Deadline: 12 March 2021
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Project Coordinator in Lusaka, Zambia. 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 National Project Coordinator will perform the following functions:
- Lead the project timely implementation, monitoring and evaluation through management functions, including provision of technical and administrative supervision to the project team according to the project objectives, targets and expected results and in line with ILO policy, rules and regulations and according to the final project document and work plan.
- Monitor progress of project and activities implementation and oversee the preparation and review of work-plans, progress reports, final reports and other data for clarity, consistency and completeness.
- Identify key bottlenecks, propose solutions and action and follow-up with field specialists and technical officers, relevant departments at headquarters and regional office, executing agencies, government offices, constituents and other organizations to expedite implementation and meet targets.
- Contribute to proposals for programme/project development and serve as national programme advisor to the Directorate and draft portions of programme and budget proposals, project proposals, concept notes, policy briefs, programme background, country strategy papers, objectives, project reviews and evaluation.
- Organize training programmes and awareness-raising activities to improve understanding of specific project objectives for project staff and key stakeholders.
Applicant must have:
- First Level University Degree in Development Studies, Social Science, Vocational training or any other related field and strong knowledge on development issues particularly in Malawi.
- Master’s Degree is an additional asset
- At least 3 year’s of experience in vocational education and training, as well as implementing skills development interventions and projects / programmes, preferably in the field of skills for private sector growth.
- Experience in implementation and project management is essential.
- Excellent command of English and good knowledge of another working language of the duty station.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.