Deadline: 13 June 2020
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Junior Project Technical Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of this post is 1 year.
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 Project Technical Officer will perform the following functions-
- Assist in providing technical support to the PROSPECTS partnership on skills-related areas, in reviewing training materials, supporting the application of a skills profiling tool, the guide on TVET for social cohesion, and the skills tracker tool, and assist in the drafting of ToRs, and capacity building of constituents and ILO partners with regard to inclusive formal and non-formal skills delivery, community-based training, recognition of prior learning, and upgrading of informal apprenticeships.
- Assist in supporting skills partnerships on migration in West and Central Africa as a follow-up to tripartite sub regional workshops in 2019.
- Assist in the application of tools on the prevention of modern slavery through skills development and the reintegration of victims, and in capacity building of constituents.
- Contribute to the development and application of tools and knowledge products for the work area, and drafting components of them, including for a tool for conflict-sensitive TVET delivery, a competence profiling tool, for rural skills training, lifelong learning in the informal economy, and gender and diversity in skills policies and strategies.
- Provide technical inputs to office documents related to skills and social inclusion (website materials, meetings and conference reports).
- Contribute to the ILO Global Skills Partnership on migration by preparing minutes of meetings, assisting in coordination with external partners.
- Contribute to collaborative interagency work (IOM, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNHCR, FAO and EU agencies) on skills for social inclusion, including inter-agency meetings, joint research projects, case studies, joint events and training delivery.
Applicants must have:
- First Level Degree in Economic or Social Sciences, Human Resource Development, Development Studies, International Relations or a similar field.
- 3 year’s of relevant professional experience at the national level or international level in social research, education and training systems and work on disadvantaged groups.
- Ability to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team.
- Ability to carry out assignments in accordance with instructions and guidelines.
- Ability to conceptualise, plan, coordinate and conduct straightforward research work, discussion papers and reports.
- Good computer and programing skills.
- Ability to work in a multicultural environment and gender-sensitive behaviour and attitudes are also required.
- Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of French.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.