Post title and level: Police Planning Adviser, P-4
Organizational Unit: United Nations Office in African Union
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Reporting to: Senior Planning Officer
Duration: 12 Month (extendible)
Deadline for applications: 12 November 2022
Job Opening number: 2022-UNOAU-78884-DPO
Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, criminal justice, police sciences, police administration and management or other related field. Graduation from a certified police academy or similar law enforcement training institution is required. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Specialized training in strategic planning, project/program management, research and analysis is desired.
Work Experience: Candidate must be in active police service possessing a minimum of 7 years (9 years in absence of advanced degree) of progressive experience in a national or international law enforcement agency at the field and/or national police headquarters level, including at least 5 years of work at policy making level with practical experience in strategic planning, police management, gap analysis and needs assessment, policy and guidance development, police operations (including operational planning) and police administration, capacity building and training. Practical experience in human and financial resources management, change management (particularly in law enforcement), reform and restructuring, research and information analysis, project/program management is highly desirable. Previous experience of working in UN or another international environment is desirable. Experience of work in an African Union entity is an advantage.
Rank*: Rank required for a P-4 is Superintendent, Lt. Colonel, other service equivalent rank or higher.
Languages: For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language (French and/or Arabic) is an advantage.