- Post-graduate University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, international law, criminal investigation, police studies or related fields is required. A first-level University degree in combination with ten (10) additional years of relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of a post-graduate University degree.
- A minimum of 5 years of progressive relevant experience in project implementation and management is required, especially in planning/implementation of capacity building activities targeting the law enforcement and criminal justice entities in Nigeria. Evidence-based experience in results-based management, project monitoring, reporting and evaluation is required. Good knowledge of UNODC mandate and work would be an added advantage. Relevant work experience in the United Nations System and/or the justice system in Nigeria would be an asset.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English (both spoken and written) is required; knowledge of other UN official languages is an asset.
United Nations Considerations
The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicant's bank accounts.
The UN is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.