International Labour Organization
|Vacancy No: JAKARTA/2013/09
Title: Chief Technical Adviser
Contract type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Duration of contract: One year (with possibility of renewal)
|Date: 10 October 2013
Application Deadline (midnight Geneva time) 31 October 2013
Organization unit: CO-JAKARTA
Duty Station: Dili, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
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This is a Technical Cooperation position therefore the recruitment process falls outside Annex 1 of the ILO Staff Regulations. 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:
– Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 15 and 16 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations.
– External candidates.
The ILO values diversity among its staff. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities.
The Office is a non-smoking environment.
The Programme will target all the thirteen Districts of Timor-Leste during the two years of implementation. The Chief Technical Advisor will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the programme, and will be leading the TESP team.
The CTA will work closely with the ILO Head of Mission in Timor-Leste and will be under the overall supervision of the Director of the ILO Country Office for Indonesia and Timor-Leste.
|Description of Duties
General duties (25%)
– The development of effective working relations with the different groups of stakeholders.
– Dissemination of information and advocacy about the programme
– Representation at donors’ meetings and international, regional and national seminars/conferences.
– Overall responsibility for the application of all social and environmental safeguards.
– Participate in internal and external Project reviews, meetings of steering committees, donor meetings, evaluations and monitoring missions, as and when required.
Technical duties (50%)
Managerial duties (25%)
Advanced university degree in training and education, development studies, social science or economics or a related discipline with demonstrated expertise in, institutional development and capacity building
Minimum of ten years experience (of which at least seven years at an international level) in managing employment and TVET and employment projects in challenging environments, in collaboration with governments of developing countries, with local representatives of donor agencies, and heterogeneous teams composed of consultants, experts, and local collaborators of different educational and cultural background. Familiarity with the ILO and its work with tri-partite partners will be an advantage
Excellent command in spoken and written English is required; knowledge of Portuguese and Tetum is an advantage.
Demonstrated and recognized technical and /or managerial leadership in carrying out the objectives and policies of the related technical work unit;
Demonstrated technical expertise to devise new methods, concepts, approaches and techniques that are relevant to the implementation of large TVET, employment and capacity building programs and projects;
Ability to prepare ILO technical and strategy reports in the related field;
Ability to provide policy advice and the ability to manage large programmes and coordinate activities among components;
Demonstrated commitment to gender equality;
Professional and personal endurance and commitment to complete complex assignments efficiently and effectively in a highly demanding working environment;
Demonstrated ability to train, coach and mentor counterpart staff – within an individual, team and organizational context;
Proven ability work as a team player and leader in large and diverse teams and to maintain a good balance between initiating activities and consulting, coordinating and liaising with stakeholders and other concerned parties;
Demonstrated strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to prioritize assignments; and
Good computing skills, at least in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
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|APPENDIX II CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT|
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:
Recruitment is normally made at the initial step in the grade.
While the successful candidate will be initially working in Dili, 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.
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