Assistant Programme Management Officer, Noa (Temporary Job Opening)

Assistant Programme Management Officer, Noa (Temporary Job Opening)

United Nations

Assistant Programme Management Officer, Noa (Temporary Job Opening)

Details of the offer

This position is located in the Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA) in Nairobi (Kenya), Division for Operations (DO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The Assistant Programme Officer will work under the overall supervision (Second Reporting Officer) of the Regional Representative of the Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA), the direct supervision of the UNODC Anti-Corruption Adviser for Eastern Africa at ROEA, as First Reporting Officer, and the substantive technical and operational supervisory guidance of the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer (Anti-Corruption) of the Implementation Support Section (ISS)/CEB/DTA at UNODC headquarters in Vienna, as Additional Reporting Officer.
EducationA first-level university degree in law, international development, business administration, management, or other relevant field is required.

Work Experience

A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience, including experience in managing programme/project activities, is required.

Work experience in project management, in particular development assistance projects, including planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation is required.

Work experience in an international Organization or within the United Nations system is desirable.

Work experience on anti-corruption work in Africa is desirable.


Within assigned authority, the Assistant Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:•Provide assistance and support to the coordination of work with the Government of Kenya, private sector entities and academic institution in Kenya to facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitor and analyze specific aspects of programme/project development and implementation; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and recommend corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; identify and track follow-up actions.

•Provide support and assistance for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends, participate in evaluations or research activities and studies.

•Carry out basic research and analysis and present information gathered from diverse sources in order to keep abreast and maintain a knowledge based on emerging issues related to the Global Integrity Education Project in Kenya.

•Assist in performing various assignments, in collaboration with the national counterparts, by planning and facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan that the national counterparts will use to manage the change.

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

•Provide administrative support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, to include proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposed participants, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.

•Assist in undertaking outreach activities; participate in the development of training workshops, seminars; participate in and make presentations on assigned topics/activities.

•Participate in field missions, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection.

•Assist and participate in the recruitment for the programme; draft Terms of Reference, prepare short-lists, prepare written and oral questions; assist in guiding programme personnel towards the achievement of the programme’s objectives.

•Assist in and support the coordination of activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and preparation of related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).

•Ensure that operations, finance management, procurements, logistics, liaison and communication activities assigned to the programme are conducted according to UNODC standards and procedures.

•Perform other work-related duties, as required.

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 2 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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