REPOA is now inviting applications for a Senior Programme Coordinator for its National Centre for Employment Studies (NCES).
NCES is expected to facilitate creation of scientific knowledge on employment and labour issues and bring them to the attention of policy makers and relevant stakeholders. It is also expected to facilitate knowledge sharing and support the national development agenda by enhancing decent work strategies in poverty reduction and achievement of the MDGs. The Programme Coordinator will ensure NCES achieve this by carrying out the following tasks:
Duties and Responsibilities
- Facilitation of establishment of the Steering Committee and the Advisory Group.
- Developing a research programme and strategy of implementation for discussion and approval by the Advisory Group and Steering Committee, respectively.
- Coordinating implementation of the research programme to ensure production of high quality analytical work including at least one flagship publication on labour and employment, drawing on the latest academic literature and empirical work both nationally as well as from international sources.
- Organizing seminars and other dialogue mechanisms to stimulate national policy dialogue on employment.
- Coordinating development of position papers and recommendations to inform decision- making processes on issues related to employment at all levels of government.
- Establishing a databank on labour and employment in the country and to set up a roaster of employment experts who could be engaged to conduct relevant research.
- Facilitate training and other initiatives to strengthen national capacities in the analysis of labour and employment issues, monitoring and analysis of available data on labour employment.
- Organizing the Annual National Employment Forum.
- Develop networking with international centers on employment studies to facilitate learning and collaboration.
- Prepare operational reports of the Centre as may be required from time to time.
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