ANTI-CORRUPTION ADVISOR (EU BORDER ASSISTANCE MISSION TO UKRAINE AND MOLDOVA)
|Application Deadline :||20-Sep-12|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 December 2012-30 November 2013|
|In June 2005 the Presidents of Moldova and Ukraine sent a joint letter to the EU requesting assistance for enhanced border management capacities, including the development of an international standard of border and customs control at the Republic of Moldova/Ukraine state border. The EU responded positively to this request and an EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine was set-up which is based on a Memorandum of Understanding dated 7 October 2005 and signed between the European Commission, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. UNDP is the European Commission’s implementing partner in this endeavor. The initial duration of the EUBAM was 2 years until November 2007. Its mandate has been extended until 30 November 2015.
Duties and Responsibilities
|The Anti-corruption Advisor works in the Good Governance and Anti-Corruption Cell under the overall supervision of the Head of Capacity Building Unit and is responsible for providing state-of-the-art advice and practical support to the partner services on anti-corruption policies, strategies and measures. S/he works closely with the partner services to train and enhance their knowledge and skills in anti-corruption and with the EUBAM experts to ensure that their work with the partner services in the anti-corruption field meets the highest quality standards.
- Provide advice to the Moldovan and Ukrainian partner services in the conceptualisation, development and implementation of anti-corruption strategies, policies and legislation within the mandate of EUBAM.
- Provide advice on EU best practices to a wide range of Moldovan and Ukrainian partner services as relates to development of anti-corruption initiatives at various organisational levels though written inputs such as comments, opinions and proposals on drafts, analytical papers on specific topics and regular consultations.
- Support implementation of anti-corruption strategies, initiatives and measures through monitoring implementation of recommendations and proposals through frequent consultations with decision-makers in partner services, assessments and reviews.
- Provide advice and practical support to partner services on the implementation of anti-corruption measures based on best EU practices.
- Provide advice to the partner services on development and implementation of sustainable ethical policies and strategies.
- Conceptualise and conduct training, seminars and workshops to the Moldovan and Ukrainian partner services at various levels and other audiences, as applicable, on range of anti-corruption related issues.
- Assist and advice EUBAM experts and Field Offices through training and updates on EUBAM intranet and other written materials on anti-corruption activities.
- Monitor the implementation of the EUBAM anti-corruption guidelines at the tactical level in close co-operation with the EUBAM Field Office anti-corruption focal points, analyse and report on findings.
- Keep abreast with the developments of EU best practices and other relevant issues in the field of anti-corruption in order to provide updated and accurate advice to partner services and EUBAM, continuously update the instruments and tools for information-sharing.
- Maintain regular contacts with EU institutions, EU member states and other relevant international organisations for exchange of information on strategic issues and developments as relates to anti-corruption.
- Perform other tasks as assigned.
Monitoring and reporting requirements:
- Advice through written inputs (drafts, comments, opinions, analytical papers) to Moldovan and Ukrainian partner services related to development and formulation of anti-corruption strategies, activities and measures in accordance with best EU practices (as per EUBAM work plan).
- Training courses, seminars and workshops to various audiences (partner services, academia, EUBAM experts and Field Offices) on various aspects of anti-corruption (as per EUBAM work plan).
- Consultations on a variety of topics related development and implementation of anti-corruption strategies, legislation and activities with senior staff of the Moldovan and Ukrainian partner services (as per EUBAM work plan).
- The Anti-corruption Advisor reports to the Head of Capacity Building Unit who is responsible for appraisal of performance and quality of work deliverables. The reporting takes place through written and verbal briefs.
- Very good communication and drafting skills
- Promoting ethics and integrity, creating organizational precedents
- Building staff competence, creating an environment of creativity and innovation
- Building and promoting effective teams in a multinational environment
- Creating and promoting enabling environment for open communication
- Creating an emotionally intelligent organization
- Sharing knowledge across the organization and building a culture of knowledge sharing and learning
- Fair and transparent decision making; calculated risk-taking
Required Skills and Experience
- Master’s degree in law, economics, social sciences or a related field or Diploma from Police Academy complemented with minimum 8 years of relevant working experience and specialised training.
- Experience as national or international law enforcement official or civil servant of a EU Member State or EU Institution.
- At least 10 years of experience with anti-corruption issues at national and regional levels of which at least 4 years at management level.
- In-depth knowledge of anti-corruption strategies of the EU-member states. Experience in implementing anti-corruption strategies, preferably in border police or customs services at all levels of the organisation.
- Experience with anti-corruption capacity building projects in transition/developing countries is an asset.
- Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of Russian, Moldovan and/or Ukrainian is an asset.
Long-listed applications will be going through a desk review and further technical interview of short-listed candidates. The following methodology will be used for evaluation:
- Computer literacy (Windows applications).
- National certificate of no criminal record.
The application obtaining the highest score will be considered as the most compliant offer and will be awarded a contract.
- Educational background (10 - Master's degree; 5-University degree; 5 - in case of lower academic background Border Police/Guard Academy or similar institution), it shall be complemented with minimum 8 years of relevant working experience.) - 10 points max;
- National certificate of no criminal record - 10 points max;
- Language Skills (8 - only Eng; 2 - only Russian) - 10 points max;
- Interview (50 - technical knowledge and relevant experience; 10 - communication/interpersonal skills; 10- motivation) - 70 points max;
- Total Score 100 points
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.undp.org.ua/en/vacancies.
Interested individuals must submit their applications online through UNDP Online Recruitment System. Applicants must submit P11 form instead of CV, however, CV could be submitted optionally, in addition to P11 form.
To submit your application online, please follow the steps below:
Applications without the completed P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment. Failure to disclose prior employment or making false representations on this form will be grounds for withdrawal of further consideration of his/her application or termination, where the appointment or contract has been issued.
- Download, complete and sign P11 form;
- Merge your P11 and/or CV, reference letters or any other relevant documents into a single file; Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment.
- Click on the Job Title;
- Click "Apply Now" button, fill in necessary information on the first page and then click "Submit Applications";
- Upload your application;
- You will receive an automatic response to your email confirming the receipt of your application by the system.
UNDP will use a transparent and competitive screening process, though will only contact those applicants in whom there is a further interest. Applications may only be submitted for a specific vacancy. We regret that we will not be able to acknowledge all unsolicited general applications.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.