UN Law Enforcement Generalist , Africa

Employer: New Centrury
Location: Africa

New Century US is seeking Law Enforcement Generalists interested in working in field locations in Africa under the Direction of the UN 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 mission success. Unless the individual’s assignment specifies otherwise, Law Enforcement Generalists must have an MRPT clearance. If the individual Law Enforcement Generalist is selected and approved to serve in Contingent leadership positions, they then require a SECRET security clearance The Bilateral Police Advisor will require a SECRET security clearance.




Duties and Responsibilities

The Law Enforcement Generalist’s duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, any or all of the following:

 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 UN 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 UN 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 UN 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 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 including implementation 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 UN supervisor or other UN officials (or their delegates) as required by the UN 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 (weekly reports, monthly reports, trips reports).
 Collaborate with UN 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 officials.
 Keep customer informed of local developments and environmental conditions.
 Other duties and responsibilities as determined by the Police Commissioner, Contingent Commander, and COR as necessary.



Minimum Qualifications:

 U.S. Citizen in possession of a current U.S. state driver’s license that is valid for the full period of prospective deployment.
 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/
 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 in good physical condition to meet all UN medical requirements.

 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.
 At least one year of international experience in law enforcement operations and reform.
 Experience in public outreach/education; training/project assessors; strategic/tactical planners.
 Experience in one or more of the following areas:

o Senior management/senior level command experience
o Project development
o Executive leadership development
o Internal Investigations
o Intelligence
o Community Policing
o Gang Violence
o Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
o Logistics and Resource Management
o Police reform and restructuring


About the Company:


New Century 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 focuses on building capacity on the local national level. New Century 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.  

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