Program Management jobs at UN, Turin, Italy
Position: Program Management Officer at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute
Roles and responsibilities
The position holder will be responsible for the implementation of the CBRN activities in particular of the projects related to the trafficking of radiological and nuclear material.
In particular, s/he will do the following things
- in the establishment, implementation, and evaluation of projects on countering the trafficking of radiological and nuclear material, including the project “Enhancing capacities to prevent the trafficking of radiological and nuclear material in the Middle East”;
- Review relevant documents and reports and identify problems and issues to be addressed and initiates corrective actions. Also, liaise with relevant partners and donors; ensure follow-up actions.
- Perform consulting assignments, in collaboration with the client, by planning facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions.
- Assist in developing the action plan the client will use to manage the change. Similarly, assist in developing methodologies for the organization of table-top exercises, peer-to-peer workshops, and training sessions.
- Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources; prepare various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
- Provide substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., through proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
- Undertakes outreach activities as well as to conduct training workshops, seminars, etc.; make presentations to enhance the visibility of the project. Also, participate in or lead field missions.
- Coordinate activities related to budget and funding (program/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.). Also, prepare related documents/reports (pledging, work program, program budget, etc.).
- Furthermore, perform other work-related duties as required.
- Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in criminology, law, international relations, political science or other relevant disciplines. Specialization in aspects of international crime and justice issues is mandatory.
- In addition to that, A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in program or project management in crime prevention, international security or a similar field.
- Similarly, experience in the area of CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) risk mitigation.
- Previous experience within the United Nations system or a similar large international organization is highly desirable.
- Strong planning and organizing skills. Also, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Fluency in the English language. However, knowledge of another United Nations official language is desirable.