Post title and level: Police Commissioner, D-2
Organizational Unit: United Nations Organization for the Stabilization in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO)
Duty Station: Kinshasa
Reporting to: Special Representative of the Secretary-General, SRSG
Duration: 12 Month (extendible)
Deadline for applications: 31 December 2023
Job Opening number: 2023-MONUSCO-40057-DPO
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity
Education: Advanced University Degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Law, Police Management, Criminal Justice, Law enforcement Security Studies, Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Change Management, Social Sciences, or another relevant field. A first level university degree with a combination of relevant academic qualifications and extensive experience in law enforcement, including management, planning and administration may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Advanced training for command/senior staff is highly desirable. Graduation from a certify police academy or other national or international law enforcement training institution is also required.
Work Experience: Candidate must be in active police service possessing a minimum of 15 years (17 years in absence of advanced degree) of progressive policing experience at the field and/or at national police headquarters level, including; 10 years of active police experience at senior policy making level, with extensive strategic planning and management experience in the following areas: police operations, crime management and, police administration, Practical direct experience in commanding a region or a state level police units or running a department at national police HQ level-required, Experience in police human and financial resources management , police training and development, change management, reform and restructuring. Previous UN or international experience is an advantage.
Rank: Police Commissioner, Inspector General, Chief of Police or other equivalent to the military rank of Major General or above.
Languages: English and French are the working languages of the UN. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written French and English is required.
Preference will be given to equally qualified women candidates.