Community Policing Advisor

  • Contract
  • Berlin Germany
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Creative Associates International

Overview

Background:

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, governance and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative Associates seeks a Community Policing Advisor for a community policing project in a conflict environment funded by the Department of State (DOS). The program aims to establish a skilled, capacitated community policing oriented service, which will result in better security, reduced friction between residents and security forces, and therefore less space for malign actors in a post-conflict setting. The Advisor will assist the program aims to establish a skilled, capacitated community policing oriented service, which will result in better security, reduced friction between residents and security forces, and therefore less space for malign actors in a post-conflict setting.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Community Policing Advisor will report to the Community Policing Team Lead.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide the program with expertise on Community Policing to inform programming;
  • Advise on the development of community policing training products
  • Support with the design and inclusion of capacity development structures and activities for program partners; including the Organizational Capacity Assessment process, ensuring the development and implementation of related capacity building activities, and overseeing the process of gathering results from capacity building activities;
  • Analyze program research findings to inform training design;
  • Write concept notes outlining potential areas of training based on program research findings;
  • Respond to requests from the client agency and supervisors as needed; and
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience managing small grants activities for an international development company or NGO;
  • Demonstrated organization skills and ability to work and multi-task under pressure;
  • Familiarity with the roles of police and internal security services in authoritarian environments;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to negotiate;
  • Experience working with an international development organization and or government agencies such as USAID, State Department, DFID, EU; and
  • Familiarity with post-conflict settings;
  • Higher educational degree (Bachelors or above in a relevant field);
  • At least 12 years operational and supervisory policing service;
  • Knowledge and experience of the community sector in a MENA context;
  • Fluent in English and Arabic languages.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (gender/race/disability/veteran) and provides equal opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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Closing date: 9/22/2022