Consultant – Strategy and vision for UNODC’s action on business integrity , UNODC , Vienna

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Job Summary:

The consultant will carry out the specific outputs to be performed under the supervision of the responsible Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer. A. The recommendations for improvement for a publication on a decade of UNODC action on business integrity are delivered B. The SWOT analysis, stakeholder analysis, an overview of key partners and a summary of the contribution of business integrity to the implementation of UNCAC are conducted C. An overview of funding modalities and potential donors from public and private sectors is submitted D. A draft vision and a draft strategy are developed and submitted E. 5 recommendations on how to improve UNODC’s action on business integrity are submitted F. The final vision and strategy are delivered G. Donor briefs and briefing sessions are conducted The fee will be based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. Payments will be made in instalments upon satisfactory completion, to be evaluated by the supervisor, of the deliverables and as described in this document. All outputs should meet the satisfaction of the supervisor according to the pre-agreed indicators pertaining to the specific outputs, quality of work and timeliness of delivery. The written deliverables must be supported by relevant documentation and primary data, and contain a clear indication of sources/source materials. Use of artificial intelligence must be made transparent. Media and other unverified sources are to be avoided. All tasks must be conducted in close consultation with the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer and in coordination with relevant UNODC staff. Plagiarism and unauthorized use of copyrighted materials will not be tolerated. All written deliverables must be in line with the UN spelling and editorial guidelines.

Work Location
Home-based with tentative travel to Switzerland, 25-26 June 2024
Expected duration
24/6/2024-29/11/2024

Responsibilities

1. Background of the assignment: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is the global leader in the fight against drugs, organized crime, corruption and terrorism, with widely recognized expertise and specialization in issues pertaining to international cooperation in criminal matters. UNODC operates in all regions of the world through an extensive network of field offices. The work of UNODC is guided by a broad range of international legally binding instruments and a set of United Nations standards and norms on crime prevention and criminal justice. UNODC, as guardian of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and secretariat to the Conference of the States Parties to the Convention, has the mandate to provide support and technical assistance to States parties to effectively implement the Convention, including on business integrity. The backbone for UNODC anti-corruption work is the normative framework provided by UNCAC. As part of its Global Programme against Corruption, UNODC has been implementing projects on business integrity since 2011 with activities delivered in more than 17 countries. The projects implemented by UNODC aim to strengthen legal frameworks, promote public-private dialogue, increase knowledge of good practices to prevent and counter corruption in the private sector and deliver education programmes to equip future employers and business leaders with ethical mindsets. More information is available from the UNODC Business Integrity Portal. In this context, UNODC is seeking a consultant who will develop a vision and strategy for UNODC’s action to strengthen business integrity. The consultant will be home-based with tentative travel to Switzerland. The consultant will engage with UNODC staff primarily via electronic means. 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 the assignment is to assist the Chief (TSS/CEB), the programme manager and the substantive officers in developing and drafting a strategy and vision for UNODC’s action to strengthen business integrity. 3. Specific tasks to be performed by the Consultant: Under the overall supervision of the Chief of TSS/CEB and the guidance of relevant programme manager and substantive officers, the consultant will perform the following specific tasks: A. Review of a draft publication on a decade of UNODC action on business integrity and development of recommendations for further improvement The consultant will review a draft publication on a decade of action on business integrity and provide recommendations for further improvement of the draft publication. The draft publication provides an overview of UNODC’s work on business integrity in the last decade and is, among other things, intended to inform the strategy development process. B. Development of a SWOT analysis, stakeholder analysis, an overview of key partners and a summary of the contribution of business integrity to the implementation of UNCAC The consultant will conduct a SWOT analysis to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats related to UNODC’s action on business integrity. The consultant will also conduct a stakeholder analysis to identify and map the key stakeholders involved in activities in the area of business integrity. The consultant will further assess the interests and needs of these stakeholders. The consultant will review and take into account the existing theory of change of UNODC on anti-corruption and more specifically on business integrity. The consultant will provide an overview of the key partners involved in business integrity. The consultant will provide a summary of how business integrity contributes to the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The consultant will present the documents at a team workshop for feedback and validation. C. Review of funding modalities and potential donors from public and private sectors The consultant will review and analyse funding modalities and potential donors from the public and private sectors. The consultant will also propose at least 3 possible funding resources/approaches for UNODC that could be suitable to receive funding from the private sector. The consultant will present the documents at a team workshop for feedback and validation. D. Development of a draft vision and a draft strategy The consultant will develop a draft vision and a draft strategy for UNODC action on business integrity. The vision is a clear and inspiring statement, whereas the strategy is more specific with goals, objectives and resources defined to reach the vision. The strategy should also outline and respond to trends in the area of business integrity. E. Development of 5 recommendations on how to improve UNODC’s action on business integrity The consultant will develop 5 recommendations on how to improve UNODC’s action on strengthening business integrity. Recommendations should be specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timebound. The recommendations can be part of the strategy, or they can be more practical and separate from the strategy. F. Final vision and strategy Based on feedback received, the consultant will finalize the vision and strategy for UNODC action on business integrity. The final vision and strategy will include specific goals, objectives, and actions to be taken, as well as a timeline for implementation. The delivery of the final strategy should also include a one-pager as well as maximum 3 PowerPoint slides that can be used to explain the strategy and vision. G. Donor briefs and briefing sessions Based on the review of funding modalities and potential donors as well as on the draft strategy, the consultant will put together two donor briefs intended to present the information in a concise and convincing way to an audience of public and private sector decision-makers. The consultant will further support the organization and facilitation of two donor briefing session, one tailored to public sector and the other one tailored to private sector stakeholders.

Requirements

• An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in management, economics, organizational development, social sciences or another related field, 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 7 years of experience in the area of anti-corruption and business integrity, including related to the UN Convention against Corruption, is required; • Experience in developing strategies, SWOT and stakeholder analyses, are required; • Experience in the area of fundraising for an international organization is desirable; • Experience in the private sector, in particular in the area of management or organizational development, is desirable; • Excellent command of MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint is required; • 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 post, fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in oral and written Arabic is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
Additional Information
Not available.
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.
REQUIRED EDUCATION Advanced Degree
WORK HOURS: 8 Hours a Day
EXPERIENCE IN MONTHS: 84
Vienna, Austria
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