Vacancy no.: BRASILIA/DC/G4/2021/167
Publication date: 22/06/2021
Application deadline (midnight Brasilia time): 30/06/2021
Probable date of written test: 12/07/2021
Probable date of interview: 23/07/2021
Probable date to start the contract:15/09/2021
Job ID: 6403
Organization Unit: CO-Brasilia
Contract type: FT
Contract duration: 1 year
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:
*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 Brazil.
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 BRL 101.476,52 yearly.
In 2016, the ILO and the Labour Prosecutor’s Office MPT) established a Development Cooperation Agreement that has as main objective the development of actions to promote the decent work in Brazil.
Under this Cooperation Agreement, the project “Preventing and Tackling Slave Labour and Child Labour in the State of Minas Gerais” which expects to reduce the social vulnerability to slave labour and child labour in the selected area was approved.
In partnership with the Labour Prosecutor’s Office in Brazil - MPT, the ILO Brasilia Country-Office will develop the main outcomes of this Project:
Outcome 1. Knowledge base on slave labour and child labour in the state of Minas Gerais expanded.
Outcome 2. Relevant social actors informed and aware on the need to improve working conditions in the coffee supply chain.
Outcome 3. Networks to prevent and combat slave labour and child labour strengthened.
The Project “Preventing and Tackling Slave Labour and Child Labour in the State of Minas Gerais” is implemented under supervision of the Coordinator of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW) Programme in the ILO office in Brazil.
Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator as well as with the Programme and Operations Units of ILO Brasilia Office, the Project Assistant will be responsible for supporting the execution of administrative/finance activities undertaken within the framework of the mentioned Project. The Administrative Assistant will be the main preparer in the ILO’s business operations system IRIS and other ILO managerial systems.
Completion of secondary school education. Technical or university level courses in an administration, accounting and finance would be an advantage.
Four years general clerical experience. Practical experience on standard office software packages and email required by the work unit.
Excellent knowledge of the duty station working language: Portuguese and basic knowledge of one working language of the Office: English or Spanish.
Behavioural Competencies required:
Integrity and transparency, Sensitivity to diversity, Orientation to learning & knowledge sharing, Communication, Client orientation, Orientation to change, Takes responsibility for performance, Quality orientation and Collaboration.
Technical Competencies required:
Technical Competencies to be developed during the contract :
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