Programme Officer (Global Maritime Crime Programme, South-East Asia and Pacific Ocean), P3

Programme Officer (Global Maritime Crime Programme, South-East Asia and Pacific Ocean), P3

UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Manila, Philippines

Org. Setting and Reporting

The post is located in the Programme Office in the Philippines (POPHIL) with duty station Manila. POPHIL falls under the Regional Office for South-East Asia and the Pacific (ROSEAP), in Bangkok, Thailand, Division for Operations (DO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The incumbent will work under the overall management of the UNODC Representative for South-East Asia and the Pacific (ROSEAP), the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator of the Global Maritime Crime Programme (Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean) and in coordination with the Senior Programme Officer heading the Global Maritime Crime Programme.

Responsibilities

Within the assigned authority the Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Contribute in planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring the programme activities and strategies under GLOX99 and GLOZ06 of the Global Maritime Crime Programme;
  • Research, analyse and present information gathered from diverse sources, relevant for project implementation related to GLOX99;
  • Liaise and provide substantive support and advice to governments in South-East Asia and the Pacific;
  • Plan and carry out consultative meetings, trainings, conferences and workshops related to preventing and countering organized crime and illicit trafficking, including maritime crime;
  • Assist ROSEAP in providing support and coordination to the South-East Asia and Pacific regions for improved international criminal justice and law enforcement cooperation sub regionally and with other regions;
  • Draft relevant programme documents and workplans on preventing and countering organized crime and illicit trafficking, including maritime crime;
  • Prepare and draft a variety of written outputs on countering organized crime and illicit trafficking, including maritime crime, such as background/working papers, mission reports, briefings/presentations, policy proposals and documents, summary reports etc.;
  • Coordinate and liaise with donor representatives and actively pursue the identification of funding possibilities for the above-described UNODC programme areas in South-East Asia and the Pacific;
  • Participate in conferences and meetings as required, including preparing and delivering presentations;
  • Support the implementation of the Global Maritime Crime Programme (South-East Asia and the Pacific);
  • Coordinate and liaise closely with counterparts and stakeholders on transnational organized crime, including maritime crime matters;
  • Perform other work related duties as required.

Competencies

  • Professionalism: Has knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to crime issues, in particular to countering maritime crime. Has knowledge of policies and practices in international crime prevention, in particular organized crime and illicit trafficking, maritime crime, as well as the other relevant mandates of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Has knowledge of criminal justice, law enforcement with very good research and analytical skills. Is able to identify and contribute to the solution of problems/issues. Has knowledge of various research methodologies and sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Has good analytical, planning, and organizational skills. 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.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

Education

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, criminology, social sciences, police administration, business or public administration or relevant social or political area with adequate focus on international maritime affairs, international security policy, criminal justice and/or law enforcement issues, 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.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in national and/or international project management, administration or related area, with focus on crime, maritime crime and/or terrorism prevention, law enforcement, prosecution, criminal justice, international relations or related area, is required. Working experience within the United Nations system or a similar international organization 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 official United Nations language is an advantage.

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