Deadline: 11 August 2021
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Project Manager in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 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 Project Manager will perform the following functions:
- Lead, coordinate and supervise the implementation of the project in close collaboration with other major stakeholders.
- Guide and supervise the work of project staff and ensure effective coordination and collaboration between the various project components and with ILO regional and headquarters offices.
- Oversee the design, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of project activities, and ensure effective co-ordination of different elements and interventions in order to ensure the timely and effective implementation of the overall project.
- Ensure the development of a monitoring and evaluation system.
- Building on the ILO’s previous work in Malaysia maintain the ILO’s position as a lead agency in advocacy and technical support.
- Coordinate and mobilize support from other stakeholders in order to strengthen the countries’ capacities.
- Establish and develop information systems covering technical activities under the project and economic and social issues of relevance to the project, prepare periodic and ad hoc reports on the status of project planning and implementation and establish coordination with concerned ILO departments and programs.
- Identify training and capacity development needs, organize and conduct training workshops and meetings on all project intervention areas for the tripartite partners, NGOs, other agencies, private sector, target groups and staff as appropriate, reinforce the professional capabilities, adapt training guides, manuals and other knowledge-sharing materials to local environment.
- Develop knowledge sharing tools designed to forge partnerships, share good practices and foster networks of government policy makers, workers’ and employers’ organizations and civil society organisations to reach the project s goals.
Applicant must have:
- Advanced University Degree in Economics, Management, Law, Social Sciences or a related field or a Juris Doctor (JD) Degree reflecting expertise in areas relevant to this project such as labour law, public policy, sociology and project management with demonstrated expertise.
- At least 7 year’s relevant professional experience of which at least 3 year’s at the international level carrying out project management, supervision, administration, implementation of cooperative agreements and/or contract requirements (including meeting deadlines, achieving targets, establishing and maintaining systems for managing project operations, and overseeing the preparation and submission of required reports to donor agencies), monitoring and evaluation of technical assistance projects.
- Working experience in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly in Malaysia, would be an advantage.
- Experience in establishing and maintaining systems for managing project operations.
- Experience with designing and implementing results-based monitoring systems for projects focused on capacity building.
- Proven success in serving in a leadership role for a project addressing issues of child labour, forced labour, or other labour issues relevant to the project.
- Familiarity with ILO policies and procedures would be an advantage, as well as having expertise and work experience on issues such as child labour, forced labour, human trafficking, workers voice and access to remedies.
- Excellent command of English.
- Proficiency in Bahasa Malaysia or another language commonly used by stakeholders in the industries targeted by the applicant’s proposal is of an advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.