Job Opening in Jordan: Administrative Officer at Goethe Institute

Goethe-Institut Jordan
Cultural & Languages Centre Goethe-Institut Jordan
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Job Opening in Jordan: Administrative Officer at Goethe Institute

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The Goethe Institute offers a job opportunity as a qualified administration officer in charge of the administration department. The position is limited to one year with the option of renewal. The Goethe-Institute is the worldwide cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and maintain international cultural cooperation.


  • Coordination of application for residence and work permit for the staff of the institute
  • Cooperation with local authorities such as ministries, tax office or city administration Amman as well as the German embassy in Amman.
  • Administration of working hours (including holidays, sick leaves and public holidays) 
  • Cooperation with Social Security Corporation, in particular in cases of accidents at work and maternity leaves 
  • Collaboration with insurance companies, in particular, administration of all matters related to group health insurance 
  • Obtaining cost estimates from external service providers and preparing framework contracts 
  • Supervision of internal address distributors and forwarding of information to all employees 
  • Cooperation with the German Embassy and other German organizations in overarching administrative issues 
  • Assistance in bank matters (certifications, etc.) 
  • Assistance of the institute management as well as the direction of the management 
  • Other tasks in the area of personnel administration or internal service

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Relevant university or vocational qualification or equivalent knowledge and skills 
  • At least three years' professional experience in comparable fields of activity and in teams 
  • Very good command of written and spoken English and Arabic 
  • German language skills are of advantage 
  • Structured and precise working method 
  • High budgetary understanding 
  • Very good knowledge of common computer programs (Excel, Word, Outlook), affinity with web application and willingness to become familiar with new relevant programs (eg MenaLite) 
  • Driver's license (type 3-1 or B) and willingness to use your car on duty 
  • Willingness to learn and readiness for further education 
  • Organizational skills, resilience, and flexibility 
  • Independent work and own initiative 
  • Friendly and confident appearance 
  • High communication and team skills 
  • Experience in customer contact and complaint management is of advantage 


  • A responsible and versatile position in the intercultural environment of a cultural institute. 
  • A workplace in a friendly and creative atmosphere.

Note: The remuneration and the payments are based on the remuneration conditions of the Goethe-Institut Jordan. If the required personal requirements are not fully met, the remuneration may deviate from the mentioned.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
Economics, Business

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals
Monthly salary
Opportunity Coverage
Stipend/ Living allowance, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Required Documents
CV, Motivation Letter

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Educational Level
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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