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 Organisation. A short-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 K 207,361 ( Zambian Kwacha ) yearly.
This position is located in the Programming unit in the ILO Country Office for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique (ILO CO- Lusaka). ILO CO-Lusaka `s provides technical and advisory services to Government, Workers’ and Employers’ organisations as the Tripartite Constituents of the ILO.
The goal of the ILO is decent work for women and men throughout the world. Decent work is central to global efforts to reducing poverty and is a means for achieving equitable, inclusive and sustainable development. Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs) are the main instruments through which the ILO member states, together with Workers’ and Employers’ organisations (Constituents) coordinate and effectively implement various technical cooperation programmes aimed at achieving Decent Work for All. Developed in partnership with ILO constituents at country level and aligned to national development frameworks, DWCPs aim to tackle major decent work deficits through a limited number of integrated and mutually reinforcing strategic objectives of decent work.
While the promotion of decent work is the primary mandate of the ILO, the United Nations system as a whole has a role to play in promoting full and productive employment and decent work for all. Therefore, the ILO works in close collaboration with other UN agencies to make Decent Work a reality for all working women and men and contribute effectively towards national development, poverty reduction and inclusive growth
As a team member, the incumbent provides a variety of general office support services, completing a range of standard support tasks in an efficient, effective and client-oriented manner. Such tasks contribute to the timely and effective functioning of business operations and may encompass duties related to correspondence preparation, document preparation, database maintenance, meetings support, travel, registry and/or mail services. The incumbent is required to use standard office equipment and the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to process transactions. Work is governed by established rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines governing operational areas.
The position works under the supervision of Sr. Programme Assistant. Supervision received is focused on the quality and timeliness of the delivery of work assignments. The incumbent works with some degree of operational independence in performing the day-to-day work and consults the supervisor for guidance on non-standard issues.
Internal contacts are with staff in the work unit or related programmes to obtain, provide or clarify information on matters related to specific assignments and to relay instructions from the supervisor.
External contacts are primarily with visitors/callers to the Office, meeting participants and/or external service providers to follow up on routine matters, exchange information or direct them to the appropriate person.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge and Competencies (technical/behavioural):
In addition to the ILO core competencies [Integrity and transparency, Sensitivity to diversity, Orientation to learning and knowledge sharing, Client orientation, Communication, Orientation to change, Takes responsibility for performance, Quality orientation, Collaboration], this position requires:
Method of Application
Submit your CV and application on company website: