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Senior Programme Assistant - G6 Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Administration, Business and Management   Harare   17 views Reference: 4y1aKOkzaQG
Job Details

Organizational Setting

This position is located in the ILO Country Office based in Harare. (CO-Harare). The Country Office is responsible for programmatic activities in Zimbabwe and Namibia.

The overall goal of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) is to promote social justice and decent work. Decent work is central to global efforts to end poverty, and is a means for achieving equitable, inclusive and sustainable development. The ILO pursues this goal through the implementation of Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs), as the main instruments for ILO cooperation with Member States that constitute a programming tool to deliver on national development priorities. Developed in partnership with ILO constituents at the country level, DWCPs aim to tackle major decent work deficits through efficient programmes and projects built upon the integrated strategic objectives of decent wok and the mandate of the ILO

Main Purpose

As a team member, the incumbent provides senior level programming support and is responsible for performing, completing and/or overseeing specialized administrative and programming services related to implementation of the Office’s work programme. The incumbent works in an efficient, effective and client-oriented manner in performing a range of administrative actions related to the design, planning, management, monitoring and evaluation of activities. Work involves using the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The incumbent applies the principles of results-based management (RBM) and ensures the correct application of established rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines. The incumbent evaluates and provides inputs into the design and development of improved programming services and delivery processes.

The incumbent works under the supervision of the Senior Programme Officer. Supervision received is focused on facilitating service delivery, ensuring that agreed results are achieved and that work is coordinated and integrated with related services. Work assignments are generally carried out under minimum supervision with the incumbent operating with a high degree of independence, particularly on operational delivery matters. Work is reviewed for feasibility of recommendations and correctness of end results. Work involving the handling of complex and intricate programming matters including those affecting other related activities of the work unit is also reviewed.

Working Relationships

Internal contacts are with staff and managers in field offices, project locations and headquarters to provide programme and administrative support and guidance for the resolution of complex issues in compliance with applicable standards. The incumbent regularly liaises with and receives guidance from the Regional Programming Unit.

External contacts are primarily with counterparts in Government, employers’ and workers’ organizations, United Nations (UN) agencies and other international organizations and donors related to the coordination of joint activities. The incumbent shares information and collaborates on the integration of processes or activities, and anticipates and contributes to resolving complex administrative and programming support matters.

Company Description
The International Labour Organization is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social and economic justice through setting international labour standards. Founded in October 1919 under the League of Nations, it is the first and oldest specialised agency of the UN.