Jan 26, 2016

Investigations Advisor , Afghanistan

Employer: Adam Smith International
Location: Afghanistan

Investigations Advisor - Afghanistan (GH0001)
Closing date: 20 Feb 2016

Adam Smith International is looking for consultants with experience in police, intelligence and/or counter-terrorism investigations for short-term and long-term assignments in Afghanistan. Consultants will be required to provide a mixture of formal training and informal coaching and mentoring to Afghan counterparts, covering areas such as:

The investigations cycle
Operations management (including running simultaneous operations)
Use of intelligence in investigations (including human intelligence and signals intelligence)
Multi-departmental approaches to a single investigation
Treating detainees in detention facilities (detention centres)
Interview techniques and psychology
Evidential exhibit procedures
File Preparation
Counter-terrorism investigations

Required Skills:

Successful applicants will have:
A strong understanding of the conduct of investigations and of the investigations cycle
A strong understanding of counter-terrorism related issues
Strong training skills
Strong inter-cultural and inter-personal skills
Strong English-language communication skills, both written and oral
(Ideally) Dari/Farsi and/or Pashto language skills
Required Experience:

Successful applicants will have:
+7 years of relevant work experience
Experience conducting and managing investigations with law enforcement or intelligence agencies
Experience working internationally (outside their country of origin) is essential
Experience in conflict/fragile states, and (ideally) experience in Afghanistan
Experience as a trainer and/or trainer-of-trainers.