This position is located in the Office of the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (OCT) at Headquarters in New York. The Programme Officer reports to the Senior Programme Officer.
The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (OCT) was established by the General Assembly in June 2017. The Office has five main functions: (a) provide leadership on the General Assembly counter-terrorism mandates across the United Nations System; (b) enhance coordination and coherence across the 38 Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force entities to ensure the balanced implementation of the four pillars of the Strategy; (c) strengthen the delivery of United Nations counter-terrorism capacity-building assistance to Member States; (d) improve visibility, advocacy and resource mobilization for United Nations counter-terrorism efforts; and (e) ensure that due priority is given to counter-terrorism across the United Nations System and that the important work on preventing violent extremism is firmly rooted in the Strategy.
Within delegated authority, the Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Supports the Office in the production of the Office’s Multi-Year Appeal and in the coordination with the entities of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact (UNGCTCC), including the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED).