Programme Officer (Drug Prevention and Treatment Expert), P3 at The United Nations

The United Nations is the one international organization with the reach and vision capable of solving global problems. The United Nations Foundation links the UN's work with others around the world, mobilizing the energy and expertise of business and non-governmental organizations to help the UN tackle issues including climate change, global health, peace and security, women's empowerment, poverty eradication, energy access, and U.S.-UN relations.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Programme Officer (Drug Prevention and Treatment Expert), P3Job Opening Number: 17-Drug Control and Crime Prevent-UNODC-82713-R-Abuja (E)Location: AbujaJob Code Title: Drug Control and Crime Prevention OfficerDepartment/Office: United Nations Office on Drugs and CrimeJob type: TemporaryResponsibilitiesWithin assigned authority, the Programme Officer (Drug Prevention and Treatment Expert) will perform the following specific duties:In close consultation with relevant UNODC staff at both Headquarters and the field, design, coordinate, implement, monitor and evaluate all assigned activities, related to the prevention of drug use and the treatment and care of drug use disorders, to be conducted within the framework of the project “Support to ECOWAS Regional Action Plan on illicit drug trafficking, organized crime related to it and drug abuse in West Africa”.Provide substantive support and advice to the ECOWAS Drug Unit with regard to project/programme development, monitoring and evaluation in the area of drug prevention, treatment and care technical assistance and service delivery. Provide substantive assistance also within the framework of the Drug Unit’s regular activities.Develop and maintain a substantive dialogue with and between national counterpart governments on project activities and expected outcomes.Prepare specialized materials, operational documents and technical publications to facilitate the implementation of parts of the project assigned.Lead and/or participate in assessment missions, including the provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and draft mission summaries.Organize and facilitate national and regional training workshops, study tours, etc.Contribute to all substantive and financial reports linked to the implementation of the parts of the project assigned, in particular quarterly, semi-annual and annual project progress reports, annual financial reports, etc.Prepare/review all correspondence linked to the implementation of parts of the project assigned.Participate in the recruitment of personnel required for the implementation of the project by participating in panel interviews, by evaluating candidates' applications and qualifications, by drafting/finalizing substantive recommendations and reports for submission to HRMS and/or Central Review bodies, by drafting terms of reference/job descriptions, etc.Perform other work related duties as required. 

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