Project Coordinator

International Labour Organization

Belgrade, Serbia

The Project Manager will report to the ILO NC for Serbia as the primary supervisor and to the Director of the ILO DWT/CO Budapest as the secondary supervisor. He/she will receive technical guidance from the ILO NC for Serbia, the ILO DWT/CO Budapest specialists and from the departments of the ILO HQ in charge of the topics covered by the project. He/she will supervise and manage the work of the Project Administrative Assistant.

Description of Duties:

  • Review and analyse the country’s specific development plans and priorities, socioeconomic data, reports and other relevant information..
  • Work in close collaboration with the project stakeholders to keep the project annual work plan on track, as well as update the budget proposal, considering different approaches and alternative methods, management, problem identification and problem resolution, especially for the parts of the Project supporting the institutional and capacity development of constituents, government agencies, line ministries, and social partners.
  • Review, verify and analyze work plans, progress and final reports and other data for clarity, consistency and completeness and monitor the progress of Project activities. Follow-up on delayed documents, clarify information, and answer questions about clearance and processing requirements to support successful completion of agreed activities. 
  • Follow-up with relevant technical officers with counterparts in organizations and line ministries at national level, partner and executing agencies, government offices, constituents and in other organizations to expedite implementation and meet targets. 
  • Assist in the programming and control of resources of the project, prepare budget estimates and expenditure forecasts by analysing and monitoring situation of resources as compared to planned activities and making recommendations for remedial action. Identify problems, propose solutions and actions. 
  • Participate in the preparation and conduct of conferences, seminars, workshops, training sessions, and consultative meetings. Speak on behalf of the Project when attending these gatherings alone. Undertake missions to project sites independently or accompanying others.
  • Brief ILO specialists, project experts, associate experts and visiting officials and provide relevant information on project matters.. 
  • Lead in the preparation of briefs, background information, technical reports and periodic progress reports and statistical data on status of the overall activities of the Project. 
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the ILO NC for Serbia and the Director of the DWT/CO Budapest.

Required qualifications:


  • First level university degree in law or economics, public policies or development studies. An advanced degree on studies of labour law or economics would be a strong advantage.


  • At least one year of professional experience at the national level in the area of project management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Proven experience in working effectively with supply chains in corporate sector and with development partners would be an asset.
  • Technical requirements: Good knowledge of of labour law, as well as economics and/or company law. Knowledge of the policy making process in the area of alternative labour dispute settlement would be an asset.


  • Excellent knowledge of the working language of the duty station and a good knowledge of English.