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Event Management Associate
Criminal Justice Project
Service Contract (SC)
Business, Social or Political Science, International Relations
5 Years(• A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Legal or Political Science, Economics or Public Administration, plus at least 5 years of relevant experience in Pakistan.)
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Office for Pakistan (COPAK) is tasked with assisting Pakistan through its Country Programme (CP) 2010-14 with a focus on needs related to illicit trafficking and border management, criminal justice and drug demand reduction and HIV/AIDS. COPAK has developed a programme of actions that include outcomes in Border Management, Criminal Justice and Drug Demand Reduction. Across all outcomes, a series of activities including training, providing equipment, study tours, compiling data on trends and monitoring and evaluation must be managed. COPAK requires the services of Event Management Associate to support the implementation of events scheduled under the Country Programme.Assignment Objectives
To manage the implementation of events of the COPAK Country Programme. As part of the assignment the Associate is expected to deliver high quality products and ensure that budgets and plans are maintained.
The Event Management Associate will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:
Liaise between COPAK and the Government of Pakistan as the focal point assigned to events,
Implement, monitor and report on events in the Country Programme as determined by the annual plan,
Provide advice to COPAK on implementation of activities and best approaches to address event management, and
Maintain all official database and repositories of information related to work.Planning and Implementation Arrangements
The Associate will be based in the Country Office for Pakistan and report the SP II Criminal Justice Advisor.
Payment Schedule and Rate
The Officer will be issued an SC contract in accordance with United Nations rules and procedures. Payment scale will be determined by UNDP recommended rates for service contract holders.
A Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Legal or Political Science, Economics or Public Administration, plus at least 5 years of relevant experience in Pakistan.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Previous experience in event management and consulting.
Strong technical skills in database management and desktop publishing.
Ability to interact effectively with high level government counterparts, national and International professionals.
Previous experience with the UN or a UN agency is an asset.
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.