Post title and level: Police Planning Officer (P4)
Organizational Unit: United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM)
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
Reporting to: Police Commissioner
Duration: 12 months (with the possibility of extension)
Deadline for applications: 26 February 2023
Job opening number: 2022-UNSOM-365341-DPO
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity
Education: Advanced University Degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Social Sciences, Development Studies (particularly in law enforcement), Change Management or other relevant field. A first level university degree with a combination of relevant academic qualifications and extensive experience in the security sector or law enforcement, including planning, administration and management may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Graduation from a certified police academy or law enforcement training institution is required.
Work Experience: Candidate must be in active police service possessing minimum of 7 years (9 years in absence of advanced university degree) of progressively relevant and active experience in law enforcement or security sector; 5 years of experience in strategic planning and management in at least one the following areas is required: police operations, crime management, community engagement, police administration, capacity building and/or development. Practical experience in human and financial resources management, change management (particularly in law enforcement), security sector reform and/or restructuring in a related field is highly desirable. Previous UN or international experience is an advantage.
Rank: Superintendent of Police (equivalent to a Lieutenant Colonel in the military) or other service equivalent or higher.
Languages: For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of Somali or Arabic is an advantage.