Counter Narcotics Inter Ministerial Committee (CN IMC) Advisor

  Afghanistan Unspecified 246
Date Posted:Mar 10, 2010
Closing Date:Mar 24, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Government Advisory
Salary Range:60000 - 70000 USD undefined
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

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Job Summary:

Under the overall supervision of the Representative of UNODC Country Office for Afghanistan or his designate, and the general/technical guidance of the Project Coordinator and Director General of Policy and Coordination at MCN, the advisor will:

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for achieving the mandate/benchmarks and objectives of the CN IMC through effective and efficient management and coordination of the ANDS process with MCN, line ministries, other relevant organizations and donors.

2. Coordinate CN IMC high level and technical meetings and act as responsible coordinator for the IMC Secretariat including the preparation and dissemination of minutes.

3. Be the main focal point for the CN IMC Secretariat and ensure to undertake the tasks identified in IMC Terms of References (ToR).

4. Coordinate ANDS process at national and provincial levels and mainstream CN issues in overall development interventions with critical focus on feedback mechanism.

5. Establish and maintain regular contact with CN IMC, ANDS Coordination Team and provide the team with the necessary support and feedback.

6. Attend seminars, workshops and meetings arranged in relations to ANDS and share CN challenges and opportunities issue.

7. Establish and maintain systematic linkages with key ministries, and donors within the CN sector and other organizations trough sustainable coordination and dissemination of CN information. Follow up at national and provincial MCN offices.

8. Facilitate policies that will be discussed in both CN IMC high level and technical level committee meetings.

9. Establish and implement information flow system with the IMCs and the Working Groups (Alternative Livelihoods and Demand Reduction ) with particular focus on CN benchmarks achievements and follow up at the national and provincial MCN offices.

10. Other CN IMC tasks required and requested by MCN’s senior management.

Impact of Results:

• The key results have an impact on the UNODC CN Programmer achieving its objectives. In particular, the key results have an impact on the capacity and operation of the UNODC Counter Narcotics programme.
• Facilitate MCN on mainstreaming national drug control strategy issues in overall development programs issues at the national and regional level.

Job Requirement:


Effective communicator with the ability to liaise with all levels of organizations in order to establish and understand business requirements, the individual should have committed and focused approach to tasks undertaken as the individual will be involved in deliver of data to all external associated consultants.

Corporate Competencies:
• Management skills: Plans, prioritizes, and delivers tasks on time.
• Participates effectively in a team-based, information-sharing environment, collaborating and cooperating with relevant CN stakeholders.
• Analytical skills: Generates ideas and seizes opportunities to support corporate CN strategic objectives and benchmarks.

People Skills:
• Recognizes and responds appropriately to the ideas, interests, and concerns of others.
• Builds trust and engenders morale by displaying open, transparent, and credible behavior.
• Respect individual/cultural differences; utilizes diversity to foster teamwork.
• Ensures others’ understanding of, involvement in, and adaptation to a change process.
Partnering and Networking:
• Initiates and sustains relationships with key constituents (internal /external /bilateral/ public/ private/ NGO).
• Communicates sensitively and effectively across different constituencies.
• Plans and produces quality results to meet established goals.
• Generates innovative, practical solutions to challenging situations.
• Formulates written information clearly and persuasively.
• Shares information openly with co-workers and partners while using discretion to protect confidences.
Job Knowledge and Expertise:
• Demonstrates substantive and technical knowledge to meet responsibilities and post requirements.
• Executes day-to-day tasks systematically and efficiently.
• Uses Information Technology effectively as a tool and resource.
• Is motivated and demonstrates a capacity to pursue personal development and learn.

Qualifications and Selection Criteria

1. Minimum a bachelor’s degree in public administration, economics, business, engineering or any relevant field with working skills in policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation preferably in a post conflict country. A Master’s degree will be preferable.
2. At least 4 years of relevant professional experience in operational, economic, social, and technical aspects of assistance to Afghanistan and/ or project/program preparation, appraisal, management, administration and evaluation.
3. ANDS experience in Afghanistan’s CN sector level strategy formulation/implementation or related CN policy dialogue is desirable.
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, Dari and Pashto.
5. Experience working with Afghanistan’s line ministries and donor community.

General conditions of the contract

Fee: Pay rate per day depends upon professional experience and Human Resources rules and guidelines.
DSA: N/A (only paid when official travel outside the duty station is required).
Work Week and Leave: fee paid based on six day work weeks (Sat-Thu); no vacation or leave time paid but time off available.

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