Feb 16, 2016

Police Advisor , Afghanistan

Employer: Leonie
Location: Afghanistan

Job Code: 3434

Leonie is currently seeking a qualified Police Advisor to join our world-class team of exceptionally skilled, ethical and committed professionals providing Information Operations, Intelligence and Analytical Services. Since 2004, Leonie has made the customer the top priority while maintaining a culture of industry thought leadership that has translated into unmatched mission accomplishments


The United States Government has an ongoing requirement to advise, teach, and mentor the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and Afghan Security Institutions (ASI). The primary focus of the program is to build the organizational capacity of the ANDSF and ASI in order to produce a long-term, self-sustaining indigenous force that is able to independently fulfill the country’s security needs. As part of this effort Leonie is seeking qualified Police Advisor to provide the following support:
· Develop and nurture a mentoring relationship with assigned Afghan commanders and staffs.
· Teach, coach, mentor Afghan officials and their subordinates to understand their responsibilities, perform their assigned tasks, and produce staff reports and products, in order to improve overall staff capabilities of the ANDSF.
· Conduct and have daily interaction with the military advisors and ANDSF in order to support, receive and accomplish assigned tasks and milestones.
· Support, receive and accomplish tasks assigned by the Coalition command.
· Advise and mentor ANDSF senior leaders, their staffs and subordinate units on the following topics:
Establish, maintain, and sustain the mission, roles, authorities and interdepartmental relationships within the ANDSF.
Develop core command and staff capabilities, to include decision making process, command policies and procedures, leadership, knowledge and planning, execution, training guidance, maintaining a Common Operating Picture (COP), processing reports and returns, preparing guidance, instructions, directives and orders, and training plans.
Ensure Tashkil represents sufficient and trained personnel for future years.
Be under the operational control of and integrate with the coalition military component and security forces. Contracted police mentors will move under the operational control of the military component when directed by the supporting military ground commander.
Transition between regional, provincial, or district level as mission needs change.
Be capable of re-assigning advisors to different areas of the country as needed at the discretion of the Government to ensure mission needs are met.
Advise the fielded ANDSF forces in all areas of civilian policing at the direction and leadership of the unit they are assigned to.
Advise the ANDSF in Afghan ethics, values, and breaking the chain of corruption in order to strengthen community policing and community relations.
Advise the ANDSF in survival, population security, and force protection in a dynamic COIN environment.
Advise the ANDSF in logistics policies, procedures, and processes.
Advise the ANDSF in processing and submitting accurate reporting, including property book accountability.
Advise the ANDSF in logistics training and support.
Advise the ANDSF in use of HF and UHF communications.
Advise the ANDSF in planning, executing, and tracking regional operations in order to submit timely reports and plans.
Advise the ANDSF in use of intelligence within operations planning and execution.
Advise the ANDSF in regional logistics status and logistics actions within the region.
Advise the ANDSF in personnel status, reporting, and assignments.
Advise the ANDSF in personnel vetting processes.
Advise the ANDSF in development and implementation of training plans, and a yearly training calendar.

At least seven years of work experience in the subject matter area as either a military officer, a senior NCO (E-7+), or Civilian Police operations and management
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a field related to the advisory position from an accredited institution of higher education, OR, upon approval of the procuring contracting officer, at least two years significant experience in a field related to both the position as well as security
Leadership experience
Ability to advise and train others in principles of the associated staff functions
NIPRNET access
Valid US driver’s license and capable of operating a standard transmission vehicle; with no revocation of a State license or certification while serving in law enforcement
Excellent health and ability to pass law enforcement physical, physical agility, and psychological evaluations
Be able to live, sleep, and eat with the units assigned
Automated data processing knowledge: possess working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, graphics presentation, databases, E-mail clients & web browsers, and web content management
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Interpersonal communication, influence and interaction skills that are effective in a complex strategic environment
Creative problem solving skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with harmony and tact in a cramped, austere, combat environment

Security Clearance:
Final Secret Clearance required

Leonie offers you the opportunity to join an innovative, well respected organization and collaborate with industry experts and exceptional individuals. We provide a competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please apply online . Please provide a cover letter outlining your experience and salary expectations as you create your Leonie profile.

Leonie is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V