Deadline: 6 May 2021
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of National Project Coordinator in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 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 – Digital Jobs for refugee youth and host communities NOB will perform the following functions:
- Coordination with the Programme Manager, assess policy frameworks, digital labour market trends and employment priorities in the refugee hosting counties to inform and design project interventions.
- Engage with training institutions, TVET agencies, relevant county departments , the social partners and other stakeholders to identify entry points for the implementation of market driven digital skills training approaches.
- Engage with digital work platforms in Kenya and support the creation of the Digital Jobs Council to boost communication and sharing of good practices among platforms, ILO constituents and other relevant stakeholder with a view to enhancing the capacity of platform to engage young refugees and strengthen practices for a transition to decent work.
- Review practices and opportunities to enhance e-commerce among young entrepreneurs in refugees camps and host communities and secure synergies with other streams of work of PROSPECTS and other local and development partners.
- Initiate and maintain partnerships with organisations working on digital jobs and skills and build synergies with other such initiatives in Kenya with particular focus host communities and refugees.
- Coordination with the PM and ROAF support effective collaboration and partnerships with related ILO initiatives on boosting youth employment in the digital economy, with a focus on the ILO/ITU joint programme in Africa.
Applicant must have:
- University Degree in development, social science, economics, education, labour or a related discipline/field.
- 3 year’s professional experience in the area of project design, management and implementation.
- Familiarity with ILO policies, technical programmes and procedures, including experience working with the United Nations, Ministries of Labour, Education, Trade or other government Ministries Departments and Agencies, would be an added advantage, as would experience working in crisis and refugee settings.
- Prior experience with youth employment programmes and projects and/or development projects focused on job creation in the digital economy are considered assets.
- Excellent command of English and good knowledge of another official language of the duty station or in the targeted areas of field operations.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.