Deputy Contingent Commander , South Sudan

Location: South Sudan


Shift: Eight (8) hours per day, forty (40) hours per week
Location: American Embassy Juba, South Sudan
Job Type: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
Education: Degree or equivalent in criminology, criminal justice, law, or relevant academic discipline
Pay Rate: To be determined
Duration: To be determined

Job Description:

Preferably based at UNMISS Headquarters in Juba but due to UNMISS assignments this may not be possible, the Deputy Contingent Commander shall serve as the Contingent Commander in the event that the Contingent Commander is absent, (e.g. leave, Rest and Relaxation), ill, travelling, or otherwise indisposed. The Deputy Contingent Commander will report to the Contingent Commander and to the UNMISS Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) or his/her delegate, as well as the UNMISS Police Commissioner or corrections director, depending on generalist type. Under the UN system, the Deputy Contingent Commander does not supervise a Contingent member’s work, unless that member is assigned to a position under the Deputy Contingent Commander’s oversight. The Deputy Contingent Commander does have a supervisory role in that s/he is the second of two primary points of contact for UN officials in matters related to each
Contingent member’s performance of duties and responsibilities, conduct, behavior, and service as a representative of the UN Mission and the United States. Upon consultation with COR, the INL South Sudan Program Officer, and the Contractor, the Contingent Commander (or Deputy Contingent Commander in his/her absence) will take such action as necessary and mutually agreed. If such matters involve the Contingent Commander or the Contingent Commander has a conflict of interest for a particular instance, the Deputy Contingent Commander shall assume this role. The Contingent Commander (or the Deputy Contingent Commander in his/her absence) also regularly liaises and communicates with U.S. Embassy Juba officials and visiting Washington officials, briefing them as necessary on the status and circumstances of the U.S. Contingent. This includes attending meetings and briefings at the U.S. Embassy as necessary, and therefore, must have a SECRET security clearance.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Besides the duties and responsibilities identified under his/her relevant generalist type, the Deputy Contingent Commander shall also have the following duties and responsibilities:
For UN Mission matters, serve as the second primary contact person for the Contingent.
Assist the Contingent Commander in overseeing each Contingent member’s reporting and work requirements to meet INL and Contract needs.
Assist the Contingent Commander with his/her responsibilities when so delegated by the Contingent Commander.
Shall serve as the Contingent Commander in the event that the Contingent Commander is absent, (e.g. leave, Rest and Relaxation), ill, travelling, or otherwise indisposed.
If matter(s) related to performance of duties and responsibilities, one’s conduct, behavior, and service as a representative of the United States and UN Mission involve the Contingent Commander, the Deputy Contingent Commander shall serve as the primary point of contact for UNMISS and the UN, and after consultation with the COR, INL South Sudan Program Officer, and the Contractor, take such action as necessary and mutually agreed.


Minimum Qualifications:
In addition to the qualifications identified above for their respective Generalist category, the Contingent Commander must have:
A minimum of five (5) years of experience as a first-line or mid-level supervisor in an active-duty, civilian law enforcement force or agency.
A university or college degree or equivalent in criminology, criminal justice, law, or relevant academic discipline.



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