Senior Police Advisor - Liberia
Tetra Tech, a leader in consulting, engineering, environmental science and technical services worldwide has a challenging and immediate opportunity for a highly motivated professional in our growing Pro-Telligent business unit. We are a diverse company, embracing talented individuals with expertise in project management, subject matter, global health, engineering, construction, safety, security and information technology. PRO-Telligent, A Tetra Tech Company, is seeking an experienced Senior Police Advisor for a government client. The position will be based in Liberia.Senior Police Advisors will mentor, advise, and train the LNP's IG and his command staff as the LNP organization assumes responsibility for domestic civil order and security from UNMIL.Members of the Senior Police Advisor Team shall communicate regularly with the INL Director in Monrovia and coordinate efforts with the CO and/or COR, in order to make certain such effort remains within policy objectives as determined by the US Ambassador to Liberia. Such communications and coordination will not involve any change to or expansion of the scope of work, costs, or contractual obligations. If, in the opinion of the Contractor, such communications and technical direction from the COR calls for effort outside the scope of the task order or is inconsistent with the requirements, the Contractor shall notify the CO in writing within ten working days after the receipt of any such instruction. The Contractor shall not proceed with the work affected by the communications and/or technical direction unless and until the Contractor is notified by the CO that such communications and/or technical direction is within the scope of the task order.All members of the Senior Advisor Team must communicate regularly with other multinational and US police advisors.The Senior Police Advisors will be embedded with the IG and LNP command staff, and they will work to help the LNP continue to become a professional, effective, police organization. This shall include, but not be limited to, the development and implementation of: Effective human resource policies and procedures. Accurate and timely systems of accountability for personnel, weapons, vehicles, facilities, equipment, and supplies. Systems to budget for and justify future LNP resource requirements, as well as transparently account for and spend existing available resources. Systems to receive and analyze intelligence and security-related information. Systems for decentralized decision-making and coordinated LNP operations. Systems for procurement. Systems for externally coordinating with other GOL and foreign agencies. Proactive communication with civil society and the media.The Senior Advisors may work in Monrovia or in other parts of Liberia. Shift work may be assigned. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION: US Citizen Ability to possess/maintain MRPT certification Graduate of any US local, state, or Federal law enforcement academy At least 15 years of experience as a full-time, law enforcement officer in a full-service US local or state law enforcement agency with experience in a supervisory or managerial position involving operations, management, organizational development, and/or strategic planning. This experience must be recent, within the past 2-3 years. Must have held the rank of lieutenant or above for at least three of those years. Evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience. Mastery of law enforcement principles, methods, and practices to provide subject matter expertise in advising, mentoring, planning, development, and oversight in law enforcement programs. Knowledge of police development in an international environment. Superior negotiation and interpersonal skills. Ability to build and maintain key relationships in a culturally diverse environment and negotiate the resolution of conflicting views to enable the implementation of policies and programs. A working knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Power-Point. Must be able to communicate in English with accuracy and fluency in order to participate fully and effectively in conversations on a variety of topics in formal and informal settings from both concrete and abstract perspectives. Must be able to discuss their interests and special fields of competence, explain complex matters in detail, and provide lengthy and coherent narrations, all with ease, fluency, and accuracy. If a verification of English competency is requested by INL, candidates must receive a superior level rating from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Excellent communication skills (reading, listening, report writing, and oral presentation). In possession of a current and valid driving license for at least one year. The Senior Advisors shall satisfy the requirements of Police Advisor IV in the base contract.Desired Qualifications: A master's degree in public administration, police administration, police science, criminal justice, business administration, or equivalent field from an accredited academic institution. Experience in strategic planning, policy development, and implementation of major law enforcement programs. Experience working on an international police mission in a post conflict environment. Experience working or coordinating with US government agencies such as the US Department of State.To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:* Cover Letter* CV in reverse chronological format Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on. If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: 703-414-5593.