Police Advisor , Africa

Employer: UN Mission in South Sudan
Location: South SUDAN
Security Clearance: Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT)

Job Summary
Under the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and the Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1996 (2011), the Police Advisor-United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) through the UN Police is mandated to, “assist the parties to the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, in coordination with bilateral and multilateral assistance programs, in restructuring the Police Service in Sudan, consistent with democratic policing, to develop a police training and evaluation program, and to otherwise assist in the training of police personnel”. The Police Advisor will assist in general Southern Sudan Police Service (SSPS) development, training, capacity building, confidence building, reform and restructuring, monitoring and evaluation.

Principle Accountabilities
•Assist in general SSPS development, training, capacity building, confidence building, reform and restructuring, monitoring and evaluation.
•Provide monitoring, assessment, advice and expertise for the following SSPS identified ‘enabling projects’ for development of the Southern Sudan Police Service:
•Registration of South Sudan Police
•Provision of Uniform to South Sudan Police
•Provision of Training to South Sudan Police
•Printing of Essential Law Books, Forms and Registers
•Provision of Essential Transport and Driver Training to South Sudan Police
•Establishment of the South Sudan Communication System
•Establishment of the South Sudan Forensic Service
•Provision of Basic Riot Equipment and Training to Police

Knowledge & Skills
•Thorough knowledge of international standards of law enforcement in a democratic society.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•Computer skills preferred.

Experience & Education
•Some college education required (a degree preferred), general and specific peace officer training.
•Eight years' experience as a peace officer.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
•Primary duty station(s) are located in Southern Sudan.
•May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
•Place of duty and environmental conditions can be extremely austere, harsh, and work can be performed under hostile and life-threatening conditions.

•Must be able to travel within the Provinces, States or Counties of Southern Sudan

Passport and Driver's License must not expire in 1st year deployment, 2 year expiration preferred

UN Requirements
UN Medical form (M2) required
Medical screening requires an ECG/EKG.
Driving Test on a manual transmission vehicle
Work in active Civilian law enforcement within the past 5 years.
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Physical Ability Test Required:
Endurance Run - Time 2:30 minutes
1/4 Mile
1 set of stairs
Obstacle Course - Time 2:00 minutes
Start in seated position
2’ low hurdle
4’ wall
2- 30 lbs ammo cans over 6’ wall using stairs
15’ tunnel crawl
30’ serpentine
75 yard run to ladder
20’ ladder climb
20’ dummy drag (185 lb)

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