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Project Officer-DEX-SC (Multiple Positions)

Job Category:
Project Officer
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNODC Country Office Pakistan, Law Enforcement Projects in the area of Border Management, Container
Posted On:
17 November, 2007
Last Date to apply:
02 December, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4

Over 10 years relevant experience may be substituted for a master’s degree.
Knowledge of Pakistan’s criminal laws and procedure codes.Knowledge of the organizational structures mandates and procedures of Pakistan’s law enforcement agencies. Strong leadership, managerial and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated negotiating skills with government officials at head of agency level.
Should have excellent drafting, communication and organizational skills.Computer literacy necessary.
Experience with MS Project is an advantage.
Experience of delivering training a distinct advantage.Experience in working with international organizations is an advantage.


Under the overall supervision of the Crime Prevention/Law Enforcement Adviser take responsibility for the planning, organization and implementation of all project activities.
More specifically, the incumbent will:
Familiarize himself/herself with UNODC project and training activities in the region, developing a comprehensive appreciation of the conditions and inputs required for successful implementation of UNODC projects in Pakistan.
Ensure full understanding on the part of counterpart law enforcement agencies in Pakistan of project objectives and strategies, of their obligations and inputs and act as UNODC focal point on the projects for counterpart agencies
Coordinate UNODC and counterpart inputs to project activities, review with counterpart agencies.
Supervise and/or provide administrative, financial, accounting and reporting services, including the procurement of equipment in accordance with UN rules and regulations.
Whenever related activities are part of the specific project:
Ø      organize the provision of equipment to agencies
Ø      organization of / participation in training of agency counterpart staff
Ø     undertake needs assessments to identify training and/or equipment requirements.  
Wherever feasible promote interagency and cross border cooperation including regular exchange of information.
Participate as a resource person in workshops and meetings.
Ensure timely delivery of all UNODC project inputs.
Ensure coordination of counterpart agencies’ inputs to ensure project implementation proceeds as planned.
Prepare regular and timely progress reports on all project activities including project expenditure.
Make preparations for mid-term review and for project evaluation.
Direct, manage and supervise the work of Assistant Project Officers as required.
Perform such other duties as may be required.

Candidates who applied for a law enforcement Project Officer position previously are encouraged to apply afresh. UNODC is an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply.    

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMaster DegreeMasters DegreeMasters Degree with over five years experience in technical assistance project implementation and or monitoring with an international development agency.