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:
- ILO Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations.
- External candidates*
*The recruitment process for National Officer positions is subject to specific local recruitment and eligibility criteria.
The ILO values diversity among its staff and welcomes applications from qualified female candidates. We also encourage applicants with disabilities. If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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 29738.- JOD yearly.
The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) in Jordan sets the overarching framework for the delivery of support to ILO’s social partners and national stakeholders. The DWCP 20182022 has three main priorities: (i) Employment creation contributes to economic and social stability at household and community levels; (ii) Decent working conditions for all creates a level playing field for Jordanians, Refugees and Migrant Women and Men and; (iii) Social partners increase contributions to decent work.
Under these priority areas, the project “Advancing Decent Work for Women to Achieve Economic Development – Jordan” would like to hire a national officer to lead the management of the project. The project aims to improve work conditions and labour rights for women in Jordan. This will be achieved through working towards increasing participation of women in the labour market, creating work and income opportunities, improving decent work conditions and labour rights, and building workers’ capacities in different areas of work. To learn more, visit https://www.ilo.org/DevelopmentCooperationDashboard/#bm56yj8
Under the general supervision of the Project Manager and in close collaboration with the Senior Gender Specialist , the incumbent will perform the following tasks:
Description of Duties
1. Review and analyze project documents and budget proposals, project annual workplans, Terms of Reference for partner organizations and consultants, and project reports;
2. Provide professional services for an identified set of project services, provide inputs for developing project’s plans, conduct basic research and analysis, and draft components of reports and presentations for situation analyses for the project’s needs relative decent work conditions for women in multiple sectors;
3. Provide timely, accurate and pertinent information on project’s budget matters for operational decisionmaking purposes through the strategic use of the resultsbased management by the use of baselines, milestones and indicators to measure, analyse and report on performance;
4. Monitor and verify accuracy of project’s data, linking the financial delivery with the programmatic delivery under the project;
5. Participate in meetings and field visits to monitor and report on project’s implementation. Identify issues and propose corrective actions;
6. Work in cooperation with external partners, and technical specialists in ROAS and HQ in the preparation of draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs), ensuring consistency with requirements and timelines for project implementation.
7. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager or the CTA.
First level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in business administration, social sciences, gender and/or a field relevant to the job.
Minimum of two years of professional work experience in the area of project planning, monitoring, implementation and evaluation activities, preferably in the field of gender and with UN Agency.
Excellent command of both English and Arabic.
• Good knowledge of programming and results-based management (RBM) principles and concepts;
• Knowledge of the programming cycle (planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation);
• Knowledge of resource mobilization;
• Political awareness and understanding of socioeconomic factors;
• Knowledge of methods and techniques for designing and assessing quality and efficiency of process execution;
• Good knowledge of PC software (including word processor, spreadsheet and presentation software) such as Microsoft Office;
• Experience in managing digital media platforms including posting on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram;
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:
- Ability to interpret and work within applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Excellent analytical skills and ability to justify requirements and approaches to problem resolution and good drafting skills.
Candidates assessed by the Panel and considered to be eligible for appointment but who are not selected for this vacant post may be offered an assignment to another position at the same or lower grade provided that they meet the minimum qualifications required.
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