The UNODC Country Office for Pakistan (COPAK) is tasked with assisting Pakistan through its recently developed Country Programme II (2017-19, with a focus on needs related to illicit trafficking and border management, criminal justice and drug demand reduction and HIV/AIDS. According to the “ Drug Use in Pakistan 2013 Report” , published jointly by the Ministry of Narcotics Control, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and UNODC, indicates that “a substantial proportion of Pakistan’s population aged 15 to 64 suffer from the devastating consequences of substance abuse.” It is estimated that about six per cent (or 6.7 million) of adults (25-39 years in the majority) have used drugs in the previous year.
In the context of implementation of the CPII, there is a large number of Drug Demand Reduction related training activities to be handled and prepared. To address the sub-programme’s need for expert support in the area of DDR related training coordination, the office requires the services of a Training Coordination Associate.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Social Sciences or Economics
- At least 6 years of professional experience with 4 years of training relevant experience.
- Experience in organizing trainings/workshops at International and National levels.
- Fluency in speaking English and national language.
- Proficiency in the use of information technology (word processing, spreadsheets and data management). Must know how to use MS Access.
- Having good knowledge of the UN management system at the field level will be an asset.