New Vacancies at International Labour Organization (ILO) in Zambia

Deadline: 10 March

International Labour Organization (ILO), with funding from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), is supporting the Government of Mozambique (GoMZ) to implement the National Employment Policy (NEP) with the aim of creating more, sustainable and better jobs for all Mozambicans. The project on Decent Work for Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Transformation in Mozambique is anchored in the goals of the NEP and is designed to support and contribute to the NEP’s implementation. The project will support implementation of the NEP, by adopting a market systems approach towards the promotion of employment-intensive investment, green jobs and sustainable enterprise development, as well as women economic empowerment (among other areas). The ILO CO Lusaka- Maputo Office seeks to recruit a National Project Coordinator to support the project implementation. The National Project Coordinator will be working in a project team consisting of international and national experts. The position is based in Maputo, Mozambique. National Project Coordinator, NOB (Ref. ILO/MOZ/NPC/7/2017/TC)

Job Title: National Project Coordinator


  • Logistically and technically coordinate and support the design and implementation of all of the project’s research activities, among others including Labour Market Information Systems assessments, value chain assessments, gender assessments, enabling environment for sustainable enterprises (EESE) assessments, as well as the formulation of an employment projection model
  • Support national stakeholders (especially the Labour Market Observatory) and partners in the establishment of a computer/web/mobile phone based LMIS that is accessible on an inclusive basis and provide job-seekers and employers with real-time information on the type of labour supplied and demanded in local, regional and national markets
  • Coordinate and technically support the implementation of the project’s components on Women Economic
  • Empowerment, and continuously further the mainstreaming of gender concerns across all project activities, including through implementing a gender audit to ensure compliance with the ILO gender mainstreaming strategy
  • In collaboration with respective specialists, organise and implement capacity building training to national constituents on how to collect, collate and disseminate user-friendly and gender sensitive labour market data, with a particular focus on expanding outreach to women and youth (incl. into tertiary towns and rural areas) to increase their access to decent work opportunities
  • Coordinate and contribute to the design, development and implementation of Mozambique LMIS applications and modules (Data repository) that aim to identify, interpret, and report the key indicators of labour market to the public and management for decision making and planning
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a sensitization strategy in the target areas and value chains in order to work together with women, their spouses, spiritual/community leaders, and other community/family members in order to create greater acceptance for women to be productively and beneficially employed, also requiring domestic burdens to be shared more equally, incl
  • Through training on household decision making and/or distribution of domestic responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the Senior Labour Statistics Specialist in the implementation of the ILO standards in statistics including the 19th ICLS Resolution (International Conference of Labour Statisticians) in the country


  • First level degree in Economics, Econometrics, Quantitative research methods, Social Sciences, or any other relevant field
  • Three years of professional experience at the national level in the area research, data collection, statistical analysis, and gender mainstreaming
  • Desirable, substantial experience in engaging with labour market statistics, gender mainstreaming, and capacity building exercises in the context of project implementation in Mozambique
  • Excellent command of English (written and verbal) and Portuguese and any other local language widely spoken in Mozambique Competencies
  • Sound understanding of the ILO Decent Work Agenda, incl. core labour standards and principles on social dialogue and dispute resolution
  • Good knowledge of programming principles and budgeting
  • Substantial experience in the development, organization, and implementation of trainings for civil society actors in general, and ILO constituents in particular
  • Project formulation, management and evaluation techniques and practices; Good knowledge of the role and operations of UN system activities for development

How to apply
Submit application letters with CVs (do not include certificates) with at least 3 traceable references to:
The Director,
ILO Country Office for Zambia,
Malawi and Mozambique,

For more information

+260 211 252823

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