Post title and level: Regional Commander, P-4 – two (2) posts
Organizational Unit: United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)
Duty Station: One of the regions, according to the operational need
Reporting to: MINUSMA Police Commissioner
Duration: 12 Months (extendible)
Deadline for applications: 18 June 2021
Job Opening numbers: 2021-MINUSMA-30086705-DPKO (Regional Cdr. Gao) 2021-MINUSMA-30086719-DPKO (Regional Cdr. Kidal)
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity
Education: Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in law, police management, law enforcement, security studies, criminal justice, business or public administration, human resources management, change management, or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Specialized training in the area of incumbent’s responsibility (operations, reform, administration, training) is highly desirable. Graduation from a certified Police Academy or other national or international Law Enforcement Training Institution is required.
Work Experience: A minimum of 7 years (9 years in absence of advanced degree) of progressively relevant and active policing service/experience in a national or international law enforcement agency both at the field and national police headquarters level - required; 5 years of active police experience at policy making level with strategic planning and management experience in one or few of the following areas: police operations, human and financial resources management, crime management, police administration, police training and development, change management (particularly in law enforcement), reform and restructuring or related field - required; practical direct experience in commanding a regional or a state level police units, - required. Previous UN or international experience is an advantage.
Rank: Rank required for a P-4 is Police Superintendent/Lieutenant-Colonel, equivalent or above.
Languages: French and English are the working languages of the UN. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written French is required. Knowledge of English is highly desirable.