ILO National Project Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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ILO National Project Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

ILO Kenya looking for “National Project Coordinator”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before May 23, 2024.

The International Labour Organization is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social and economic justice through setting international labour standards. Founded in October 1919 under the League of Nations, it is the first and oldest specialised agency of the UN.

The ILO has published a job vacancy announcement on May 11, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of National Project Coordinator to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

ILO Job Vacancy 2024

Description of Duties

  • Lead the project timely implementation, monitoring and evaluation through management functions, including provision of technical and administrative supervision to the project team in line with the ILO policy, rules and regulations and according to the final project document and work plan.
  • Contribute proposals for programme/project development and serve as national programme advisor to the Directorate and draft portions of programme and budget proposals, project proposals, programme background, country strategy papers, objectives and project reviews and evaluation. Monitor progress of ILO programmes, projects and activities, by reviewing, verifying and analysing work-plans, progress reports, final reports and other data for clarity, consistency and completeness. Promote the inclusion of gender equality and non-discrimination in all aspects of the project.
  • Identify problems, propose solutions and action and follow-up with relevant departments at headquarters and regional office, executing agencies, government offices, constituents and other organizations to expedite implementation and meet targets.
  • Develop effective partnerships with line ministries, country governments, employers and workers organizations, private sector, as well as other non-state actors, including youth and women organizations working to implement and evaluate ILO programme on enterprise development.
  • Build the capacity of national implementing partners and support them in the development of programme activities in enterprise development related issues. Ensure the delivery of quality technical inputs, including qualitative and quantitative research in line with ILO core conventions on fundamental rights at work.
  • Maintain close cooperation and coordination with government, employers’ and workers’ organizations in the planning and implementation of activities mainstreaming gender and disability issues under the project. Initiate, plan and conduct missions and visits to monitor, assess and report on project implementation and propose corrective action.


  • A first level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in economics, education, business administration, social sciences, or a related discipline.


  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of multi-stakeholder projects focussing on entrepreneurship, public/private development partnerships, enterprise development or skills development. Experience in resource mobilization especially through engagement with private sector and government agencies at national and county levels will be a must
  • Technical requirements: good knowledge of Public and Private sector partnerships development, Enterprise development, as well as economic developments, poverty reduction, and Market Systems development.


  • Excellent knowledge of the English. Working knowledge of Kiswahili is required.


  • Good knowledge about social and economic development, including labour and employment trends in the country.
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with all project stakeholders.
  • Ability to establish and maintain systems within project operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage technical co-operation projects of international organizations.
  • Ability to understand and effectively work with Government, workers’ and employers’ organizations, non-government organizations and UN agencies.
  • Ability to conduct action-oriented research and write analytical technical report in English.
  • Ability to conduct policy discussion and high-level political processes.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, to successfully advocate for and mobilize action to promote freedom of association and right to collective bargaining principles.
  • Clear commitment to mainstream gender into project activities.
  • Ability to lead and work in a team and good interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to train and guide personnel.
  • Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in diversified environments.
  •  Proficient in basic computer software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Reader) and ability to use other software packages required by the Office.
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.

Other Details

  • Grade: NOC
  • Publication date: 10 May 2024
  • Application deadline (Midnight Local Time Dar es salaam, Tanzania): 23 May 2024
  • Vacancy no.: DC/DAR/NO/2024/02
  • Job ID: 11956
  • Department: RO-Africa
  • Organization Unit: CO-Dar es Salaam
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Contract type: Fixed Term

How to Apply ILO National Project Coordinator Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: May 23, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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