Senior Police Coordinator (SPC) Beirut (Contingent upon Award)
Flatter is looking for police and correctional advisors to work in partnership with the Lebanese MOI, MOJ, and other donors in anti-corruption, including UNODC, the American Bar Association, the EU, and other partner organizations. This contract will support INL’s Expanded Police Professionalism (EP2) plan and general Law Enforcement Modernization (LEM) programming. The goal of the EP2 plan, a multi-year INL lead initiative, is to improve the professionalism and responsiveness of the ISF’s Territorial Gendarmerie (TG) units in order to provide effective policing outside of the greater Beirut area. INL plans to accomplish this through enhancing their basic policing skills and control tactics, techniques and procedures; enabling coordination with local authorities; and incorporating elements of community policing. This contract will supply the subject matter experts to achieve these objectives.
Senior Police Coordinator (SPC) Beirut (Contingent upon Award)
The SPC must assist in the implementation of the curriculum development, training, and mentoring projects of the EP2 plan and LEM programming, including serving as the central coordination point for the SPAs. The SPC must fulfill the following duties and responsibilities:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide high-quality guidance, advice, and mentoring to law enforcement counterparts in country.
2. Assist in assessing ISF institutional roles in the criminal justice system; assist in identifying and prioritizing areas for reform; work with counterparts to design and implement needed reform.
3. Provide expert advice, guidance, and leadership with regard to the design, development, implementation, and oversight of law enforcement modernization programs including the EP2 Plan for the ISF and LEM-related programming.
4. Assess the ongoing EP2 Plan and LEM programming and make recommendations for adjustments to these programs.
5. Perform quality control on curriculum development and implementation of EP2 training and mentoring activities.
6. Oversee and finalize the development of curriculum, training, and mentoring plans for the EP2 plan. Plans must include program milestones and indictors that measure the impact of EP2 on the ISF.
7. Lead regular site visits to ISF locations outside of Beirut to gauge the impact of the EP2 Plan on ISF members. Site visits must be used to provide mentoring for ISF Station Commanders / Unit Leadership and validate that ISF members are using skills obtained during EP2 trainings. Innovative tools must be used when conducting site visits including checklists and surveys to ensure ISF leadership and members are effectively using skills learned during EP2 training.
8. Ensure that all efforts are on schedule and effective. Recommend corrective courses of action and revisions to planning, as needed.
9. Gather necessary information and assist in planning and coordinating activities across INL-funded programs and ISF- partner organizational lines, reconcile conflicting interests, and resolve complex and sensitive issues, as needed.
10. Provide recommendations on making improvements to the EP2 plan and/or LEM programming.
11. Evaluate the ISF’s requests for operational, logistical or institutional support and recommend supportive courses of action to the INL Director and INL Lebanon Program Officer in Washington, DC.
12. Lead the development of training and mentoring materials / guides for ISF Supervisors to utilize to mainstream EP2 curriculum into police operations at the individual ISF police stations.
13. Lead coordination with and provide mentorship to the ISF on the implementation of recommendations from INL Lebanon funded public perception surveys.
14. Facilitate interactions among the INL Director, Lebanese law enforcement, other local officials, relevant international partners, and representatives from civil society on criminal justice sector reform issues
Degree : Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field (10 years’ professional law enforcement experience can be substituted)
Years of Corrections or Law Enforcement Experience - 18 years or more experience as a full-time, POST certified sworn officer in a federal or local U.S. law enforcement agency with at least 5 years experience managing international law enforcement training programs. Preferred: At least 5 years experience with a focus on training and/or curriculum development and/or police mentoring and advising in an international mission such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia or Kosovo or other Department of State, UN or OSCE sponsored mission; At least 5 years of experience overseeing law enforcement training programs including curriculum development and delivery, mentoring and advising and measuring program impact; Demonstrated experience overseeing curriculum development and delivery
Other experience - Three years’ specialized experience depending on the position (e.g. intelligence, firearms, gangs, kidnapping, drugs, internal affairs); Demonstrated experience working on international police development and reform issues; At least 5 years of experience in a supervisory or managerial position involving operations, management, organizational development, training, and strategic planning; Demonstrated ability to explain, promote, and defend U.S. Government policies to senior law enforcement officials of other nations and the host country and representatives of international organizations; Proven ability to exercise a high degree of professional judgment, diplomacy, and tact at all times in order to build successful relationships; Demonstrated experience in police mentoring and advising activities and institutional reform; Demonstrated experience working in or coordinating with US Government agencies; Demonstrated ability to interact with high-level officials; Demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with other contractor and grant personnel, staff members of U.S. Government agencies, Lebanese officials, and international personnel; Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work well with others; Demonstrated ability to explain, promote, and defend U.S. Government policies to senior law enforcement officials of other nations and the host country and representatives of international organizations; Proven ability to exercise a high degree of professional judgment, diplomacy, and tact at all times in order to build successful relationships
Clearance Requirement - Ability to obtain a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) clearance.
Communication Skill and Language - Must be proficient in the English language (reading, listening, report writing, and oral presentation) (at least 5/5 Department of State scale or the equivalent). Preferred: French and/or Arabic language proficiency and knowledge of Lebanese history, culture and current events
Other Knowledge or Skill Sets Demonstrated experience working in an overseas environment
Computer Skills - Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, and ability to organize, analyze, prepare, and present information to a variety of audiences
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $41,777.00 - $155,491.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee discount
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Referral program
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Law Enforcement: 10 years (Required)
- intelligence, firearms, gangs, kidnapping, drugs, or IA: 3 years (Required)
- managing international law enforcement training programs: 5 years (Required)
- overseeing law enforcement training programs: 5 years (Required)
- international police development and reform issues: 4 years (Required)
- French or Arabic (Preferred)
- Remote interview process
- Virtual meetings