Drug Control Officer, P3 at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Abuja, Nigeria

Job Title: Drug Control Officer, P3
Job Opening Number: 20-Drug Control and Crime Prevent-UNODC-141082-R-Abuja (E)
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in international relations, international crime prevention, international criminal justice administration, law or regulatory enforcement, public administration or related 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.
Work Experience:

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional work experience, including at the international level, in government or private sector positions in areas related to drug or precursors control, law or regulatory enforcement, international relations or related field is required.
Experience with the United Nations system or similar international organizations is desirable.
Work experience with relevant international or law or regulatory enforcement agencies is desirable.
Work experience in training officers in law or regulatory enforcement, drug or precursor control, or related field at the international level is desirable.
Proven work experience in developing countries is desirable.
Experience with relevant specialized software (Adobe Creative Suite, desktop or web publishing, social media tools, graphic design or related web-applications) is desirable.
Work experience with relevant industries, such as the pharmaceutical/ chemical; internet/e-commerce; or the express mail/ courier services at the international level is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English and French is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is an advantage.

Application Closing Date: 3rd November 2020.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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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 the 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.
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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.
Abuja is classified in the C category (family duty station).
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