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Crime, Drug and Forensics Data Researcher

Job Category:
Consultants
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
UNODC
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
21 December, 2009
Last Date to apply:
03 January, 2010
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

Demonstrated knowledge of crime and drug issues in states with developing or evolving criminal justice systems e.g. Central, South or East Asia.

Capacity to analyse needs and formulate recommendations on appropriate responses, including the organization of recommendations into a coherent programme of activities.

Ability to produce concise and actionable advice for executive levels.

Description:
 

Background
 
The UNODC Country Office for Pakistan (COPAK) is tasked with assisting Pakistan to better respond to the threat drugs crime and terrorism. In order to react in a strategic manner UNODC Pakistan requires the services of a mid-level international consultant to work research the generation, management, analysis, reporting and use of drug and crime data, including forensic information, within the criminal justice system of Pakistan.
  Assignment Objective
 To complete background research related to the UNODC mandate of drug and crime information in close consultation with partner agencies and representatives, and develop background assessments and programme modules / documents for a new Country Programme for Pakistan. The management of COPAK will be advised on strategy and the way forward.
 
 
Responsibilities
 
The incumbent will work closely with the Country Programme Developer  and COPAK colleagues under the supervision of the Representative of the Country Office for Pakistan.
 
The Crime, Drug and Forensics Data Researcherwill undertake the following substantive duties and responsibilities:
 
1.       Prepare research and analytical reports related to the capacity of Pakistan to generate, manage, analyse, report and use drug and crime data, including forensic information, within the criminal justice system.
2.       Prepare programme modules and documents related to help improve the capacity of Pakistan to generate manage, analyse, report and use drug and crime data, including forensic information.
3.       Advise the UNODC Representative for Pakistan on the design of UNODC’s  Programme, and assist in communicating related UNODC plans to internal and external audiences.
4.       Advise the UNODC Representative for Pakistan on approaches to garner support, for the Country Programme  as a whole with a focus on improving Pakistan’s ability to generate, manage, analyse, report and use drug and crime data, including forensic information.
 Expected Deliverables
 
  1. Analytical research reports on the ability of Pakistan to generate, manage, analyse, report and use drug and crime data, including forensic information. The structure will be determined with the UNODC Representative.   These reports will include draft sections for review and final versions. All reports will need to follow approved UNODC structure.
  2.  Programme modules and documents to help improve the ability of Pakistan to generate, manage, analyse, report and use drug and crime data, including forensic information. The structure and format will need to follow approved UNODC structure.   
  3. Prepare advisory notes to guide the Representative / COPAK to ensure work will be well received by internal and external audiences. Notes need to be concise and clearly structured. 
  4. Presentation materials and related reports to be used with internal and external audiences including at ‘round table’ and one-on-one consultations/briefings.
 


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Master in political social scienceMasters Degree An international professional, holding a Master’s degree in Social or Political Science, Economics, or Public Administration, plus at least 5 years of relevant professional experience. Experience in research and project or programme management related to crime and drug control would be an advantage.Demonstrated knowledge of crime and drug issues in states with developing or evolving criminal justice systems e.g. Central, South or East Asia. TENURE-6 months starting late-January - 2010

Skills
Must Title Level Description
 Report WritingExcellent  Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Resilience and an ability to work under pressure