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Project Officer (DEX-SC)

Job Category:
Project Officer
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Posted On:
22 September, 2007
Last Date to apply:
04 October, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4

Minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of drug demand reduction or/and HIV prevention. Work experience in technical assistance projects, including project management.
Should have excellent communication, training, organizing and drafting skills. Advanced computer skills are necessary.
Excellent knowledge of English. Knowledge of local language would be an added advantage.


Under the overall guidance of the UNODC Country Representative Pakistan and direct supervision of National Programme Officer, Drugs & HIV/AIDS, the Project Officer will ensure timely delivery of the project outputs.
More specifically, the incumbents will:

Liaise with the Project National Focal Point, Senior Joint Secretary, Ministry of Narcotics Control and ANF;

Develop in consultation with the National Learning Centre, a training plan for the country on a variety of thematic areas related to drugs and HIV;

Maintain a roster of thematic experts to undertake a variety of project activities including M&E, training, costing and developing procurement guidelines at the country level;

Coordinate and organize national meetings and training programmes necessary for implementation of the activities under the project;

Liaise and follow up with UNAIDS and WHO on implementation of project activities as per the agreed joint workplan;

Prepare monthly, semi-annual, annual project progress reports at the country level. This should include inputs from WHO and UNAIDS;

Liaise with the mentor and partner agencies and the National Learning Centres (NLC) to document the key learning from the interventions being implemented in the country;

Coordinate the missions of the consultants and experts;

Undertake field missions as appropriate;

Fulfill any other duties as assigned by the National Programme Officer on Drugs & HIV/AIDS.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeMater Degree in Social Sciences/ Social Work/ Epidemiology / Psychiatry/Sociology/Anthropology or equivalent education and training