Fresh Vacancy at UNDP

Company Description
United Nations Development Programme UNDP helps developing countries attract and use aid effectively. In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights, capacity development and the empowerment of women.

Job Title: Research Specialist

Job Description
The incumbent will be responsible for the implementation of drug use, criminal justice and corruption surveys, the development of a system to monitor cannabis production, and the collection of drug and crime, including criminal justice related, administrative statistics.  S/he will be responsible for the daily management and central coordination of data collection activities. Within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
Lead, coordinate and monitor the implementation of surveys through all projects, and, in particular, design and implement population-based surveys on drug use, corruption, criminal justice and remote sensing surveys to monitor current trends in these areas with national partners;
Interact with senior managers from national counterparts to ensure their cooperation in the implementation of the surveys and their smooth operations;
Coordinate and participate in the designing of technical assistance programmes/projects for the development or strengthening of national monitoring systems for drug use, corruption and criminal justice, including the implementation of surveys;
Prepare and manage a consolidated plan of activities related to data collection in the field of crime and drugs, including illicit crop monitoring as well population-based surveys, in close collaboration with relevant national counterparts;
Plan, coordinate, supervise and provide expertise for the conduct and implementation of data collection activities and surveys including  corruption, drug use, criminal justice and cannabis surveys in collaboration with national counterparts;
In coordination with the Project Coordinators, plan and supervise all baseline studies foreseen under the three projects;
Monitor and analyse the development and implementation of activities under all projects related to data collection and reporting; coordinate and review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and initiate corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; and ensure follow-up actions;

Coordinate and supervise activities related to budget funding as related to data collection through all three projects programme, project preparation and submission, progress reports, financial statements, etc and prepare related documents, reports, pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc

Job Qualification

Job Experience
7 years

Job Location 

Job Category
Administration, Secretarial

Method of Application

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