Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project

Tourism Project Support Coordinator

The USAID Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project (USAID/BEST) is seeking a Tourism Project Support Coordinator. The person appointed will work with public and private sector stakeholders to support the development of human capital and to raise awareness of the importance of professional standards in the industry.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Working under the guidance of the Component Team Leader and in collaboration with the project team members, coordinates activities and tasks for the successful implementation of the job creation, decision support and destination excellence initiatives, with specific responsibility for the following projects:

  • Provide technical support in expanding the Pathways to Professionalism program.
  • Support all communications related to Pathways to Professionalism Scheme, including social media, awareness campaigns, and website content development.
  • Support job creation in selected tourism sectors through Tourism Human Resource Development Industry led Committees.
  • Support increased participation of women in tourism jobs and careers through awareness programs.
  • Update the Tourism Data Baseline based on 2018 and 2019 published tourism statistics.

The above responsibilities and duties are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties. You might be required to support the coordination of other projects and perform other tasks as may be assigned by the Component Team Leader to achieve project goals and objectives.


Required Qualifications and Experience for the post


Essential - Bachelor Degree in Management, or other related field.

Desirable - Studied education course in project management and international business.



  • Relevant work experience, preferably with international companies.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written form in both Arabic and English.
  • Skilled in report writing and report.
  • Ability to work independently with limited oversight and under considerable time constraints.
  • Take personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with public and private sector stakeholders.
  • Ability to effectively use computer software MS Office and analytics applications.

The application deadline is February 26, 2019. Interviews with selected candidates will be arranged afterwards. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We are looking forward to receiving your application (Cover letter and CV), sent via email (mark subject as: ‘Application’) to: