International Labour Organization (ILO) Recruitment 2021

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for the International Labour Organization (ILO) Recruitment 2021.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency that sets international labour standards and promotes social protection and work opportunities for all. The ILO has 187 member states: 186 of the 193 UN member states plus the Cook Islands are members of the ILO.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager

Description of Duties

His/her Main Duties Comprise

The project manager is responsible for the achievement of the project’s planned outputs with the resources provided within the region of responsibility.

  • Manage and coordinate the Productivity Ecosystem for Decent Work Project in Ghana, ensuring that country project strategies, activities, outputs and budget delivery are in-line with project objectives and commitments to the donors, are aligned with the ILO Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) and are delivered with strategic collaboration with other projects including other UN projects under the United National Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF)
  • Supervise and monitor the work of the project team. Allocate work to staff and control the quality of output, and evaluate the work performed by the staff of the unit. Provide new staff with guidance and training.
  • Identify and activate public private partnerships with multi-national enterprises and other key private sector partners, government and public sector institutions, as well as social partners, strategically important NGOs and Community Based Organisations.
  • Manage reporting of project activities and outcomes to donors and to the Office Director, the ILO DWT Dakar and the Global Productivity Ecosystems Team in ILO Headquarters. Ensure project data is collected in line with the project’s monitoring and evaluation system.
  • Contribute to knowledge generation and sharing at the global level, with a particular focus on developing a proof of concept of the Productivity Ecosystem for Decent Work approach, based on the lessons learned in Ghana.

Description Contd.

Specifically, The Project Manager Is Responsible For The Following

  • Lead and ensure the preparation of the Productivity Ecosystem for Decent Work Project country work plans and budgets.
  • Ensure that the Project standard operation procedures (SOPs) are aligned with the already established Integrated Resource Management Information (IRIS) system of the ILO in order to ensure efficient and effective processing of financial and administrative tasks.
  • Develop a substantive Monitoring and Evaluation system, and an impact assessment system in order to the measure the results of the project at both outcome and output levels.
  • Provide authoritative technical advice to project stakeholders in various technical areas related to the project, particularly in the field of employment and productivity policy, enterprise productivity as well as market systems and value chain development, and mobilise expertise as needed.
  • Plan, conduct and/or supervise a number of assessments related to labour market issues and market systems and value chain development
  • Plan, manage and supervise the production and dissemination of technical publications related to the project and ensure the documentation of lessons learnt, results and good practices. Prepare periodic and ad hoc reports on the status of program planning and implementation and liaise with the donor on a regular basis.
  • Develop and foster contacts and relations with relevant ministries, employers’ and workers’ organizations, other private sector actors, non-governmental organizations, and donors active in the field of employment and private sector development and promote opportunities for collaboration towards planning and implementation of programme activities.
  • Provide technical support to the government, social partners and stakeholders toward building capacity to develop and implement policies and related administrative systems to improve the environment for improved productivity and better working conditions for enterprises.
  • Establish, participate in and report to the National Advisory Committee Meetings and, if necessary, make recommendations for changes in the project strategy and approaches.
  • Ensure coordination of activities within the project, maximum sharing of information and experiences between the countries, and the building on synergies and collaboration across projects within countries.
  • Promote the integration of the Project into ILO country office agendas, and the collaboration with other programmes, and ensure the programme’s contribution to the achievement of the DWCP and the UNSDCF.
  • Coordinate the documentation of good practices and lessons learnt, and present the programme’s experience and good practices in regional and international forums.
  • Ensure that gender is mainstreamed across all project strategies, plans and activities, and support gender capacity development for staff, partners, trainers and consultants as needed.
  • Undertake missions to field locations as part of project implementation and monitoring.
  • Perform any other related duties required for the programme’s satisfactory progress and delivery.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should click here to apply.

Application Deadline: 8th October 2021.


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