Deadline: 03 April 2023
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Project Coordinator in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The duration of this post is 12 months.
The mission of the ILO is to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.
Key Job Responsibilities
The National Project Coordinator will perform the following functions:
- Work in close collaboration with UNDP, other UN agencies, the Ministry of Labour, line ministries, social partners and other relevant partners from the private sector to adapt the workplan for the implementation of the project and maintain engagement and consultative approaches throughout the duration of the project to ensure smooth implementation of project activities in coordination and with the support of technical units of the ILO.
- In consultation with UNDP and relevant stakeholders including social partners, support the design of project interventions to enhance financial inclusion, enterprise formalization and business growth.
- Coordinate, execute and monitor the agreed activities to promote financial inclusion, sustainable growth and formalization in accordance with ILO programming guidelines, and administrative and financial procedures.
- Represent the ILO in meetings with the UNDP country team, national stakeholders and the UNDP project team based in Pretoria.
- Coordinate with the ILO project team in Geneva for the effective management of funds/budget assigned to the activities. Provide accurate, timely and complete information on the status of activities.
Applicants must have:
- First level university degree in economics, finance, public policies, business management, development studies, or related field and strong knowledge on development issues particularly in Solomon Islands.
- At least 2 years of professional experience at the national level around enterprise formalization, enterprise development, or financial inclusion.
- Proven experience in working effectively with government bodies in charge of policy-making and with development partners would be an asset.
- Experience working with financial service providers and experience in project management, supervision, and administration is also desirable.
- Excellent knowledge of the working language of the duty station.
- Excellent knowledge of English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.