Jordan: Operations Officer

Internews

About the organization

At Internews, we believe everyone deserves trustworthy news and information to make informed decisions about their lives and hold power to account. We train journalists and digital rights activists, tackle disinformation, and offer business expertise to help media outlets become financially sustainable. We do all of this in partnership with local communities – who are the people best placed to know what works.

We support independent media in 100 countries, from radio stations in refugee camps, to hyper-local news outlets, to individual activists and reporters. We’ve helped our partners reach millions of people with quality, local information that saves lives, improves livelihoods, and holds institutions accountable.

Duties

Internews is seeking an Operations Officer for the USAID-funded media support and civil society initiative with the general goal of further strengthening independent media and civil society in Jordan. The Operations Officer will support on all operations in the Amman office, including travel, general service procurements, security and logistics.

To learn more, please visit our Careers page.

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in related field is required.
• A minimum of five (5) years of general work experience with at least three (3) in security management in experience in the context of international development.
• Experience implementing security policies, procedures and protocols.
• Demonstrated ability to work well in teams and in a collaborative environment.
• Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and flexible work style.
• Experience with USAID-funded projects is a plus.
• Proven analytical and problem-solving ability.
• Must be highly computer literate; Microsoft Word and Excel required.
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Fluency in English and good command of Arabic required.
• Must have the right to live and work in Jordan.

Application instructions

To apply, please submit CV and optionally a cover letter via our Careers page.

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