This post is located in the Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Section (HTMSS), Organized Crime and Illicit Trafficking Branch (OCB), Division for Treaty Affairs (DTA). The incumbent will report to the Project Coordinator, GLO.ACT Asia and the Middle East, as First Reporting Officer and to the Chief of HTMSS as Second Reporting Officer.
Within assigned authority, the Programme Management Officer will coordinate the implementation of the EU-funded “Global Action to prevent and address trafficking in persons and the smuggling of migrants-Asia and the Middle East” covering Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq and Pakistan. The incumbent will work closely with the Project Coordinator, GLO.ACT Asia and Middle East, HTMSS and designated senior staff. The position may require significant travel (20%). The incumbent will perform the following specific duties:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, political science, international relations, 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.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is an advantage.