ILO Labour Migration Technical Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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ILO Labour Migration Technical Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

ILO Kenya looking for “Labour Migration Technical Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 17, 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 March 20, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Labour Migration Technical Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

ILO Job Vacancy 2024

Description of Duties

  • Support the Programme Manager (PM) to carry out agreed activities and tasks and to achieve related results for the effective implementation of the project through the provision of inputs, the delivery of outputs, and the planning, monitoring and evaluation of activities. Deliveries and outcomes must be in conformity with ILO policies and project strategies and in accordance with ILO programming guidelines and country/action programs, and the administrative and financial procedures in consultation with the responsible Field Office, if applicable.
  • In consultation with regional management, develop and implement a periodic and regular reporting process to RO-Africa to ensure effective oversight of all the Africa region components of the inter-regional programme.
  • Provide technical expertise on labour migration during planning, implementation, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation of ILO-led project activities in close collaboration with ILO tripartite constituents at national level, RO-Africa, the responsible Country Offices, and ILO DWT, ILO specialists in Headquarters, in conformity with ILO policies and project strategies, and in accordance with ILO country/action programmes; including ensuring that gender issues are explicitly addressed and mainstreamed throughout the project activities and any outputs including final reports or events.
  • Support effective coordination, synergy and complementarity with other ILO projects and initiatives in the thematic area of labour migration including in Arab States, in Africa and globally.
  • Coordinate and/or provide inputs for studies, reports, training manuals, and other documents related to the Programme activities.
  • Participate in and contribute to the preparation and development of conferences, seminars, workshops, training sessions, consultations, and other events, at the regional, subregional, national, and local level, including by representing the ILO when appropriate and in coordination with the supervisor.
  • Plan and undertake technical missions to the countries covered by the Programme (and beyond if requested by the supervisor), either independently or with other colleagues / counterparts.
  • Strengthen relationships to cooperate and coordinate with governments, ministries, employers’ and workers’ organizations, non-governmental organizations, target groups and donors, in the planning and implementation of project /programme activities.
  • Contribute to robust monitoring of activities and high-quality analysis and reporting to the Programme donor.
  • Liaise with other UN counterparts to promote ILO’s values, increase the project’s visibility, and facilitate the scaling-up of the ILO’s interventions.
  • Promote ILO policies in the related technical areas of the project/programme, other fundamental rights at work and the relevant International Labour Standards, in collaboration with other technical/labour standards specialists. Promote the inclusion of gender equality and non-discrimination in all aspects of the project.
  • Undertake local resource mobilization activities with the multi-lateral and bilateral donor community for the development of future activities linked to the project/programme in coordination with ROAF, engaged Country Offices, as well as PARTNERSHIPS.

Position in Organization:

  • Grade: P3
  • Vacancy no.: DC/NAIROBI/P/2024/01
  • Publication date: 18 March 2024
  • Application deadline (midnight Nairobi time): 17 April 2024
  • Job ID: 11665
  • Department: RO-Africa
  • Organization Unit: RO-Africa
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Contract type: Fixed Term
  • Contract duration: Two years (as of 1/6/2024) being contingent upon funding


  • Advanced university degree (master’s or equivalent) in law, political science, sociology, economics, gender studies, development studies, other social sciences, or another a relevant field.
  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s or equivalent) in one of the afore-mentioned fields or other relevant field with an additional two years of relevant experience, in addition to the required experience stated below, will be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.


  • At least five years of relevant professional experience, including at the international level. This includes field experience in contributing to the implementation and monitoring of development cooperation projects, preferably in the fields of labour migration and gender. Field experience in contributing to the promotion of effective labour migration governance and regulations (particularly on labour migration policy development and/or labour migration statistics; and/or access to social protection for migrant workers, and/or skills recognition; protection of migrant workers) would be an advantage. Experience in the African region would be an asset. Familiarity with ILO policies and procedures including experience working with officials of ministries of labour and/or workers and employers’ organization would be an advantage.
  • Expertise on gender mainstreaming and in particular the situation on women migrant workers would be an advantage, while a minimum understanding of gender mainstreaming concepts and strategy is necessary for this position.


  • Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken.


  • Good knowledge of programming and results-based management (RBM) principles and concepts and understanding of the programming cycle (planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation).
  • Proactive, taking initiative and demonstrating good capacity of problem solving.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write accurate reports and to build networks to obtain cooperation with partners.
  • Ability to use analytical tools and qualitative and quantitative techniques.
  • Ability to prepare technical proposals, reports and studies relevant to the implementation of the project in a concise and timely manner.
  • Ability to oversee the work of and provide guidance to consultants working for the project.
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan and conduct straightforward technical and research work.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team, and to promote coordination and exchange across partnerships.
  • Proven ability in working with minimal supervision as well as remote capacity project management.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders such as government officials, representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations, representative(s) of civil society, and academics.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviors and attitudes.
  • Strong computer skills.

How to Apply ILO Labour Migration Technical Officer Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: April 17, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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