Post title and level: Deputy Police Commissioner, P5
Organizational Unit: United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA)
Duty Station: Abyei
Reporting to: Police Commissioner
Duration: Up to 12 Month (extendible)
Deadline for applications: 31 July 2020
Job Opening number: 2020-UNISFA-30082279-DPO
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s 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. Advance training for command/ senior staff is highly desirable. Graduation from a certified Police Academy or other national or international Law Enforcement Institution is required.
Work Experience: A candidate must be in active police service possessing minimum of 10 years (12 years in absence of advanced university degree) of progressive and active policing service/experience at the field and/or national police headquarters level; 7 years of active police experience at senior policy making level with extensive strategic planning and management experience in one or few of the following areas: police operations (including operations with the use of formed police units), human resources management, crime management, police administration, policy development – required. Experience in change management, police reform and restructuring, institutional building, capacity building and development, community policing – desired. Practical direct experience in commanding a regional or a state level police units, or heading a department at national police HQ level - required. Previous UN or international experience is an advantage.
Rank: Rank required for a P-5 is Senior/Chief Superintendent of Police, Colonel, other equivalent or higher rank
Languages: Fluency in English, both written and oral, is required. Fluency in Arabic is an advantage.
Preference will be given to equally qualified women candidates