Vacancy no.: LUSAKA/DC/GS/2019/25
Publication date: 7 November 2019
Job ID: 2007
Organization Unit: CO-Lusaka
Contract type: Fixed Term
Contract duration: 1 year
Under article 4.2, paragraph (e) of the Staff Regulations, the filling of vacancies in technical cooperation projects does not fall under Annex I of the Staff Regulations and is made by direct selection by the Director-General. In order to support the best informed process in the filling of the above-mentioned vacancy by direct selection, the ILO invites interested candidates to submit their application online by the above date.
The following are eligible to apply:
The recruitment process for General Service positions is subject to specific local recruitment criteria. The ILO may only offer a contract to persons who are Zambian Nationals.
Technical cooperation appointments are not expected to lead to a career in the ILO and they do not carry any expectation of renewal or conversion to any other type of appointment in the Organization.
A one-year fixed-term contract will be given.
Extensions of technical cooperation contracts are subject to various elements including the following: availability of funds, continuing need of the functions and satisfactory conduct and performance.
Conditions of employment for external candidates: In conformity with existing ILO practice, the appointment of an external candidate will normally be made at the first step of this grade. The entry level salary for this position is K128,440 (Zambian Kwacha) yearly.
The successor UN Joint Program for Social Protection (UNJPSP-II) in Zambia builds on the lessons learned from the first programme, and includes ambitious targets for streamlining benefits and service delivery through single-window service centres, support for disability inclusion across the whole of the social protection sector, strengthening state institutions, and promoting greater citizen and beneficiary voice in the governance of the social protection system. As a critical part of the support provided to this initiative under the UNJPSP-II, the social protection team within the ILO Country Office for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique will provide technical advice and other assistance to constituents in Zambia, including Government, social partners and civil society organizations through joint UN action.
The UNJPSP-II includes a strong emphasis on knowledge generation and knowledge sharing, as well as creation and implementation of an effective communications strategies to support Government efforts in promoting greater disability inclusion, introducing a single-window delivery mechanism for social protection benefits and services, and increasing citizen and beneficiary voice in social protection governance. The support provided by the Communications and Information Clerk (CIC) to the project is expected to lead to better understanding of social protection principles and existing programmes among programme stakeholders and the general public and to assist in fostering a culture of social protection in Zambia among current and future officials, social partners and members of civil society.
Under the overall responsibility of the ILO Country Office Director for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique, the Driver will report and work under the direction of the Technical Advisor (TA).
Description of Duties
The Driver will perform the following tasks:
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