Police Advisor , Africa

Employer: Dyncorp International/UNMIS
Location: South Sudan

Job Summary

The Police Advisor-United Nations Mission in South Sudan manages and administers the functions expected of the position in accordance to international and United Nations (UN) standards, policies and procedures in order to ensure the success of UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) mandate. Will advise and mentor UN Police (UNPOL) personnel on training, administrative, planning, operational and logistical functions. Collaborate with UNMISS, UNPOL and UN Corrections Advisory Section (UNCAS) staff to ensure the success of the mission.

Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

Manage respective units assigned by UN Police Commissioner or his/her designee.
Develop and update administrative policy directives, plans, and order of the Police Commissioner, deployment plans, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); prepare and publish information bulletins on new directives and instructions requiring the attention of all UNMISS Police officers.
Facilitate coordination and management between various UNMISS units. Coordinate and oversee the movement of personnel (MOP) within and outside the Mission.
Provide accurate reports, analysis, and statistics on significant operational issues of interest to the Mission.
Advise and mentor UNPOL personnel on training, administrative, planning, operational, and logistical functions. Collaborate with UNMISS, UNPOL, and UNCAS staff to ensure the success of the mission.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as determined by the Police Commissioner, Contingent Commander, and Contracting Officer Representative (COR), in conjunction and agreed upon by UNMISS, Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL), and UNPOL.

Knowledge & Skills
Thorough knowledge of international standards of law enforcement in a democratic society.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Working knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to operate a manual transmission 4x4 vehicle.

Experience & Education

Ten (10) or more years’ experience as a full-time law enforcement officer in a full-service U.S. law enforcement agency with experience in a supervisory or managerial position.
Previous international experience in law enforcement operations, training, and/or advising.
Previous progressively responsible leadership experience, and experience in multiple aspects of law enforcement.
Excellent English communication skills (reading, listening, report writing, and oral presentation) and the ability to participate fully and effectively in conversations on a variety of topics in formal and informal settings from both concrete and abstract perspectives. This includes being able to discuss their fields of competence, explain complex matters in detail, and provide concise and coherent narrations. If a verification of English competency is requested by INL, candidates must receive a superior level rating from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
Current United States state driver’s license valid for the full period of performance of the contract.
Retired personnel can be deployed, if retired within the past 5 years.
Prefer experience in one or more of the following: senior management/senior level command, project development, executive leadership development, internal investigations, intelligence, community policing, logistics and resource management or police reform and restructuring.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment

Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.
Place of duty and environmental conditions can be extremely austere, harsh and work can be performed under hostile and life-threatening conditions.

Ability to travel domestically and internationally.