Location: Jordan (Amman)
Closing date: 30 Apr 2008
Job Description


1. Assist IMC and the National Psycho-social coordination group on strategic planning for the design of a national action plan for psychosocial programming in Jordan.
2. Assist in the planning, design and implementation of technical research on mental health and psychosocial programs in conjunction with Jordanian and American Universities.
3. Coordinate national psychosocial programs with international NGOs, national organizations and associations, the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Planning and other relevant Government of Jordan agencies, as well as with Jordanian Universities and technical experts.
4. Provide Technical Support to the IMC-Jordan management team to implement psycho-social activities.
a. School-based PS programs
b. Community-based PS programs:
i. Establish Mother-to-Mother support groups to discuss child-rearing and other issues of concern among women in Jordan
ii. Establish creative community-based social coping mechanisms for psycho-social activities
iii. Work to initiate integrated psychosocial programs between Iraqi and Jordanian populations.
5. Donor liaison and government relations
6. Program Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting

1. Masters degree in psychology, social work, education, public health, or other relevant field.

2. 3+ years of experience working to implement psychosocial-related programs
3. Project management experience is a plus
4. Experience in research design, implementation and technical report writing is a plus.
5. Excellent writing and communication skills are a must.
6. International work experience with psychosocial programming in Middle-Income countries or other overseas experience in post conflict rehabilitation and recovery settings is an asset.
7. Experience in training and capacity building of national institutions or organizations is an asset.
8. Proficient in MS office package.
Vacancies Contact
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