Project Management Unit Manager

Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship  Amman - Jordan  Date Posted: 2021/09/29   Login to Apply


  • Develop the strategic and implementation plans of the projects managed under the PMU with a strong focus on national employability programs.
  • Ensure that the TVSDC identifies and drives the development and delivery of vocational and digital skills training programmers that are based on the current and future needs of the marketplace, through leveraging the output of the National Skills Council – ICT.
  • Develop, deploy, and integrate effective ‘Career Counseling’ as a key component of national employability programs.
  • Develop and adopt a national demand-driven approach that will strongly inform the identification, development and delivery of skills development programs.
  • Create, adopt and manage the coordination mechanisms necessary to ensure the efforts/programmers/initiatives of all ecosystem stakeholders (including private enterprise, public sector agencies, academia, the civil society, donors, etc.) are aligned and integrated towards supporting the objectives of national employment programs.
  • Manage projects’ lifecycle, implementation plans, resources, budgets, procurement, activities, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Establish efficient business relationships with relevant departments and organizations in service to the projects’ objectives.
  • Oversee the reporting process and ensure that reports reflect the progress of projects against intended time-constrained milestones.
  • Build and sustain strong relationships with key partners and stakeholders in both the private and public sectors, including negotiating and coordinating the roles of stakeholders that are involved in project implementation.
  • Evaluate potential risks that affect projects’ implementation and set mitigation plans.
  • Plan procurement processes of works, goods, and services.
  • Oversee the closing of the projects at the end of their life cycles.
  • Represent the TVSDC’s PMU as a decision-maker nationally and internationally.
  • Lead the PMU’s team.
  • Maintain deep knowledge and keep abreast of market/industry trends and changing dynamics as it relates to TVET and the skills development industry.



  • Significant work experience including leadership and management positions in the skills development industry, project management and any other relevant functions for a minimum of 8 years and a maximum of 15.
  • Strong analytical knowledge of TVET and the skills development industry and its role as an engine of economic growth.
  • Strong expertise in ecosystem building with a focus on TVET and skills development, including driving interconnectedness and collaboration between all key ecosystem players/actors.
  • Experience in implementing monitoring and evaluation systems to measure the impact of project activities and to track the performance of project beneficiaries.
  • Strong familiarity with diverse business functions such as marketing, PR, product development, finance, etc.
  • Effective interpersonal, management, collaboration, and negotiation skills through experience and successful interaction with stakeholders such as local organizations, government, and TVET/Higher Education providers.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and high tolerance for risk, ambiguity and change.
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills in Arabic and English.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • High level of cultural adaptability and sensitivity.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.
  • Regional and International experience is a plus.


Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Education, IT, Engineering, or another relevant field.
  • MBA or equivalent degree is a plus.
Required Skills
  • Business Strategy
  • Administrative Management
  • Organizational and Project Management Skills
Job Details
  • Location Amman - Jordan
  • Industry Telecommunication, IT Consulting & Management
  • Job Type Full-Time
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Experience 8 - 15
  • Nationality Unspecified
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