Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer (Anti-Corruption, P3)


Special Notice: This is a project post. Filling of this position is subject to funding availability and the initial appointment will be for a period of one year. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds.

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.

Org. Setting and Reporting: The position is located in the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) project office in San Salvador (El Salvador), under the Regional Office for Central America and the Caribbean (ROPAN), Panama. The Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer (Anti-Corruption) will report to the Regional Representative for Central America and the Caribbean and receive guidance from the Chief of the Implementation Support Section, Corruption and Economic Crime Branch, Division for Treaty Affairs (ISS/CEB/DTA) at UNODC Headquarters in Vienna.

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Responsibilities: Within assigned authority, the incumbent will carry out a range of functions in support of the mechanisms to improve the national capacity in implementing the United Nations Convention against Corruption. In particular, the incumbent will be responsible for the following specific duties:

• Undertake programme and project development and take part in project implementation; identify problems and issues to be addressed and initiate corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; ensure follow-up actions.

• Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources in the field of anti-corruption.

• Provide support and expertise for the coordination of policy development in the area of anti-corruption, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.

• Provide legislative advice to the Government of El Salvador under the guidance of the thematic branch at Headquarters.

• Organize and prepare written outputs, e.g. policy and programmatic reports, draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications.

• Organize consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.

• Initiate and coordinate outreach activities; conduct training workshops and seminars; make presentations on assigned topics/activities.

• Cooperate and coordinate with UNODC headquarters and other relevant entities on matters pertaining to anti-corruption.

• Participate in the recruitment and provide guidance to local staff and consultants.

• Monitor and review best practices, methodologies and programmes in the area of anti-corruption.

• Perform other work related duties as required.

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