Head of mission Yemen M/F

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Country: Yemen Organization: Secours Islamique France Closing date: 1 Oct 2020 Secours Islamique France (SIF) is a Non-Governmental Organisation of international solidarity based in France. Founded in 1991, SIF is a non-profit and non-political organisation that intents to help, to bring relief and to protect the lives of those threatened by natural disasters, armed conflicts or by economic collapse. SIF provides its help in respect of the cultural diversity, without any distinction of origin, religion or gender.SIF established an office in Sana in July 2019 and is currently implementing food security interventions activities. SIF is committed to strengthening and broadening its activities in compliance with its multi-sector expertise from 2020.SIF is looking to fill a Head of Mission position based in Aden, Yemen.You will be under the supervision of the DESK Manager, as part of the SIF Mission Team and you will be supervising the Human Resources, Finance Office…

Technical Training Coordinator, Addis Ababa

Technical Training Coordinator, Addis Ababa OPEN TO ETHIOPIAN NATIONALS ONLY Grade: NOA Vacancy no.: DC/ADDIS ABABA/NO/2020/05 Publication date: 08 August 2020 Application deadline (midnight local time): 18 August 2020 Job ID: 4051 Department: RO-Africa Organization Unit: CO-Addis Ababa Location: Addis Ababa Contract type: Fixed Term Contract duration: Under article 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: ILO Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations. External candidates* *The recruitment process for National Officer positions is subject to specific local recruitment and eligibility criteria. 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. Conditions of employment for external candidates: In conformity with existing ILO practice, the appointment of an external candidate will normally be made at the first step of this grade. . Introduction The ILO seeks to recruit a Technical Training Coordinator at NO-A level to support an upcoming project on 'Reducing Child Labour in Ethiopian Agriculture Using a Gender Focused Approach'. The project, if awarded to the ILO at the end of the bidding process, will be implemented in Ethiopia. The USD 5 million project will be funded by the Bureau of International Labour Affairs (ILAB) of the United States Department of Labour (USDOL) and will be implemented over a period of 54 months. Project outcomes include: (1) Increased capacity of the Government of Ethiopia to address child labour in the agricultural sector, with a focus on the informal sector, using a gender mainstreaming approach; (2) Improved ability of communities to reduce child labour, using a gender mainstreaming approach; and (3) Increased economic stability of households vulnerable to child labour, with a focus on women and girls. The project falls under the technical responsibility of the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FUNDAMENTALS) Branch of the Governance and Tripartism Department (GOVERNANCE). The FUNDAMENTALS Branch carries out technical cooperation, research and advocacy functions to assist ILO constituents to respect, promote and realize the fundamental principles and rights at work, which are: freedom of association and effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining; elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour; effective abolition of child labour; and elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation. Short Description Reporting Lines Under the overall responsibility of the Director of ILO-CO Addis Ababa, the incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and will be responsible for organising, managing and implementing training programmes of the project. More specifically in-line with USDOL technical training requirements, the incumbent will be carrying out the following tasks; Description of Duties Coordinate the work of assigned staff and external collaborators Undertake design, delivery and implementation of technical, vocational, and life skills training that include gender mainstreaming Analyse training needs requirements of vulnerable rural adolescent girls and women, assess competency gaps and correspondingly design, organize and conduct related training activities; Report on the work and activities implemented. Formulate and develop specific, programmes and activities for the supervisor's review and approval Validates existing approaches through appropriate evaluation and, in his field of competence provides technical advice and feedback to management Deal with the administrative issues related to the organization and implementation of training activities; ensures the technical quality of training activities; and validate existing training approaches through monitoring and evaluation; Undertakes such other duties as may be required by the Project Manager Required qualifications Education First level university degree in education, public policy, international development, social science anthropology, or related field. Experience A minimum of two years of professional experience in a senior technical position responsible for implementing technical, vocational, and life skills training targeting vulnerable populations. Experience in technical, vocational, and life skills training that included gender mainstreaming, is highly desired Languages Excellent command of English and good knowledge of Amharic Competencies Core Competencies: A daptability: ability to adapt to major changes in work tasks or in the work environment Client service: ability to meet client (in-house and external) needs effectively Collaboration: ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to achieve work goals Communication: ability to convey information clearly to individuals and groups Initiative: ability to take prompt action to accomplish objectives, even beyond what is required Integrity: ability to maintain social, ethical and organisational norms and adhere to codes of conduct and ethical principles Knowledge management: ability to develop and update professional knowledge continuously, and to assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner Sensitivity to diversity: ability to accommodate cultural and gender differences to interact effectively with people of different cultures optional section (if needed) Level Competencies: Decision-making: analysis, judgement and problem solving Managing work: ability to manage one's time and resources effectively to ensure that work is completed efficiently. Technical competencies Knowledge of vulnerable rural adolescent girls and women's economic challenges, gender mainstreaming, and labor issues is preferred; Good knowledge of learning methodologies, participatory and action oriented methods and tools; Good stakeholder and client relationship skills; Ability to quickly build knowledge and understanding of stakeholders and translate to learning requirements Full competence in using standard computer applications Knowledge of technical, vocational and life skills training techniques Recruitment process Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. To apply, please visit the ILO Jobs website. The system provides instructions for online application procedures. Assessed candidates who will be considered as appointable but not selected for this position can also be offered to be assigned on another temporary position at the same or at a lower grade provided that said candidates possesses the minimum qualifications for this position. Fraud warning The ILO does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process whether at the application, interview, processing or training stage. Messages originating from a non ILO e-mail account - @ilo.org - should be disregarded. In addition, the ILO does not require or need to know any information relating to the bank account details of applicants.

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