiative alignment with TVSDC vision, strategy.
  4. Advises business groups on business process alternatives and provides strategic direction on initiative selection, integration, resources and prioritization.
  5. Ensures initiative alignment with TVSDC vision, strategy and deployment within the TVET sector.
  6. Prepare process automation plan, recommend, and oversee development of operations.
  7. Other duties as assigned

 

III.     Eligibility and Minimum Qualifications

  1. Prior work experience for a minimum of 8 years and a maximum of 10 preferably in automation, reengineering, and internet-related methodologies.
  2. Experience working in national projects.
  3. Effective written and oral communication skills in Arabic and English.
  4. Excellent computer skills.
  5. High level of cultural adaptability and sensitivity.
  6. Willingness to travel as needed.

 

IV.     Education Requirements

Bachelor Degree in Engineering, IT, or any other relevant field.

V.     Duration of Assignment

The contract period is for one year, renewable up to 4 years.. The Senior IT Specialist must diligently perform in a proper and efficient manner the duties set out within this ToR and any other tasks or responsibilities that may arise in relation to the TVSDC needs.

VI.     Application

Deadline: Kindly Submit by 10/10/2021


4- Project Management Unit (PMU) Director

Job Opening: Project Management Unit (PMU) Director

 

     I.     About the Youth, Technology, and Jobs (YTJ) Project 

The Government of Jordan (GoJ) received financing from the World Bank to implement the Youth, Technology, and Jobs (YTJ) project, which is expected to become effective in April 2020. The Ministry of Digital Economy & Entrepreneurship (MoDEE) is the implementing agency of the YTJ project, which aims to improve digitally-enabled income opportunities and expand digitized government services in Jordan. The YTJ project will build an impetus for private sector-led growth of the digital economy and make interventions to address specific constraints in the supply and demand sides of the economy.  The project duration is five years. 

The project components are: 

Component 1 – Support the supply of digital skills in Jordan  

  • Sub-component 1.1: Support private sector-led digital skills development. Support the establishment of the National Skills Council for Information and Communication Technology (NSC-ICT), as an independent (financially and administratively) legal entity, with a majority private sector board membership and representation from key public sector stakeholders, and with the mandate to: (a) conduct demand and supply side assessments; (b) establish national occupational standards; (c) qualify training service providers; (d) select and contract training service providers; (e) create, accredit, and disseminate on-line training materials; (f) conduct national awareness activities; (g) engage in monitoring and evaluation; and (h) establish comprehensive customer relationship management (CRM) system for the beneficiaries. The activities of the NSC-ICT will be coordinated with and, when required by vocational training law and regulations, approved by the Vocational and Technical Skills Development Corporation.
  • Sub-component 1.2: Enhance digital skills competencies for public school students. Introduce quality technology courses in public classrooms G7-12. The activities under this sub-component will aim to identify gaps in the existing information technology courses in schools, develop context-relevant technology learning assets, train teachers on the new courses and roll-out in a systematic way across public classrooms.
  • Sub-component 1.3: Provide working spaces in underserved communities through Tech Hubs. Support upgrading and equipping three to five technology hubs (Tech Hubs) as “for fee” venues for skilling programs, networking, and co-working spaces for trainers, entrepreneurs, freelancers, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)

businesses in nearby communities.

Component 2 – Support the expansion of digital sector and digital government services in Jordan 

  • Sub-component 2.1: Support the expansion and access to market for digital firms and digital platforms. Provide incentive packages to support the growth plans of digital firms in underserved communities to help build and scale their activities and generate local job opportunities. Provide access to income opportunities in various tech and non-tech economic activities for individuals in the gig economy. The project will seek to increase the adoption of platforms by supporting CSOs in training individuals to access and offer their services on digital platforms and by conducting market outreach and awareness building, with a focus on underserved communities.
  • Sub-component 2.2: Support digital transformation of service delivery to citizens and businesses.Support activities designed to improve access to and quality of selected egovernment services.  In addition to improving quality and cost efficiency of service, the government’s commitment to adopt a private sector-based delivery model for government eservices is expected to create business opportunities for local digital firms, which will provide an impetus for employment growth in the digital sector.
  • Sub-component 2.3: Support digitization of payments. Support the government commitment to advance penetration of digital payments in Jordan supporting e-payments for all applicable government services, with a focus on front-end services.

Component 3 - Project management & implementation support. MoDEE will establish a Project Management Unit (PMU) at the MoDEE, which will include representatives from Ministry of Labor and Ministry of Education. The PMU (within MoDEE) will have the overall fiduciary responsibility for project implementation and ensuring activities are executed in accordance with the Program Operational Manual (POM).  

The objective of this ToR is to identify and hire the PMU Director of the project. 

    II.            Responsibilities of the PMU Director  

The PMU Director is tasked with managing and coordinating experts and other staff of the PMU, as well as overseeing the project and ensuring its timely preparation and implementation. The PMU Director also ensures co-ordination between the PMU and relevant Ministries and other beneficiaries of project support, departments of relevant Ministries tasked with co-ordinating project preparation and implementation with the overall aim of ensuring appropriate preparation and implementation of the project, expenditure of funds, and timely reporting. The PMU Director is also responsible for monitoring and reporting on performance of the project during its preparation and realization period. 

The PMU Director will take the measures available to him/her to ensure preparation and implementation of the project and achievement of its individual objectives, in compliance with deadlines and costs listed in the project documents. The PMU Director will report directly to the Minister of Digital Economy & Entrepreneurship.

Specifically, the PMU Director will have the following scope of work: 

  • Develop the project implementation plan in accordance with the Project Appraisal Document (PAD) and POM. 
  • Oversee all project operations during preparations and implementation, including (a) financial management and budgeting, (b) procurement management and implementation, (c) monitoring and managing/evaluating program activities, and (d) reporting on project progress and related fiduciary and technical aspects on a regular basis. The PMU Director will ensure timely implementation of project activities and and submission of reports and requests for disbursement of project funds.
  • Participate in the selection of the PMU staff members, following the project procurement plan.
  • Direct, support, and supervise all PMU staff in the performance of their respective duties; evaluate their performance on a regular basis to ensure that their tasks and action are in line with the plan and their terms of reference; and recommend changes where necessary.
  • Lead the necessary marketing, outreach, training, capacity building, and support events and activities relevant to the success of the project.
  • Apply a sound leadership approach to create a culture that drives employee engagement and build high performing managerial teams and foster teamwork to ensure the efficient functioning of the PMU.
  • Report to the steering committee on  a regular basis in accordance with the guidelines on reporting under the sections of financial management, safeguards (ESMF), procurement, and project Monitoring & Evaluation, and formulate policies and planning recommendations.
  • Build and sustain strong relationships with key partners and stakeholders in both the private and public sectors, including coordinating the roles of stakeholders that are involved in project implementation.
  • Manage the relationship with all YTJ project contracted entities, including National Skills Council for ICT, service providers, and consultants. 
  • Maintain deep knowledge and keep abreast of market/industry trends and changing dynamics as it relates to the digital economy.
  • Track and monitor results of end beneficiaries against target in accordance with the project results framework and monitoring & evaluation guidelines as specified in the POM, and take corrective actions as needed.

III.              Eligibility and Minimum Qualifications 

  • Significant prior experience in relevant operations for a minimum of 15 years, including senior leadership and management positions for 5 years, with strong working experience in technology related activities. 
  • Strong knowledge and experience in the Jordanian ICT sector and its role as an engine of growth for the whole economy including familiarity and/or experience in the following areas:
  • E-Government and digital payments.
  • Digital skills development.
  • Growth of private enterprise with focus on digital firms.
  • Digital entrepreneurship.
  • Gig economy / digital platforms.
  • Overall demand and supply dynamics of the digital economy.
  • Professional expertise in project governance, finance, management, and human resources practices.
  • General knowledge of procurement and financial management procedures of international financial institutions.
  • Experience in implementing monitoring and evaluation systems to measure the impact of project activities and to track performance of project beneficiaries.
  • Experience in preparing and chairing meetings and conferences aimed at networking and ensuring co-operation between officials of the Government and other public authorities.
  • Strong familiarity with diverse business functions such as marketing, PR, product development, finance, etc.
  • Experience in negotiating and establishing partnerships with key local, regional and global stakeholders. 
  • Strong expertise in ecosystem building including access to markets, access to networks, access to funding, and targeted business development.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to YTJ objectives.
  • Strategic and integrative thinker with strong experience in interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and high tolerance for risk, ambiguity and change.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills with ability to develop solutions for complex issues.
  • Excellent business judgment and strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify issues and present creative, practical solutions.
  • Great team player, able to mentor and train more junior staff.
  • Capacity to deal with conflicting priorities and deliver high quality work on schedule; facility to work successfully in multicultural teams and across boundaries. 
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills in Arabic and English are required. 
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Possession of PMP (Project Manager Professional) or Prince 2 – will be considered as an advantage. 

 

IV.              Education Requirements

University Degree in Economics, International Development, Governance, Public Administration, Business Administration, IT, Engineering, accounting, finance, education or another relevant field.

 

V.               Duration of Assignment

The contract period is for one year, renewable up to 5 years. The PMU Director must diligently perform in a proper and efficient manner the duties set out within these TORs and any other task or responsibilities that may arise in relation to the proper management and delivery of the project. 

VI.              Application

Application Deadline: Kindly submit your application by 10/10/2021 


5- Operations Manager

Job Opening: Operations Manager

 

  1. About DigiSkills and the Youth, Technology, and Jobs Project

The Government of Jordan (GoJ) has received financing from the World Bank to implement the Youth, Technology, and Jobs (YTJ) project, which has become effective in April 2020. The YTJ project aims to improve digitally enabled income opportunities and expand digitized government services in Jordan. The project will build an impetus for private sector-led growth of the digital economy and make interventions to address specific constraints in the supply and demand sides of the digital economy.  The project duration is five years. The Ministry of Digital Economy & Entrepreneurship (MoDEE) is the implementing agency of the YTJ project.

Established in 2021 under Associations Law No. (51) of the year 2008, where the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship (MoDEE) is the technical relevant Ministry, the Digital Skills Association (DigiSkills) is a novel product of years of work on making workable partnerships between the public and private sectors to enhance technical and vocational labor skills.

The mission of DigiSkills is to provide strong employer leadership that can deliver sustained improvements in people’s competencies as a cornerstone to increasing productivity and competitiveness of the Jordanian economy. DigiSkills provides bridges between employers and learning institutions to reduce the gap between demand and supply in the labor market. In this regard, DigiSkills is hiring core staff members that will support in achieving its objectives.

Through the Youth, Technology, and Job (YTJ) project, the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship (MODEE) is supporting DigiSkills to achieve its mandate by hiring consultants that will enable it in achieving its objectives.

The objective of this ToR is to identify and hire an Operations Manager for DigiSkills through MoDEE to support the preparation and implementation of DigiSkills’ activities. The Operations Manager will report directly to the Managing Director.

 

  1. Responsibilities of the Operations Manager
  2. Facilitate coordination across teams/units within and outside the vertical, as well as with consultant team leads, to enable timely and quality deliverables
  3. Financial Management and Optimization: Strategically monitor, oversee and optimize costs by driving optimization strategies across the organization
  4. Procurement: Develop Terms of Reference and support the training service providers’ procurement with the Project Management Unit (PMU)
  5. Human Resources Management: Monitor financial and human resource allocation, and take actions to improve cost efficiency, financial viability of operations
  6. Maintain a positive and ethical work climate that is conducive to attracting, retaining and motivating a diverse group of top-quality employees at all levels
  7. Oversee necessary administrative functions
  8. Legal: Monitor adherence to various statutory, legal requirements, internal guidelines/ protocols and reporting obligations. Review and respond to audit observations
  9. Communications & PR: Represent the organization at various national and international forums to ensure DigiSkills is positioned as a leader in the skilling industry
  10. Other duties as assigned

 

  1. Eligibility and Minimum Qualifications
  2. Prior work experience for a minimum of 8 years and a maximum of 12 preferably in operations management, project management, and any other relevant role
  3. Experience/familiarity with the digital skills ecosystem is desirable
  4. Experience overseeing financial management, procurement, human resource management and legal teams
  5. Experience in government work at both centre and state level
  6. Experience in dealing with national, international, and multilateral agencies
  7. Excellent business judgment and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  8. Capacity to deal with conflicting priorities and deliver high quality work on schedule; facility to work successfully in multicultural teams and across boundaries.
  9. Effective written and oral communication skills in Arabic and English.
  10. Excellent computer skills.
  11. High level of cultural adaptability and sensitivity.
  12. Willingness to travel as needed.

 

  1. Education Requirements

Bachelor Degree or higher in Economics, Development Studies, Policy, Political Science, Management, Supply Chain, or any other related field.

 

  1. Duration of Assignment

The contract period is for one year, renewable up on annual appraisal. The Manager, Operations must diligently perform in a proper and efficient manner the duties set out within this ToR and any other tasks or responsibilities that may arise in relation to DigiSkills needs.


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