Job Vacancy For National Project Coordinator,Job Vacancy In International Labour Organization ,

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    May 27, 2018
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Organization: International Labour Organization (ILO)


National Project Coordinator

Vacancy No : 2018/001

Position title : National Project Coordinator

Positions : 1 (One)

Grade : NO B

Contract type : Fixed-term

Duration : 1 year with a possibility of extension

Duty station : Kathmandu

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the United Nations specialized agency devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities for all including for migrant workers, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue in handling work-related issues.

1. Background

The Work in Freedom (WIF) Programme in Nepal aims to reduce vulnerability to forced labour of women and girls in South and West Asia funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). WIF targets women and girl migrants originating from India, Bangladesh and Nepal and women and girl migrants in receiving countries in India, Jordan, Lebanon and Gulf countries specifically in areas such as domestic and garment work. In each country a National Project Coordinator implements the programme together with project partners and constituents. WIF has four streams of work focusing on women and girls:

(1) a women’s empowerment component in areas with high outflows of women migrants, (2) a worker organizing component, (3) a fair recruitment component, (3) a law and policy component and a (4) research and evaluation component. The programme was recently extended for five more years and is its first year of its second five year cycle.

2. Reporting lines

The National Project Coordinator will draw on his or her knowledge of women’s labour and mobility in Nepal, to propose, coordinate and implement the programme in Nepal. S/he will report directly to the Country Director in Nepal and technically to the Chief Technical Adviser based in Delhi

4. Main duties and responsibilities

A. Context analysis and planning:

1. Review and analyse the evolving landscape of women’s work and mobility, especially affecting excluded low-income households. Review and analyse policies and disaggregated data underpinning such trends and identify interventions that can sustainably contribute to address them. Share oral and written analysis to management.

2. Keep abreast of other forced labour, trafficking and migration related activities of the ILO and other organisations and identify either synergies or communication strategies in relation to them.

3. Assemble and edit basic data required for planning and negotiation of project activities, considering different approaches and alternative methods for project design, management, problem identification and problem resolution; consider project partners’ suggestions and needs in updating activities and work plan. Draft terms of reference for partnership agreements, consultants or service providers.

B. Project management:

4. Monitor progress of ILO by contributing to the development of work-plans, progress reports, final reports and other data and reviewing and analysing them for clarity, consistency and completeness; Prepare briefs, periodical reports, lessons learned and statistical data on status of the project activities.

5. Provide programming and administrative support to project in areas of responsibility. Ensure adequate coordination for timely exchange of financial, technical and administrative data with the project team based in other countries; participate actively in the periodical/weekly coordination meeting of the project via skype/phone conference.

6. Supervise the work of one administrative and finance assistant based in the ILO office in Nepal.

7. Assist in the programming and control of resources from all sources of funds, prepare budget estimates and expenditure forecasts by analyzing and monitoring situation of resources as compared to planned activities and making recommendations to management for remedial action.

8. Coordinate and liaise with stakeholders, national and non-government organizations in order to facilitate project implementation.

C. Knowledge sharing and communication:

9. Take the lead, coordinate and participate in the organization of conferences, seminars, workshops, training sessions and meetings. Serve as a resource person to the project’s partners and during conferences, seminars, workshops, training sessions and meetings.

10. Follow-up with project colleagues in other countries, relevant departments at headquarters and regional office, executing agencies, government offices, constituents and other organizations to expedite implementation and meet targets.

11. Draft in, or translate into, local language(s) news releases, official correspondence, statements and speeches and other public information material.

12. Contribute information (news, project updates) to the various ILO knowledge sharing platforms (ILO website, ILO Kathmandu website, Asia-Pacific Knowledge Sharing Platform)

13. Undertake missions to project sites, normally accompanying other officials.

14. Support training activities and identify or adapt training material to the national context for capacity-building and knowledge sharing.

15. Participate in the development of project research and publications.

16. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the technical or administrative supervisors that are related to the goals of the project.

General Requirements:

Education: University degree in social sciences (e.g. anthropology, sociology, gender studies), economics or a similar discipline.

Experience: At least two or three years of professional experience managing programmes affecting women’s mobility and labour taking into account political economy of gender, caste, class and migration. Proven capacity to design, monitor and report on programmes at the field level, provide technical support and training to project officer for data collection, processing and analysis and distil international experience, lessons and practices into local initiatives and cooperation programmes.

Technical requirements: Sound technical knowledge and experience on gender, caste, class and migration.

Languages: Excellent command of English and Nepali languages.


Ability to conceptualise, design, budget and implement project interventions and analyse social economic trends and data sets on migration, employment and gender; capability to guide and coordinate the work of internal and external collaborators including administrative and financial management and support; ability to prepare reports of a high quality, technically sound with conclusions leading to policy recommendations; and capacity to communicate effectively and concisely.

Last date to apply: 24 May 2018


Interested candidates may submit their application addressed to the Director, ILO Office in Nepal, Dhobighat-Nayabato, Lalitpur, P.O. Box 8971, marked “Confidential”, a copy of your CV, reference(s) and contact telephone number(s). Please mark the right-hand corner of the envelope the VA number and post you are applying for. Or by email to indicating in the subject line, the VA number and the title of the post.

Your application should reach the office at the latest by Thursday, 24 May 2018

Only short-listed candidates whose applications correspond to the set criteria will be contacted for a

written test/interview.

Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as disqualification.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply


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