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Project Officer

Job Category:
Project Officer
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNODC Country Office Pakistan, Project: ā€œComputer Based Law Enforcement Trainingā€
Posted On:
13 January, 2009
Last Date to apply:
26 January, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4

Knowledge of Pakistanā€™s criminal laws and procedure codes.
Knowledge of the organizational structures mandates and procedures of Pakistanā€™s law enforcement agencies.
Demonstrated leadership, managerial and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated negotiating skills with government officials at head of agency level.
Demonstrated experience of organizing/delivering training.
Must possess excellent drafting, communication and organizational skills.
Computer literacy mandatory.
Experience with MS Project is an advantage.
Experience in working with international organizations / UN 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 respective project 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 project for counterpart agencies

Coordinate UNODC and counterpart inputs with project objectives/activities; Monitor progress 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:

ļƒ˜ organize the provision of equipment to agencies
ļƒ˜ organization of / participation in training of agency counterpart staff
ļƒ˜ 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/Represent the project in workshops and meetings.

Ensure timely delivery of all UNODC project inputs.

Prepare regular and timely progress reports on all project activities including project expenditure.

Make preparations for project/budget review, evaluation and revisions.

Direct, manage and supervise the work of project staff as required.

Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

UNODC reserves the right to offer candidates positions below the advertised career level.


Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeMasters Degree with over five years experience in technical assistance project implementation