Description de l'offre
Posting Title: Programme Coordinator (AIRCOP)
Job Code Title: PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER
Department/Office: UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME
Duty Station: DAKAR
Posting Period: 28 December 2016 - 26 January 2017
Job Opening Number: 16-Programme Management-UNODC-71432-R-Dakar (E)
Staffing Exercise N/A
Special Notice :
This position is a project-funded. Filling of this position is subject to funding availability and the initial appointment will be for a period of one year. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds. Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary- General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.
Org. Setting and Reporting :
The position is located within the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Office for West and Central Africa (ROSEN) in Dakar, Senegal. Under the overall guidance of the Regional Representative for West and Central Africa and the technical guidance of the Senior Law enforcement Expert (Head of the Organized Crime, Illicit Trafficking and Terrorism Team), all based in Dakar, the Programme Coordinator will be in charge of coordinating all the segments of the project “Establishment of real-time operational communication between international airports in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa” (AIRCOP).
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The Programme Coordinator will serve as the lead of the AIRCOP project, which currently covers Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa and as focal point vis-à-vis other UNODC Sections and Field Offices, as well as external actors. The incumbent will liaise closely at strategic level with the UNODC Regional Offices concerned as well as relevant Branches and Sections at the UNODC headquarters in Vienna, as well as with Interpol, the World Customs Organization (WCO), and donors.
Within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following specific tasks:
•Guide and coordinate the AIRCOP Project Teams in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Middle East and North Africa, composed of two international Law Enforcement Experts, one Regional Project Officer, Consultants and Assistants.
•Act as coordinator for the AIRCOP project; monitor and analyse the development and implementation of the programme; consolidate annual detailed work-plans including estimated budget and attribution of responsibilities; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and initiate corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; ensure follow-up actions; contribute to fundraising activities.
•Prepare all correspondence linked to the implementation of the project and follow up on them; organize and prepare a variety of written outputs, such as background papers, correspondence with governments, working papers, mission reports, analyses, briefings, presentations, enforcement strategies, policy proposals and documents, studies, summary reports, manuals, toolkits, guides etc. Prepare/review and analyse relevant issues and trends required by the implementation of the project, notably for Project Steering Committees. Prepare/review/consolidate all narrative reports due within the implementation of AIRCOP.
•Liaise with relevant regional and international counterparts at strategic level with a view to facilitate the delivery of UNDOC technical cooperation within the framework of AIRCOP and avoid duplication and overlapping of activities. Liaise with the implementing partners and the donors to ensure the smooth implementation of the project, especially with regards to their input to the project steering and decision-making body. In coordination with the other AIRCOP regional Programme Officers, liaise with the national authorities regarding the creation of Joint Airport Interdiction Task Forces at the international airports covered by the project.
•Participate in the recruitment of personnel for ROSEN and its Programme Offices by participating in panel interviews, by evaluating candidates' applications and qualifications, by drafting/finalizing substantive recommendations and reports for submission to Human Resources Management Service (HRMS) and/or Central Review bodies, by drafting terms of reference/job descriptions, etc.
•Lead UNODC fund-raising efforts to further expand AIRCOP to other regions of the world and provide increased support and services to existing project locations by preparing materials, participating in major donor meetings and fundraising missions, building support for cost-sharing contributions from the Governments, identifying other local funding sources for UNODC projects and activities, etc. Monitor all expenditures linked to the project and prepare/review financial reports in line with UNODC and EU standards and requirements.
•Consolidate annual detailed work plans including estimated budget and attribution of responsibilities. Oversee the implementation of the logistical aspects of all activities of the project in the three regions covered;
•When required, represent UNODC at relevant regional or international events in matters related to AIRCOP.
•Perform other work related duties as required.
•Professionalism: . Has good knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to strategy development, project and staff management, fundraising, and law enforcement. Has solid knowledge and understanding of the mandates of UNODC and UN mandates. Is able to identify issues, analyse and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Is able to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plans own work and manages 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.
•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.
•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.
•Leadership: Serves as a role model that other people want to follow: empowers others to translate vision into results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; does not accept the status quo; shows the courage to take unpopular stands. Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work; demonstrates knowledge of strategies and commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing.
•Judgment/Decision-making: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary.
An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in international relations, law, business administration, management or a related field 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 seven years of progressively responsible work experience in project or programme management, administration, monitoring and evaluation at the national or international level, is required. Experience in donors’ relations and fund raising mechanisms is also required. Work experience in a United Nations field mission is desirable. Work experience in technical cooperation projects and programmes in areas of crime prevention, corruption and counter terrorism is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English and French is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage, particularly Spanish. Working knowledge of Portuguese is an asset.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.