Vacancy no.: DC/ABUJA/NO/2018/03
Publication date: 23 November 2018
Application deadline (midnight local time): 11 December 2018
Job ID: 770
Organization Unit: CO-Abuja
Contract type: Fixed Term
Contract duration: 1 year with possibility of extension
Under article 4.2, paragraph (e) of the Staff Regulations, the filling of vacancies in technical cooperation projects does not fall under Annex I of the Staff Regulations and is made by direct selection by the Director-General.
In order to support the best informed process in the filling of the above-mentioned vacancy by direct selection, the ILO invites interested candidates to submit their application online by the above date.
The following are eligible to apply:
*The recruitment process for National Officer positions is subject to specific local recruitment and eligibility criteria.
Technical cooperation appointments are not expected to lead to a career in the ILO and they do not carry any expectation of renewal or conversion to any other type of appointment in the Organization. A one-year fixed-term contract will be given. Extensions of technical cooperation contracts are subject to various elements including the following: availability of funds, continuing need of the functions and satisfactory conduct and performance.
*Conditions of employment for external candidates: In conformity with existing ILO practice, the appointment of an external candidate will normally be made at the first step of this grade.
Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) is a practical training and in-factory counselling programme that improves productivity and working conditions of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The programme demonstrates best international practice in manufacturing and service sectors and helps SMEs to participate in global supply chains.
Phase III of SCORE began on November 1, 2017 and Ghana was included as a country for SCORE Phase III. SCORE is funded by the Swiss and Norwegian governments.
The incumbent reports directly to the ILO/CO-Abuja Director. He/She will be responsible for the achievement of the project’s planned outputs.
Description of Duties
First Level University Degree in Business Management, Engineering, and/or Economics.
Excellent command of English, a good knowledge of local languages would be an asset.
At least two or three years of professional experience in:
relevant experience with project management and implementation in the area of responsible and productive workplace practices with focus on change management, quality management including certification systems, productivity management, HRM and OSH,
Knowledge and experience of dialogue driven enterprise upgrading,
Broad knowledge and experience in small and medium enterprise development and in particular market based business development services,
Work experience with the ILO and/or experience related to labour compliance,
Demonstrated capacity to initiate and implement technical co-operation programmes and activities,
Familiarity with UN procedures, and
Operational management experience in enterprise.
High standards of integrity, professionalism, personal discipline and impartiality; Results-oriented;
Demonstrated ability to implement and manage technical co-operation projects of international organizations, including negotiations with governments, and social partners;
Management skills: ability to manage in a coherent manner and monitor several activities, budgets and work plans at the same time;
Ability to work in a multicultural team and drive work forward independently;
Good communication skills, both written and verbal;
Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines;
Ability to train and guide personnel;
Capability to guide and co-ordinate the work of general service staff, external collaborators and national counterparts;
Ability to prepare reports and publications of a high quality, technically sound with conclusions leading to an action plan and programme development;
Commitment to gender equity;
Proficiency in basic computer software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. To apply, please visit the ILO Jobs website. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
The ILO does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process whether at the application, interview, processing or training stage. Messages originating from a non ILO e-mail account - @ilo.org - should be disregarded. In addition, the ILO does not require or need to know any information relating to the bank account details of applicants.
This vacancy is archived.
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