The ILO Office in Abuja covers Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Liaison office for ECOWAS provides technical and advisory services to the ILO Constituents (Government, Workers and Employers' Organizations) in these countries.
Job Title: Employment and Migration Officer, Abuja
Human Resources Development Department
International Labour Office
Vacancy No: RAPS/3/2016/AF/05
Title: Employment and Migration Officer
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Date: 29 September 2016
Application Deadline (midnight Geneva time) 1 November 2016
Organization unit: CO-ABUJA
Duty Station: Abuja, Nigeria
The following are eligible to apply
Staff members with at least five years of continuous service with the Office are encouraged to apply and will be given special consideration at the screening and evaluation stage.
In accordance with the Staff Regulations and letters of appointment, successful candidates for positions in the Professional category would be expected to take up different assignments (field and Headquarters) during their career, the desirable length of an assignment in any specific position being two to five years, following which the incumbent should be willing to move to another assignment and/or duty station.
Within the context of the Office's renewed efforts to promote mobility, staff members seeking mobility are encouraged to apply to vacancies. Mobility will be given special consideration at the screening and evaluation stages.
The ILO values diversity among its staff. We welcome applicants from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities. If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications from qualified candidates from non- or under-represented member States, or from those member States which staffing forecasts indicate will become non- or under-represented in the near future, would be particularly welcome. A list of these countries is in Appendix I.
Successful completion of the Assessment Centre is required for all external candidates.
Conditions of employment are described in Appendix II.
The position is located in the Abuja Office in Nigeria. The main purpose of the position is to provide technical support andassistance to management, staff, technical specialists and technical cooperation projects, on employment, Labour migration, programme planning and activity implementation reporting.
S/he will assist in the development of strategies and employment and labour migration policy frameworks for the countries covered under the ILO Country Office, Abuja. The Technical Officer will also technically backstop programmes and projects with employment and labour migration related components. S/he will work in close collaboration with technical specialists and other ROAF staff, the Employment Department and Labour Migration Branch within the Conditions of Work and Equality Department (Work Quality) at ILO Headquarters, local counterparts and UN bodies in the region on issues pertaining to employment and Labour migration.
The position reports to the Director of the Abuja Country Office. S/he will receive technical guidance and advice from the Employment Department. The position will also coordinate closely and receive technical guidance on all migration related work from MIGRANT under the Conditions of Work and Equality Department (WORKQUALITY) at headquarters.
Description of Duties
These specific duties are aligned with the relevant ILO generic job description, which includes the following generic duties
In addition to the ILO core competencies, this position requires
Evaluation (which may include one or several written tests and a pre-interview competency-based assessment centre) and the interviews will tentatively take place between November 2016 and February 2017. Candidates are requested to ensure their availability should they be short listed for further consideration.
APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED DIRECTLY IF SELECTED FOR WRITTEN TEST.
APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED DIRECTLY IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW.
APPENDIX II CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Please note that taking effect on 1st of January 2017, the UN common system will implement a new compensation package. Therefore, the figures shown below are subject to change.
- Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to ILO Staff Regulations and other relevant internal rules.
- The first contract will be issued for a twelve-month period (for Geneva-based positions) and a twenty-four month period (for non Geneva-based positions)
- A successful external candidate will be on probation for the first two years of assignment.
- Any extension of contract beyond the probation period is subject to satisfactory conduct and performance.Grade: P.3
Salary and post adjustment (with dependants)
Post adjustment for Abuja
Salary and post adjustment (without dependants)
Post adjustment for Abuja
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.
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 Abuja, 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.
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