Director, Regional and International Cooperation

  Ministry of Counter Norcotics
  Afghanistan Unspecified 258
Date Posted:Oct 31, 2010
Closing Date:Nov 12, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
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About Ministry of Counter Norcotics:


Job Summary:

The Director, Regional and International Cooperation has the overall responsibility of Planning, organizing, coordinating, leading and controlling of all the activities related to the regional and International Cooperation in terms of counter narcotics.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Within six weeks of joining he/she shall develop an action plan for revamping the system in accordance with rules and regulations for better quality services delivery and also a work plan in agreement with his supervisor (Minister or Deputy Minister).

2. Prepare or provide effective advice on development of policies and programs according to the vision, mission and the strategy of the Ministry of Counter Narcotics in order to counter cultivation, production, import, export, use and traffic of narcotics.

3. Establish sustainable working relations with the Ministry of Foreign affairs and with other counter narcotics departments in neighboring countries, countries of the region and countries of the world, foreign embassies and international associations in Afghanistan in order to provide coordination in terms of counter narcotics.

4. Prepare and develop projects and programs to attract support from donors to develop counter narcotics programs in related provinces.

5. Perform secretarial duties of the Regional and International Cooperation’s working group; conducting and facilitating national and international meetings, circulating the agenda before meeting is conducted, record minutes of the meetings and distribute them officially to all stakeholders; monitor the process of to obtain the desired end results.

6. Cooperate and coordinate with the Ministry of foreign affairs in terms of conducting discussions, negotiating and implementing bilateral and multilateral cooperative agreements, covenants, conventions and treaties related to counter narcotics.

7. Coordinate with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to represent MCN meetings, conferences, seminars and events related to counter narcotics inside and out side the country as well as preparing the agenda and meetings minutes in such type of meetings and events.

8. Manage the activities of relevant staff of counter narcotics (B.L.O) in neighboring and countries of the region.

9. Facilitate and improve contacts and communication with other line governmental and non-governmental counterparts in other countries through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Afghanistan Diplomatic Missions to improve relations and build strong coordination, share experience and adopt their practical experience in the field of counter narcotics.

10. Lead, control, monitor and evaluate the performances of subordinates, identify, prepare and suggest budget requirements in accordance with annual plan.

11. Ensure that he/she transfers knowledge and skills to other individuals and working teams in an effective regular manner in order to improve technical ability, motivation and confidence

Result Expected:

1. Development and implementation of the action plan.
2. A number of procedures, programs, policies, and projects are developed to counter narcotics’ cultivation, traffic, use, and production.
3. Existence of a comprehensive future plan for ministry’s programs.
4. Existence of organized reporting and filing systems.

5. National, International, and Regional cooperation, communication and coordination are improved.

6. An effective mechanism for sustainable transfer of capacity is developed within the department.

Reporting Obligation:

The Director, Regional and International Cooperation will report to the Deputy Minister or Minister.

Job Requirement:

Minimum Requirements:

1. A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, International Relations, Economics, Political Sciences or any other related fields with 3 years of relevant experience.
2. Bachelor degree in the mentioned subjects with 5 years relevant experience.
3. Have good Communication skills both written and verbal in Dari or Pashto and English languages.
4. Computer skills in MS. Office are required.

Desirable attributes:
1. Recognized professional trainings in international relations, international laws, policy formulation, project development, and planning.
2. Working experience in projects related to national, regional and international cooperation, bilateral and multilateral agreements.
3. Understanding regional, national, and international laws and regulation related to counter narcotics.
4. Good experience in policy formulation, strategic communication, planning and project design.

Notice of revision:

These terms of reference may be revised subject to operational needs.

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