Project Technical Officer, INSIGHT

Vacancy No: JAKARTA/2015/06

Title: Project Technical Officer, INSIGHT

Grade: P.2

Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment

Duration of contract:  One year (with possibility of renewal)  
Date: 11 November 2015

Application Deadline (midnight Geneva time) 24 November 2015
(6 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications
Organization unit:   RO-ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

Duty Station:  Jakarta, Indonesia
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 following vacancy by direct selection, the ILO invites interested candidates to submit their curriculum vitae online by the above date (midnight Geneva time).

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.

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

Conditions of employment are described in Appendix II.

The Office is a non-smoking environment.
The Workplaces and industries for sustainable and inclusive growth through sharing best practices of GBA, OSH and IR project has been designed to promote industries and workplaces that can drive sustainable and inclusive growth through sharing good practices on the work carried out under the previous phases of the ILO/Japan Greener Business Asia (GBA) Project and other projects. The project will be executed under the ILO Regional Office for Asia and Pacific (ROAP) in collaboration with the ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral Programme. The proposed donor contribution of US $0.56 million in 2015 (beginning in April 2015) will be provided by ILO/Japan Multi-Bilateral Programme. The financing of the present position is subject to the finalization and signature of the applicable agreement.

The development objective of the project is to promote industries and workplaces that drive sustainable and inclusive growth in the region. Its immediate objectives are to strengthen policy dialogue and institutional capacities for promoting workplaces and industries that contribute to sustainable and inclusive growth, and strengthening of local tripartite structures and support systems for fostering sustainability and competitiveness of sectors and workplaces.

These objectives will be pursued by a combined strategy of policy dialogue for systematic changes, and utilization and dissemination of support systems for sustainable and inclusive growth in industries and workplaces. Promotion of social dialogue and tripartism from regional to industry level that involves tailored institutional capacity building of the government, social partners and sectorial organizations, working at multiple levels, is the core element of the project.

This project's central unit would be situated in the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, this position is located in the ILO Country Office for Indonesia and Timor-Leste. The Project Technical Officer will be reporting to the Chief Technical Advisor of the ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral Programme and work in close cooperation with other relevant technical specialists of the Decent Work Technical Support Team for East and South East Asia and the Pacific (DWT-Bangkok). The Project Technical Officer will provide technical contributions and coordination functions with respect to the implementation of the Project.

Reporting lines:

The Project Technical Officer will report directly to the Director/Office-in-Charge of CO-Jakarta while at the same time receiving guidance from the Chief Technical Advisor of ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral Programme at ROAP, technical backstopping support from the Environment and Decent Work Specialist at DWT-Bangkok and working in close collaboration with the team in Jakarta and Timor-Leste.
Description of Duties
Main duties and responsibilities include:

1. Work closely with constituents and relevant stakeholders to coordinate the implementation of key technical components of the Project.
2. Assist and participate in knowledge sharing and dissemination on workplace improvement processes, through web-based platforms and seminars and workshops.
3. Work closely with government partners in reviewing and upgrading their assistance to industries based on combined best practices of GBA, IR and OSH projects.
4. Assist and support relevant office to prepare updated work and/or implementation plans, including relevant Terms of References/Concept Notes, expenditure forecasts, budget proposals and estimates for budgeting purposes.
5. Participate in Project Cooperation Committee (PCC) and Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meetings and finalize the Committee session reports.
6. Liaise with relevant ILO Offices and units and relevant project offices in obtaining approvals and fulfilling any other programming and administrative duties required for the project's successful implementation.
7. Monitor the progress of the activities and prepare technical report and other documentation related to project activities.
8. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the CO-Jakarta Director and/or the Chief Technical Advisor.
Required Qualifications
First level university degree in the relevant technical field.
At least 3 years of practical professional experience at the national and/ or international levels. Knowledge and experience in Green Jobs and other related projects will be an advantage.

Knowledge and experience in project administration, capacity building, and enterprise development is an added advantage.
Excellent command in spoken and written English is required.
- Knowledge of project administration, monitoring and evaluation.
- Capacity to liaise and network with a range of stakeholders including government officials, management, union and NGOs;
- Ability to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team. Ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.
- Good computer applications skills and organizational skills. 


Grade: P.2
Salary and post adjustment (with dependants)US$
rising toMaximum67593
Post adjustment for JakartaMinimum18403
Salary and post adjustment (without dependants)US$
Post adjustment for JakartaMinimum17261

Please note that the above salary levels are determined according to the criteria established by the International Civil Service Commission. The ILO is international public sector employer and salary and other employment conditions are not negotiable.

Other allowances and benefits subject to specific terms of appointment:
  • Children's allowance (except for the first child if the dependant rate of salary is paid in respect of that child);
  • Children's education grant (per child per year);
  • Pension and Health Insurance schemes;
  • 30 working days' annual leave;
  • Assignment Grant;
  • Entitlement to transport expenses of personal effects;
  • Repatriation Grant;
  • Home-leave travel with eligible dependants every two years;
  • Rental subsidy (if applicable).

Recruitment is normally made at the initial step in the grade.
Salaries and emoluments are exempt from taxation by the Swiss authorities and, on the basis of international agreements or national law relating to presence or residence abroad, are generally exempt from taxation by other governments. In the absence of exemption, in most cases tax paid will be reimbursed in accordance with an ILO document which will be supplied upon request.

While the successful candidate will be initially working in Jakarta, he/she may be assigned to any duty station designated by the Director-General of the ILO.

Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form.
To apply, please visit ILO's e-Recruitment website at: erecruit.ilo.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
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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.