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Proofreading and Editing Reports Related to Decentralisation Processes in Jordan

Ministry of Interior of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

15 May 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
15 May 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
The volunteer will be required to ensure that knowledge products and written communication developed by the DLDSP are free of errors and suggest edits to improve the style and clarity of the texts related to democratic governance, decentralisation reform and local development in Jordan. Types of documents will range from reports (~15 pages), op-eds (2 pages), social media messages, background information for internet pages (2-5 pages). Frequency of tasks will range but should not exceed 3-5 hours per week. Online Volunteer's work is expected to contribute to the overall outputs of the programme: 1. The regulatory framework pertaining to decentralisation has been adopted; 2. Capacities of the Governorate-based structures in strategic planning, budget analysis and monitoring are strengthened; 3. Participatory development plans have been properly elaborated in Governorates through strengthened dialogue with Non-State Actors and increased citizen’s participation
Writing and editing
Governance and decentralization
The Decentralisation and Local Development Support Programme (DLDSP) seeks to provide support to the Government of Jordan to effectively manage and guide the implementation of decentralisation reform through the application of the Decentralisation and Municipalities laws of 2015. The DLDSP operates through the Local Development Directorate (LDD) at the Ministry of Interior (MOI) and through its corresponding LDD at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs (MOMA). It functions under the guidance of the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) for Decentralisation and its Executive Committee and its sub-committees. Under the supervision of the DLDSP’s Research and Reporting Specialist, the volunteer will contribute to the development of knowledge products related to the decentralisation policy and processes in Jordan. Online Volunteer will be working in a team consisting of representatives from the Ministry of Interior, UNDP Jordan, scientists in the field of decentralisation, consultants. Her/ his work will be acknowledged by issuing a certificate and recognising contributions in reports.
Volunteers: 1 needed
1-5 hours per week / 16 weeks
Fluency English is required. Enrolment or completion of Bachelor Degree in English or Journalism is preferable. Interest in topics of local development, decentralisation is an advantage. Access to email and Skype. We also hope that the candidate is eager to learn about decentralisation process in Jordan and passionate about contributing to strengthening democratic governance in Jordan.

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