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.

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Individual Consultant - Data Collection and Knowledge Management: Trafficking in Persons in Southern Africa

UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa is requesting proposals from individual consultants to establish data hubs in four (4) countries and a regional database linked to the above mentioned four data hubs, which will be used to facilitate reporting and monitoring of trends for purposes of planning and decision making around trafficking in persons at national and regional level.

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

Deadline for applications:    07 February 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