Deadline: 28 October 2021
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Technical Specialist in Abidjan, Cote d’lvoire.
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 Technical Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Lead the implementation of the project technically and operationally and supervise the work of the project’s other staff to ensure effective delivery of the project.
- Lead the development of a Jobs Marker for AfDB’s project appraisal process in close collaboration with the AfDB task manager by assessing the AfDB’s own project appraisal process and benchmarking it with those of other development finance institutions by consulting with relevant stakeholders about the set-up of the Jobs Marker, analysing feasible solutions, and drafting a conceptual paper on the marker by preparing necessary AfDB-internal approvals through extensive formal and informal consultations and by considering received feedback for integration into the Jobs Marker concept.
- Identify and coordinate suitable economic and sector work to be done in support of the Jobs Marker implementation.
- Organize the familiarization of AfDB task managers and investment officers with the Jobs Marker.
- Train AfDB task managers and investment officers on the application of the Jobs Marker by conducting a training needs assessment, develop training and guidance material, and conceptualize and conduct training measures on the Jobs Marker as well as to mainstream employment considerations into AfDB investment projects.
- Ensure effective linkages to related activities and projects of the ILO to evaluate employment contributions of development interventions, including collaborating with technical specialists at HQ, ROAF and DWTs.
Participate in project Steering Committee meetings and liaise with concerned ILO colleagues in Geneva to assure good communication and working relations with the donors and the project’s institutional partners.
Applicants must have:
- Advanced University Degree in economics, development studies or a related discipline, with specialization in economic development preferred.
- At least 7 year’s professional experience in the formulation, management, implementation, evaluation or funding of technical cooperation projects, of which at least 3 year’s at the international level.
- Experience within the operations, particularly the appraisal process, of a development finance institution an asset.
- Excellent level in English and a working level in French.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.