Job Description

Grade: G3 Vacancy no.: BEY/DC/2021/06 Publication date: 11 February 2021 Application deadline (midnight local time): 28 February 2021 Job ID: 5423 Department: RO-Arab States/DWT-Beirut Organization Unit: RO-Arab States/DWT-Beirut Location: Erbil Contract type: Fixed Term Contract duration: 12 months Under article 4.2, 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 General Service positions is subject to specific local recruitment criteria. The ILO may only offer a contract to persons who have a valid residency status and work permit in Iraq.

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. The entry level salary for this position is US $ 16664.- yearly.

Introduction

Iraq is emerging from an intensive conflict resulting in the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and working to transition into a more sustainable development period in its history. A development cooperation project that strengthens the humanitarian-development nexus has been designed with the aim of improving working conditions and Labour Market governance in the Republic of Iraq.

The project will contribute to the socio-Economic Development of the Republic of Iraq by enhancing the application of International Labour Standards and national labour legislation and by promoting social dialogue, social justice, and decent work. It will respond to decent work priorities at the national and governorate level and will Design and rethink approaches to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on Iraq’s labour market through resilience and decent work.

The project will also develop and implement a compliance model in the Agriculture sector to benefit workers through improved working conditions, skills development and opportunities. Interventions will also support longer-term institutional change, including through implementation of agricultural worker bylaws, development of an agriculture worker’s union and collective bargaining agreements.

The position will be based in Erbil with a focus on national-level interventions and direct implementation in two-three governorates.

Description of Duties

Under the general supervision of the ILO Project Manager and the ILO Country Coordinator for the Republic of Iraq, the incumbent will perform the following tasks.

  1. Ensure the provision of safe and reliable driving services. Drive the Office Director, Project Manager, senior level officials and other authorized personnel and visitors. Meet officials and visitors at the airport including assisting, where necessary, with protocol, visa and customs formalities.
  2. Deliver and collect mail and documents and other items.
  3. Ensure cost-savings through proper use of vehicle and accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and documentation.
  4. Ensure proper day-to-day maintenance of assigned vehicles through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tyres, brakes and water levels, car washing, etc. in order to keep the vehicle clean and in good running condition at all times.

Education

Completion of secondary school education. Valid and clean driving licence.

Experience

A minimum of three years of relevant work experience with a safe driving record. Working experience with a UN agency, diplomatic or international organization.

Languages

Excellent working knowledge of Arabic and good working knowledge of English.

Competencies

  • Excellent knowledge of local driving rules and regulations.
  • Good knowledge of local roads and conditions.
  • Skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of chauffeur protocol and courtesies.
  • Good knowledge of security issues.
  • Good knowledge of rules and procedures on vehicle management including maintenance of official vehicles and knowledge of mechanics and Maintenance and Repair of vehicles.
  • Proven ability to use word processing software and email.
  • Knowledge of administrative rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of in-house procedures for the preparation of documents and administrative forms, and for the use of filing systems.
  • Basic computer skills to record information in IT systems.
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.

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