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Palladium (Health Finance and Governance (HFG) USAID Project)
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Jordan Economic Reform Activity - Call for Resumes

Job Description and Requirements
Work Location Amman, Jordan Location Country Jordan   Company Overview Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.   For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.   Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.   Project Overview and Role Palladium is actively seeking candidates with experience in several technical areas for the anticipated USAID/Jordan Economic Reform Activity - Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ). This activity will support Jordan’s economic priorities and efforts to implement its economic reform agenda. It seeks to bolster Jordan’s overall self-reliance by enabling Jordan to prioritize and implement reforms in several key areas: economic reform that spurs self-reliance, strengthening the business enabling environment, developing exports and foreign direct investments, and addressing the joint priorities of the United States and Government of Jordan (GoJ). Task orders will be generated from this framework that are flexible and responsive to the priorities of the GoJ’s economic reform agenda and the needs of the economic reform landscape.   Responsibilities
  • Palladium seeks long-term candidates with the following technical and operational capabilities:
  • Economic Reform
  • Export Promotion
  • Private Sector Development
  • Foreign Investment Promotion
  • Firm Level Technical Assistance
  • Business Enabling Environment Reform
  • Political Economy Analysis
  • Women’s Economic Empowerment
  • Grants Management
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Communications
  • Finance and Administration
Requirements
  • Advanced degree in business, law, economics, finance or other closely related field.
  • At least eight years’ experience in private sector development, business enabling environment, export promotion, emerging markets, monitoring and evaluation, or other expertise area listed above.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Proven experience developing and finalizing high quality deliverables.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working proficiency in English required, Arabic preferred.
  • At least five years’ experience in economic reform in Jordan or MENA region preferred.
  • At least three years’ experience on donor-funded projects for economic growth preferred.