Professionalism: Has knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to programme/project development, management and technical cooperation. Has knowledge of the mandates of UNODC. Has ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Has conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis. Is able to formulate options, arrive at conclusions and make sound recommendations. Is able to mobilize external partners and stakeholders. Has ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work, coordinate the work of others and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Planning & Organizing:
Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, management, economics, social science, criminology, business administration or other relevant social or political 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 minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in programme/project management, including in handling technical assistance programmes is required. Experience in project formulation, implementation and monitoring, and exposure to international development cooperation is required. Work experience with the United Nations system or similar international organization is highly desirable. Experience with and a broad understanding of the situation in developing, transitional or post-conflict countries is highly desirable. Experience with SAP based information technology infrastructure (such as UMOJA) is highly desirable.