The following are eligible to apply:
– ILO Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations.
– External candidates.
Staff members with at least five years of continuous service with the Office are encouraged to apply and will be given special consideration at the screening and evaluation stage.
Applications from officials who have reached, or will reach their age of retirement as defined in Article 11.3 of the Staff Regulations on or before 31 December 2017, or who have already separated from ILO service upon retirement or early retirement, will not be considered.
In accordance with the Staff Regulations and letters of appointment, successful candidates for positions in the Professional category would be expected to take up different assignments (field and Headquarters) during their career, the desirable length of an assignment in any specific position being two to five years, following which the incumbent should be willing to move to another assignment and/or duty station.
Within the context of the Office’s renewed efforts to promote mobility, staff members seeking mobility are encouraged to apply to vacancies. Mobility will be given special consideration at the screening and evaluation stages.
The ILO values diversity among its staff. We welcome applicants from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities. If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an email to email@example.com.
Applications from qualified candidates from non- or under-represented member States, or from those member States which staffing forecasts indicate will become non- or under-represented in the near future, would be particularly welcome. A list of these countries is in Appendix I.
Successful completion of the Assessment Centre is required for all external candidates.
Conditions of employment (for a Full-time position) are described in Appendix II.
The position is located in the Facilities Management Unit (FACILITIES), in the Internal Services and Administration Department (INTSERV). INTSERV is responsible for the general management of facilities, property and inventory; safety and security; printing, publishing and distribution; diplomatic privileges; travel and transport, use of public spaces and general internal services. FACILITIES is responsible for overseeing the construction, acquisition, deployment and maintenance of all ILO buildings and offices and provides and manages effectively all the required goods and services internally in this regard. FACILITIES is also responsible for supervising the environmental sustainability aspects of ILO’s operations and the position will support the Deputy Director INTSERV in the coordination of these activities.
The incumbent will report to the Deputy Director of INTSERV.
Description of Duties
1.Collect data on greenhouse gas emissions, water and waste from headquarters and the field offices and assure input in the dedicated calculation software. Check the data quality and reliability and compile the data in a report in coordination with the United Nations Environmental Programme.
2.Prepare comparative reports on Greenhouse Gas emissions for headquarters and the field offices for presentation to the ILO Environmental Sustainability Committee and the respective field offices. Prepare information and provide technical support in the assessment of ILO’s environmental performance by auditors.
3.Participate in interagency meetings dealing with environmental sustainability aspects of operations, prepare presentations of measures implemented at ILO when needed. Share the knowledge and best practices obtained from other agencies with the relevant ILO stakeholders at headquarters and in the field offices.
4. Provide technical support to greening the ILO’s operations, including but not limited to input for the environmental requirements in bidding documents, assistance in the analysis of proposed technical solutions and operating procedures and the analysis of the technical and financial feasibility of environmental measures.
5.Provide support in the implementation of the ILO Environmental Sustainability Policy on operations at headquarters and in field offices, including during the development and implementation of sustainability projects.
6.Coordinate the input and update of the operational section of the environmental sustainability action plan.
7. Collaborate with the Green Jobs Unit on the development of staff engagement and staff awareness-raising campaigns.
These specific duties are aligned with the relevant ILO generic job description, which includes the following generic duties:
1.Compile and maintain data bases on selected subjects.
2.Analyse data for programme development and research studies.
3.Draft components of regional, country or related sectoral analyses for reports and publications.
4.Assist in technical backstopping, project implementation and monitoring, as junior desk officers.
5.Participate in technical missions for research and fact-finding.
6.Assist in organizing workshops and seminars.
First level university degree in environmental science or related field.
At least three years of experience in environmental management and sustainable development, environmental impact assessment and auditing of building operations and activities in an office environment. Experience in Greenhouse Gas Inventory would be an advantage
Excellent command of one working language (English or French) of the Organization and a working knowledge of the other. Knowledge of a third working language (Spanish) would be an advantage.
In addition to the ILO core competencies, this position requires:
Ability to carry out assignments in accordance with instructions and guidelines, ability to use analytical tools and qualitative and quantitative techniques, ability to conceptualize, plan, coordinate and conduct straightforward research work, ability to draft press releases, discussion papers, reports, good computer skills.
Evaluation (which may include one or several written tests and a pre-interview competency-based assessment centre) and the interviews will tentatively take place between November 2017 and March 2018. Candidates are requested to ensure their availability should they be short listed for further consideration.
|Closing date:||November 20, 2017|