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- Bachelor's degree
- Project, program management
- Expert (non-managerial)
- Full Time
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(Global Maritime Crime Programme, Detention and Transfer),
This position is located within the Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Nairobi, Kenya. The incumbent will operate under the broad authority of the UNODC/ROEA Representative and the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Officer heading the Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP) and in consultation with the Justice Section (JS), Division for Operations (DO), UNODC headquarters, and the Project Coordinator, GMCP, Detention and Transfer.
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Within assigned authority, the Project Officer (Global Maritime Crime Programme, Detention and Transfer) will assist in the implementation of activities as set out in the UNODC Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP), Detention and Transfer (Project no. GLOX99). The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
•Support the Senior Programme Officer heading the GMCP and work in close cooperation with the Project Coordinator (GMCP, D&T) with human and financial resources allocated to the GMCP, Detention and Transfer sub-programme, especially in the area of funds management and implementation of project activities by carrying out programmatic/administrative tasks necessary for the achievement of expected results. Participate in and contribute to the management and implementation of project GLOX99 in support of detention measures related to maritime crime and transfers of those convicted of piracy and maritime crime more broadly to serve their sentences in their home country, including the management of high risk prisoners.
•Prepare inputs for budgets, performance parameters and indicators, programme performance reports and inputs for results-based budgeting and results-based management.
•Provide support to the implementation and coordination of the GMCP activities related to Detention and Transfers according to approved project documents/revisions, valid contribution and donor funding agreements, valid policies and financial rules and regulations, and costed work plan/s. Identify problems and issues to be addressed and initiate corrective actions, liaise with relevant parties, and ensure follow-up actions.
•Guide and coordinate Programme experts implementing counter-piracy activities under the prison area, and the broader maritime law area.
•Monitor project expenditures and utilization of funds related to the Programme and ensure compliance with United Nations financial rules and regulations, initiate project and/or budget revisions as required. Serve as substantive officer for the preparation and dissemination of costed work plans, terms of reference and other related project documentation.
•Identify technical assistance needs for capacity building and develop sustainable strategies to reform and strengthen the capacity of regional criminal justice systems to prosecute piracy. Facilitate the work of developing tools and manuals under the Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP).
•Organize meetings, trainings, conferences and workshops for law enforcement and prison staff involved in maritime security matters. Identify procurement needs (goods and services) and support the full procurement cycle of the various options.
•Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources, relevant for project implementation. Prepare various written outputs, e.g. briefing notes for senior management, sections of UN/UNODC reports such as UNODC Annual Report, contribute to the process of ensuring quality inputs to publications, website and other reports. Conceptualize and prepare substantive and financial reports (monthly financial and quarterly narrative Programme and Financial Information Management System (ProFi) reports, semi-annual and annual project progress reports).
•Support and guide external consultants, interact with government officials and other parties to ensure smooth programme implementation. Provide substantive support to the Senior Programme Officer heading the GMCP in liaising effectively with donors, development partners and other stakeholders. Make project achievements known and identify areas of new assistance.
•Perform any other work related duties as required/assigned.
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: TemporaryJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: NairobiArea of work
: Project, program managementSeniority
: Expert (non-managerial)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 5 yearsRequired skills
: Project management; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Technical support; Project preparation and planning; Project implementation; Research planning; Event managementRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)