Senior Advisor, Embedded Police - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee


Job Summary
Embedded Police Senior Advisor shall establish and develop an effective working relationship with ANDSF senior law enforcement commanders, GIRoA officials and the international community.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Work with the unit commanders (Brigade sized unit) to develop the following (not exhaustive)
    • Unit training plans (requirements, syllabus, schedules)
    • Operational activity plans
    • Unit SOPs & work schedules
    • Human Resources Policy/Recruitment/retention & Vetting of Staff, within the wider ANDSF Framework
    • Force Management plan
    • Communication and Outreach Plans
    • Intelligence gathering and sharing to inform:  BOLOs, new TTPs, force protection changes at Check Points, targeted vehicles for screening, etc.
  • Conduct needs assessments and work with Afghan and International counterparts to procure necessary equipment and training
  • Coordinate the activities of mentors and advisers at lower unit levels and synchronize efforts of such advisers.
  • Assist the ANDSF law enforcement to develop appropriate and sustainable technological solutions to address security issues.
  • Provide assessments of unit capabilities against established metrics
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to process and analyze information and data; experience of drafting reports, policy documents and guidelines
  • Demonstrable knowledge and implementation of human rights standards and gender  awareness within Policing operations
  • Culturally sensitive with strong liaison inter-personal skills
  • Desired: Strong knowledge of contemporary security technology in the field of counter terrorism, particularly CCTV
  • Must have a final (not interim) DoD SECRET Level Security Clearance before deployment and maintain that clearance.

Experience & Education

  • Worked as a police officer in a Metropolitan Police Department or equivalent with greater than or equal to  200 sworn officers in roles involving public order and security
  • Captain or higher (US Military Equivalent Lieutenant Colonel/O-5/OF-4) rank
  • No revocation of any required professional/ law enforcement licenses while serving i.e. (“no criminal record”)
  • Experience of drafting specific Standard Operational Procedures added to a demonstrated experience of field command and control of large scale police operations involving 100 officer at a single event.
  • Experience in delineation of responsibilities between different police units and departments
  • Management experience in the field of police security units, both static and mobile, with regard to operational and strategic issues, including:
    • Mass vehicle and personnel search
    • Checkpoint operations
    • Integration of technology in security operations
    • Use of Force and Firearms
  • Specific experience of policy development in police security training and developing curricula and educational material for initial and continuing professional training; experience of delivering topic-related lectures, workshops or seminars covering public order and security
  • Experience in major crowd control events management
  • Desired: Experience identifying equipment requirements and assessing of technical proposals
  • Desired: Experience of policy development in the area of recruitment, selection, promotion and career development of police officers

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must pass all medical and fitness requirements directed by US Central Command (CENTCOM) in order to deploy.
  • Must be able to operate in harsh and austere conditions of Afghanistan


  • Must be capable of daily travel in and around Kabul as well as to locations throughout Afghanistan.