Job Opening

Posting Title: Consultant - Support to the Global Action for Business Integrity Project in Ethiopia
Department/Office: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
Posting Period: 20 January 2023 - 30 January 2023
Job Opening Number: 23-United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime-200046-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

A. 2 meetings with public and private sectors represented, organized to provide a platform for sector representatives to meet and discuss the topics of concern in combating corruption and enhancing integrity
B. 1 policy paper, with operational recommendations to improve priority topics/areas and a subsequent meeting with government officials to promote the recommendations on the policy documents
C. A localized version of the UNODC risk assessment tool and 2 training sessions with at least 15 companies and SMEs trained on the tool and the methodology. A list of companies and SMEs ready to undertake the assessment and implement corrective actions should then be provided.
D. 1 training curriculum developed to build the capacity of the public and private sectors on combating corruption and enhancing business integrity and 2 training sessions undertaken based on the developed curriculum, with at least 12 companies participating per session
E. 1 training of trainers’ course delivered to the potential trainers identified from the training sessions under deliverable D
F. 1 follow-up meeting with 4-5 companies and SMEs to be undertaken and a company policy/compliance programme to be finalized and endorsed for at least 4 companies or SMEs
G. Facilitate and provide results on a survey on business integrity
The written deliverables must be supported by relevant documentation, primary data and contain a clear indication of sources/source materials. Media and other unverified sources are to be avoided. All tasks must be conducted in close consultation with the Programme Management Officer. Plagiarism and unauthorized use of copyrighted materials will not be tolerated.

Work Location

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Expected duration

15 Feb – 15 Aug 2023 (60 Working Days)

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Background of the assignment:
Since July 2021, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has been implementing the “Global Action for Business Integrity” project aims to strengthen legal frameworks, promote public-private dialogue, increase governments’ knowledge of legal frameworks and good practices and improve private sector capacity to enhance business integrity. The project advocates and works to ensure all relevant stakeholders from the private sector, public sector, civil society and academia come together to develop joint solutions to prevent and fight corruption in a sustainable manner through Collective Action. Despite progress in recent years, corruption remains a key impediment to sustainable development, with the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated challenges to business integrity by disrupting supply chains and by producing rapid shifts in corruption risks for companies. The project is active in seven countries and has a global component. In Ethiopia, the project seeks to:
• Improve communication among the public sector, the private sector, civil society and academia by providing a common space for further interaction, dialogue and knowledge sharing
• Provide guidance to companies and SMEs to develop on adopting or implementing anti-corruption systems and programmes

Against this background, UNODC is seeking for the services of a consultant who will support the implementation of the Global Action for Business Integrity project in Ethiopia. The consultant will be based in Addis Ababa with potential travel in Ethiopia. Among others, the consultant will be engaging with the Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (FEACC), The Ministry of Justice, the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACSA) and other relevant partners in Ethiopia. The consultant will receive guidance from UNODC and will be required to periodically report on progress and outcomes.



2. Purpose of the assignment:
The purpose of this consultancy is to support the project implementation of the Global Action for Business Integrity project in line with the established workplan for Ethiopia. Specifically, the consultant will be required to organize consultative and capacity building workshops, engage private and public sector representatives on matters pertaining to business integrity and good governance, as well as support the development of policy papers and other operational documents for consideration by relevant organs in Ethiopia.

3. Specific tasks to be performed by the consultant:
Under the overall supervision of the Programme Management Officer in Addis Ababa, the consultant will produce the following deliverables:

(i) Liaise with public and private sector representatives to provide a platform for sector representatives to meet and discuss the topics of concern in combating corruption and enhancing integrity.
(ii) Support the development of policy papers with operational recommendations to improve the topics identified in the public-private dialogue.
(iii) Coordinate, plan and undertake capacity-building workshops to build the capacity of the various sector representatives on combating corruption and enhancing business integrity in Ethiopia.
(iv) Support the development of a network of trainers in coordination with business associations and other stakeholders.
(v) Support the localization process of the UNODC corruption risk assessment tool as well as conducting training for companies and SMEs on its use, including helping to identify and support companies and SMEs willing and committed to undertake the assessment further.
(vi) Undertake a business integrity survey for the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACSA) and facilitate trainings and certifications to existing and prospective board members on the issue of business integrity of the AACSA in line with the workplan of the Global Action for Business Integrity project.

Qualifications/special skills

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, legal studies, criminal justice or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in similar fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying working experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.
¿ Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of law, anti-corruption, business integrity or governance is required.
¿ Experience in research and analysis related to anti-corruption or business integrity or with working on publications on these topics, is required.
¿ Experience with the latest international anti-corruption frameworks and business integrity commitments is required.
¿ Experience working with the private sector on anti-corruption, business integrity Collective Action or related matters is desirable.
¿ Previous experience with the United Nations or other international organizations is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another United Nations Secretariat language is an advantage.

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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