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Law Enforcement Advisor (Senior International Expert)

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
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Posted On:
06 December, 2010
Last Date to apply:
15 December, 2010
Experience in years
2 to 4

At least seven years of relevant work experience including in the drug law enforcement/organized crime fields in an operational capacity at gradually increasing levels of responsibility in national and/or international law enforcement, investigation, police, drug and/or crime prevention and control.


The UNODC Country Office for Pakistan (COPAK) is tasked with assisting Pakistan through its recently developed Country Programme with a focus on needs related to illicit trafficking and border management, criminal justice and drug demand reduction and HIV. Pakistan’s police forces are the Government’s first responders and primary preventers of crime that affects the lives of ordinary citizens. The Country Programme through Sub-Programme 1 supports government agencies in drug and precursor control, countering migration-related crime and enhancing border management.
In order to develop the Government of Pakistan’s capacities and to react in a strategic manner, UNODC Pakistan requires the services of a senior international Law Enforcement Advisor to assist in overseeing the work being undertaken under the Country Programme’s law enforcement component. 
Assignment Objective
The objective of the consultancy is to support the start-up development and implementation of the Country Programme Sub-Programme 1. Specifically, the Law Enforcement Advisor will complete background research and will assist in the implementation and oversight of activities to be undertaken as part of the Sub-Programme. The management of COPAK will be advised on identified needs and issues that UNODC should address within Sub-Programme 1.
The incumbent will work under direct supervision of the Representative of the Country Office for Pakistan.  The Law Enforcement Advisor will undertake the following substantive duties and responsibilities:
1.       Design work plans aimed at implementing activities related to law enforcement in the Country Programme, Sub-Programme 1;
2.       Provide input to the substantive and financial monitoring of activity implementation, reporting progress and challenges;
3.       Engage with government stakeholders to provide guidance on the delivery of UNODC outputs;
4.       Engage with donor stakeholders to ensure it is coordinated with their plans;
5.       Advise and assist the Representative in sourcing the expertise required for delivery of the Country Programme’s outputs in law enforcement;
6.       Collect information on and monitor Pakistan’s needs in law enforcement and border management;
7.       Participate in the assessment and quality of initiatives in law enforcement and border management and provide government counterparts with advice on improvements;
8.       Assess and review national capabilities related to training facilities and curricula in law enforcement and border management; and
9.       Advise the Representative on the government’s needs relevant to the Programme and identify opportunities for UNODC to assist, including in relation to mobilizing resources.
Expected Deliverables
·         High-quality, realistic and well-defined programme of activities related to law enforcement;
·         High-quality work plans that will support the implementation of the components of the Country Programme related to law enforcement;
·         High-quality and timely reports regarding progress made in the implementation of the relevant activities; and
·         High-quality research papers, needs assessment and other reports, as required, on law enforcement in Pakistan.
Completion of the research and generating deliverables will require the Advisor to be based in Islamabad. The Advisor will undertake research via document review, and interaction with concerned ministries and agencies and international partners.
Planning and Implementation Arrangements
The Law Enforcement Advisor will be based in COPAK and work closely with the Country Representative and COPAK colleagues. The Country Representative will support and guide the work of the Advisor.
The Advisor will have documents approved by the Representative prior to release.
Payment Schedule and Rate

The Law Enforcement Advisor will be issued a consultancy contract and paid in accordance with United Nations rules and procedures. Payment scale will be determined by UNDP recommended rates for expert consultants. Travel costs including transportation and DSA for domestic and international travel will be paid by UNODC in accordance with United Nations rules and procedures.

Duration:         6 months starting January 2011

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Criminology, Law, Public Administration Masters Degree Criminology, Law, Public Administration or equivalent. Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in the fields of criminology, law, public administration or equivalent academic training/education from a recognized institution. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Must Title Level Description
 Criminal LawGood  Up-to-date knowledge and practical experience of United Nations programme policies, guidelines and procedures. Working experience in a United Nations field office in a developing country is an asset.