Deadline: 14 June 2022
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Junior Professional Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of this post is 36 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 Junior Professional Officer will perform the following functions-
- Assist in the implementation of the ILO roadmap on decent work in global supply chains;
- Assist in the implementation of the Sustainable Supply Chains to Build Back Better project to advance decent work in five supply chains in five countries;
- Conduct research and contribute to building the ILO’s knowledge base on challenges and opportunities in key sectors and supply chains, particularly in relation to the recovery from COVID-19 and technological advances and other drivers that will shape the future of work;
- Participate and assist in meetings with the OECD on responsible business conduct and due diligence, as well as with other international organizations;
- Help organize strategic dialogues with Geneva-based organizations on trade, labour and responsible business conduct in specific supply chains;
- Contribute to the functioning of ILO working group on apparels, extractives and electronics to promote One-ILO approaches to advance decent work in these supply chains;
- Support follow-up work that SECTOR will be asked to carry out to shape a future that works for all in specific sectors and supply chains;
Applicants must have:
- An Advanced University degree (equivalent to a Master’s degree) in Economics, Industrial Relations, Social Science, Law or other relevant and related field.
- 2 -4 year’s maximum of experience at national or international level.
- Work experience in a manufacturing industry, think tank, academia or in an international organization would be an advantage.
- Working experience within the UN system should not exceed 50% of the relevant working experience including UNV, (paid) UN internship and UN consultancy.
- All paid work experience since obtaining Bachelors degree will/can be considered.
- Excellent command of one working language of the ILO (English, French, Spanish).
- Working knowledge of a second and/or third working language of the ILO would be an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.