Deputy Chief of Party, Jordan WEELA

from Gender Resources Inc.
Closing date: 31 Dec 2019

Seeking Deputy Chief of Party Candidates for the USAID/Jordan Women’s Economic Empowerment and Leadership Activity

About Us: Gender Resources Inc (GRI) is a women-owned small business based in San Francisco, California that leads international programs to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment so that all people – women, men, boys, and girls – have equal opportunities to lead more fulfilling lives. We apply innovative practices in adult education, information communication technology, and results-based program management to achieve tangible impacts. Our firm seeks candidates who are creative problem solvers who share our passion for advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Position Description: GRI is seeking candidates to serve as Deputy Chief of Party for USAID's anticipated the Jordan Women’s Economic Empowerment and Leadership Activity (WEELA), which is intended to support U.S. Government’s efforts to contribute to increasing women’s access to employment in Jordan. WEELA will improve women’s access to job markets, enhance the workforce enabling environment, and address inequalities and prohibitive social norms and traditions. The Deputy Chief of Party will support the overall strategic and operational coordination of program activities. S/he should have a comprehensive understanding of women’s economic empowerment issues, strong management experience, interpersonal skills, and experience in budgeting and financial management.

Responsibilities: The Deputy Chief of Party will play a leadership role in managing project planning and implementation and ensuring timely and high-quality expertise and deliverables for USAID. The Deputy Chief of Party will manage a team of technical staff, organizational partners and short-term consultants.


  • In one or more of the following areas, proven technical experience in emerging markets in:

    -Partnering with the private sector to improve women’s access to job opportunities and leadership opportunities

    -Engaging communities to gain family acceptance of women’s work

    -Improving the policy and regulatory environment to improve workplace safety, equity, and inclusion for women, youth, and persons with disabilities

  • Minimum of five (5) years of program management and supervisory experience with a US Government foreign affairs agency, international assistance organization, or non-governmental organization

  • Proven success liaising with high level representatives from the public and private sectors

  • Ability and interest to live and work in Aman, Jordan

  • Fluency in Arabic required

How to apply:

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a resume to GRI's jobs board: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. GRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.