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 https://jobs.un.org/.

Communications and Visibility Consultant

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Representative and working closely with the Programme Coordinator- Trafficking in Persons (TiP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SoM), the Communications Consultant will be responsible for the development of a Communication and Visibility Strategy for UNODC ROSAF SAMM Project, its initial implementation, as well as to support communication activities of UNODC Regional Office in Southern Africa (ROSAF)  to ensure coherency and broader outreach of communication messages and materials.. P11 form. Terms of Reference

Closing Date for Application: 16 June 2020

Finance Assistant

The post is located in the UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSAF) in Pretoria. The incumbent will work under the overall guidance of the ROSAF Regional Representative and the direct supervision of the ROSAF Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, and in close cooperation with the ROSAF project team and Programme Management Unit. P11 form. Terms of Reference

Closing Date for Application: 15 May 2020

Programme Assistant

The post is located in the UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSAF) in Pretoria. The incumbent will work under the overall guidance of the ROSAF Regional Representative and the direct supervision of the ROSAF Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, and in close cooperation with the ROSAF project team and Programme Management Unit. P11 form. Terms of Reference

 Closing Date for Application: 15 May 2020

National Project Officer (GBV)

This position is located at the UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa in Pretoria, South Africa (ROSAF). The incumbent will work under the overall guidance of the Regional Representative for UNODC ROSAF and direct supervision of the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer and with close collaboration with the ROSAF Programme Management Unit. The National Project Officer will provide substantive technical expertise, guidance, reporting and coordination within the context of UNODC-SADC Regional Programme “Making the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region Safer from Crime and Drugs” 2020 – 2023 with specific focus on Violence against Women and Children and the relevant UNODC project XASV23. P11 form. Terms of Reference

Closing Date for Application: 01 May 2020

Programme Assistant

The position is located at the UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSAF) in Pretoria, South Africa. Under the overall guidance of UNODC Regional Representative and direct supervision of the National Project Officer, the Programme Assistant provides a comprehensive range of inter-related but distinct administrative support services in support of UNODC ROSAF’s projects and programme implementation.  In performing administrative and financial functions, the incumbent will work in close cooperation with ROSAF Programme Management Unit, which will provide feedback to evaluation of the incumbent’s performance. P11 form. Terms of Reference

Closing Date for Application: 01 May 2020

Project Assistant

The position is located in the UNODC Project Office in Malawi. Under the overall supervision of the  Regional Programme Coordinator based in the UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSAF), Pretoria, and direct supervision of the National Project Officer in Malawi, the Project Assistant provides a comprehensive range of inter-related, but distinct administrative, financial and procurement support services for implementation of UNODC projects in Malawi. In performing administrative and financial functions the incumbent will work in close cooperation with ROSAF Programme Management Unit, which will provide feedback to evaluation of incumbent’s performance. P11 form. Terms of Reference

Closing Date for Application: 12 March 2020

Agronomist

Under the primary supervision of the National Project Coordinator in UNODC Project Office in Malawi, and overall supervision of the Regional Representative, through the Regional Programme Coordinator, the Agronomist will contribute towards the Malawi Prisons Service strategic goal to enhance public security through safe custody of offenders among whose objectives is to provide improved health and nutrition services to inmates through intensifying food crops production and animal husbandry in all prisons, introduce irrigation technologies for agriculture in prisons located near rivers or water bodies, and rehabilitate prisoners through training in practical agriculture. This will ensure sustainable food security in Malawi Prisons Service through implementation and technical support towards the already existing farming activities, as elaborated under the regional project, Supporting Minimum Standards for HIV, Health and Rights in Prison Populations of Sub-Saharan Africa’s Subprogramme – Response to the Prison Crisis in Malawi. P11 form. Terms of Reference

Closing Date for Application: 12 March 2020

 

Consultant - Programme Associate

The United Nations Convention against Corruption (the Convention) provides a global legally binding framework for preventing and combatting corruption. Mozambique is a State party to the Convention and the Government of Mozambique is stepping up its efforts to align its national legal and institutional capacity with the requirements under the Convention. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is the designated custodian of the Convention and provides technical assistance to countries around the world. Mozambique has requested for technical expertise from UNODC and in 2019 UNODC established an office in Maputo to support the Government of Mozambique in strengthening its criminal justice system to counter drug trafficking, human trafficking, organized crime, wildlife crime, terrorism and corruption, among others. P11 form. Terms of Reference

Closing Date for Application: 06 March 2020

 

National Consultant - Development of an Operational Monitoring

The Malawi Prisons Service (MPS) with the support of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is seeking the services of a consultant to undertake a development of an Operational Monitoring Framework for Malawi Prisons Service. The objective of t he assignment is to develop a Monitoring Framework that will be used in monitoring the implementation of the Prison Management Systems.   P11 form. Terms of Reference

Closing Date for Application: 11 March 2020

National Project Officer (HIV prevention)

Under the overall supervision of UNODC Representative and the technical guidance of UNODC Regional HIV Adviser, the Project Officer will be responsible for implementation of UNODC technical assistance projects in the UNODC HIV/AIDS key policy areas, namely HIV/AIDS prevention and care related to (a) drug use, particularly injecting drug use and (b) prison settings. S/he will also facilitate collaboration and coordination with UNAIDS, its co-sponsors and other key players and assist the UNODC Office in Mozambique in strengthening national capacities to develop and implement strategies that deal effectively with HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care. P11 form. Terms of Reference

Closing Date for Application: 31 October 2019

 

National Project Officer (HIV prevention)

Under the overall supervision of UNODC Regional Representative and the technical guidance of UNODC Regional HIV Adviser, the Programme Officer will be responsible for implementation of UNODC technical assistance projects in the UNODC HIV/AIDS key policy areas, namely HIV/AIDS prevention and care related to (a) drug use, particularly injecting drug use and (b) prison settings. S/he will also facilitate collaboration and coordination with UNAIDS, its co-sponsors and other key players and assist the UNODC Office in Zambia in strengthening national capacities to develop and implement strategies that deal effectively with HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care. P11 form. Terms of Reference

Closing Date for Application: 25 October 2019

 

Individual Consultant

UNODC seeks to enhance collaborative methods and improve capacity to combat human trafficking in Southern Africa by establishing a harmonized TIP data collection and reporting system. UNODC has rolled out the SADC Regional TIP Data Collection System in 13 out of 16 SADC Member States, and through the current project, intends to reach the remaining countries. This will include setting up national data hubs, linked to the UNODC-SADC regional data hub, as well as conducting trainings for users of the system - the trainings include entrenching a conceptual understanding of the elements constituting the crime of trafficking in person in addition to training on use of the data collection tool. P11 form. Terms of Reference

Deadline for submission is 24 September 2019.

 

Local institutional Consultant

Develop referral and linkages to HIV care tools and a training module for Community Corrections unit of the National Department of Correctional Service (DCS) on HIV and continuum of care.   This assignment also seeks to train Community Corrections staff, Auxiliary social workers, and community health care professionals on the developed tools (referral & linkages tools), basics of HIV, AIDS and drug use and importance of treatment continuation, treatment as prevention, known barriers to treatment continuation. P11 form. Terms of Reference

 

Deadline for submission is 10 October 2019.

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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