International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the UN specialized agency dealing with work and workplace issues, and related rights and standards. Its overarching goal is to achieve decent work for all so everyone benefits from working conditions that offer freedom, equity, security and human dignity Nepal joined the ILO in 1966. In view of the increasing need for support in Nepal…
In a joint effort to support governments and social partners in implementing gender-sensitive policy responses to the pandemic and during the recovery phase, UN Women and ILO developed the Global Joint Programme “Promoting decent employment for women through inclusive growth policies and investments in the care economy.”
This UN Women-ILO Joint Programme (JP) is focused on three key outcomes:
The JP will be implemented at both the global and country levels, being Nepal one of the countries selected, where the activities will be implemented by UN Women Nepal Office and the ILO Nepal Office, in partnership with the National Planning Commission (NPC), the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MOLESS) and the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens (MoWCSC). JP has 3 major Outcomes.
The National Project Co-ordinator will work under the overall guidance of the ILO JP Programme Global Coordinator based in Geneva, and report to the Country Office Director in Nepal. The NPC will coordinate and monitor the implementation of the ILO activities in the framework of the Joint Programme, monitor the overall implementation of the JP in Nepal jointly with UN Women, ensuring high quality, efficiency, timeliness and consistency in the achievement of all its objectives in collaboration with the ILO Nepal Programme Officers, Operations Officer and other project staff.
Description of Duties
First level university degree in economics, public policies, development studies, gender studies or a relevant field.
At least one year of professional experience at the national level in the area of project management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Proven experience in working effectively with government bodies in charge of policy making and with development partners, gender mainstreaming, promotion of gender equality and women’s rights in the area of Women’s Economic Empowerment, would be an asset.
Demonstrable knowledge and/or work experience in gender and economic policies, care and/or social security policies; demonstrable knowledge and/or work experience in public management. Knowledge of the policy making process.
Excellent knowledge of English and Nepali languages.
Candidates interested in the position should consider that the nine core competencies of the ILO, listed below, may be evaluated during the selection process: Integrity and transparency, Sensitivity to diversity, Orientation to learning and knowledge sharing, Client orientation, Communication, Orientation to change, Takes responsibility for performance, Quality orientation and Collaboration. Among these nine competences, the following are of particular importance for this position: Customer Orientation, Communications, Collaboration
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. To apply, please visit ILO Jobs. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
Evaluation (which may include one or several written tests and a pre-interview competency-based assessment centre) and the interviews will tentatively take place during the 1 to 2 weeks following the application deadline. Candidates are requested to ensure their availability should they be short listed for further consideration.
Depending on the location and availability of candidates, assessors and interview panel members, the ILO may use communication technologies such as Skype, Video or teleconference, e-mail, etc for the assessment and evaluation of candidates at the different stages of the recruitment process, including assessment centres, technical tests or interviews.
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