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Training and Post Opportunities

Project Director and Deputy for Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)

The Crisis Management Unit ( CMU) at the Ministry of  Health (MoH) in Jordan and in collaboration with the American Centre of  Diseases Control ( CDC) are seeking to train (2)  MoH personnel  for (12) months to serve as project director and deputy to implement emergency management activities at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) at the (CMU) / MoH by consolidating partnership with local and international  partners through conducting training, workshops, plan development, consultations, coordination, drills and exercises .


  • Develop ,  implement ,  monitor and  facilitate the  execution  of (  EOC  ) in - country program activities.
  • Organise local and regional emergency management training in Amman.
  • Provide  technical  guidance  in  emergency  management  to  (  MoH  )  and  other   in - country and regional partners.
  • Coordinate the  (EOC)  response to  public  health  emergencies  as  directed  by  the  ( CMU ) and (MoH ) leadership.
  • Coordinate and lead training, workshops, drills and exercises for (EOC) staff, collaborators in the governorates and other partners.
  • Build up  (MoH ) capacity  to  ensure  sustainability  of short-term  and  long –range emergency management activities.
  • Provide regular updates of activities to (CMU) leadership and CDC International Emergency Preparedness Team (IEPT).
  • Provide recommendations to (CMU) and ( CDC IEPT) for improvement of (EOC ) project.


  • Two-years commitment to position after training.
  • Good Command of  professional English ( speaking-writing ).
  • Good understanding of  in-country emergency management entities and MoH responsibilities in public health emergencies.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.
  • Future vision.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Willingness to travel to Atlanta twice a year for 1½ month training each.
  • Candidates interested in the above positions are requested to complete the attached form and send it with their C.Vs on the following fax (065057921) .
  • Applications should be submitted within a week as of date of publication on this  website.

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