National Consultant in Abuja, Nigeria

NonProfit Organization Management
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Highest standard of integrity, discretion and loyalty.

Functional Competencies:

  • Excellent understanding of organisational issues;
  • Commitment to professionalism;
  • Commitment to effectiveness, accessibility, accountability, transparency and fairness of the justice system;
  • Excellent understanding of Justice Sector Reform issues and/or fields directly relevant to the project;
  • Knowledge in conducting training sessions and good facilitation skills;
  • Good understanding of change management, including system development and organizational skills;
  • Commitment to quality;
  • Commitment to deadlines;
  • Objectivity, honesty and fairness;
  • Logic and ability to operate systematically;
  • Excellent oral and writing communication skills;
  • Timely and accurate submission of reports and other required documents;
  • Substantive and linguistic quality of documents prepared;
  • Commitment to confidentiality of the assignment and handing over of products and documents paid for by UNODC used in the delivery of consultancy outputs;
  • Demonstrable drafting and report-writing skills.





  • Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Law, Criminology, Political or Social Science, Criminal Justice, International Relations, Public Administration, or related fields. A first level-University degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience, preferably in the field of criminal justice or justice sector reform processes in a multi-cultural setting;
  • A good understanding of the social, economic, political and historical trends underpinning Nigerian justice administration; and experience of working on administration of criminal justice reform is essential;
  • Previous experience with the United Nations System, European Union funded projects or other international organisations would be an asset;
  • Considerable proficiency in the use of computers and related office software packages are a key requirement.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat;
  • For this consultancy, fluency in English (both spoken and written) is required.
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