FHI 360 currently is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Project Director for an anticipated U.S. Department of State-funded “Strengthening Women’s Contribution to the Formal and Informal Economies in the Middle East” opportunity. The project focuses on promoting women’s economic empowerment through data-driven initiatives; seeks to assist economic stakeholders in developing action plans to recruit, retain, and promote qualified women in the formal sector; and explore ways to improve measures, policies, and practices that control the informal economy in which women are involved.
The Project Director oversees the leadership team of the project, directs administrative and operational support, and manages relationships with the client and all stakeholders. Additionally, he/she works to ensure successful implementation of the program by managing the resources, personnel, communications strategy, and the processes and protocols of the project in full compliance with FHI 360 requirements. He/she will have authority to make decisions on technical direction as well as financial matters. The position will be based in Amman, Jordan and involves travel to other countries in the region. Actual hiring for the position is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360.
The Project Director will be based in Amman, Jordan. Nationals from all countries of the Middle East and North Africa are encouraged to apply.