The UNODC is looking for a Programme Officer at Kampala!

This position is located in the Programme Office in Uganda (POUGA) with duty station in Kampala, under the Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA), Division for Operations (DO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The incumbent will work under the overall guidance of the ROEA Representative and the direct supervision of the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer (Violent Extremism in Prisons) in the Programme Office in Uganda (POUGA) and in close cooperation with relevant colleagues in the Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA) and in the Justice Section (JS) of UNODC headquarters.


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Organization: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. Established in 1997 through a merger between the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention, UNODC operates in all regions of the world through an extensive network of field offices. UNODC relies on voluntary contributions, mainly from Governments, for 90 per cent of its budget.


Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Open To: not specified


Timeframe:  not specified


Deadline: September 24, 2019


Job description

Within assigned authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Work with key clients to facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects; coordinate substantive, administrative, financial and programme activities on a daily basis ensuring timely completion and compliance with UN rules and regulations.
  • Provide substantive and technical expertise for the implementation and assessment of the programme including collection and compilation of relevant background information and statistic data.
  • Undertake all necessary measures for planning and implementation of the strategies and activities as outlined in the joint UN programme on strengthening the management of violent extremist prisoners.
  • Provide support in monitoring all aspects of programme implementation and identify challenges and propose corrective actions to the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer to expedite implementation.
  • Draft detailed work plans, accompanying budgets and budget revisions for all activities.
  • Prepare monthly/semiannual/annual progress reports on programme implementation, as well as summary of achievements report and donor reports.



An advanced university degree in law, political or social science, criminal justice, criminology, international relations, or public administration 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.


Wage/Fees: not specified


Application process: The applicant should fill the form online


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Contact Information: 

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