Senior Police Advisors (SPA) 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 Advisors (SPA) Beirut (Contingent upon Award)
These positions support and implement the curriculum development, training, and mentoring projects of the EP2 plan and other LEM programming and complete other duties as assigned. The SPAs must have relevant experience in curriculum development, training delivery, mentoring support, and monitoring and evaluation. The SPAs must fulfill the following duties and responsibilities:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Work closely with the ISF academy to conduct training needs assessments to determine current and needed levels of skills and knowledge related to the EP2 plan and other areas as directed by the INL Director.
2. Work closely with the ISF academy to develop and deliver training materials for the EP2 plan including for basic level professionalization and supervisors courses. Training materials must include learning objectives, training milestones and course indictors.
3. Develop Training, Development and Mentoring Plan for the EP2 Plan. Plan must include program milestones and indictors that measure the impact of EP2 on the ISF.
4. Coordinate with other U.S. agencies working with INL to evaluate and advise training for the ISF as needed or requested. Recommend and prepare curriculum to address deficiencies in skills and knowledge related to community policing, precinct operations and overall policing within the ISF.
5. Conduct regular mentoring site visits to ISF locations outside of Beirut to gauge impact of 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
6. Develop take-home training guides for ISF Supervisors and members to utilize to mainstream EP2 curriculum into police operations.
7. Coordinate directly with the ISF on recommendations from INL Lebanon funded public perception surveys.
8. Evaluate instructor capabilities, recommended curriculum and develop train the trainer programs where required.
9. Where required, conduct training sessions, focusing on train-the-trainer components.
10. Monitor course presentations and provide mentoring to host nation instructors.
11. Prepare pre- and post-course surveys to determine the level of increase in skills and knowledge as a result of instruction presented. The surveys must be reviewed and approved by INL in advance.
12. Maintain liaison with the ISF training academy and provide assistance as requested.
13. Help the SPC prepare and collect data for written reports as directed.
14. Perform other duties as assigned by the INL Director or coordinated by the SPC in relation to providing assistance to INL in its efforts to carry out police reform in Lebanon.
College degree Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in criminal justice, business administration, organizational development, education or other related field
Years of Corrections or Law Enforcement Experience - At least 15 years’ 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 executing law enforcement training program; At least 3 years’ experience in curriculum development or training delivery; and/or, demonstrated experience in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks for law enforcement programs; and/or, demonstrated experience mentoring and advising foreign law enforcement officials; At least one-year 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; Demonstrated experience in development/reform of foreign police organizations, or other relevant experience with foreign police organizations
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). Excellent oral and written communications skills, including ability to brief senior officials succinctly. Preferred French and/or Arabic language proficiency and knowledge of Lebanese history, culture and current events
Other Knowledge or Skill Sets - Knowledge of adult learning techniques;Knowledge of US DOS policies and objectives in providing assistance to host country police organizations; Demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with other contractor and grant personnel, staff members of U.S. Government agencies, foreign officials, and international personnel; 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 with Lebanese partners and the international community; Strong interpersonal skills; proven ability to work well with others
Training or Curriculum Development Experience - At least 3 years of experience developing or delivering law enforcement training curriculum to foreign governments; and/or, at least 3 years of experience delivering training curriculum to foreign police; and/or, at least 2 years’ experience developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks to measure program impact; and/or, at least 3 years’ experience mentoring and advisors foreign law enforcement
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
- certified U.S. law enforcement: 10 years (Required)
- curriculum development or training delivery: 3 years (Preferred)
- executing law enforcement training programs: 5 years (Preferred)
- international police development and reform issues: 1 year (Required)
- French or Arabic (Preferred)
- Remote interview process
- Virtual meetings