Deadline: 12 March, 2021

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of National Project Coordinator.

The mission of the organisation is to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.


  • Lead project’s timely implementation, monitoring and evaluation through management functions, including provision of technical and administrative supervision to the project team
  • Monitor progress of project and activity implementation and oversee the preparation and review of workplans, progress reports, final reports and other data for clarity, consistency and completeness
  • Identify key bottlenecks, propose solutions and action and follow up with field specialists and technical officers, relevant departments at headquarters and regional office, executing agencies, government offices, constituents and other organisations to expedite implementation and meet targets
  • Contribute to proposals for programme/project development and serve as national programme advisor to the directorate and draft portions of programme and budget proposals, project proposals, concept notes, policy briefs, programme background, country strategy papers, objectives, project reviews and evaluation
  • Organise training programmes and awareness-raising activities to improve understanding of specific project objectives for project staff and key stakeholders


  • First university degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Vocational Training, or a related field and strong knowledge of development issues particularly in Malawi
  • Master’s degree is a plus
  • Three years, minimum, of experience in vocational education and training
  • Experience in implementation and project management is essential
  • Excellent command of English and good knowledge of another working language of the duty station

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: International Labour Organisation


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