Job Opening

Posting Title: Associate Programme Officer (Civil Society), P2
Job Code Title: ASSOCIATE CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICER
Department/Office: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Duty Station: VIENNA
Posting Period: 29 October 2021 - 27 November 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-Drug Control and Crime Prevent-UNODC-166359-R-Vienna (E)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the UNODC Civil Society Team (CST), Office of the Director (OD), operating under the Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs (DPA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) with duty station in Vienna (Austria). The Associate Programme Officer will work under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Civil Society Team. The work will be carried out in close coordination with the relevant substantive units at headquarters, as well as relevant field offices.

For more information on UNODC, please visit www.unodc.org.

Responsibilities

Within assigned authority, the Associate Programme Officer will be responsible for the following specific tasks:

• Assist in the development and implementation of projects and activities under the GLOU68 programme (Partnership and Engagement with Non-Governmental Stakeholders on Anti-Corruption, Drugs, and Crime Prevention), promoting UNODC interaction and engagement with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under UNODC mandate areas, primarily focused on crime prevention and anti-corruption.

• Assist in the GLOU68 project finance and grant management, including budget planning and expenditures tracking in the in-house SAP (UMOJA) management system.

• Build-up and maintain the GLOU68 project in the newly introduced Integrated Planning, Management and Reporting (IPMR) system.

• Support the development of the UNODC Stakeholder Engage Approach and its roll out to selected UNODC field offices.

• Plan and organize civil society capacity building workshops on the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and their Review Mechanisms, and presentations on stakeholder engagement globally, as well as ensure adequate follow-up.

• Assist in the liaison and coordination with UNODC substantive units and field offices, other UN entities, and other regional organizations, as well as donors and implementing partners such as
NGO umbrella partners and beneficiaries.

• Support CSOs' participation in, and contribution during, intergovernmental meetings and events in the areas related to crime and corruption.

• Conduct research on civil society, private sector and academia engagement in the areas of crime prevention and anti-corruption.

• Undertake field missions and perform any other work-related duties as required/assigned.

Competencies

•Professionalism: Has knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to crime prevention and anti-corruption, especially in relation to the implementation of the UNCAC and its review mechanism. Has knowledge of the mandates of UNODC as well as specific knowledge on the work of UNODC with civil society. Has ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Has the ability to assist with data collection using various methods. Has conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, such as electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Has the ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work 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.

•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 and 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.

Education

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in international relations, political science, or public administration. 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 relevant work experience in project/programme management or administration within the area of anti-corruption, 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 and knowledge of working with NGOs on anti-corruption and/or organized crime is desirable.

Working experience in an ERP-based system is desirable.

Working experience with SAP systems is desirable.

Experience working with public councils is desirable.

Experience in an international organization and/or the United Nations is desirable.

Languages

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

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise and a competency-based interview.

Special Notice

This is a project post. 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.

At the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Vienna is classified in the H category (family duty station).

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

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