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Team Leader, Jordan

Job Details

Team Leader
Governance and Economic Development
Monday, March 18, 2019
Name of project: 
Innovation for Enterprise Growth and Jobs
Task description: 

Applicants should be able have an inspiring discussion on the topic, having read the action document (https://ec.europa.eu/neighbourhood-enlargement/sites/near/files/c_2018_8530_jordan_aap_2018_part_2_merged_document.pdf )

The Team Leader will work in Amman to:

  • Enhance the potential of innovative Jordanian enterprises with high growth potential to scale up and contribute to the economic growth that will generate direct and indirect jobs;
  • Increase access of SMEs, entrepreneurs and innovators, in specific high-growth potential sectors and clusters, to innovation inputs (technology transfer, knowledge, learning) and financing;
  • Promote and strengthen the culture of innovation & entrepreneurship in the Jordanian ecosystem.

An additional component of work may involve grant management according to EU procedures. 


  • Level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least 3 years preferably in the field of business, economy and/or management and similar          
  • Computer literacy           
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)  
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in the field of promoting a business friendly environment through micro and meso level interventions    
  • At least 4, preferably 6 years of professional experience in the field of establishment and/or operation of innovation hubs, technoparks or similar innovation ecosystems
  • Professional experience as a Team Leader on at least one TA project in the fields related to the subject of this contract    
  • Experience of at least 2 years in modern approaches to innovation ecosystem development including related policymaking 


Mission start date: 
Mission end date: 
Project start date: 
Project end date: 
42 months
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