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UN Volunteer in Countering Narcotics 12 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNODC Uzbekistan
Tashkent (UZB)
20 October 2020
12 months
12 October 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the UNODC International Programme Coordinator, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in activities related to the management, implementation and monitoring of the Sub-Programme 1 of the UNODC Programme for Central Asia for enhancing regional cross border cooperation by strengthening the capacity of Border Liaison Offices in Central Asia and Interagency Mobile Teams in Uzbekistan (BLO and IMT components), particularly activities countering narcotics, drug control strategies, intelligence analysis, multilateral operations, precursors control, border liaison and management, customs controls, smuggling of migrants, human trafficking, terrorism prevention and cybercrime;
  • Assist in preparation of work-plans, monitoring reports (quarterly, bi-annual and annual), background documents, mid-term evaluations and the final evaluation;
  • Assist in the collection of data and information on drugs and crime issues in the region, including on COVID-19 impact on drugs and crime situation.
  • Contribute to the updating of UNODC country profiles reflecting the recent developments and trends in drugs and crime situation and responses in the region.
  • Assist with the drafting of reports aimed at specific audiences, including internal and pubic reports.
  • Provide logistics and administrative support in organization of training courses, seminars, workshops, conferences, round tables, study tours and all other meetings;
  • Assist in preparing sub-contracts, procurement, asset management and relevant services in coordination with the ROCA procurement section;
  • Perform other related duties as required in the scope of current position.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

In law, international affairs, finance, economics, political sciences or an equivalent national law enforcement (Police, Customs, Border Guards) training academy diploma.

Graduation from an international university or institution (in English) is an advantage.

24 Months

Working experience in the Government, international organizations or international commercial companies is an advantage.

Experience in programme/project management is an advantage.

Experience in the field of countering narcotics, enhancing capacity of border crossing points and improving regional cross border cooperation and rule of law is desirable.

Should be computer literate in standard software applications; have a demonstrated good writing and communication skills.

Minimum two years of relevant work experience required.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This project is funded by the government of Japan. Nationals from Japan are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 12 October 2020