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 UN Youth Volunteer - Data Collection and Management Officer, South Africa

UNODC is requesting applications for the position of National UN Youth Volunteer - Data Collection and Management Officer for the regional project on "Capacity Building for Member States on the ratification and implementation of the UN Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime". The position is based in Pretoria, South Africa. Interested individuals are requested to download the full Terms of Reference below.

Further details on the UN Volunteer Programme can be found here.

Deadline for Applications:   10 May, 2015



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