ILO National Project Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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ILO National Project Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

ILO Zimbabwe looking for “National Project Coordinator”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before March 25, 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 09, 2024 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of National Project Coordinator to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

ILO Job Vacancy 2024

Description of Duties

  • The incumbent will be responsible for all HIV and AIDS and gender in the ILO office, Harare, ensuring mainstreaming of HIV and AIDS and gender within the Decent Work Country Programme priorities, country programme outcomes and the ILO’s Programme and Budget.
  • Develop and implement workplan(s) on HIV and AIDS in the world of work in collaboration with National AIDS Council, Zimbabwe, tripartite constituents, UNAIDS Harare and ILOAIDS in Geneva.
  • Develop strategies, programmes, and tools for ending stigma and discrimination associated with HIV and AIDS; promoting HIV testing for workers, extending HIV-sensitive social protection, and ending inequalities in the world of work, including those based on gender
  • Undertake advocacy in the areas of HIV/AIDS, ending violence and harassment, promoting gender equality and provide technical support to ILO constituents in helping them develop their policies/programmes on HIV and AIDS /gender in the word of work.
  • Develop partnership/programmes involving ILO constituents and the organizations of people living with HIV, informal economy workers, persons with disabilities, and other marginalized groups to facilitate their inclusion in the world of work.
  • Mainstream world of work dimensions on HIV/Gender in the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Zimbabwe, the Country Programme Outcomes (CPOs) in the CO-Harare Outcome-Based Workplan (OBW), and relevant projects, particularly in the areas of health and safety, violence and harassment, disability inclusion, care work and social protection.
  • Represent the ILO in joint UN team meetings on HIV and AIDS organized by UNAIDS, and the National AIDS Council, participate in joint UN team meetings of HIV and AIDS, develop workplans and reports for submission to UNAIDS, and other donors.
  • Provide technical support to National AIDS Council in helping them scale up the HIV world of work response as part of the multi sectoral programme/strategy, facilitating partnership with ILO constituents and following up on key programme areas as agreed.
  • Develop and implement capacity strengthening programmes for ILO constituents in the areas of HIV/AIDS and gender.
  • Participate in resource mobilisation initiatives for HIV and AIDS, and gender programmes and develop project proposals to mobilize resources for scaling up the ILO’s response to HIV and AIDS and gender in the world of work, including follow up on Spotlight Project (second phase) on GBV in Zimbabwe.
  • Prepare workplans and budget estimates/expenditure forecasts by analysing and monitoring situation of resources as compared to planned activities and making recommendations for remedial action.
  • Brief ILO specialists, project experts, associate experts and visiting officials and provide relevant information on matters of HIV and gender in collaboration with Programme colleagues.
  • Prepare briefs, background information, articles, IEC materials, technical reports and periodic progress reports and statistical data on status of the overall activities on HIV and AIDS and gender, including drafting of good practices and case studies.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Country Director.

Position in Organization:

  • Grade: NOA
  • Vacancy no.: DC/HRE/NO/2024/01
  • Publication date: 8 March 2024
  • Application deadline: Midnight, 25 March 2024, Harare Zimbabwe time
  • Job ID: 11731
  • Department: WORKQUALITY
  • Organization Unit: GEDI
  • Location: Harare
  • Contract type: Short Term
  • Contract duration: 9 months


  • First level university degree in economics, public policies, development studies or a relevant field.
  • At least two years of professional experience at the national level in the area of managing programmes on HIV and AIDS. The experiences of working on gender equality and knowledge of policy/programme development and implementation will be preferred.
  • Excellent command of English and good working knowledge of an official national language of the duty station.


  • Good knowledge of HIV and AIDS, gender equality and non-discrimination, economic developments, poverty reduction, and social policies. Knowledge of the policy making process.
  • Knowledge of programming, project management and evaluation concepts and Demonstrable knowledge in mainstreaming gender.
  • Good knowledge of the context and challenges of working on HIV and AIDS
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to justify requirements and approaches to problem resolution and good drafting skills.
  • Ability to write project proposals and mobilize resources.
  • Good ability to interpret project information and to identify and analyse problems with implementation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively on his/her own initiative.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, web-browsers and database applications
  • Research and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques for designing and assessing quality and efficiency of process execution.
  • Ability to interpret and work within applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new software and systems.
  • Ability to oversee the work of and provide guidance to staff.

How to Apply ILO National Project Coordinator Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: March 25, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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