Terms of Reference
Job Title: Law Enforcement Strategy Advisor (Senior International Expert)
Total Position(s): 1
Job Type: SSA
Job Location: Home-based with travel to Islamabad
Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree (law enforcement academy graduate with experience acceptable)
Minimum Experience: 20 years
Career Level: Senior
Work Permit: Pakistan (if needed to be arranged by organizational unit)
Organizational Unit: UNODC
Duration: 20 days over 4 months starting September 2010
Apply By: September 1, 2010
Posted On: August 18, 2010
The UNODC Country Office for Pakistan (COPAK) is tasked with assisting Pakistan to better respond to the threats of drugs and crime. In June 2010 the Government of Pakistan approved a 2010-2014 Country Programme for Pakistan including 3 sub-programmes: Illicit Trafficking and Border Management; Criminal Justice; and Drug Demand Reduction and HIV. A Senior Law Enforcement Strategy Advisor is needed to provide law enforcement advice and guidance throughout the development of police / law enforcement plans for Kyber Paktunwa and FATA.
To advise the Representative and UNODC Pakistan team on: the structure and key elements of policing plans; needs of law enforcement in post crisis situations; short and long term strategies for capacity building.
The Senior Law Enforcement Strategy Advisor will work under the supervision of the UNODC Representative for Pakistan (COPAK) with the COPAK team.
The Senior Law Enforcement Strategy Advisor will undertake the following substantive duties and responsibilities:
1. Review policing information and past assistance documents for Kyber Paktunwa and FATA, and other parts of Pakistan where necessary, and advise on the structure of policing plans for both provinces.
2. Meet and consult with senior management of law enforcement agencies and experts of the Government of Pakistan and Governments of Kyber Paktunwa and FATA to provide strategic direction to information collection and the development of policing plans.
3. Draft and edit text of policing plans, including short and long term strategies for capacity building.
4. Meet with members of the international law enforcement community in Pakistan regarding training and equipment assistance being offered to Pakistan on a bilateral basis.
5. Advise the Representative on training needs of police / law enforcement agencies and how they should be best supported to improve the delivery of services.
- Advisory brief/note on the approach to be taken to develop policing plans for Kyber Paktunwa and FATA (table of contents/structure, information requirements, research plan including drafting processes [working groups and consultation], recommendations).
- Text of policing plans for Kyber Paktunwa and FATA.
- A formal presentation / briefing to the Government once the first draft is completed.
- Advisory brief/note to help guide UNODC Pakistan on future approaches to delivering assistance to police in Kyber Paktunwa and FATA (to contain milestones/timelines, recommendations).
Qualifications and Experience
§ An international professional with at least 20 years of relevant professional experience developing law enforcement strategies, preferably working internationally.
§ Significant experience in law enforcement programme development and management is a requirement. Experience in formulating assistance programmes relevant to crime/drugs/law/justice issues would be an advantage.
§ Familiarity with UNODC and UN Secretariat processes and documentation would be an advantage.
§ Ability to produce concise and actionable advice for executive levels.
§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Completion of related reports and documents will require one or two visits to Islamabad Pakistan, document review, and interaction (as appropriate) with relevant points of contacts from concerned ministries and agencies and international partners. Relevant documents will be made available by COPAK as required. The structure of each document will be agreed with COPAK prior to starting .
Planning and Implementation Arrangements
The consultant will initially meet for in-depth briefings with COPAK staff. The Representative and COPAK staff will guide and direct the provision of necessary substantive and administrative support.
Before the finalization of documents the consultant will present findings to COPAK staff and if necessary to key stakeholders.
Although the Senior Law Enforcement Strategy Advisor is meant to take all views expressed into account, he/she will have to use his/her independent judgment in preparing documents.
Payment Schedule and Rate
The Senior Law enforcement Training Advisor (International Expert) will be issued a consultancy contract and paid in accordance with United Nations rules and procedures. Payment scale will be determined by UNDP recommended rates for senior expert consultants at the ‘C’ level. Travel costs including transportation and DSA will be paid by UNODC in accordance with United Nations rules and procedures.
Lump sum payments will be in three installments:
- First payment will be made on completion of the advisory brief/note on the approach to be taken to develop policing / law enforcement plans for Kyber Paktunwa and FATA (33%);
· Second payment will be made on completion of adequate text of policing / law enforcement plans for Kyber Paktunwa and FATA (33%);
· Third payment will be made on completion Advisory brief/note to help guide UNODC Pakistan on future approaches to delivering assistance to police / law enforcement in Kyber Paktunwa and FATA (33%).
Home-based for 10 days, with a presence in Islamabad for approximately 10 working days. The exact time spent in Pakistan may vary and will be determined in consultation with the Representative. All travel required for the assignment will be covered by UNODC Pakistan.