Job Opening

Posting Title: Consultant
Department/Office: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute
Duty Station: TURIN
Posting Period: 10 May 2019 - 16 May 2019
Job Opening Number: 19-United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute-116534-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

The consultant shall contribute to the project activities, aimed at identifying and sharing national best practice to devise, plan and carry out intelligence operations to thwart radiological and nuclear (RN) trafficking attempts.

Work Location

Home-based

Expected duration

10 working days within the period September-December 2019.

Duties and Responsibilities

UNICRI is a United Nations entity established in 1965 to support countries worldwide in preventing crime and facilitating criminal justice. UNICRI is mandated to assist intergovernmental, governmental and non-governmental organizations in formulating and implementing improved policies in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.

One of the strategic priorities of UNICRI is to support the development of an integrated CBRN approach that incorporates all international, regional and national CBRN components into a common strategy. This entails the application of a holistic approach through which all stakeholders, while operating autonomously, can establish common goals, identify and manage resources to achieve these goals, clearly allocate responsibilities and tasks, elaborate functioning channels of communication, create a security culture based on common learning, and ensure that lessons learnt are incorporated and absorbed throughout the whole system.

With specific reference to the project “Enhancing capacities to prevent the trafficking of radiological and nuclear material in the Middle East” and under the supervision of the Head of Unit, the consultant will perform the following tasks:

• Identify case studies and national best practice to devise, plan and carry out intelligence operations to thwart radiological and nuclear trafficking attempts;
• Support discussion during national and regional workshops with radiological and nuclear experts;
• Perform other work-related duties upon request.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: Advanced University degree (Master’s or equivalent) in the field of law, criminology, law enforcement, criminal justice, nuclear physics, chemistry, or similar field is required. Bachelor degree in combination with 2 (two) additional years of relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the Master’s degree.
Experience: At least eight (8) years of working experience in the field of counter trafficking of nuclear and radiological material is required, including at least six (6) years of relevant experience in law enforcement and/or intelligence, connected to counter radiological and nuclear (RN) trafficking. Prior working experience in national intelligence operations related to radiological and nuclear trafficking is desirable.
Language: Fluency in English is required.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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