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Anti-Corruption Expert

Job Type : Full-Time
Education Requirement : Bachelor Degree
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Experience : 1 to 3 years
Work Days : Monday To Friday
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Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Anti-Corruption Programme Manager, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support UNODC anti-corruption prevention activities in Myanmar as reflected in the UNCAC Chapter II (Preventive Measures). This includes, but is not limited to, whistle-blower protection, asset declaration, anti-corruption strategies, codes of conduct, corruption risk assessments, prosecutorial and judicial integrity;
  • Work in close cooperation with the Anti-Corruption Programme Manager and provide advice on Myanmar anti-corruption policies, laws and regulations to ensure compliance with UNCAC;
  • Work with non-governmental stakeholders, including NGOs, private sector, professional associations and media, to determine how to build/strengthen coalitions and capacity to participate in the fight against corruption;
  • Support and implement capacity development initiatives in the areas of anti-corruption, integrity, transparency and public and private sector accountability based on the needs of national partners, CSOs and other stakeholders;
  • Support the development of knowledge products, based on instructive experiences and lessons learned at the national and international levels in the anticorruption domain;
  • Assist UNODC in planning, organizing and carrying out conferences, workshops and training events;
  • Assist UNODC in its fundraising efforts on anti-corruption work and considering further opportunities to promote transparency in relevant sectors in Myanmar;
  • Conduct research and propose international best practices for anti-corruption work, including to raise awareness and define grass-root initiatives targeting both the prevention and the reduction of corruption with a specific focus on the corruption in the fishery sector;
  • Others tasks which might be required.

Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, international relations, governance, rule of law or related area.

Required experience: 180 Months Experience remark:

  • At least 15 years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in international development in the field of anti-corruption;
  • Familiarity with UNCAC implementation, review, and self-assessment processes is essential;
  • 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;

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Area of expertise: International law, Other development programme/project experience Area of expertise details:

  • Experience with the administration of development programmes, including planning, budgeting, monitoring, reporting would be an advantage;
  • 5 year experience providing technical assistance to governmental institutions and in an international setting in corruption essential.
  • Solid practical experience advising upon and applying international legal frameworks, standards and best practices in the field of anti-corruption required.
  • Practical operational experience working in an anti-corruption agency, or an international organization, on prevention of corruption an asset.
  • Up-to-date knowledge and practical experience of UN programmes, policies, guidelines and procedures are an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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, Universities and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;

Driving license: No Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Application procedure:


* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at 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 Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 12-07-2020

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