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National Project Manager at the International Labour Organization

National Project Manager at the International Labour Organization

The United Nations body responsible for the workplace is called the International Labour Organization (ILO). In order to advance a human-centered approach to the future of work through the development of employment, workplace rights, social protection, and social discussion, we bring together governments, employers, and employees.

We are hiring for the role listed below:

Job Title: National Project Manager (ILO)

Location: Abuja

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

  • The job will be in the ILO Abuja Office, which is in charge of overseeing the organization’s presence and activities in Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone—four Anglophone countries in West Africa.
  • Additionally, it functions as the Economic Community of West African States’ liaison office (ECOWAS).
  • In determining program priorities, activities, monitoring, and overall program delivery, it assists its constituents.
  • The US Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs will fund the project, Supporting Regional, National, and Local Action to Address Child Labor in West African Agriculture, and the national project manager will oversee its implementation (ILAB).

In order to create, carry out, and report on actions aimed at achieving the project outcomes, the national project manager will guide the project team.

Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plan, manage, coordinate, implement, and monitor the project in accordance with ILO policies, project strategies, ILO programming guidelines, Country Programme Outcomes (CPOs), administrative and financial procedures, and USDOL guidelines. This includes timely input provision, project activities, and timely and efficient output delivery.
  • Make sure the outcomes are routinely recorded, tracked, reviewed, reported, shared, and used for project learning and adjustment. Create a solid framework for measuring results that includes a monitoring mechanism to keep tabs on development and outcomes at various levels. Include issues relating to ethnicity, gender, and disabilities in all project-related activities.
  • Plan, manage, coordinate, implement, and monitor the project in accordance with ILO policies, project strategies, ILO programming guidelines, Country Programme Outcomes (CPOs), administrative and financial procedures, and USDOL guidelines. This includes timely input provision, project activities, and timely and efficient output delivery.
  • Make sure the outcomes are routinely recorded, tracked, reviewed, reported, shared, and used for project learning and adjustment. Create a solid framework for measuring results that includes a monitoring mechanism to keep tabs on development and outcomes at various levels. Include issues relating to ethnicity, gender, and disabilities in all project-related activities.
  • As stated in the Project Document and USDOL rules, provide administration and internal control of project resources for efficient and effective management of finances and budgets allotted to the project. Additionally, ensure that reporting is properly completed.
  • In order to better collaborate and coordinate in the planning and execution of project activities, strengthen relationships with the relevant governments, ministries, employers’ and workers’ organizations, non-governmental organizations, target groups, and donors. Maintain good ties with donor and other partner agencies, including by promoting ILO principles, policies, and procedures. Lead the ILO’s representation at the inter-agency, governing body, stakeholder, donor, and other meetings.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • An undergraduate degree in public policy, international development, social science, anthropology, education, economics, or a related discipline is required.
  • a minimum of five years of experience working on initiatives tackling labor-related problems, such as child labor, as well as associated problems including education and women’s economic empowerment in the agricultural sector.
  • Project management, monitoring, administration, and implementation of cooperative agreement and/or contract requirements (including meeting deadlines, hitting goals, budgeting, and directing the creation and filing of relevant reports), preferably in Nigeria.
  • Understanding of socioeconomic and political issues.
  • Understanding of the core elements of the organization’s work programs and activities.
  • Good familiarity with PC programs, such as Microsoft Office’s word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation tools.
  • Analytical and research abilities.
  • Drafting expertise.
  • Understanding of the procedures and techniques for planning, evaluating, and improving process execution.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:     
Click here to apply

Application Deadline:  30th September, 2022 (midnight local time).

Fraud alert:

  • At any stage of the hiring process, including the application, interview, processing, and training phases, the ILO does not impose a cost.
  • Messages originating from a non-ILO e-mail account – @ilo.org – should be disregarded.
  • Additionally, the ILO does not need to know or request any information regarding the applicants’ bank account information.

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