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Published: Aug 30, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Education

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in a relevant health (medicine, psychology, addiction medicine, epidemiology, public health) or a social/developmental (development studies, international development/relations, social science, education) area is required.A first-level university degree in similar fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.A first-level university degree and no experience will be accepted for candidates who have passed the Young Professionals Programme Examination/United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P).

Work Experience

A minimum of two years of progressively responsible professional work experience in project or programme support and development, management, monitoring or related area, or the successful completion of the Young Professionals Programme Examination (YPP) / United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P) is required.

Experience in the field of drug demand reduction, especially in drug dependence treatment and care, is required.

Experience in organizing workshops, conferences, capacity building trainings and other events is desirable.

Work experience in the United Nations system or a similar international organization is desirable.

Work experience in a field environment is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is an asset.


Responsibilities

Education

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in a relevant health (medicine, psychology, addiction medicine, epidemiology, public health) or a social/developmental (development studies, international development/relations, social science, education) area is required.A first-level university degree in similar fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.A first-level university degree and no experience will be accepted for candidates who have passed the Young Professionals Programme Examination/United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P).

Work Experience

A minimum of two years of progressively responsible professional work experience in project or programme support and development, management, monitoring or related area, or the successful completion of the Young Professionals Programme Examination (YPP) / United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P) is required.

Experience in the field of drug demand reduction, especially in drug dependence treatment and care, is required.

Experience in organizing workshops, conferences, capacity building trainings and other events is desirable.

Work experience in the United Nations system or a similar international organization is desirable.

Work experience in a field environment is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is an asset.


• Support the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects; review relevant documents and reports; liaise with relevant parties; ensure follow-up actions;

• Carry out arrangements for the assigned programmes/projects, including preparation of funding requests and briefs, project progress and implementation reports; liaise with regional, national and donor authorities, United Nations agencies and other international and regional organizations;

• Support UNODC efforts to advocate for the recognition of drug use disorders as health-related conditions and the need for evidence-based drug prevention and treatment strategies at global, regional and country levels;

• Contribute to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, briefing notes, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.

• Provide administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings, workshops, conferences, etc., including proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposing participants, preparing background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.

• Support field missions including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc.

• Provide, as appropriate, technical advice to UNODC Field Offices on country and regional programmes;

• Perform consulting assignments for programming in consultation with relevant UNODC field offices and in collaboration with the relevant governmental counterparts;

• Contribute to activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepare related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.);

• Engage with trainers, experts, computer specialists, consultants and other resource persons in their preparations for, and participation in project activities;

• Act as an alternate resource person and /or moderator in workshops, seminars, training courses and meetings;

• Perform other work related duties as required.


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