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Crime and Drugs Research Consultant

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

A junior international professional, holding a Master’s degree in Social or Political Science, Economics, or Public Administration, plus approximately 2 years of relevant research experience including in developing countries (ideally in Asia) in areas related to crime and drug control.

Description:
 

Background
 The UNODC Country Office for Pakistan (COPAK) is tasked with assisting Pakistan to respond to the threat of drugs crime and terrorism. In order to react in a strategic manner UNODC Pakistan requires the services of a junior international consultant with experience in developing countries (ideally in Asia) to research areas of the UNODC mandate in Pakistan with a focus on needs related to law enforcement and borders, criminal justice and public health.
 Assignment Objective
To complete background research and draft documents related to UNODC mandates as part of the team tasked with development a new Country Programme for Pakistan. The management of COPAK will be advised on identified needs and issues that UNODC should address.
 Responsibilities
 The incumbent will work closely with the Country Programme Developer  and COPAK colleagues including the Representative of the Country Office for Pakistan.
 The Crime and Drugs Research Consultant will undertake the following substantive duties and responsibilities:
 
1.       Conduct background research (desk and field interviews) on the needs of Pakistan related to law enforcement and borders, criminal justice and public health.
2.       Prepare research documents and communications materials that are part a series that  identify Pakistan’s needs related to law enforcement and borders, criminal justice and public health.
3.       Advise the Country Programme Developer and COPAK colleagues including the UNODC Representative for Pakistan on the needs of Pakistan related to law enforcement and borders, criminal justice and public health.
4.       Prepare PowerPoint presentations and communications materials as well as content for www.unodc.org/pakistan . 
Expected Deliverables
 
  1. Research reports on the needs of Pakistan related to law enforcement and borders, criminal justice and public health. The structure of the reports will be determined with the Country Programme Developer.   These reports will include draft sections for review and final versions. All reports will need to follow approved UNODC structure. 
  2. Prepare draft advisory notes to guide the Country Programme Developer and COPAK colleagues to ensure work will be well received by internal and external audiences. Notes need to be concise and clearly structured. 
  3. Presentations and communications materials and content for www.unodc.org/pakistan .
 


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Social or Political Science, Economics, or Public Masters Degree Masters Degree (Bachelors Degree with additional experience•A junior international professional, holding a Master’s degree in Social or Political Science, Economics, or Public Administration TENURE-6 months starting late-January or early-February 2010

Skills
Must Title Level Description
 Report WritingExcellent  Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.