Labor Market Supply and Demand Examination of Jordan
The GIZ Employment Promotion Program (EPP) was recently launched in Jordan to create employment opportunities for 4000 Jordanians. The project includes components related to gender employment, job placement as well as policy reform towards enhancements of employment. To serve the needs of the project, Dajani Consulting was assigned to prepare a study for the project in order to select and plan its labor market interventions. The study included socio-economic analysis of the highest potential governorates and sectors for employment by looking at supply and demand, desk study to prioritize and select target areas for intervention, field assessment of occupational profile for jobs in high demands, assessment of skills needs per job, assessment of TVET providers within selected governorates, identified the supply of labor profile. The study resulted in identifying the governorates, sectors and occupations with highest demand for employment. The study also was able to identify the potential for job matching and job placement within each target governorate.