The post is located in the Conference Support Section (CSS) of the Corruption and Economic Crime Branch (CEB), Division for Treaty Affairs (DTA) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), in Vienna. The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Section and under the overall guidance of the Chief of the Branch.
Within assigned authority, the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer (Anti-Corruption) will carry out a range of functions in support of the mechanism for reviewing the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). In particular, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, preferably with a specialization in international law and criminal law 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.
A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience, including several years at the international level, in crime prevention and criminal justice issues, specifically with a focus on corruption, asset recovery or international cooperation in criminal matters is required. Work experience in managing intergovernmental processes, in servicing intergovernmental bodies and in legislative assistance is required. Experience in preparing policy and programmatic reports is highly desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English and Arabic or Spanish or French is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is highly desirable.