UNODC Consultant Jobs 2024 – South Africa NGO Jobs

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UNODC Consultant Jobs 2024 – South Africa NGO Jobs.

UNODC South Africa looking for “Consultant”.

Applicants with a Advanced university degree may apply on or before 15th April 2024.

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is a United Nations office that was established in 1997 as the Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention by combining the United Nations International Drug Control Program (UNDCP) and the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Division in the United Nations Office at Vienna and was renamed the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in 2002.

The UNODC has published a job vacancy announcement on 03rd April 2024 for qualified South Africa’s to fill in the vacant post of Consultant to be based in Pretoria, South Africa.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Regional Representative and within the framework of the UNODC Regional Programme for Southern Africa Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer and in close technical cooperation with the UNODC TIP SOM project officers in Pretoria, South Africa and other SAMM project colleagues working with the ILO, IOM, UNHCR, IOC, COMESA and SADC.  The consultant will perform the following duties:

  • Assist UNODC ROSAF TIP and SOM project with the implementation of the SAMM project 2022/3 work plan including on harmonization and tracking of implementation progress.
  • Conduct a comprehensive review of relevant national and international legal frameworks related to human trafficking and smuggling of migrants in the SADC region.
  • Develop a customized training curriculum covering legal aspects, investigative techniques, victim identification, witness protection and international cooperation.
  • Conduct interactive training sessions for prosecutors, legal practitioners, and law enforcement officials in selected SADC member states, ensuring a participatory and practical learning experience.
  • Facilitate discussions and case studies during training sessions to encourage the sharing of best practices and challenges among participants.
  • Provide regular technical advice on operational matters related to the implementation of TIP and SOM activities in South Africa and member states in the region for the SAMM project.
  • Provide technical support towards the training of law enforcement officers in collaboration with other UNODC SAMM consultants.
  • Provide post-training support, including the provision of resources, reference materials, and guidance on the implementation of acquired skills.

Eligibility Criteria

Qualifications/Special Skills:

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, international relations, social sciences or other relevant discipline is required; A first-level university degree in the aforementioned fields in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying work experience, may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in international strategy and policy development or research in the area of serious and organized crime, human rights law or criminal law, including through direct work with multi-stakeholders’ bodies at national level is required;
  • Previous experience working with UN and/or Government entities is desirable;
  • Very strong knowledge of local, regional and global human trafficking developments is desirable;
  • Strong research, drafting strategic planning, and presentation skills is required;


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For this post, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations Secretariat language is an advantage.

Other Details

  • Job Opening ID: 232016
  • Job Network: Economic, Social and Development
  • Job Family: Drug Control and Crime Prevention
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNODC Consultant Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: 15th April 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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