National Project Coordinator, Dili

Organization: ILO - International Labour Organization

Country: Timor-Leste

City: Dili, Timor-Leste

Office: ILO Timor-Leste

Grade: NO-B

Closing date: Sunday, 3 November 2019

Grade: NOB

Vacancy no.: DC/DILI/NO/2019/15

Publication date: 2 October 2019

Application deadline ( midnight local time): 3 November 2019

Job ID: 1826

Department: RO-Asia and the Pacific

Organization Unit: CO-Jakarta

Location: Dili

Contract type: Fixed Term

Contract duration: 1 year (with possibility of extension)

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 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.


ILO is implementing the MAP‘16 project, a global project funded by the US Department of Labor (USDOL) that aims to increase the knowledge base, raise awareness, strengthen capacity, and conduct policy engagement in support of international efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goal Target (SDG) 8.7.

Project implementation will be framed within a combined strategy involving improved research methods and tools, empirical research, data-driven awareness raising, and policy engagement. It will be directed towards achieving four inter-related strategic outcomes: 1) Improved knowledge base on child labor forced labor and human trafficking; 2) Improved application of knowledge in support of efforts to eliminate child labor and forced labor: 3) Strengthened policies and improved capacity of governments, national authorities, workers‘ and employers‘ organizations, and other relevant entities to combat child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking through national, regional, and global initiatives; and 4) Strengthened partnerships to accelerate progress in combatting child labor, forced labor and human trafficking.