May 17, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Prosecutions Expert (International Consultant) Jobs in Kenya


United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Prosecutions Expert (International Consultant) Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

Under overall supervision of the Head of Transnational Organized Crime, Illicit Trafficking and Terrorism Programmes and direct supervision of the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer (Regional Coordinator, BMM III) and in close consultation with country programme officers, programme staff, and consultants, the Consultant will:

  • Facilitate specialized training on prosecution of Trafficking in Persons (TiP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SoM) in the region.
  • Develop a training curriculum on prosecution of TiP and SoM.
  • Facilitate validation sessions of the training curriculum with beneficiary countries.
  • Conduct a training of trainers’ workshop on the training curriculum.

    Qualifications/special skills

  • An advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in criminology, law, political sciences, sociology, or related discipline 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 ten (10) years of relevant work experience in the field of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants is required.
  • Experience in training/mentoring law enforcement officers and/or other criminal justice officials in matters relating to the investigation and prosecution of human trafficking, migrant smuggling and other related transnational organised crimes is required.
  • Experience in planning and producing interactive training materials and tools is required. Excellent communication and drafting skills in English is required
  • Excellent analytical and evaluative skills is required
  • Demonstrated capacity to sensitise Government officers on the application of SOPs and training curricula preferably in the field of anti-human trafficking and smuggling of migrants is desirable
  • Experience within the United Nations system or other international organizations is desirable;
  • Experience of working in conflict zones and a hardship non-family duty station is desirable; Previous experiences providing support on strategic planning to the security sector is desirable;
  • Ability to interact with governmental agencies, good interpersonal skills and organizational proficiency is desirable; Previous experience working with criminal justice actors in Eastern Africa is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English, with excellent drafting and communication skills, is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is an advantage.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Prosecutions Expert (International Consultant) Jobs in Kenya

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