UK NARIC, the UK national agency for information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills, is providing recognition and evaluation of qualifications and skills of Syrian refugees in Jordan. This service, delivered on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, compares qualifications, skills and credits attained in Syria directly to Jordanian educational standards.
A university graduate based in Amman?
Fluent in Arabic and English (and possibly another foreign language)?
Able to travel freely to the UK? (preferred)
Able to manage multiple relationships?
Confident at public speaking and organisation of events?
Inquisitive, tenacious, positive and highly motivated?
Would you like to:
Contribute positively to the lives of Syrian refugees by aiding their economic integration in Jordan?
Work for a dynamic, progressive organisation by delivering a UK government funded project?
Build and maintain a network of Jordanian and UK contacts to maximise the efficiency of the service?
The responsibilities of a Project Officer in this context would be to:
Meet with potential recipients of the evaluation statements such as employers, professional and regulatory bodies, universities, vocational education providers and other sector bodies to explain the value of the statements and ensure their acceptability
Maintain relationships with relevant Jordanian government departments.
Channel refugees to the service through engagement with existing charities, organisations and other funded projects as well as directly in camp community centres
Promote the service through a variety of media channels including social media, print media and radio air time
Manage relationships with in-country logistical partners for the efficient production and distribution of the evaluation statements
Organise and conduct seminars and events on skills shortage areas, employment induction programmes and the Syrian education system
Produce clear reports for UK NARIC senior management, which will in turn feed in to reports provided to the UK government
Assist with the production of internal and external publications such as newsletters, e.g. through interviews, photos, news stories
Respond to queries about the project received through dedicated communications channels
Set up and process applications for the qualification recognition service
Distribute flyers and other information documents to relevant stakeholders
Monitor the effectiveness of processes and provide feedback on potential improvements
Be flexible and able to respond to new challenges and developments relating to the project
|Job Location:||Amman, Jordan|
|Job Role:||Community Services|
|Company Industry:||Education, Training, and Library|
|Monthly Salary:||US $30,000|
|Career Level:||Mid Career|