Job Description


The selected candidate will closely work with the main national and international partners within the social protection domain and support the WFP internal coordination with programme support teams and relevant activities.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1.   Contribute to Country Office’s technical advisory role for the government on a wide range of social protection programme and policy issues to support government’s efforts to reduce hunger, malnutrition and poverty through national social protection schemes. 

2.   Support the formulation and provision of technical assistance packages to government counterparts, particularly the National Aid Fund (NAF), to enhance national social protection systems, including targeting, entitlement, delivery, verification, accountability, evidence generation and reporting. 

3.   Liaise with WFP Jordan’s technical specialists to coordinate the technical assistance interventions done for national partners, in particular but not limited to NAF.

4.   Contribute to the consolidation, development and dissemination of knowledge and/or advocacy products pertinent to shock-responsiveness and inclusiveness of the national social protection system. 

5.   Research, analyse and support technical work on the graduation 

6.   Regularly monitor social protection related publications, reports, papers and disseminate knowledge products among relevant WFP JOCO teams. 

7.   Support monitoring of funds allocations and track disbursements per activities of government institutions. 

8.   Support social protection related reporting activities. 

9.   Attend external events linked to social protection and contribute to CO’s social protection strategic positioning. 

10.   Others as required.




Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area.


•   Minimum 6 years of professional working experience. 

•   Experience with national social protection systems, including responsibility for liaising with different line ministries at national and decentralized levels.

Language: Fluency in oral and written communication in Arabic and intermediate level in English.


•   Understanding of Agenda 2030 and respective targets – particularly SDG1, SDG2 and SDG17 – and how the work of WFP can contribute to achieving them

•   Understanding of WFP’s mandate, Country Strategic Planning process, intervention modalities, programme and project lifecycle tools, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation desirable

•   Strong knowledge of main social protection actors in Jordan

•   Knowledge of current domestic and global developments in the field of social protection and public policy

•   UN or donor experience, especially with WFP and/or UNICEF, World Bank, EU or FCDO is an asset

•   Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality written outputs and ability to present in English and Arabic

•   Ability to develop and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders, conveying an informed and professional demeanour towards internal and external partners and stakeholders

•   Appetite for exploring and experimenting new ideas and approaches

•   Ability to work as part of a team, participating in open dialogues and valuing diverse opinions of others, regardless of gender, culture, background, experience, or country assignment

•   Proficient computer literacy (Microsoft Office)



  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
  •  Be a force for positive change: Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
  •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
  •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.


  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
  •  Create an inclusive culture: Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
  •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
  •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.


  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
  •  Focus on getting results: Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
  •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
  •  Be Decisive: Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.


  • Connect and share across WFP units: Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
  •  Build strong external partnerships: Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
  •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
  •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfil the needs of internal and external partners.

Job Details

Job Location
Amman, Jordan

Company Industry
Non-profit Organization

Company Type
Non-Profit Organization

Job Role
Information Technology

Employment Type
Full Time Employee

Monthly Salary Range

Number of Vacancies


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