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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Research Clerk 16 May 2021 Nat. Youth UNODC Brazil
UNODC
Brazil
Brasilia (BRA)
Portuguese,English,Spanish
Immediate
6 months
16 May 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of the Specialist in Asset Management and Financial Intelligence, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Support the execution of research and surveys on drug policies.
  • Support the production of reports and analysis on drug trafficking topics.
  • Assist methodological proposals for studies to be conducted by the Centre.
  • Support CoE’s team activities.
  • Assist in handling telephone calls and technical meetings.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science or related fields.
12 Months
  • Demonstrated experience in evaluation of public policies, public security policies or drug trafficking.
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Fluent
Monitoring and evaluation, Public information and reporting

Sills and competencies

  • Computer skills in Statistical packages, NVIVO, Power Bi is an advantage.
  • Motivation to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline: 16 May 2021, 23:59 Germany time

Statistic Clerk 16 May 2021 Nat. Youth UNODC Brazil
UNODC
Brazil
Brasilia (BRA)
Portuguese,English,Spanish
Immediate
6 months
16 May 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of Specialist in Drug Trafficking and Transnational Crime, the national UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Support the execution of research and surveys on drug policies.
  • Support the data analysis production of drug trafficking studies.
  • Foment methodological studies proposals and statistic models.
  • Prepare the data received for statistical analysis.
  • Support CoE’s team activities.
  • Assist in handling telephone calls and technical meetings.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistic.
12 Months
  • Demonstrated experience in Data Analysis and data modeling.
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Fluent
Statistics

Skills and competencies

  • Computer skills in Statistic packages, Power Bi.
  • Motivation to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills..
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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.

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline: 16 May 2021, 23:59 Germany time

Data Clerk 16 May 2021 Nat. Youth UNODC Brazil
Open

Data Clerk

National Youth
UNODC
Brazil
Brasilia (BRA)
Portuguese,English,Spanish
Immediate
6 months
16 May 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of Statistics Specialist, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Support the execution of research and surveys on drug policies
  • Support the data analysis production of drug trafficking studies
  • Process mapping and design for information systematization
  • Survey and consolidate specification of requirements for information system
  • Documentation of information systems
  • Perform data structuring and processing
  • Perform data analysis
  • Support CoE’s team activities
  • Assist in handling telephone calls and technical meetings
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in System’s Analysis, Computer Science, Information System and similar courses.
12 Months
  • Demonstrated experience in Data Analysis and data modeling;
  • Demonstrated experience in process mapping;
  • Demonstrated experience in system requirements gathering and specification;
  • Demonstrated experience in data structuring;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Database design, administration and maintenance, IT architecture and IT project management, Software and applications development and analysis

Skills and Competencies

  • Computer skills in Statistical packages, Power Bi;
  • Motivation to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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.

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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 is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline: 16 May 2021, 23:59 Germany time

Communication Clerk 16 May 2021 Nat. University UNODC Brazil
Open

Communication Clerk

National University
UNODC
Brazil
Brasilia (BRA)
Portuguese,English,Spanish
Immediate
6 months
16 May 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment. Candidates must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole period of the volunteer assignment.

Under the direct supervision of the Communication Specialist, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Assist the Communication Specialist in the maintenance and update of CoE’s website.
  • Translate documents, presentations, news articles and press releases into English-Portuguese (and vice-versa).
  • Support in writing communications materials.
  • Write stories, reports, press releases and minutes of meetings.
  • Prepare social media contents, like texts, cards and videos.
  • Assist in creating and implementing a social media strategy.
  • Explore new online and social media tools and implement best practices.
  • Assist in the preparation of analytical reports and presentations containing statistics and performance of website and social media accounts managed by the Communications Specialist.
  • Assist in the creation or update of design and layout of communication materials for online media including arts, graphics and infographics for social media accounts and website.
  • Assist with video production and audio projects, including recording, capturing/importing media, editing footage and sound files, titling, adding music/voice-over/sfx, media management and archiving project media.
  • Prepare daily news clipping on stories of the interest of CoE and its partners.
  • Gather information on themes related to the projects.
  • Support the Communications Specialist in the preparation, organization and coverage of national and international events.
  • Support the Communications Specialist with photos of events.
  • Assist in the management and update of mailing lists used by the Communications Specialist.
  • Assist in handling telephone calls, requests from the press, the general public and partners, as well as internal clients.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Secondary education
  • University degree or currently studying towards a degree in Communications (Journalism or Advertising).
12 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in Communications (Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising or Marketing).
  • Proved experience in managing social media platforms.
  • Ability to work with Adobe Creative Suite and related softwares, particularly InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere.
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Web and graphic design, Arts, music, photography and film
  • Motivation to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills.
  • Keen eye for photography would be an advantage
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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.

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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 is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline: 16 May 2021, 23:59 Germany time

Project Support Officer 17 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Dominican Republic
UNODC
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo (DOM)
Spanish,English
01 June 2021
6 months with possibility of extension
17 May 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the UNODC GMCP LAC coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Support will:

  • Assist the UNODC GMCP LAC coordinator in the development, implementation and evaluation of the programme activities under the Global Maritime Crime Programme, particularly those related to maritime crime in the Caribbean and where needed also support activities in Central and South America.
  • Assist the UNODC GMCP LAC coordinator in identifying technical assistance needs for capacity building and develop sustainable strategies to reform and strengthen the capacity of maritime law enforcement and other criminal justice authorities in the region.
  • Assist the supervisor and other team members in project/programme and/or budget revisions, the preparation and dissemination of costed work plans, terms of references and other related project documentation on maritime crime.
  • Contribute with substantive support for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends, participation in evaluations or research activities and studies.
  • Related to the above task, support monitoring and evaluation activities by developing, participating and supporting evaluation of MLE activities.
  • Contribute to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, briefing notes, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc, relating to maritime crime issues in the region.
  • Provide administrative and substantive support to the regional programme coordinator in view of consultative and other meetings, workshops, conferences, etc., including proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposing participants, preparing background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.
  • Assist the coordinator and relevant team members with input to administrative actions related to the procurement of equipment and services including drafting of TOR for procurements, contracts for consultants, including by providing monitoring and follow-up on such requests.
  • Support field missions to locations in the region where GMCP carries out programme activities, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
36 Months

At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the area of project support and implementation, capacity-building and international cooperation in criminal justice, maritime crime or related area; experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Other legal experience
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the area of project support and implementation, capacity-building and international cooperation in criminal justice, maritime crime or related area; experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills in English and in Spanish;
    • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in maritime crime, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
No

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Application deadline: 17 May 2021 at 23:59 hrs, Germany time

Communications and Partnerships Officer 24 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Republic of Korea
UNODC
Republic of Korea
Daejeon (KOR)
Korean,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 May 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the National Programme Office (Coordinator) or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Communications and Partnerships Officer will:

  • Lead and advise the planning and design of initiatives for common communications, advocacy and outreach, identify and propose information opportunities, activities and approaches, in line with the UN communication strategy;
  • Track, research and analyse information on assigned topics/issues, gather information from diverse sources and help to assess news value and other potential impact, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of information campaigns;
  • Logistical support to UN information campaigns (International Anti-Corruption Day, Anti–Human Trafficking Day, etc);
  • Draft/compile communication products for target audiences, to include press releases, factsheets, media packets and reports, brochures, video clips, newsletters, interviews, website content etc;
  • Coordinate with UNODC Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific to maintain and update the Center of Excellence (CoE) website, and develop and maintain CoE social media presence;
  • Desktop publish, design, and print all official documents publications and promotional material for the CoE;
  • Identify key contacts/constituencies and opportunities for strategic partnerships to facilitate communication efforts and maintain working relationships with the same;
  • Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing within the CoE; and
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, such as communications, journalism, public relations, social sciences, design or related field.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in journalism, media, communications, partnership development, or other relevant programmes.
  • Korean(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Web and graphic design, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Full working knowledge of printing procedures, graphics and web development software (i.e. Corel Draw, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, Illustrator, CMS).
  • Working knowledge of video editing software is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of data visualization software (i.e. Tableau and Datawrapper) is desirable.
  • Have affinity with or interest in C4D, sustainable development and the UN System.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, editing, formulation and reporting skills.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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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.

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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.

Application deadline: 24 May 2021

Community Volunteer for Research (for George Town, Penang) 16 May 2021 Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
UNODC
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Malay
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
16 May 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Important info! : “This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residents of George Town, Penang can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-time Community Volunteer (Research) will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Secondary education
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay and Penang Hokkien) is required.
  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay and Penang Hokkien) is required.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of George Town, Penang can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 16-05-2020

Community Volunteer for Research (for Kelantan) 26 May 2021 Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
UNODC
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Malay
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
26 May 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Important info! : “This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residents of Kelantan can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-time Community Volunteer (Research) will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Secondary education
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay and Kelantan) is required.

  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay and Kelantan) is required.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Kelantan can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 26-11-2020

Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice / Firearms Control Officer 19 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNODC Trinidad and Tobago
UNODC
Trinidad and Tobago
Port of Spain (TTO)
English,Spanish
Immediate
until 31 December 2021
19 May 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Head of the Global Firearms Programme or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Support the daily implementation of the project activities and facilitates the establishment of the project in the region;
  • Conduct activities to promote criminal justice and law enforcement cooperation in the region to prevent and combat firearms trafficking and related offences (regional meetings, workshops, expert group meetings, joint operations, inter alia), in line with the Caribbean Firearms Roadmap;
  • Drafts various forms of correspondence and communication for approval by the supervisor, to support the regular interaction with counterparts, stakeholders and partner organizations;
  • Support in the assessment of criminal justice response capacities and technical assistance needs and priorities to counter firearms trafficking in selected Member States in the Caribbean, and assist in the consultative missions with partners and national stakeholders;
  • Support in organising training courses, building capacities, developing technical assistance tools;
  • Assist in data collection and analysis efforts to monitor illicit arms flows in support to SDG 16.4;
  • Support the management, monitoring and evaluation of the Project;
  • Contact and relations with Diplomatic Missions from relevant countries;
  • Substantive support in implementing the GFP’s activities in the Caribbean;
  • Support regular reporting on the implementation of the project and ensures proper implementation of the visibility and awareness raising actions, including drafting of news events, tweets, flyers and brochures, as appropriate;
  • Maintain regular contacts and support the consultations with National Authorities of the countries in the Caribbean region, in order to establish binding cooperation agreements;
  • Support the organisation of virtual and, where possible (in light of COVID-19 measures), in person meetings related to the project;
  • Support the daily task related with project management including updating monitoring tools, events tracking and gender breakdowns;
  • Assist in awareness raising on the illicit firearms issue in the region;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in the field of law, international relations, political science, security studies or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in similar fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
60 Months

A minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in drug control activities, crime and/or terrorism prevention, legal counsel, law enforcement, prosecution, criminal justice, peace and security, arms control, armed violence prevention, disarmament, gender empowerment, international relations, social or political affairs and/or related areas, is required.

Proven experience in conducting and drafting policy and analytical documents on issue related to illicit firearms, peace and security is desirable. Proven experience in the design and delivery of technical assistance and/or policy development, particularly in areas related to firearms control, disarmament is required. Experience in project or programme management and administration is highly desirable. Proven experience in research and drafting on organised crime is desirable. Relevant field experience in a developing country is desirable. Experience in communication and community outreach activities is desirable.

  • Proven experience of preparing briefing notes and presentations;
  • Experience in drafting project visibility materials;
  • Working experience within United Nations system is an advantage;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Proficiency in word processing, presentation and spreadsheet software is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR), arms control, armed forces, Legal training, Other security and protective services experience

Expertise in:

  • Drug control activities
  • Crime and/or terrorism prevention
  • Legal counsel, law enforcement, prosecution, criminal justice
  • Peace and security, arms control, armed violence prevention, disarmament
  • Gender empowerment
  • International relations
  • Social or political affairs and/or related areas
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Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Please 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?

Please 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.

Application deadline: 19 May 2021 at 23:59 hrs, Germany time