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 following are eligible to apply :
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 entry level salary for this position is 603,027.00 (Philippine Peso) yearly.
Given the recent developments, and recognizing that the fishing and seafood processing sectors in major producing countries in South East Asia will grow as well as that labour migration will continue and likely grow, there is the need for a project that addresses the need for migration governance that responds to the sectoral characteristics of fishing and seafood processing sectors, particularly concerning migrant fishers.
The project will build on the achievements of the EU funded Ship to Shore Rights project implemented by the ILO. There is potential consolidate and further advance the positive achievements by deepening engagement with Myanmar, Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Viet Nam, Philippines and Indonesia on sectoral issues and labour migration management in SEA.
This project will promote gender-responsive labour migration laws, policies, practices and services that address the characteristics of working in fishing and seafood processing sectors.
It will support the organization and representation of migrant workers in these sectors, including in the protection of fundamental principles.
It will address the legal, policy and institutional gaps and barriers faced by migrant workers in these sectors including in the protection of fundamental principles and rights at work as well as enhance their access to safe, orderly and regular migration by addressing exploitation, forced labour and trafficking.
The project will work in close cooperation with governments and social partners to achieve its overall objective : promote regular and safe labour migration among South East Asian Countries, in particular in the fishing and seafood processing industry.
The action shall be carried out in South East Asia, in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Lao people’s Democratic Republic, Philippines, Viet Nam and Indonesia.
Regional activities will cover these countries as well as Malaysia and structures in the sub-region as deemed necessary.
A project team consists of National Project Coordinator (NOB) and Programme and Administrative Assistant (G5) will be based in the ILO Country Office for the Philippines (CO-Manila).
Reporting lines :
The Programme and Administrative Assistant (G5) is responsible for providing programming, administrative and financial support to the Ship to Shore Rights SEA programme and will report to the National Project Coordinator (NO-B) with administrative and financial guidance provided by the Operations Officer ILO Country Office for the Philippines.
She / he is required to work in close collaboration with other ILO staff members.
Description of Duties
and provide logistics arrangements for conferences, seminars, workshops and meetings.
Prepare and modify budget code and budget data such as budget proposals, budget revision, and re-phasing.
Prepare administrative and finance related briefing materials for the NPC for reporting purposes and meetings with donors.
Keep abreast of the progress report requirements and timetable for the preparation of the submission.
Required qualifications Education
Completion of secondary school education.
Five years of progressively responsible administrative and programming work, and some training in an administrative field.
Proven experience of supporting implementation of technical cooperation projects and working effectively with government bodies in charge of policy making and with development partners would be an asset.
Excellent knowledge of the working language of the duty station and a good knowledge of English.