Vacancy no: LUSAKA/DC/NO/2019/26
Job ID: 2041
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:
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 K358,407 ( Zambian Kwacha) yearly.
The Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) and United Nations (UN) Gender based Violence (GBV) Joint Programme (JP) aims to assist the Government of Zambia to implement some of the inclusions of the Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) particularly on Gender Based Violence against women as highlighted by CEDAW of July 2011 and violence in the workplace. The Joint Programme is guided by Zambia’s Seventh National Development Programme of 2017-2021 which recognizes gender as one of the cross cutting themes. The goal for the Government of Zambia and UN Joint Programme on Gender Based Violence is to contribute to the reduction of Gender Based Violence in Zambia.
The overall objective of the programme is to contribute to strengthening GBV prevention and response systems in Zambia in line with provisions of the Anti-Gender Based Violence Act and raise awareness on C190 on Harassment and Violence in the workplace. The programme will be implemented in collaboration with other UN agencies (UNICEF, IOM, UNDP & UNFPA) including the International labour Organization (ILO) will be involved in implementing various activities for the programme in collaboration with national implementing partners from both the government and private sector organizations and Non-Governmental organization (NGOs). The ILO’s contribution will contribute towards achieving outcome 2: GBV survivors, those atrisk and communities are empowered to break the cycle of abuse. The ILO will be implementing economic empowerment interventions aimed at providing economic empowerment services to survivors of GBV and those at risk.The ILO will work with trainers from national partners identified by the Government of Zambia and the UN Systems in implementing the Capacity Building programmes. In order to empower the national partners, the ILO will also use some of its resources to certify some of the trainers that have been trained in some of the ILO tools so that these trainers will continues reaching out to more GBV survivors after the ILO project.
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