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;
- 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
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Application deadline: 12-07-2020