1. To provide school-age children and youth with access to a comprehensive and innovative informal education program aiming at
a. ensuring permanence within the relevant public education outlet to those children at risk of dropping out;
b. facilitating access to the relevant public outlet for those so far unable to do so;
c. contributing towards the professional and personal growth of those unwilling to participate in the formal system.

2. To foster children's enrolment in the formal public system through the promotion of social inclusion and the increase of cooperation with public institutions.
3. To strengthen the capacity of parents to take an active role in their children's education and personal development.

1. Focus on and oversee the successful implementation of all three objectives of the program
2. Supervise program staff, providing overall guidance, monitoring and motivation
3. Develop with team members under her/his supervision clear plans of action and specific strategies
4. Act as main liaison point and ensure overall co-ordination and communication among RI-SOL units and between various RI-SOL Jordan programs
5. Coordinate with partners and provide technical inputs
6. Report to management and draft donor reports in a timely, compliant and consistent manner
7. Liaise with appropriate representatives of donor and UN agencies, international organizations, local institutions and other NGOs for the coordination and collaboration that will lead to successful development and implementation of effective projects.
8. Evaluate program results and make recommendations for future program directions.


1. At least 5 years’ experience in international development with increasing levels of responsibility
2. 4 years or more experience in program management in the INGO context and/or in sound program implementation
3. Masters, or equivalent higher degree in Development, Education or related field
4. Previous experience managing staff in a cross-cultural context
5. Strong background/expertise in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
6. Previous experience as an educator is highly desired
7. Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
Vacancies Contact
This position is open immediately and serious applicants will be available to start ASAP. Preference is given to qualified applicants currently in Amman, and immediately available. To apply, please send your up-dated CV, a cover letter, 3 professional references and salary history to jordan@ri.org . The subject line must include Jordan PC-E. Incomplete applications will not be considered.