Youth Development Program Coordinator

at Amideast
Published November 20, 2022
Location Amman, Jordan
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

The Youth Development Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall management and operation of Amideast’s donor-funded programs implemented across Jordan targeting youth skills development in English, community development STEM, and more. The Program Coordinator oversees program logistics, administration of processes and fund disbursement, donor reporting and quality assurance.

In collaboration and coordination with the Country Director and Senior Manager for T&P, the Program Coordinator supports development of proposals and budgets of new opportunities targeting youth in Jordan. The Program Coordinator also oversees formal communication and reporting to donors and partners post-award, ensuring timely, professional and accurate report are submitted on schedule in close coordination with award review processes at the country and head office level and ensuring compliance with donor requirements and regulations.

The Program Coordinator reports to the Senior Manager for T&P and coordinates program activities with other departments in Jordan as well as relevant parties at Amideast Headquarters and the Regional Directors of English Language, Workforce Development, Monitoring & Evaluation and Training.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Actively coordinate with Amideast partners in the Government of Jordan, particularly the Ministry of Youth, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Digital Economy & Entrepreneurship
Lead on program implementation, recruitment of teachers, trainers and facilitators as well as outreach and recruitment of youth and participants in upcoming programs in target areas
Support development and use of monitoring and evaluation tools in line with organizational and donor requirements
Support development of new proposals and budgets for upcoming programs and opportunities for youth-focused programs
Build and sustain partnerships with organizations, ministries and local community organizations to ensure high quality and participatory implementation in all phases
Attend local or regional events representing Amideast aligned with Amideast’s programs in training and development to create new partnerships, network, identify potential funding partners and partners in new projects
Identify and pursue new opportunities to develop youth skills and competencies in line with 21st century skills need
Analyze market trends and develop outreach strategies for current and upcoming programs
Review and analyze financial and program performance of each program
Develop comprehensive implementation plan for each program
Participate in annual budgeting process
Supervise all relevant program staff
Prepare reports for clients, programs and internal requests as required

Education

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree

Experience

Minimum of 7 years’ experience in business development, project management, development, program coordination. Experience in the MENA region and in youth development is preferred

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