Full Time or Part Time

Program Officer

Job Description


  • Provide program management support for JOSA programs and initiatives.
  • Create, innovate and execute JOSA’s projects and activities, plan and organize events within JOSA’s objectives and action plan.
  • Make JOSA’s activities successful, by proactively identifying technical, legal, procedural, logistical, and communication issues and driving creative solutions to fix them and manage risk.
  • Coordinate communication between internal and external teams, including the wider JOSA community.
  • Work with teams to alleviate project bottlenecks.
  • Identify resources needed and work closely with team leaders to maintain full visibility of the project schedule and potential roadblocks.
  • Conduct long‐term program strategy formulation and develop presentation materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Passionate about JOSA’s mission and values.
  • Preferably a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a similar field.
  • Previous experience in the ICT sector and/or in civil society organizations.
  • Strong knowledge of Technology and/or Human Rights.
  • Strong time management skills, and ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Able to think creatively.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of programming is not required, but highly appreciated.



The Program Officer reports to the Executive Director.



About JOSA

The Jordan Open Source Association (JOSA) is a non-profit organization based in Amman, Jordan.

JOSA’s mission is to promote open source principles for the good of Jordanian society. We believe that information that is non-personal – whether it’s software code, hardware design blueprints, data, network protocols and architecture, content – should be free for everyone to view, use, share, and modify. Our belief also holds that information that is personal should be protected within legal and technological frameworks. Access to the modern Web should likewise remain open.


The JOSA's Robot (JOSABot) has their thumb up and a speech bubble with a heart in it.

JOSA is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability status.



How to apply

To apply, please send an email to jobs [at] josa <dot> ngo with the subject 'Program Officer', in the email, please include:

  • A resume/CV.
  • A cover letter, stating why you are a good fit for this position and why you would like to join JOSA.
  • A statement confirming you have read and understand the privacy policy for JOSA.
  • Optionally, if referred by a current JOSA employee or member, please tell us who.


Publish Date

Saturday, 5 February 2022


Amman, Jordan


Full Time or Part Time


Project Management