Consultancies and Opportunities

Employment opportunities and consultancies at UNODC generally work on a project-by-project basis. As and when positions arise, UNODC Southern Africa will post these below and invite suitable applicants to apply. All vacancies are also advertised in the national and local newspapers of the applicable country/ies.

Unfortunately due to the nature of each project being highly different, as well as sporadic implementation dates, UNODC Southern Africa cannot accept unsolicited CV's.

General UN opportunities can be viewed through the global portal by going to


National Institutional Consultancy - Development of Namibia Correctional Service (NCS) Health Strategic Plan and Policy

UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa is currently soliciting proposals from qualified institutions to develop a 5 year health strategic plan and policy for the Namibian Correctional Service. The strategic plan and policy will cover communicable and non-communicable diseases, with a focus on HIV and AIDS, TB, STIs and Hepatitis.

Interested Candidates can download the full Request for Proposal and Terms of Reference for the consultancy for further details.

Deadline for Applications: 28 July 2014

Individual Consultant - Rapid Assessment and Response on HIV and Drug Use in Namibia

UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa is requesting proposals from individual consultants to assess, describe and analyse the drug use and HIV vulnerability risks among women who inject drugs in selected towns of Namibia.

Interested candidates can download the full Terms of Reference, Personal History Form and IC Terms and Conditions below:

Deadline for applications:     20 June 2014




The individual consultant is expected to produce an analytical report assessing the level of opiate trade in the region, with a specific focus on heroin consumption, trafficking routes and flows (including volume) and precursor trafficking. The report will also include information on the nature and the extent of the involvement of organized crime in the opiate trade and links to illicit trade in other forms of narcotic drugs