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  • Posted: Jun 5, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 13, 2023
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    The International Labour Organization ILO is a specialized agency of the United Nations, whose primary goal is to promote opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity and creating jobs of acceptable quality.
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    National Project Officer - NOA (DC)

    Description of Duties

    • Support effective implementation of the project through efficient and timely execution of technical tasks in accordance with the policies and procedures of the ILO, the strategies of the project and the schedule of activities and ensure that gender is mainstreamed in project implementation.
    • Foster, sustain and facilitate cooperation with ILO constituents (i.e. workers’ organizations, employers’ organizations, and the government), UN agencies, and other key stakeholders to ensure the smooth and timely delivery of project activities and its coherence with other development projects/programmes in the country.  
    • Support project monitoring through an RBM framework and regularly deliver updates on project activities’ progress and results to the regional M&E Officer.
    • Review, verify and analyse workplans, progress reports and data provided by implementing partners and ensure quality vis-à-vis the projects M&E framework. Follow-up on delayed documents, clarify information, and answer questions about clearance and processing requirements to support successful completion of agreed activities.
    • Provide support to the organization of project evaluations, including ensuring that all project documentation is correctly storage and available and coordinating timely reviews and comments as per agreed deadlines.
    • Support organization of training programmes, seminars, workshops, and meetings, and represent the project as delegated, including by delivering training.
    • Organize and conduct technical field missions, guide, and advise national and international staff and consultants, and ensure the proper and effective use of project resources.
    • Assist in coordination, monitoring, and reporting of project activities carried out by consultants, ensuring that the deliverable meet ILO standard procedures and follow ILO methodologies.
    • Support development and dissemination of project communications items by drafting materials, publications and press releases and by ensuring effective communication with project stakeholders. 
    • Prepare budget estimates and expenditure forecasts by analysing and monitoring the situation of resources as compared to planned activities and by making recommendations for remedial action.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Required qualifications


    • First level university degree in law, economics, social sciences, development studies or a closely related field.


    • At least two years of experience in the implementation of child labour interventions, or interventions to address closely related issues is required. Experience in the administration of partnership agreements is desirable.
    • Experience working with cooperatives, trusts, associations, government authorities and/or trade unions, especially in the context of child labour, working conditions and/or rural livelihoods, is desirable.


    • Excellent command of spoken and written English. Knowledge of another language of spoken in the country of assignment will be considered an asset.


    • Sound knowledge of programme and budget, project formulation, management, administration and monitoring and evaluation methodologies.
    • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and negotiate effectively with government officials, representatives of civil society, representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations, and academia.
    • Capacity and interest to work in international, multicultural teams.
    • Excellent time management abilities, teamwork, and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively incorporate gender in the implementation of projects.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
    • Strong written communication skills, including proven ability to create high-quality written documents.
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and communications tools (internet and email). 
    • Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools and methods.
    • Working knowledge of the ILO and/or UN procedures and systems would be an asset.
    • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to International Labor Organization (ILO) on to apply

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