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Vacancy for Program Officer at the United Nations

Vacancy for Program Officer at the United Nations in Austria

Country: Austria
City: Vienna
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Apply for the Vacancy for Program Officer at the United Nations in Austria. The deadline for the application is 3rd December 2020.


The incumbent will have the following duties

  • Work closely with Member States in Afghanistan and the Middle East, North Africa region (MENA), and other regions as required to develop and deliver technical assistance, mentoring and training to national agencies in areas of illicit financial flows and AML/CFT law enforcement, prosecutions, financial investigations, criminal asset forfeiture, capacity building for financial intelligence units, and cooperation with the private and NGO sectors.
  • Also, participate in awareness-raising and needs assessment activities related to illicit financial flows and AML/CFT, including missions to Member States; review existing legal, regulatory, and law enforcement capacity in States and draft reports with recommended actions, in cooperation with national counterparts, on technical assistance needs in order to assist in their implementation of international standards related to AML/CFT.
  • Likewise, undertake outreach activities; conduct training workshops, seminars, etc. related to illicit financial flows and AML/CFT; make presentations on assigned topics/activities; provide guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties. Specific focuses will include managing training in implementation of sanctions pursuant to UNSCRs 1267,1988 and 1373, and international cooperation in relation to AML/CFT.
  • Additionally, develop and deliver professional development/accreditation systems for AML/CFT practitioners.

Qualifications for Vacancy for Program Officer


An advanced university (Master’s degree or equivalent) in the fields of law or criminology, or related fields of criminal justice, crime prevention and/or law enforcement. Additionally, the organization may accept a first-level university degree in similar fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience in lieu of the advanced university degree. Also, recognized qualification in project management and training delivery is desirable.

Work Experience

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience, including international experience, in civil and/or criminal law including case preparation and advocacy, illicit financial flows, anti-money laundering and the counter-financing of terrorism (AML/CFT)

Experience in development and delivery of AML/CFT training, including in relation to UNSCR 1267, 1988 and 1373

Experience in the development of AML/CFT professional development and accreditation systems

Also, in providing advice and assistance to law enforcement officers and prosecutors on AML/CFT matters

Likewise, in fostering regional and international contacts and cooperation relevant to the effective operation of a country’s AML/CFT/financial regime is required.

Also, working in and delivering AML/CFT capacity building in developing countries, including Afghanistan and the Middle East

Furthermore, in developing and delivering projects in relation to Money and Value Transfer Services is desirable.

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline03 December,2020
Company NameUnited Nations



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