Project Officer (Anti-Corruption/ Drugs And Organized Crime/ Anti-Human Trafficking And Migrant Smuggling) in Abuja, Nigeria

at The United Nations

Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description


Within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties in the special functional areas as assigned:

Plan, organize, manage, coordinate, implement and monitor a project, or assigned project component, in the areas of anti-corruption, action against drugs and related organized crime, or anti-human trafficking and migrant smuggling, or research in these fields, in accordance with the UNODC project documents / revisions and donor funding agreements, in compliance with United Nations rules and regulations, and UNODC programme management standards;

Manage, or contribute to, the establishment and maintenance of annual project costed workplans and frequent achievement and progress reports, produced in line with  UNODC and donor standards and practices;

Manage reporting, monitoring and evaluation functions carried out under specific project or assigned component;

Carry out programmatic and administrative tasks to achieve project results contained in the project logframe and provide results-based substantive and financial reports against set achievement indicators and financial targets;

Provide specialized substantive expertise in one of the areas mentioned above and support efforts of relevant stakeholders in Nigeria in that field;

Coordinate policy development, including review and analysis of issues and trends, preparations of impact evaluation or equivalent studies etc.;

Coordinate legislation reviews, assessments, preparation of evaluations or research activities and studies, and direct project assistance to national bodies;

Lead and/or participate in complex assessment missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and ensuring completion of deliverables;

Organize trainings, workshops, seminars and meetings manage the dissemination of public information materials;

Liaise effectively with counterparts, development partners and other stakeholders with a view to facilitating the delivery of technical cooperation inputs to Nigerian authorities while avoiding overlap and duplication with the actions of other assistance providers; make project achievements known and identify areas of new assistance;

Monitor expenditures and utilization of funds related to a project or assigned component; ensure compliance with United Nations financial rules and regulations and initiate project and/or budget revisions as required.

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