Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Amman
Position Title:
Management Advisor - All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Open Period:
12/15/2020 - 01/05/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 0305 10
JOD JD22,970 - JOD JD22,970
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Amman, JO
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FP is FP-05.  
Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM - All Agencies

•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
•    Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:


The incumbent serves as the LE Staff Deputy to the Management Counselor within Mission Jordan's management section. The incumbent is a key member of a management leadership team that oversees the provision of services to more than 960 employees and 500 Eligible Family Members at this growing, 10th largest, Overseas Staffing Model Class 5+ Mission. The incumbent will perform quantitative and qualitative research on a wide range of management issues to include but not limited to the ICASS community of 42 subscribing U.S. government agencies and offices and ICASS LE Staff Supervisors across each of the disciplines of the management platform. Incumbent works proactively to inform and communicate with USDH and Senior LE Staff clients on their most complex and sensitive management inquiries. Incumbent is responsible for compiling and analyzing data related to variable management activities i.e. rightsizing, financial disclosure, post profile, etc. Incumbent will be the main liaison with senior and mid-level host government officials, and senior internal officers to include country team members, and various Bureaus and offices at the Department of State, including discussing special mission requests and requesting government permission.  Incumbent provides training at the post and works independently on cross communication and problem-solving exercises. Incumbent will be the main liaison to communicate with Jordanian government ministries and officials to continue to build and maintain the existing mutually beneficial relationships. Incumbent gives guidance and work assignments to two FSNs in the Management section

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE:  At least five (5) Years of progressively responsible experience in the field of management operations, Human Resources administration, organizational development, labor relations, training and development, and project management. Experience must include data statistical experience.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have a strong working knowledge of all management operations and procedures of all ICASS service providers (General Services Operations, Facilities Maintenance, Human Resources, Finance and Budget, and non-technical aspects of Health Services and Information Management) and must have thorough knowledge and understanding of EEO principles. Must have a thorough knowledge of Management manuals and regulations of the DOS and other agencies; local prevailing employment practices, basic operation of International Cooperative Administrative Support Services platform, retirement, general management initiatives such as the Collaborative Management Initiative and M High Five, and data-driven operations. Jordanian law and regulations (commerce, labor, customs, shipping, health, education, law enforcement). Incumbent is the subject matter expert in interpreting the Jordanian Labor Laws and ensures that the Management section activities are in compliance with the local laws. Must have thorough knowledge about host country's cultural norms, social expectations. Must have a good knowledge of the economic and political conditions in the country and its relationship with the regional conditions. Excellent knowledge of key management data systems, such as ILMS, My Data, EAPS, E2, OPS, etc.

Education Requirements:

University Degree in Human Resources, Management, Business Administration, Law, International Relations is required.


Supporting documents (i.e. education certificate) must be included in the application for eligibility purposes.

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LANGUAGE: English level IV (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. Arabic level IV (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. Languages Proficiency may be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: In-depth ability of general management/business best practices, how to lead, inspire, and motivate teams. Ability to effectively mentor and support a team is essential. Must have excellent knowledge of the analysis systems IBM SPSS and Tableau. Strong numerical skills. Must have the ability to interpret laws and regulations and explain complex matters clearly to other employees with limited knowledge. Ability to influence internal ICASS service providers on changing operations take the required courses of action. Incumbent must be able to conduct presentations of CMI reports, ICASS outcomes to senior level management supervisors on quarterly basis. Incumbent must be able to deals with irritated employees from all sections and agencies and have the ability to calm tempers. Proficiency with software and computer tools such as Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook, e.g.) and strong ability in using automated systems.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Amman, Jordan will receive a in addition to their basic salary the following:

  • Local Social Security if Jordanian citizen

  • US Social Security if US citizen

  • Provident fund

  • Severance pay

  • Medical and life insurance

  • 13th and 14th months Bonuses

  • Annual Leave

    • FSN Grade 1-6 – 40hr w/w: 144 Hours Per Year

    • FSN Grade 7-12 – 40hr w/w: 176 Hours Per Year

    • FSN Grade 1-6 – 48hr w/w: 172 .75 Hours Per Year

    • FSN Grade 7-12 – 48hr w/w: 211.25 Hours Per Year

  • 20 days Official and religious holidays (American and Jordanian).

  • Special Immigrant Visa to the US. (Not an entitlement)

  • Training opportunities.

  • Premium pay to include overtime, night differential, Friday differential.

  • Eligible to be member of AECSA

  • Within-Grade Increase 

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office. 


Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. 

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Security Trust Clearance. 

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site:

  • Please make sure you enter all your work experience and education through the ERA Application. Attached Curriculum files will not be considered.

  • For positions that require English Level, applications MUST be submitted in English.


Required Documents:


  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Passport copy

  • Degree

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. 

For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Amman/ Jordan.