ILO Programme Assistant Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs

ILO Programme Assistant Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs. ILO Zambia programme looking for “Programme Assistant“. Applicants with a Completion of secondary education may apply on or before 21 May 2021.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) 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 187 member states: 186 out of 193 UN member states plus the Cook Islands. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with around 40 field offices around the world, and employs some 2,700 staff from over 150 nations, of whom 900 work in technical cooperation programmes and projects.

ILO Programme Assistant Jobs 2021

The ILO has published a job vacancy announcement on 15 May 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme Assistant to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter International Labour Organization (ILO)
Position Programme Assistant
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification Completion of secondary education
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline 21 May 2021

ILO Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: Assist with the planning and preparatory work of the Office’s work programme and/or project initiatives. Monitor status of programme and/or project proposals and receipt of documentation for review and approval, verifying that information is in compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines. Monitor the status of programme and/or project outcomes and deliverables and inform the supervisor of any discrepancies.


  • Thorough knowledge of in-house procedures for the preparation of documents and administrative forms, and for the creation and maintenance of filing systems.
  • Ability to prepare preliminary reports and to draft correspondence.
  • Good communication skills, both orally and in writing and ability to communicate with people in a polite, courteous and cooperative manner
  • Ability to organize own work and to work independently as well as work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet the deadline
  • Must demonstrate responsible behavior and attention to details
  • Must display high standards of ethical conduct.
  • Must demonstrate honesty and integrity.
  • Ability to reason and make sound judgments.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behavior and attitudes.


  • Essential: Completion of secondary education supplemented by technical or university level courses in the field related to the work of the organization.


  • Five years of progressively responsible progressively experience in programming and administration work in a donor funded project. Experience of working with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system focusing on programming modules.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Short Term
  • Contract duration: 6 months
  • Job ID: 6106
  • Department: RO-Africa
  • Organization Unit: CO-Lusaka
  • Languages: Excellent command of English and another language of the duty station.
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply ILO Programme Assistant Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 21 May 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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