Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
This position is located in the Global Programme against Money Laundering(GPML) of the Cybercrime and Anti-Money Laundering Section (CMLS), Organized Crime and Illicit Trafficking Branch (OCB), Division for Treaty Affairs (DTA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna, Austria. The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the GPML Programme Officer (IFF, AML/CFT), and the overall guidance of the Programme Coordinator heading GPML. The Representative of the Country Office in Afghanistan may act as an Additional Reporting Officer. The incumbent may undertake missions to Afghanistan and other countries as required.
Within assigned authority, the incumbent of the position will perform the following specific duties:
Has understanding and knowledge of the problem of illicit financial flows from crime and terrorism; has knowledge of money laundering and combating terrorism financing (AML/CFT), and proceeds of crime/asset forfeiture legislation, as well as the relevant international instruments and mandates of the UN and UNODC, FATF; has knowledge of recommendations and the mutual evaluation process; and those of the FATF-Style Regional Bodies; is able to assist in the development of professional training materials, including in relation to UNSCR 1267/1988/1373 and the delivery of expert-level training courses; has knowledge of AML/CFT legislation and implementation capacities in general and is able to apply them to the situation of Afghanistan and other countries; has ability to identify and contribute to the solution of problems/issues; shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Planning and Organizing:
Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
An advanced university (Master's degree or equivalent) in the field of law is required. A first-level university degree in combination with additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A first-level university degree and no experience will be accepted for candidates who have passed the Young Professionals Programme Examination (YPP), United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P).
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English, is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is an advantage.