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This position is located in the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons’ Unit (GLOTIP), Research and Trend Analysis Branch (RAB), Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs (DPA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), in Vienna, Austria. The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Chief, GLOTIP.

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The incumbent will be responsible for the following tasks:   

Monitor the global evolution of the trafficking in persons trends and patterns.   
Routinely collect and review information and reports concerning trafficking in persons from UNODC and other UN offices, governmental institutions, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations (IGOs/NGOs), media reports and other relevant sources.   
Liaise with UNODC and other experts, officials of governments and research institutions, representatives of national, regional and global organizations in identification of relevant sources of information.   
Collect, organize and store sources and information with a view to ensuring the wide application of research by eventual incorporation into UNODC’s data bases/information management system.   
Undertake research on assigned topics related to Trafficking in Persons, produce draft material, incorporate comments, and edit and finalize the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons.   
Prepare written outputs, such as background and working papers, analytical notes, as well as research-based reports.   
Provide substantive inputs to technical assistance projects and participate in relevant field missions, training, workshops and seminars and respond to demands for information on specific topics.   
Act as focal point and respond to requests for information on the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons and related issues and report on progress.   
Prepare and organize the production of the Global Report’s findings dissemination material (e.g. briefing notes, press releases, speeches), undertaking research, determining appropriate medium and target audience, preparing production plans, writing drafts, obtaining clearances and finalizing texts, editing copy, and coordinating design approval, printing procedures and distribution.   
Prepare terms of reference for consultants and contractors.   
Undertake other assignments as may be required.

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in criminology, sociology, social sciences, international relations, public information or related fields, is required. A first-level university degree, in similar fields, in combination with additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Work Experience
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in research and analysis, public information, international relations, or related area, is required. Experience in the production of analytical reports preferably on drugs/crime issues, is required. Experience with analysis of trafficking in persons data, is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English, i.e. oral and written proficiency, is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

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