Senior Police Advisor

  • Job Tracking ID: 512454-754196
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: December 31, 2020
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

IEA Corp., an EverWatch company is in search of a Senior Police Advisor to support the Department of State at the Embassy Rabat, Morocco. This position does require an MRPT but can start with an interim MRPT.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Serve as an advisory resource for the INL/Rabat Director and DGSN officials on specific aspects of planning and implementation of institutional and technical police professionalization programs in Morocco.
* Assist in identifying needs, coordinating with partners, and developing program plans with INL and the Embassy on a broad range of law enforcement topics to include but not be limited to: Human Resources (recruitment, personnel management, training strategy and execution); Budgeting/Financial Management; Logistics/Resource Management (including support to units in provincial cities); Organizational Management (internal affairs, public outreach and communications, strategic planning) Operations/Unit Management (leadership and personnel motivation, and public communication strategy); training systems and training academy development; and specific areas of policing (community policing, use of force, police ethics, human rights, and crowd control, and traffic/rural patrol).
* Develop procedural manuals, reference materials, training curricula, or other written products to facilitate the development of these capabilities among the police.
* Provide technical expertise and mentoring as requested on a wide range of operational, administrative, procedural, and technical matters relative to law enforcement, civilian public security/police operations, and U.S. law-enforcement-related projects. Such topics include but are not limited to: organizational management, standardized procedures, accountability, performance standards and evaluations, and implementation of a "continuous training" program.
* Assist in identifying training, equipment, and facility needs for law enforcement agencies; identifying opportunities for partnership; and reporting on opportunities and challenges that could enhance, impact, delay, or otherwise affect implementation of INL projects.
* Support INL in developing and maintaining a close working relationship with the DGSN.
* Support the INL/Rabat Director and INL/Rabat staff in developing and coordinating law enforcement programs for Morocco in concert with other U.S. Government law enforcement and criminal justice programs.
* Provide high quality policy analysis and program guidance to the INL/Rabat Director and DGSN officials including through the development, review and recommendation of necessary revisions to policies and processes related to the administration of the police professionalization programs.
* Develop an evaluation method for curricula review and effective delivery method for developing or improving law enforcement training standards that improves capacity for basic and specialized training delivery, case management, internal and external communications, human rights standards for police and standard operating procedures;
* Organize and participate in meetings, seminars, and exercises to develop projects for implementation in support of police professionalization programming in Morocco and improve overall capacities to effectively modernize existing institutions.
* Prepare background materials and reports used by the INL/Rabat Director in preparing reports, speeches, briefings, and testimony to articulate INL engagement on police reform activities in Morocco.
* Accomplish any assigned responsibilities through consultation, collaboration and leadership. The position is highly visible, highly sensitive and one in which the police advisor must continually engage in positive measures of encouragement and "example setting."

Experience and Skills:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
* U.S. citizenship or Third Country National (TCN)
o U.S. Citizen shall be in possession of a current U.S. state driver’s license.
o TCN shall be in possession of a national identification document that is valid for the full period of prospective deployment.
* At least fifteen (15) years of demonstrated work experience as a full time law enforcement officer in a full-service, civilian law enforcement entity with overseas experience. Military police experience is viewed favorably, but does not count toward experience requirement.
o Minimum ten (10) years of experience with demonstrated experience in police management, planning, organizational and policy development; understanding of police principles, concepts, procedures and techniques necessary to execute democratic police functions; monitoring, mentoring and advising police; police training assessment, development and delivery.
o Minimum five (5) years of experience in a senior level enforcement management or administrative position which involves Human Resources, Budget/Financial Management, Logistics/Resources Management, or Operations/Unit Management in a capacity which included leading, advising, guiding, regulating performance and policies, and articulating messages and decisions.
* A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, law, or related field.
* Graduation from a state-accredited law enforcement academy or training institution; TCNs must demonstrate graduation from an equivalent law enforcement academy or training institution of their home country.
* Superior interpersonal skills and ability to exercise a high degree of professional judgment, diplomacy, and tact at all times in order to build successful relationships with Moroccan partners and the international community.
* Possess strong leadership/influencing skills - makes decisions, self-directed, self-confident, positive, good negotiator, able to prioritize personal and team activities;
* Experience in strategic planning, policy development and implementation of major agency-level programs.
* Ability to gather, review, and analyze information relevant to police reform and make recommendations to senior management on appropriate actions to be taken based on findings.
* Being flexible in working under pressure, with limited time frames, and during times of rapidly developing events.
* Proficient with basic MS Office computer programs.
* Able to organize, analyze, prepare, and present information to a variety of audiences. Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to articulate information clearly to high-level officials.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
* Comfortable working in French or Arabic at or above a level equivalent to a recognized foreign language proficiency measurement framework, such as the Foreign Service Institute’s defined 3/3 level or Common European Framework for Reference for Language’s B2 or C1 level, Berlitz, or other. Demonstration or proof of language capability required, unless the individual is a native French or Arabic speaker.
* A background in strategic planning, change management, and/or management of police training academies.
* At least one year as an international law enforcement advisor providing training, technical advice, and mentoring to law enforcement officers and leadership.
* Experience with program design, management, and monitoring and evaluation.
* Instructor experience within the field of policing, management or administration
* Experience working or coordinating with U.S. government agencies (e.g., USAID, Justice, State, and/or Defense) as well as familiarity with programs, organization, and operations of other USG elements involved in law enforcement programs.
* U.S. law enforcement training academy experience.
* Demonstrated experience in public outreach/education; training/project assessors; strategic/tactical planners.
* Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas:
o Internal Investigations
o Intelligence
o Gang Violence
o Road safety/traffic police
o Internal affairs/integrity
o Human resource management
o Leadership, motivation, and career management
o Use of force
o Community policing and strategy related to citizen engagement
o Communication/public affairs

Ian, Evan & Alexander Corporation (IEA) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.