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FICSA Workshops

FICSA Workshop on Job classification

When:
23 October 2017 - 24 October 2017
Where:
OSCE, Vienna
Categories:
FICSA Workshops

Description

Deadline for applications: 9 October 2017


The Federation of International Civil Servants' Associations (FICSA) is pleased to announce that a training course on job classification will be hosted by the OSCE Staff Association in Vienna on 23 and 24 October 2017. The training will be presented in English by Mr. Aaron Peacock, FICSA trainer.

The workshop is aimed at enhancing staff representatives’ knowledge, expertise and confidence in job classification. The following is a brief outline of the 2-day workshop on the GS classification standard (NMS):

  • Brief outline of the principles of classification
  • Explanation of classification standards used in the UN-system
  • Concise history of the origins of reform in the UN-system
  • Role played by classification within the broader reforms
  • Explanation of the GLD and NMS, and guidelines on their use
  • Outline of the GS standard: factors and sub-factors, levels within each factor
  • Hands-on exercises, confidence in use of the system

NB. It should be noted that the NMS only works on Windows machines running Explorer.

These workshops are for staff representatives only and are provided free-of-charge for FICSA dues-paying members.*

For other participants, including staff representatives from non-FICSA member organizations the fees are as follow:

-           CHF 200 per person

-           For members with consultative or observer status, a 30 per cent discount will be applied.

The Workshop timetable, along with information on hotel accommodation, will be sent directly to the participants upon confirmation of their participation.

To sign up please use the attached application form. Nominations should be signed by the President/Chair of the local staff association/union and sent to the FICSA Secretariat This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by no later than the above-mentioned deadline. Seats will be confirmed on a first-come first-served basis, irrespective of the duty station of assignment. The number of participants per workshop is limited to 20. Therefore, it is advisable to register well in advance of the deadline.

Application form

ALL TRAVEL-RELATED EXPENSES AND DSA MUST BE PROVIDED BY THE INDIVIDUAL STAFF ASSOCIATION/UNION OR ADMINISTRATION.

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* BIOVERSITY - CERN - CTBTO - ECB - ESO - FAO (GS staff) – The Global Fund - IAEA - IARC – ICAO - ICCO – ICO - IDLO - IFAD - ILO/ITC Turin - IMO - IOC - IOM - IPU – ISSN - ITER - ITU - OPCW - OSCE - PAHO - SCBD - UNAIDS - UNESCO - UNFCCC - UNLB – UNRWA Lebanon - UNWTO - UPU - WDO - WHO - WIPO – WMO - WTO/OMC.