Employer: Obsidian Group
Location: South Sudan
Law Enforcement Generalists (OCONUS)
Security Clearance: MRPT eligible for Secret
Contingent on Contract Award
Law Enforcement Generalists will work under the Direction of the UNMISS Police Commissioner (or his/her delegate). The Law Enforcement Generalist will manage and administer the functions expected of him/her in accordance with international and UN standards and established UN policies and procedures to ensure the success of UNMISS.
Report to the Contingent Commander.
Provide periodic reports as required by the Contingent Commander.
Manage respective units assigned by UN Police Commissioner or his/her designee to the Law Enforcement Generalist’s command.
Develop and update administrative policy directives, plans, and on 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.
Supervise human resources management process: Assist in the determination of the appropriate assignments and provide recommendations of suitable personnel to key-non-professional positions.
Oversee and monitor the deployment of individual police officers and allocation of related resources to meet operational requirements.
Provide strategic planning and concept of strategies responsibilities.
Facilitate coordination and management between various UNMISS units. Coordinate and oversee the movement of personnel (MOP) within and outside the Mission.
Ensure the planning of staff rotations, tour of duty extensions, leave, and compensation time off (CTO).
Oversee and monitor existing UNMISS Police and Corrections division logistics and resources, ensure that resources remain fully mission capable (FMC) and adhere to required maintenance programs.
Provide accurate reports, analysis, and statistics on significant operational issues of interest to the Mission.
Maintain the personnel record filing system.
Maintain permanent liaison with all sections of the Mission Support component and international staff section regarding police requirements in terms of deployment, accommodation, offices, logistics, supply, constructions, etc.
Provide guidance and monitoring of policies in support of UN Police operations; ensure compliance with UN rules, regulations, and Mission mandate; ensure conformity to the highest standards of professional conduct and personal behavior by the UNPOL; ensure proper utilization of police resources under his/her command at all times includingImplementation of regular inspection regimes and initiation of corrective measures to improve efficiency and effectiveness within UN Police component and harmony with other mission components in the spirit of an integrated mission and attainment of common goals.
Conduct and facilitate visits of groups to UNPOL sites to view the state of UN facilities and operations, liaise with local officials to ensure the groups achieve their objectives and meet the requisite counterparts, observe if work is completed to UN standards and in accordance with sound, progressive management principles.
Conduct internal investigations on allegations of misconduct by individual police officers, or other human rights abuses.
Advise and mentor UNPOL personnel on training, administrative, planning, operational, and logistical functions.
Submit regular written reports to one’s UNMISS supervisor or other UN or UNMISS officials (or their delegates) as required by the UN or UNMISS leadership or procedures (e.g. facility maintenance report, daily situation reports, and incident reports).
Submit regular written reports to Contingent Commander or her/his designate as required by the Contractor or INL (weekly reports, monthly reports, trips reports).
Collaborate with UNMISS staff to ensure the success of the mission.
Provide orientation to new staff ensuring familiarization with policies and procedures related to UN Police operations.
In coordination with Contingent Commander, liaise with and maintain relationships with relevant INL and Embassy Juba officials.
Keep INL informed of local developments and environmental conditions.
Other duties and responsibilities as determined by the Police Commissioner, Contingent Commander, and COR, in conjunction and agreed upon by UNMISS, INL, and UNPOL.
Knowledge and Skills
U.S. Citizen in possession of a current U.S. state driver’s license that is valid for the full period of prospective deployment.
Experience in a wide range of operational and administrative issues, including experience in management/supervision and strategic planning, with evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience.
Ability to build and maintain key relationships in a culturally diverse environment and negotiate the resolution of conflicting views to enable the implementation of policies and programs.
Superior negotiation and interpersonal skills.
Be able to drive a 4x4 vehicle with a manual transmission.
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.
A working knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Experience and Education
Police advisors must have at least seven (7) years of experience as a full-time law enforcement officer in a full-service, civilian U.S. law enforcement entity. Military police experience does not count toward experience requirement.
Must have served as an active-duty police officer within the past five (5) years. Information about UN candidates requirements may be found at the UN Police Division’s website:www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/sites/police/
At least one year of international experience in law enforcement operations and reform.
Experience in public outreach/education; training/project assessors; strategic/tactical planners.
One or more of the following areas:
Senior management/senior level command experience
Executive leadership development
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Logistics and Resource Management
Police reform and restructuring
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
UNMISS field locations
Be in good physical condition to meet all UN medical requirements.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Obsidian Solutions Group (OSG) is a diversified consulting and technology company providing flexible and responsive solutions to federal, state, and local agencies and organizations. Our core domains are overseas and domestic mission support operations, collection/analysis/identification, and information technology. Obsidian Solutions Group is comprised of strategic and operational personnel who provide its clients deep domain expertise across a comprehensive spectrum of skill sets, allowing mission accomplishment and development of long-term capabilities.
Obsidian Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, any other non-merit factor, or any other characteristic protected by law.