Job Title: Enterprise Advisor (OSH Focal Point)
Organization Name: International Labor Organization - ILO
Duration: 1 Year
Number of Vacancies: 1
Closing Date: 2021-06-17
Better Work Pakistan (BWP) will be launched as a 3-year pilot Better Work country programme based on an in-depth preparatory phase and engagement with the tripartite constituents in Pakistan since 2017. The programme will open its office in Karachi/Sindh with selected staff based in Islamabad, but will cater to factories across the country. The vast majority of garment factories are located in Sindh and Punjab provinces. The planned pilot programme is anticipating to work with approximately 120 factories in this first phase. In parallel, BWP will work on an already agreed upon plan with the government, employers and workers to create a more enabling environment for a successful BW programme. This plan has been developed in close collaboration with the tripartite partners in Pakistan during the preparatory phase. It includes work on legal frameworks, the application of ILO Conventions and standards, capacity building of the constituents etc.
BWP will support ILO constituents` efforts in realising the priorities outlined in the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP), and subsequently the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), all while collaborating with the other ILO projects intervening in the said sector or addressing similar issues.
To provide professional level factory services with a view to support sustainable improvements in compliance performance and enterprise development. This includes conducting independent enterprise assessments against labour standards, delivering training services to management and worker representatives, provision of tailored advisory services to strengthen internal systems and sound industrial relations, and reporting on factory performance according to BW guidelines and quality requirements. The incumbent is also expected to contribute to the broader work with constituents. His/ her particular thematic focus within the team will be on all aspects related to OSH at the enterprise, sectoral and national level.
The position will work under the direct supervision of the Programme and Operations Officer of Better Work Pakistan and the overall guidance of the Chief Technical Advisor of Better Work Pakistan. The Country Director of the ILO Office in Pakistan (CO-Islamabad) is the Responsible Chief.
Education: Internationally recognised university degree in human resource management, adult education, international development, industrial engineering, enterprise development, law or other relevant fields.
Experience: Two years of professional experience in occupational safety and health (OSH), social dialogue/industrial relations, capacity building in the private sector in developing countries, adult education, industrial engineering, corporate social responsibility (particularly in the field of labour standards compliance and non-compliance remediation) or other relevant field. Candidates with experience in OSH are strongly encouraged to apply.
Languages: Good English and Urdu communications skills, both oral and written.
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