Programme Officer at United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

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 (Global Maritime Crime Programme) - P3Location: AbujaJob Opening Number: 18-Drug Control and Crime Prevent-UNODC-96038-P- (E)Job Code Title: Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice OfficerDepartment/Office: United Nations Office on Drugs and CrimeStaffing Exercise: N/ASpecial NoticeThis is a generic job opening for the purpose of creating a roster of qualified candidates for immediate and anticipated job openings in various duty stations.The United Nations Secretariat maintains rosters of qualified and available candidates to fill anticipated job openings in peacekeeping operations, special political missions, and other field operations in various duty stations.The purpose of this job opening is to generate a list of qualified candidates for inclusion in the Drug Control and Crime Prevention Officer roster (job code 2645 DRU).Org. Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the UNODC Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP), Justice Section (JS), Division for Operations (DO) with varied duty stations in West and Central Africa, such as Abuja, Nigeria and Libreville, Gabon, among others, under the Regional Office for West and Central Africa (ROSEN) in Dakar, Senegal.The Programme Officer (Global Maritime Crime Programme) will work under the direct supervision of the Programme Officer for the Gulf of Guinea (Global Maritime Crime Programme), and the overall guidance of the UNODC Regional Representative, ROSEN.ResponsibilitiesUnder the direct supervision of the Programme Officer for the Gulf of Guinea, the Programme Officer (GMCP) will, within assigned authority, be responsible for the following tasks:Support the implementation, coordination and monitoring of the projects in the Gulf of Guinea, with main focus on EU regional projects, and other relevant projects under the Global Maritime Crime Programme, according to approved project document/revisions, valid donor funding agreements, valid policies and financial rules and regulations, and costed work plan/s; identify bottlenecks, propose and take corrective actions in consultation with senior management.Monitor on an ongoing basis all project expenditures and utilization of funds related to the the projects in the Gulf of Guinea, with main focus on EU regional projects, and other relevant projects under the Global Maritime Crime Programme, and ensure compliance with United Nations (UN) financial rules and regulations, initiate project and/or budget revisions when required.Prepare and disseminate costed workplans, terms of reference and other related project documentation, as and when required, in consultation with the Programme Officer for the Gulf of Guinea, Global Maritime Crime Programme and in close collaboration with relevant Headquarters focal points. Maintain close working relationships with relevant administrative and project counterparts in order to facilitate meeting of work plan, travel plan and procurement plan deadlines for delivery. Identify procurement needs (goods and services) and support the full procurement cycle of the various options.Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources, relevant for project implementation related to the fight against maritime crime.Prepare various written outputs, e.g. briefing notes for senior management, sections of UN/UNODC reports such as UNODC Annual Report, ensure quality inputs to publications, websites and other reports.Prepare and submit for approval substantive and financial reports, including monthly financial and quarterly narrative Programme and Financial Information Management system (ProFi) reports, semi-annual and annual project progress reports, inputs to Quarterly Field Reports (QFRs), annual reports to the European Union. Ensure visibility for the European Union.Provide substantive support meetings, training, conferences and workshops, including proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparing of documents and presentations, etc.Participate in or support field missions (e.g. Monitoring & Evaluation missions), including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and draft mission reports, and ensure follow-up action.Assist the Programme Coordinator for the Gulf of Guinea, Global Maritime Crime Programme in identifying and implementing maximum strategic visibility for project counterparts, donors/partners and UNODC, in particular as regards European Union visibility in line with respective rules and guidelines.Support UNODC and GMCP in the effective liaison with donors, development partners and other stakeholders; make project achievements known and identify areas of new assistance.Provide support in drafting new project concepts and documents in relation to the Office’s Global Maritime Crime Programme, specifically for the Gulf of Guinea, in order to diversify its portfolio (in line with the Regional Programmes, UNODC Menu of Services and UNODC strategic frameworks) for circulation with potential partners/donors.Participate actively for UNODC in relevant local United Nations Country Team (UNCT) administrative/ financial/operations networks if assigned to. Guide and coordinate the work of local administrative and support staff if applicable; support the recruitment process of international and local staff as required.Perform any other work related duties as required.

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