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UN police vacancies for Member States to nominate candidates for. Interested persons should please contact the national police HQ for any of the available vacancies.

United Nations Police Recruitment

United Nations Police Recruitment

Job Detail:

  • Deputy Senior Police Advisor (Seconded)
  • Post title and level: Deputy Senior Police Advisor, seconded (non-contracted)
  • Organizational Unit: United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)
  • Duty Station: Nicosia
  • Reporting to: Senior Police Advisor
  • Duration: 12 Month (extendible)
  • Deadline for applications: 31 January 2022
  • United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity

UN Deputy Senior Police Advisor Qualifications

  1. Graduation from a certified police academy or other similar law enforcement training institution is required.
  2. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience in establishment of initiatives related to community policing, police management, police administration or peacekeeping is desired.
  3. At least twelve (12) years of progressive and active policing service/experience, including four (4) years of senior police management experience commanding diverse teams in a multi-disciplined workplace, including the development of budgets and organizational policy.
  4. Peacekeeping or other international experience is highly desirable.
  5. IPO posts are non-ranked positions, however considering managerial scope of incumbent’s work, a candidate’s rank equivalent to Superintendent, Lieutenant Colonel, or similar is desired.
  6. Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  7. All candidates should be cleared through an Assessment for Mission Service (AMS) either by a Selection Assistance and Assessment Team (SAAT) deployed to a Member State or on the basis of an in-mission AMS upon arrival of the candidates. Failure to pass the in-mission assessment will result in candidate’s repatriation.
  8. All repatriation related expenses in this case are to be borne by the Member State. Therefore, the Member States are strongly encouraged to request a SAAT to conduct an AMS in the Member State prior to the police personnel deployment.

Additional Requirement:

• In-depth understanding of UN mandates and the implementation processes;

• Previous experience in UN Police post-conflict operations;

• Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to democratic policing;

• Attendance of formally recognized or accredited SSR-related programmes;

• Good knowledge of the conditions prevailing in Cyprus with the ability to appraise and evaluate the

implications of economic, political, cultural and historical sensitivities in the region.

Job Detail:

UN Interpol Liaison Officer (Seconded)

  • Post title and level: Interpol Liaison Officer, seconded (non-contracted)
  • Organizational Unit: United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo
  • Duty Station: Pristina
  • Reporting to: Senior Police Adviser
  • Duration: 12 Month (extendible)
  • Deadline for applications: 15 January 2022
  • Post available: 25 March 2022
  • United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity

Interpol Liaison Officer Job QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduation from a certified Police Academy/College and/or University degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in related field (Criminology, Public Administration, Social or Police Science) and a relevant combination of professional training and experience is required.

A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant and progressive diverse experience in the field of policing, including international police cooperation, management, planning, institutional and capacity building within police, criminal investigation, forensics, operations, combating organized crime etc., is required;

Recent active working experience in Interpol NCB on matters related to issuance of Notices and Diffusions, search for fugitives and stolen/misappropriated objects using INTERPOL databases is an advantage.

Wide ranging working experience in criminal investigation entities in national law enforcement environment or in the field of international police cooperation may be considered in lieu of recent Interpol NCB experience;

Experience in international policing or law enforcement, international police liaison activities and/or reporting is desirable; Practical experience in planning and project management is desirable;

All candidates should be cleared through an Assessment for Mission Service (AMS) either by a Selection Assistance and Assessment Team (SAAT) deployed to a Member State or on the basis of an in-mission AMS upon arrival of the candidates. Failure to pass the in- mission assessment will result in candidate’s repatriation. All repatriation related expenses in this case are to be borne by the Member State.

Therefore, the Member States are strongly encouraged to request a SAAT to conduct an AMS in the Member State prior to the police personnel deployment.

English and French are the working languages of the UN and INTERPOL. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of a second official

Job Detail:

INTERPOL

  • Language (French, Spanish) is an advantage.
  • 9 Dec 2021
  • Police Planning Adviser, P-4
  • Post title and level: Police Planning Adviser, P-4
  • Organizational Unit: United Nations Office in African Union
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa
  • Reporting to: Senior Planning Officer
  • Duration: 12 Month (extendible)
  • Deadline for applications: 10 January 2022
  • Job Opening number: 2021-UNOAU-78884-DPO
  • United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity

UN POLICE INTERPOL JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, criminal justice, police sciences, police administration and management or other related field. Graduation from a certified police academy or similar law enforcement training institution is required.

A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Specialized training in strategic planning, project/program management, research and analysis is desired.

Candidate must be in active police service possessing a minimum of 7 years (9 years in absence of advanced degree) of progressive experience in a national or international law enforcement agency at the field and/or national police headquarters level, including at least 5 years of work at policy making level with practical experience in strategic planning, police management, gap analysis and needs assessment, policy and guidance development, police operations (including operational planning) and police administration, capacity building and training. Practical experience in human and financial resources management, change management (particularly in law enforcement), reform and restructuring, research and information analysis, project/program management is highly desirable.

Previous experience of working in UN or another international environment is desirable. Experience of work in an African Union entity is an advantage.

Rank required for a P-4 is Superintendent, Lt. Colonel, other service equivalent rank or higher.

For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language (French and/or Arabic) is an advantage.

Jjob Detail:

UN Police Reform Adviser

  • 9 Dec 2021
  • Police Reform Adviser, P-4
  • Post title and level: Police Reform Adviser, P-4
  • Organizational Unit: United Nations Office in African Union
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa
  • Reporting to: Senior Planning Officer
  • Duration: 12 Month (extendible)
  • Deadline for applications: 10 January 2022
  • Job Opening number: 2021-UNOAU-62425-DPO
  • United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, criminal justice, police sciences, police administration and management or other related field.

Graduation from a certified police academy or similar law enforcement training institution is required. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Specialized training in strategic planning, project/program management, research and analysis is desired.

Candidate must be in active police service possessing a minimum of 7 years (9 years in absence of advanced degree) of progressive experience in a national or international law enforcement agency at the field and/or national police headquarters level, including at least 5 years of work at policy making level with practical experience in police management minimum at district/region level, gap analysis and needs assessment, policy and guidance development, police operations and police administration, capacity building and training, including training need analysis, curriculum development and training management.

Practical experience in reform and restructuring, institutional building, interagency coordination and liaison, change management (particularly in law enforcement), research and information analysis, project/program management, human resources management is highly desirable.

Previous experience of working in UN or another international environment is desirable. Experience of work in an African Union entity is an advantage.

Rank required for a P-4 is Superintendent, Lt. Colonel, other service equivalent rank or higher.

For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language (French and/or Arabic) is an advantage.

Job Detail:

UN Police Chief of Staff

  • 9 Dec 2021
  • Police Chief of Staff, P-5
  • Post title and level: Police Chief of Staff, P-5
  • Organizational Unit: United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
  • Duty Station: Juba
  • Reporting to: Deputy Police Commissioner
  • Duration: 12 Month (extendible)
  • Deadline for applications: 17 January 2021
  • Job Opening number: 2020-UNMISS-82371-DPO
  • United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity

QUALIFICATIONS:

Advanced University Degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Law enforcement, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Logistics, Social Sciences or other relevant field. A first level university degree with a combination of relevant academic qualifications and extensive experience in law enforcement, including planning and administration may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Graduation from a certified police academy or other law enforcement training institution is also required.

A minimum of 10 years (12 years in absence of advanced degree) of relevant progressive responsible experience in law enforcement in a national law enforcement agency at the strategic, operational, and managerial level. At least seven (7) years of practical experience in such areas as police administration, human and/or financial resources managements, assets management, police policy development. Familiarity with United Nations administrative policies and procedures is highly desirable.

Colonel/ Chief or Senior Superintendent, equivalent or higher.

English and French are the working languages of the UN. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of a second official UN language (Arabic) is an advantage.

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