Capacity Building Program Support Officer

Position title: Capacity Building Program Support Officer    
Appointment Process No: AMMAN-LE07-2017
Type: specified term employment
Department: Embassy of Canada in Amman, Jordan
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Category: Political
Level: Officer
Classification: LE 07
Salary range: 16,790 JOD per year as a minimum, subject to further discussion based on relevant previous experience
Location: Amman, Jordan
Closing date: 16:00 Amman time, October 11, 2017

Summary of Duties

Support the delivery of capacity building programming in Jordan by acting as liaison with the different agencies of the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and donor partners; preparing hand over ceremonies; support visits; draft reports on visits and hand over ceremonies and on thematic issues of interest; monitoring local media; preparing content for the security programming social media posts; drafting press releases and speeches; and developing a plan for and carrying out project tracking and monitoring.

The employee may also be required to support Global Affairs Canada's Peace and Stabilization Operations Program (PSOPs) and the WMD Threat Reduction Program, particularly with regards to the organization of handover ceremonies and visits.

Area of selection/Eligibility

This position is open to Canadian citizens in Amman, who meet all of the essential requirements stated below, and whose applications are received by the closing date.

The Canadian Government is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered on merit regardless of ethnic origin, religious belief, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other irrelevant factor.

Essential qualifications 


Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a major in a discipline related to the job requirements (e.g. business administration, political science, international relations, international studies, and International development studies) or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.


Proficiency in English (oral and written)




Personal Suitability:

Asset Qualifications


Proficiency in French and/or Arabic (oral and written)



Operational Requirements

Conditions of Employment


This contract is expected to commence as soon as the hiring process is over and conclude by March 2019. Based on operational needs, funding and satisfactory performance the contract can be renewed for up to two one-year extensions, if mutually agreed.

How to apply

Please send your application to, with the subject line: “Capacity Building Program Support Officer: Applicant Name.” Applications should be written in English or French and must include:

Applications without the requested information will not be processed.

Important notes


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