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Assistant Director, , Operational and Investigative Support and Coordination - 12/83/EDIGCI/OPS

 

VACANCY NOTICE

NO. 12/83/EDIGCI/OPS

This vacancy announcement pertains to law enforcement officials within INTERPOL's member countries only.

Please read the Conditions of Secondment in force at INTERPOL by following the link: Conditions of secondment.

Please be aware that your home Administration/Agency/Service/Government will be responsible for all of your salary/remuneration, social insurance, pension contributions, welfare benefits, family allowances, benefits during your assignment at INTERPOL as well as travel, removal expenses related to your arrival at and departure from INTERPOL and any other related costs depending on your circumstances. It is requested that you obtain in writing, confirmation from your home Administration/Agency/Service/Government that it agrees with these Conditions of Secondment PRIOR TO APPLYING THROUGH THE NCB.

INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization, with 190 Member States. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police co-operation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities, and services whose mission is to prevent or combat international crime. INTERPOL is now looking for a qualified candidate to serve as Assistant Director within the Operational and Investigative Support and Coordination Sub Directorate* in the Executive Directorate for INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation.

 

Job Title:Assistant Director, Operational and Investigative Support and Coordination*
Reporting to:Executive Director for Police Services (IPSG Lyon)
Location:INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation, SINGAPORE**
Duration:Three-year secondment
Grade: 2
Level of Security screening:    Enhanced
Deadline for applications:Until the post is filled (First review of applications 31 July 2014)

 

The incumbent will oversee, manage and coordinate the work of the operational and investigative police support functions located within the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI). While the incumbent will report to the Executive Director for Police Services, he will be located within INTERPOL’s Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore. In addition to the duties described hereunder, the incumbent will act as a representative for the Executive  Directorate for Police Services within the IGCI.

 

1. PRIMARY DUTIES

1. Command and Coordinator Center (CCC): Operational management of the INTERPOL Command and Coordinator Centre Operations room in the IGCI, Singapore (IGCI CCC Operations Room), including IRT and IMEST deployments will remain under the line responsibility of the Assistant Director in Charge of the CCC. However, the incumbent will:

  • maintain daily contact with the Coordinator in charge of the IGCI CCC Operations room to deal with administrative and logistical issues as necessary. In the framework of these duties, he will also  liaise with the IGCI’s Resource Management Sub-Directorate to ensure that follow-up on needed administrative support.
  • ensure that the EDIGCI is regularly briefed on CCC activities, including IRT and IMEST deployments  and major case support.
  • assist the AD CCC and Director OS in ensuring that instructions, guidelines and SOPs pertaining to overall CCC activity are implemented and complied with in the IGCI CCC Operations Room.

2. INTERPOL’s DVI activities: Operational management and oversight of DVI activities will remain under the line responsibility of the Assistant Director in charge of the Police Forensics Sub-directorate(PFD). However the incumbent will:

  • Deal with administrative and logistical issues through daily contact with the DVI staff based on the IGCI. In the framework of these duties, he will also  liaise with the IGCI’s Resource Management Sub-Directorate to ensure that follow-up on needed administrative support.
  • Ensure that the EDIGCI is regularly briefed on DVI activities, including updates on the activities and decisions made by the DVI Standing Committee and Steering Group.
  • Assist the AD PFD OS in ensuring that instructions, guidelines and SOPs pertaining to overall DVI activity are implemented and complied with.

3. Specialized crime areas, programs, and projects: The management of Specialized Crime areas (other than the mandate areas of the dedicated IGCI directorates) will remain under the line responsibility of the respective Assistant Directors in the Specialized Crime and Analysis Directorate (SCA). However, the incumbent will:

  • Maintain daily contact with SCA management to deal with administrative and logistical issues as necessary. In the framework of these duties, he will also  liaise with the IGCI’s Resource Management Sub-Directorate to ensure that follow-up on needed administrative support. ensure that the EDIGCI is regularly briefed on CCC activities, including IRT and IMEST deployments  and major case support.
  • Ensure that the EDIGCI is regularly briefed on specialized crime projects, including upcoming operations, meetings and conferences.
  • Assist SCA management in ensuring that instructions, guidelines and SOPs are implemented and complied with.

4. Attend regular IGCI management meetings as the representatives of the Executive Directorate for Police Services;

5. Performs other duties as required upon instruction of the Executive Director of Police Services, and during the transition period, to perform all activities required to ensure the smooth transfer of persons and activities to Singapore.

 

2. REQUIREMENTS

All candidates will be assessed on the under mentioned requirements.

2.1 Training/Education required

  • At least five years’ University education  (Specialization, Masters or Doctorate).

2.2 Languages

  • Fluent written and spoken English

2.3 Professional experience required

  • Minimum of 10 years of law enforcement experience, including a minimum of 5 years in supervisory/command positions.
  • Strong experience in investigative police work.
  • Experience in Disaster Victim Identification activities at the national and international level.

2.4 Specific skills required

  • Strong communication skills, both in written and oral form (public speaking and delivery of presentations).
  • Experience in working with computers including knowledge of oral presentations software, business intelligence and word processing software.
  • Strong management skills, such as:
    •  Leadership: is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives
    • Vision: clearly communicates links between the Organization’s strategy and the work unit’s goals;
    • Empowering others: delegates responsibilities, clarifies expectations, and gives staff autonomy in important areas of their work;
    • Building trust; 
    • Managing performance: regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff;
    • Judgment/decision-making: gathers relevant information before making a decision.

2.4 Specific aptitudes required

  • Personal and professional maturity;
  • Ability to maintain objectivity and apply logical, specifically inductive, reasoning;
  • Ability to work in teams as well as individually;
  • Ability to work persistently and under pressure;
  • Good social, specifically multicultural skills;
  • Initiative, creativity (original thinking) and curiosity;
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional networks;
  • Ability to synthesize;
  • Good listening skills.

 In addition to the requirements, the following Assets and Special Aptitudes would be beneficial

  • Experience in or exposure to international police cooperation will be considered an asset.

3. WORKING CONDITIONS

Remuneration: INTERPOL does not pay salary to seconded officials. Depending on the nationality of the official, an expatriation allowance may be paid for a maximum period of six years. For more information regarding conditions of service see Employment conditions for seconded officials available on the website (www.interpol.int).

This post requires occasional travel on missions, sometimes of a long duration and at short notice.

The incumbent will also be required to work occasional overtime based upon workload.

*The Organization reserves the right to modify the Directorate and/or Sub-Directorate’s name and internal structure. This may have an impact on the functional title and reporting lines of this position.

**The Organization reserves the right to change the duty station proposed in the present circular at any time, subject to the rules in force, and will inform the authorities concerned accordingly.

 

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Working hours :
Full-time

Application deadline :
Until the post is filled (First review of applications 31 July 2014)

Location :
SINGAPORE**

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