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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National Individual Contract

Under the direct supervision of the HIV Unit Regional Programme Coordinator, the contracted individual will develop a general (all encompassing) correctional service health policy with comprehensive HIV and AIDS and Sexual Reproductive Health Sections. The Lesotho Correctional Service Health Policy will address prevention, treatment, care and support, as well as awareness raising, protection of human rights and dignity and ensuring gender-sensitivity and inclusiveness. The use of appropriate participatory approaches is essential for this exercise. The developed policy will adhere to the international, and national guidelines and in line with the UNODC Model Health Policy & Strategy framework for prisons. Terms of Reference     P11  Form


National Project Officer (Anti-Corruption)

This position is located in UNODC ROSAF in Pretoria, South Africa. The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Regional Representative for UNODC ROSAF and will be stationed at the UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa in Pretoria, South Africa. S/he will receive substantive and policy guidance from the Chief, Implementation Support Section (ISS), Corruption and Economic Crime Branch (CEB), Division for Treaty Affairs (DTA) and other senior staff of the Branch located at UNODC Headquarters in Vienna. Terms of Reference     P11  Form




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