ILO is looking for suitable candidates for the post of Enterprise Advisors for Better Work Indonesia,

More details are as follows :

Vacancy No: JAKARTA/2016/011
Date: 20 May 2016

Position title: Enterprise Advisor (4 positions)
Deadline for application: 02 June 2016
Project title: ILO Better Work Indonesia
Organization unit: ILO Jakarta Grade: NO-A
Duty Station: West Jaya and Central Java and Greater Jakarta | Contract type: Short Term

Duration: 6 months with possible extension subject to funding availability and possibility to be transferred to a permanent position under a national entity Contracted by the ILO.

Expected starting date: 01  July 2016
For any questions related to this post, please contact:
Mr. Mohamad Anis Agung Nugroho, National Operation Manager,

Better Work is a unique partnership between the UN’s International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC). Launched in February 2007, the programme aims to improve compliance with labour standards and  competitive nessin global supply chains. Better Work involves the development of both global tools and country level projects. The focus is on developing scalable and sustainable solutions, which build cooperation between government, employer and worker organizations, and international buyers.Improving compliance with labour standards in global supply chains is an important part of a pro-poor development strategy. Ensuring workers’ rights and entitlements are protected helps to distribute the benefits of trade. Better Work supports enterprises in implementing the ILO core international labour standards and national labour law. This helps enter prises compete in global markets where many buyers demand compliance with labour standards from their suppliers. Improved labour standard compliance also help senterprises be more competitive through higher productivity and quality. These benefits help build the business case and supplier support for improved labour standard compliance.

In 2011 the Better Work Indonesia country program became operational with a view to making its services available to enterprises in the garments and footwear sector of Indonesia.

It currently works with over 150 enterprises. By beginning of 2017, Better Work Indonesia (BWI) will establish an independently operating foundation and the delivery of core services will be implemented by this Foundation with quality oversight provided by Better Work staff in the ILO Jakarta office and at the global level.

This position involves providing professional level enterprise assessment and advisory services, and training,including conducting independent enterprise assessments against labour standards and provisioning enterprise level consultancy services to support remediation and enterprise improvement. Super vision and Guidance The Enterprise Advisor works under direct coordination of the Enterprise Advisors Team Leader. Guidance and advice on technical or procedural aspects of the work are received as required. Judgement, initiative and creativity are required in translating project tools and approaches at the enterprise level. The work product is controlled by the Operations Manager for technical soundness and appropriateness.

  • Independently conduct enterprise assessment of labour standards and management systems at the enterprise level;
  • Independently produce high standard reports in English and Bahasa Indonesia on (i) assessments findings, (ii) recommendations for improvement, (iii) enterprise improvement plans and (iv) progress reports on implementation;
  • Review the reports of other advisors as part of the peer review Better Work quality assurance system;
  • Provide high quality enterprise level consultancy services designed to improve enterprise performance including coaching, facilitating management and union/workers improvement committees, providing technical advice and conducting classroom based training;
  • Select and adapt and contextual is a Better Work products for use at the individual enterprise level based on needs;
  • Provide technical advice and input into the development of Better Work research, products and strategies;
  • Actively contribute to the project’s monitoring and evaluation strategy, research agenda and knowledge management strategy, and project progress report;
  • Contribute to the financial sustainability strategy of the project including encouraging the participation of enterprises in project activities, a strong outcome focus, and effective time management of consultancy services;
  • Other duties as required by the supervisor.
First level university degree in human resource management, business management, adult education, international development, law or other relevant fields, or equivalent in experience.
At least two years of professional experience in a capacity building role.Familiarity with factory environment, and/or exposure to the Indonesian garment industry is an advantage.
Excellent command of English and Bahasa Indonesia.
Required Competencies
  • Good communications skills, both oral and written;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Good knowledge of the Indonesian labor law and regulations;
  • Good group facilitation, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills and capacity to deliver a range of remediation training and capacity building initiatives including classroom-based training activities for improvement purposes.
  • Experience in industrial relations and building of social dialogue between management and worker representatives at the workplace an advantage;
  • Understanding of enterprise level human resource, production and quality systems;
  • Good understanding of corporate social responsibility and labour compliance issues in global supply chains;
  • Ability to monitor the effectiveness of training and capacity building initiatives undertaken by partner organizations/consultants;
  • Good understanding of principles of gender equality and principles of equal opportunity and how these can be promoted as part the responsibilities of the post;
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently in an outcomes-based work culture as well as contributing to the work of a team; and
  • Capacity to sensitively liaise and network with a range of stakeholders including staff, donors, international buyers, government officials, management, unions and NGOs.
  • Shares knowledge – Shares important or relevant knowledge and information formally (e.g. workshops, seminars) or informally (e.g. conversations with colleagues); promotes knowledge transfer.
Nationality  –Indonesian. Remuneration– National Officer Level A of the UN common remuneration system and/or commensurate with the qualifications andcompetency of the selected candidate, when the candidates contracted by the national organization, the remuneration will adopt UN and national regulation. Written Examination and Interview – Prospective candidates will be required to sit in a written examination and take part in aninterview.

Application Instructions Statement of Competencies – All applicants must fill in and submit the Statement of Competencies (template is attached). The statement should explain to the selection committee how your skills and experience show you have the relevant competencies.

Applicants who do not attach this statement will not be considered for the interview. Application – Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be notified.

Please submit application indicating the Vacancy Announcement Number along with your CV, 3 references and the Statement of Competencies to:   INTERNATIONAL LABOUR OFFICE Email:

Only qualified candidates will be notified.

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