TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR TOKTEN VOLUNTEER,
(TOKTEN Advisor on Criminal Justice Statistical Information System Management &
A. Background information:
The Minister of Interior is committed to the implementation of the functions and tasks
stated in the Transitional Constitution (2005). These include: preservation of the security
of the homeland and the citizens, protection of property, money and the national economy,
protecting unattended, lost, seized or confiscated property, prevention of crime and
detection of committed crimes, drug control, organizing and regulating the issuance of
arms and ammunition permits and licenses, undertaking the work of passports,
immigration, nationality and the civil register, combating trafficking, protection of public and
private utilities from risks and disasters, management of prisons, undertaking the work of
customs civil protection, preserving the public order, organizing traffic, implementation of
verdicts and any legal decisions of a competent authority, disaster management and
prevention, among other function of the ministry.
A new (centralized) department for Statistics will be established within the Ministry to deal
with data on criminal justice system and other statistical information related to various
functions of the Ministry. The main objective of this new department is to enhance proper
management of law and order in Sudan.
B. Sudan National organisation for placement of TOKTEN Volunteer:
1. Organisation requesting TOKTEN Volunteer: Ministry of Interior
2. Duty Station: Khartoum , Sudan
B. Job Description:
1 Title of TOKTEN Volunteer Post: TOKTEN Advisor on Criminal Justice Statistical Information
System Management & Analysis.
2 Number of TOKTEN Volunteers needed for the post: 1
3 Duration of TOKTEN assignment: 4 weeks
4. Expected starting date of TOKTEN assignment: 2 November 2006
5. Results expected of the TOKTEN assignment: Management system for a new Statistics
Departnemt; capacity built for its concerned staff on data management, analysis, and
utilisation, and support external assistance moblisation efforts of the Department.
7. Description of responsibilities of TOKTEN Volunteer:
Provide technical guidance for establishing a new Statistic Department.
Build capacity of staff of the Statistics Department, and other Directorates of the Ministry of
Interior in data management and utilisation to include: construction of data collection
instruments, and mechanism for data collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination.
Provide technical guidance and buiild capacity of staff on external assistance moblisation.
D. Qualifications and experience required for the TOKTEN assignment:
1. Level of academic qualification and area of specialization: At least a Master Degree in Law,
Statistics, or Police Science with strong background in legal data management.
2. Professional experience: At least 7 years of professional experience in the police with
expertise in legal data management and law-enforcement institutional management.
3. Language skills: Ability to communicate fluently in Arabic and English.
4. Personal Characteristics: Initiative, creative, and willingness share knowledge with other
E. Method of Application:
Access TOKTEN Application Form at http://www.sd.undp.org/projects/tokten.htm. E-mail
completed application form (available in Word Format) to email@example.com, with subject line
reading “TOKTEN Post in Information System Management”. Application closes on 26 October