Colombia Action Plan and Police Reform Advisor

Location: Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazan, Honduras
Date Posted: 07-20-2017
Colombia Action Plan and Police Reform Advisor  
Tegucigalpa, Honduras – US Embassy
Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) Clearance
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We are presently seeking a  Colombia Action Plan and Police Reform Advisor to operate at the US Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The Colombia Action Plan and Police Reform Advisor will support, assist, and advise the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) to implement projects and programs to aid the Government of Honduras (GOH) to combat rising crime and insecurity. The Colombian Action Plan and Police Reform Advisor will advise on program strategies and implementation plans within the rubric of current U.S. assistance and Honduran national security strategies and make recommendations to adjust those programs and strategies throughout. The Colombian Action Plan and Police Reform Advisor will also advise on program management, technical rule of law expertise, policy guidance, technical assistance, and training in support of host-nation efforts to improve police professionalization and to create a new relationship of trust between the police force and the citizens they serve.
INL is committed to effective management of its foreign assistance-funded programs. To that end, INL has developed an office-level strategic plan supported by a set of tailored deliverables for its foreign assistance programs, including the Colombia Action Plan and the Police Reform Program. These deliverables allow INL to better measure and manage program performance and communicate program results.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution or 15 years of relevant experience.
  • Five (5) years of experience related to citizen security, legal profession, law enforcement, courts, criminology, and/or public administration.
  • Five (5) years of experience in management roles that include strategic planning, resource management, budgeting, oversight and evaluation and active management of law enforcement, judicial or prosecutorial operations.
  • Seven (7) years of demonstrated experience in complex crime or security programs aimed at achieving U.S. rule of law and citizen safety objectives.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing program resources in an overseas environment, including project analysis, design, implementation and evaluation
  • Strong verbal and written skills and ability to present and defend complex analyses and proposals concisely
  • Demonstrated prior ability to work independently on projects and issues within overall policy guidelines.
  • Demonstrated communication and liaison skills appropriate to work with a wide variety of governmental, public, and private sector representatives; as well as with local community members and groups.
  • Knowledge of decentralized decision-making, which involves flattening the agency hierarchy, increasing tolerance for new approaches in problem-solving efforts, and allowing officers discretion in handling cases.
  • Superior Spanish (3/3 level) language communications skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Physically able to reside in Honduras in the areas of Tegucigalpa, or other as assigned, and travel throughout the region.
  • Willing to work in a restrictive hardship environment with potential exposure to criminal elements.
  • Knowledge of Honduran judicial system, including courts, prosecutors, defense attorneys, law enforcement, forensics, and law schools.
  • Experience working and/or coordinating with other relevant U.S. government agencies and host nation entities.
  • Experience working as a law enforcement advisor with non-U.S. law enforcement agencies.
  • Experience working in international police development and reform.
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above. 
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