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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Programme Assistant: Data Collection & Knowledge Management  

The post is located in the UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa with the duty station in Pretoria. Under the overall guidance of the Regional Representative for Southern Africa, the Programme Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Programme Officer: Criminal Justice, who is responsible for implementation of a technical assistance programme called "Capacity Building of SADC Member States in the Ratification and Implementation of the United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children."

The Terms of reference for the position are attached. Interested individuals meeting the required qualifications are requested to submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and a completed Personal History Form (P11).

Deadline for Applications:     12 Midnight on 30 June , 2017


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