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IT-facilitated Human Trafficking Crimes Expert


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OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine
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Information Technology and Information Management
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Duty station
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In the framework of its mandate and in line with the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine (PCU) Rule of Law and Human Rights Programme objectives, as well as following the request from the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior, the anti-trafficking team of the PCU provides assistance in enhancement of the Ukrainian law enforcement bodies to fight IT-facilitated trafficking in human beings.

Based on its positive experience in developing training courses for specialised police units, the PCU at the request from the General Prosecutor’s Office plans to develop similar training course for the prosecutors. The foreseen training course is targeted to increase the capacity of the prosecutors in prosecution of IT-facilitated human trafficking cases. More specifically, the activities will focus on increasing common understanding of the links between human trafficking and cybercrimes and identification of the ways to co-operate in prosecution of such cases.

Please note that this is a consultancy assignment of approximately 20 working days. 

The consultant will be required to work from home with the ability to travel, if necessary.




Tasks and Responsibilities








The PCU therefore requires the services of nationally contracted Expert to adopt a training course, which will cover the core skills for the prosecution of IT-facilitated human trafficking crimes targeting prosecutors. 

 The course, will address the following issues:

• Understanding of IT-facilitated human trafficking phenomenon;  

• Using technology to recruit victims; 

• Using technology to control and exploit victims; 

• Using technology for communications and transactions among traffickers;

• Multiagency way of detecting and investigating such crimes (exchange of information, roles and responsibilities, securing sufficient and acceptable evidence).


The course will look, among other, at procedural issues on digital evidence, namely: 

• Electronic crime scene investigation; 

• Forensic Examination of Digital Evidence; 

• Investigations Involving the Internet and Computer Networks; 

• Integrity, Discovery and Disclosure of Digital Evidence;

• Presentation of Digital Evidence. 


 The expert will be also expected to successfully fulfil the following assignments:


• Prepare interactive lectures/presentations and respective practical assignments/case-studies/questions for discussion based on the topic of IT-facilitated human trafficking crimes 

• Deliver interactive lectures/presentations followed by respective practical group work assignments.

• Moderate sessions, facilitate group work and provide all relevant expertise in Q&A sessions during the training. 




Necessary Qualifications








• University degree in law;  degree in information systems or related field would be an asset;Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in law enforcement agencies, including experience in combating IT-facilitated human trafficking offences;

• Proven in-depth knowledge and understanding of the issue of IT-facilitated crimes and human trafficking phenomenon, knowledge of conducting investigations associated with IT-facilitated human trafficking crime;

• Knowledge of relevant national legislation and relevant law enforcement procedures and  practices;

• Experience in conducting trainings (in particular knowledge of interactive training methods);

• Excellent command of Ukrainian, with excellent writing and communication skills; 

• Knowledge of English would be an asset.





Required competencies








Core values

  • Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
  • Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
  • Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
  • Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work



Core competencies

  • Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
  • Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
  • Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
  • Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
  • Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
  • Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances



Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)

  • Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
  • Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
  • Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities




Remuneration Package








According to the consultancy fees guidelines




How To Apply








This position is for residents of Ukraine only. We strongly encourage applicants to use the online application system. If you have difficulties with the online system you may use the OSCE's off-line Application Form available at; you should complete the Application Form and send it via e-mail to indicating the title of the position on the Application Form and in the cover message subject. Applications received after the published deadline will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Details of the assignment and contract may be further discussed during the interviews.

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.

Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.



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