Post title and level: Police Adviser, P-4
Organizational Unit: United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)
Duty Station: Tripoli, Libya, with extensive travel across the Mission area
Reporting to: Chief of Security Institution Service (SIS)
Duration: 12 Months (extendible)
Deadline for applications: 10 December 2020
Job Opening: number 2019-UNSMIL-30081941-DPPA
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity
Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Criminology, Policing, Security
and Safety, Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Law, Social Sciences or other relevant field. A first level
university degree with a combination of relevant academic qualifications and extensive experience in law
enforcement administration, including program management, strategic planning and capacity building, may be
accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Graduation from a certified police academy or other law
enforcement training institution is required.
Experience: Candidate must be in active police service possessing minimum of seven years (nine years in
absence of advanced university degree) of progressive and active policing experience at the field and/or
national headquarters level with at least five years of experience in police management, police administration
and police operations. Practical experience in strategic planning, program management and capacity building
is highly desirable. Experience in mediation in post-conflict situation and working with non-state armed and
experience of working in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is highly desirable. Previous UN or
international experience is an advantage.
Rank: Superintendent of Police, equivalent to Lieutenant Colonel in the military or higher rank.
Language: Proficiency in English languages (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of Arabic is