Regional Border Security Expert


Employer: New Century US
Location: Africa

Background:

New Century US is actively recruiting for a highly qualified Regional Border Security expert. This is an open position on a new contract and involves CONUS and OCONUS travel.
New Century US is a leading global provider of police and military intelligence capacity building services. We work for the U.S. government to train and mentor foreign security forces that are supporting U.S. military and foreign policy objectives. These services include development of doctrine, skills transfer (mentoring, advising, training), institutional capacity-building, and other tailored security solutions. New Century US focuses on building capacity on the local national level. New Century US corporately is composed of a New Century Consulting, Ltd, the UK parent company based in London, and New Century US (NCC, Inc.), based in Washington DC.


Position Description:

New Century US is actively seeking a highly qualified Regional Border Security expert to support our government customer. The SME will support multiple multi-national border security planning conferences over a period of six to nine months in 2015. The SME will have expertise in border security strategic development and counter-terrorism strategies. The SME will facilitate discussions with and between high-level foreign government officials regarding policy, legal, management and logistical considerations to border security cooperation. SME will co-author whitepapers following each conference to capture significant topics and conclusions from the conferences.

The Regional Border Security Expert will be required to support Mission Planning when a new major peacekeeping mission is authorized or in the event that an existing police mandate is expanded. The expected duration of each conference is 31 days, including up to five (5) days prep, 21 days in-country, and five (5) days travel and follow up.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Former senior law enforcement official with extensive knowledge and experience in border security management, counter-terrorism, and strategic assessment/planning.
• Demonstrated experience with engaging government agencies, including law enforcement and security agencies, to deliver national strategy and policy related to border policing operations to counter threats from terrorism and cross-border organized crime syndicates.
• Demonstrated experience with integrating counter-terrorism strategy at national level.
• Demonstrated experience in the study of terrorism. Provide information on other U.S. and / or international agencies instructor has been involved with in the study of terrorism.
• Extensive experience in the training of foreign nationals and/or other training programs, specifically in West Africa/Africa. List specific programs/courses.
• Knowledge and understanding of West African culture.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in international law
• Ability to support a flexible work schedule
• Foreign language skills may be required depending on the country context
• Familiarity with U.S. foreign policy goals and priorities relevant to Border Security
• Demonstrated initiative, well-developed problem-solving skills, flexibility, receptivity, and creativity in dealing with the complexity of working on an international team




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