Access to Markets (e-Commerce) Expert


Organization Name: SPARK Jordan
Location: Jordan
Apply email: Not Specified
Start Date: 10 May 2022, 04:05 am
Closing Date: 04 Jun 2022, 12:00 am


SPARK is a not-for-profit, non-political NGO with headquarters in Amsterdam and field offices in South East Europe, Africa, and the MENA region.

SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile and conflict-affected societies into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing, international not-for-profit development organisation with 80+ staff members, in more than 14 offices around the world. SPARK supports refugees in the Middle East by providing them with scholarships in universities and higher education institutions in the region. SPARK also supports young entrepreneurs in fragile states, to start or grow their own businesses.

Description of Responsibilities

SPARK Jordan is seeking an expert to design and provide technical leadership to activities that will support small and medium size enterprises (SME) in accessing new markets. Through its market-driven interventions the project will support growth towards employment opportunities and incentivize investment in business service provision and market infrastructure. Preference is given to those with previous private sector experience and advanced degrees. This position requires fluency in English and local and/or regional experience.

The Access to Markets Expert will increase the visibility of Jordanian MSMEs in both local, regional and international markets by working to increase their sales within e-marketplaces.

The national expert should have a bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or economics and between 5 and 10 years of professional experience in e-commerce and/or in virtual marketplaces, and must provide at least 3 work references indicating the deliverables and accomplishments. Experience in international trade and linkages with global e-commerce platforms would be considered as a considerable advantage.

Any potential applicants should develop a comprehensive Technical and Financial Proposal that showcases their methodology, and work approaches towards achieving the specified deliverables of this ToR.

As the national consultant, he/she will work the local office team to support the companies that benefit from our programmes. The national expert will be responsible for carrying out the following tasks:

1. Conduct 100 diagnostic assessments/audits per company to assess their capacity to verify their readiness to sell online
2. Establishing and enhancing the visibility of 100 MSMEs on e-marketplaces such as Amazon, Alibaba, eBay, or local e-commerce platforms such as Makane
3. Supporting 50 MSMEs in creating and/or optimising their product/service offerings on virtual marketplaces

Minimum Experience Required:

• Between 5 and 10 years of verified experience in e-commerce and in virtual marketplaces
• Experience in international trade and market linkages is a plus
• Jordanian National

How to apply

Please submit your Technical and Financial Proposals to with the subject line being "Access to Markets."

Job Email id: tender_jordan(at)