Project Officer – P02

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Project Officer – P02

Grade: P02
Type of Appointment: Series A – Short Term
Duration of Contract: 12 months
Secretary/Department/Off.: The Department against Transnational Organized Crime
Announcement Number: EO/11/24
Duty Station: US – Washington D.C.
Job Family: Democracy and Governance
Job Category: Professionals and Higher Categories
Recruitment Type: External
Employment Schedule: Full time
Publication Date: 5/15/24
Closing Date: 5/29/24
# of Openings: 1
Annual Basic Salary (net of taxes):
Basic Salary: US$ 50,377
Annual Post Adjustment (net of taxes):
Post Adjustment: US$ 35,365


Duties and responsibilities:

This is an analytical-type, professional position designed to coordinate various aspects of a project and/or activities in the fulfillment of the mission of its designated Department/Secretariat and is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities. (NOTE: these responsibilities and expected results are standardized, and are not necessarily performed by all staff members sharing this job title):

– Support the DTOC Director and Technical Specialist in the coordination and implementation of programs, projects and activities related to combating transnational organized crime (TOC) and anti-money laundering (AML), at the national, sub-regional and hemispheric levels.

– Research, compile and synthesize information in support of the project development and strengthening of relations with Member States, external donors, and key institutions and organizations, and dialogue promotion, including but not limited to: coordinating or overseeing the organization of meetings, conferences, presentations, events and seminars; following-up on the development of joint activities at the local and regional levels, and networking activities.

– Analyze related trends and events affecting the situation in the hemisphere, recommending actions, drafting talking points and speeches, and participating in the elaboration and reviewing of reports and publications on applicable subject matters, and their dissemination among scholars, practitioners and other interested parties.

– Participate in the formulation and execution of projects, activities and initiatives for the organization of fact-finding, needs assessment, and advisory services to countries and regions, working closely with external donors.

– Monitor the execution of project-specific activities and corresponding budget, following-up on administrative and financial actions in liaison with appropriate staff members and consultants, including but not limited to hiring human resources, purchasing equipment and supplies, travel, etc.

– Support and participate in various department-specific initiatives and dialogue promotion as related to the area of work, including drafting, reviewing, and editing for consistency and language, correspondence, reports, cooperation agreements, proposals and joint proposals, budgets, financial reports, work plans, and documents and publications.

– Manage, update, and validate databases containing information on the activities of the DTOC, including all aspects of project-specific activities, producing reports and summaries on a regular or ad hoc basis, and preparing analysis on regional issues.

– Provide support in the planning, fundraising, implementation and evaluation of missions, programs, projects, and activities at the Headquarters and in the field, including participating in training seminars on combating TOC and other programs.

– Perform other related duties as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others.




– Essential: First University Degree (Bachelor’s) in international relations, political science, security studies law, business administration, economics or related fields and 4 years of experience in similar positions including project management at the national and/or international level OR Advanced University Degree (Master’s) in one of the fields listed above and 2 years of relevant experience

– Desirable: Experience or knowledge of the OAS mandate and priorities as related to the area of work. Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of the Hemisphere, its political and/or diplomatic framework.




Ability to effectively work using Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook, Word, and Excel), and other software applicable to the area of work.



  • Essential – Proficient in at least two of the official languages of the OAS (read, write and communicate).
  • Desirable – Working knowledge of other two OAS official languages.



Client Orientation, Knowledge Sharing, Teamwork, Interpersonal Skills, Managing and Coaching Staff, Strategic Planning, Encouraging Innovation, and Decision Making/Judgment. Ability to clearly communicate in the languages required for the post.


The GS/OAS embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. Thus, the GS/OAS, in accordance with its rules and regulations, is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, achieving a diverse staff, and will take into account a wide geographic representation, as well as gender equity and equality, in the selection of candidates.

Please note that the mandatory retirement age for staff members at the General Secretariat of the OAS is 65 years.



– Compensation:
Professional Category: Remuneration = Basic Salary + Post Adjustment
Net of taxes for non-US citizens

US citizens tax reimbursement: US Citizens are reimbursed for most taxes paid on OAS remuneration.

– Paid Annual Leave: 21 days from 1st year. Increase to 30 days within 5 years.

– Sick Leave and Parental Leave.

– Health Insurance: OAS pays 2/3 of premium.

– Pension and Savings Plans: In addition to salary, OAS contributes 14% of pensionable remuneration to a Retirement and Pension Plan. Staff contribute 7%.

– Additional benefits (dependent on contract type): Mobilization allowance, repatriation grant, language allowance home leave travel, dependency allowance, life insurance.



Washington DC, United States
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