International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
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Executive /Administrative Assistants

Job Description and Requirements



Pursue a Career with Impact


IDRC’s new Regional Office in Amman will work in partnership with stakeholders in the region on programs related to advances in information and communication technologies, peacebuilding, urban agriculture, trade, health, and biodiversity.

Working closely with researchers and research institutions, this new regional office will help identify solutions for local development challenges that can be incorporated into usable policies.  It is within this context that IDRC is currently seeking an experienced leader as its next Regional Director, Middle-East and North Africa.

IDRC is looking for professionals with a Jordanian citizenship or currently legally entitle to work in Jordan to join its new Regional Office for the Middle-East and North Africa located in AMMAN, JORDAN.

  • Executive /Administrative Assistants


In addition to having sound judgment, initiative and interpersonal skills, here is a summary of the basic requirements for the position:

  • College Diploma
  •  3-5 year’s relevant experience in administrative support including  
  • Managing agendas, prioritizing and responding to requests
  • Arranging logistics for international travel and processing expense reports; and
  • Organizing logistics for internal and external meetings and gathering necessary material
  • Advanced English, French and Arabic language skills

For more information about these opportunities and how to apply, visit our website at

Application Deadline:  December 16, 2018 at 11:59pm EST

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

A key part of Canada’s foreign policy efforts, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) supports research in developing countries to promote growth and development. The result is innovative, lasting solutions that aim to improve lives and livelihoods. Join our team of professionals to put your ideas and knowledge to work to help solve some of the developing world’s most critical challenges.

IDRC values a diverse workforce and is committed to achieving employment equity.