The Employment Specialist will be responsible for providing advice to governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations and other important public and private partners on developing policies for promoting quality job creation, supporting labour market activation and intermediation for disadvantaged groups, especially women and youth, and for designing and backstopping related development cooperation projects.
The work of the Senior Employers Specialist is to act as an interface between the ILO, employer and business membership organisations, and the business community in the sub-region, and to develop and maintain good working relations with them. More particularly he /she is to help business representative organisations meet the needs of enterprises more effectively. Finally, the Senior Employer Specialist should be able to articulate the views of employers within the ILO so that their priorities and concerns are taken on board in the formulation and implementation of ILO policies and programmes and also to be able to communicate ILO policies and programmes to the employer community.
Main duties and responsibilities include providing general secretarial and administrative support to the projects; organisational support related to events, meetings, trainings, conferences; drafting notes, meeting minutes; translating documents; working with budget and accounting data and liaising with DWT/CO-Budapest with regard to administrative and financial issues; assisting with missions; making travel arrangements, hotel reservations, travel authorizations; arranging procurements; typing correspondence, compiling reports, tables and documents; maintaining project-related databases, records and files, and other duties assigned by supervisor.