Deadline: 27 March 2023
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Skills Development Specialist in New Delhi, India.
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 Senior Employment Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Act as primary specialist in the sub-region for employment promotion, skills development and enhancement of employment prospects for youth; lead, manage, conceptualise, integrate and coordinate development and implementation of a sub-regional strategy for the delivery of assistance in the above-mentioned technical areas.
- Conceptualise and make decisions on the content of policy advice and recommendations to Member States in the sub-region on all employment related issues; make decisions on development of employment parts of Decent Work Country Programmes and programmes of cooperation with Member States.
- Provide high-level policy advice and guidance to the ILO constituents on establishing the comprehensive employment policy frameworks, as well as on the development and implementation of the national employment, skills development and active labour market policies and programmes, as well as National Action Plans for employment promotion.
- Develop and implement strategies for promotion of ratification and application of relevant ILO standards, such as the ILO Employment Service Convention, 1948 (No. 88), Employment Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122), Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181), and relevant Recommendations.
- Develop diversified capacity-building strategies for different audiences, especially governments and Public Employment Services; develop and adapt training materials and other tools, as well as conduct high-level conferences and workshops at national and sub-regional levels.
- Assume full managerial and supervisory responsibilities for the work of staff under his/her supervision, establishing work plans, setting work priorities and monitoring progress on deliverables.
Applicants must have:
- Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in economics, political sciences, law, social sciences or other relevant discipline.
- First-level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in one of the afore-mentioned fields or other relevant field with an additional two years of relevant experience, in addition to the experience stated below, will be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
- At least 10 years of experience, including at the international level, on employment and labour market policies. This includes advocacy, programme and policy design and management, legislation review, as well as demonstrated work with diverse actors such as governments, employers’ associations, trade unions, non-government organizations, UN and other inter-governmental organizations and the private sector.
- Excellent command of English.
- A working knowledge of another official language (French, Spanish) of the Organization would be an advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.