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 recruitment process for National Officer positions is subject to specific local recruitment and eligibility criteria. The ILO may only offer a contract to persons who are Mozambican 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 Organization. A one-year fixed-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 gross salary for this position is US $ 38,258 yearly.
The UN Joint Programme on Social Protection has been structured around a coherent package of interventions, all of which are included in the Mozambique’s National Strategy for Basic Social Protection 2016-2024 (ENSSB II) and fully aligned with its Operational Plan around the 38 “Strategic Actions”, but where the UN agencies have the mandate, capacity and strong working relationships with government partners so as to further strengthen the social protection system and legal framework in the country. Over the course of the programme (2017-2020), the two UN agencies involved (ILO and UNICEF) will work with partners at national, provincial and district levels to deliver the following results:
Under the overall responsibility of the ILO CO-Lusaka Country Director for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique, the National Project Coordinator will directly report to the Social Protection Expert in the ILO Project Office, Maputo. Technical and strategic oversight will be provided by the Chief Technical Advisor for Social Protection in Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique in CO-Lusaka. The NPC will work in coordination with project staff and national partners involved in the implementation of Social Protection Programmes in Mozambique. S/he will also work closely with the Social Protection Specialists attached to the ILO Decent Work Team in Pretoria.
Select duties below only those correspond to the needs of this position. Add specific duties if necessary. Duties should reflect the activities and processes required to achieve the key results within the project main objectives. Use short, concise sentences and action verbs, no jargons or acronyms. The max total number of duties should be 10 – 12.
First level university degree field in Economics, Social Sciences, international studies or other relevant field in Social Protection with demonstrated expertise in the relevant technical field and strong knowledge on development issues particular in Mozambique
At least two or three years of relevant professional experience at the national level, with thematic emphasis on social protection and social security systems implementation and reform.
Excellent knowledge of English and a working knowledge of Portuguese.
Assessed candidates who will be considered as appointable but not selected for this position can also be offered to be assigned on another temporary position at the same or at a lower grade provided that said candidates possesses the minimum qualifications for this position.
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. To apply, please visit the ILO Jobs website. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
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