Deadline: 4 February 2021
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of 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 Technical Officer will perform the following functions-
- Contribute towards the effective coordination, planning and implementation of project activities in conformity with the project strategy, logical framework and plan of work and in accordance with ILO development cooperation and programming policies and guidelines as well as administrative and financial procedures.
- Monitor and help coordinate project activities globally and in the five selected sectors and countries through regular calls, virtual and face-to-face meetings with colleagues in concerned ILO departments, ACTRAV, ACT/EMP, ILO regional offices and Decent Work Teams, as well as with colleagues and project staff in concerned ILO country offices.
- Support the organization of meetings of the project’s Steering Committee and Sounding Board, including the preparation of agendas, presentations, reports and background materials.
- Liaise on project-related matters with ILO constituents and key stakeholders, including governments, workers and employers’ organizations, other international organizations, and the EU, in close consultation with concerned ILO country directors and with ACTRAV and ACT/EMP.
- Help coordinate research and other knowledge development activities in consultation with sector specialists and technical specialists from other departments and Decent Work Teams as well as with colleagues and project staff in regional and country offices and with ACTRAV and ACT/EMP.
- Conduct, revise and finalize, in collaboration with sector specialists and technical experts, three rapid assessments and two ‘deep dives’ on decent work in supply chains in five countries.
- Organize, in collaboration with concerned ILO regional and country offices, ILO constituents, key stakeholders and the EU, virtual and face-to-face national and international workshops, meetings and events on decent work in global supply chains, including the preparation of concept notes, agendas, presentations, training materials, reports and other required materials.
- Organize virtual and face-to-face training workshops and courses in collaboration with sector specialists and technical experts and with ACTRAV and ACT/EMP.
- Draft Terms of Reference for the recruitment of consultants for specific project outputs, assist in preparing related contracts and monitor implementation.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree in a discipline relevant to the position such as but not limited to a social science field, law, economics.
- 5 year’s of relevant professional experience, including 2 years at the international level.
- Experience with development cooperation projects in developing contexts would be an advantage, particularly projects financed by the EU.
- Familiarity with ILO policies and procedures, including experience working with ILO constituents, development partners and international organizations at the global, regional and country level would be an advantage.
- Excellent command of one working language of the ILO (i.e. English, French, Spanish).
- Working knowledge of a second working language would be an advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.