PROGRAM ASSOCIATE

LOCATION: Amman, Jordan

Deadline: 1st February 2020, 00:00 (GMT+2)

Lapis Communications is a strategic communications agency specializing in behavioral change communications that enable social, economic and public policy programs to come to life. We're headquartered in Dubai with regional offices in Amman, Kabul and Addis Ababa. Our services include market research, communication strategy, creative design, video production, public outreach, training, and M&E.

Responsibilities 

  • Support Lapis’ team on program implementation throughout the life cycle of active projects, including research, strategy, creative design, production, dissemination, and monitoring and evaluation.

  • Coordinate and liaise with clients, project vendors, and stakeholders to ensure deliverables are on track per the project plan.

  • Write periodical project reports based on client requirements, internal and external compliance procedures.

  • Support budget development, raise invoices and ensure payments are made to vendors according to each project budget.

  • Support responses to RFP solicitations by writing communications-for-development proposals and concept notes as needed.

  • Support business development through research, identifying opportunities and developing communication strategies, creative approaches, and monitoring and evaluation methodologies.

  • Perform various communication and office operation activities as needed.

Experience and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of program management experience in the fields of economic, social and or public institutional development in the field of strategic communications.

  • Demonstrated ability in critical thinking and creative writing.

  • Highly motivated, self-starter and adapts to small business environment

  • Fluency in English and Arabic.

  • Tech-savvy with platforms such as social media, web, and desktop publishing tools and applications.

To apply, please send an updated CV and cover letter to Sharon Cherian on [email protected] with the subject “Application for Program Associate”.