Private Sector Advisor

World of Letters   Amman - Jordan  Date Posted: 2020/11/02   Login to Apply

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute an outreach strategy to identify promising opportunities for private sector partnerships in target locations.
  • Conduct field visits in target communities to implement the outreach strategy, including initiating contacts and managing all follow-up communications.
  • Coordinate outreach within the hospitality and tourism sectors, including tourism and hotel associations, regional trade and commercial associations, and other private sector organizations.
  • Obtain and negotiate hiring commitments for women and youth in the private sector.


  • BA in social science, political science, business, international development, or related discipline, MA highly preferred.
  • At least ten years of experience working on social and youth development projects.
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement and proven ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with private sector partners.
  • Expertise in project management, including the ability to identify and establish priorities and plan workflow.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, problem-solve, and exercise sound judgment in response to complex and sensitive situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills appropriate for operating effectively in a local community.
  • Knowledge and experience in, and passion for promoting the advancement of youth development programs, including youth employability, education, civic participation, and leadership development.
  • Ability to perform in a high-energy environment, with a flexible and enthusiastic approach to work, including humility and the thoughtfulness to work effectively with others in a collaborative workspace.
  • Interest in gender and working with marginalized populations.
  • Must be willing to work in Aqaba, Ma’an-Petra, Jerash, Ajloun, and Zerqa throughout the project.


Required Skills
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Civic Participation
  • Leadership Development
Job Details
  • Location Amman - Jordan
  • Industry Nonprofit Organizations
  • Job Type Full-Time
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Experience 10
  • Nationality Unspecified
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