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Crime Investigations & Prosecutions - Capacity Development

Title of Consultancy: Crime Investigations & Prosecutions - Capacity Development
Type of Contract:IC - Individual Contract Duration of the assignment: 65 Days Duty station: Various locations in Somalia
Expected places of travel:
Supervisor:UNDP Civilian Police Project Manager Anticipated presence at UNDP premises:
Date of Issue:26th october 2011
Closing Date:3rd November 2011
Organizational Context UNDP Somalia is comprised of three main programmes, Rule of Law and Security, Recovery and Sustainable Livelihoods and Governance. Under the IC retainer contract, the International Police Development Expert (the Contractor) directly supports the Civilian Police Project in Somalia. The Contractor works as part of the project team.
Objectives of the assignment Specific Objectives
To deliver bespoke training and development solutions to police and prosecution counterparts in Somaliland and Puntland with a possibility of other regions
To mentor counterparts as part of the institutional learning curve and monitor progress against technical benchmarks;
Scope of work
The Contractor will: Design training and capacity development activities for Crime Investigations and Prosecutions Capacity Development of counterparts initially in Puntland and Somaliland, including coverage of subjects as criminal investigation, preparation and supervision of evidence files, criminal trial preparation, conduct of criminal trials and supporting issues such as ; surveillance, forensics, crime scene, organized crime, counter piracy, human trafficking, money laundering, police counter-terrorism strategies, maritime policing, criminal intelligence, partnership and community policing ; •To implement and deliver training and development activities, as indicated above ; •To mentor counterparts in strategic positions (National Police & Prosecution Management Teams) regarding technical change strategies; •To monitor progress against police development indicators (Vera-Indicators), as per project M&E requirement •Provide technical advice to the project-manager as appropriate; Monitoring and Progress controls
The Contractor will work under the overall supervision of the Civilian Police Project Manager. Evaluation of the IC contract will be made against the benchmarks and deliverables set for the assignment of the consultant at the end of the contract duration.
Final product/Deliverables
The Contractor will deliver the following results per specific activity:
•Written analysis of context regarding the subject of development •Written analysis of strengths and weaknesses of counterparts •Written analysis of relevant legal documents •Implementation Report, including methodology, description of pedagogical context and material used •A‘crime investigation & prosecution’ policy and procedure document, contextualized to local needs •End Report, including all training and development material and rating of counterparts and advisory of follow up for senior counterparts
Depending on the length of the activity the deliverables will be defined as milestones in concurrence with the Contractor in an attachment to the contract.
Review/approval time
The Program Manager will approve training and development reports prior to authorizing payments.
Qualifications and Competencies
Academic Qualifications: Advanced university degree in law enforcement, criminology or equivalent in military/police rank •Certification in Crime Investigations Management, or other relevant technical disciplines are an advantage Years of experience: •Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in crime investigations and criminal intelligence with a recognized Law Enforcement or Policing Agency •Proven experience in the design and delivery of criminal investigative, intelligence and prosecutions training; •Proven experience of working as a international police expert in developing countries; •Excellent command of English both oral and written; •Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; •Proven track-record of advising to strategic level police partners in developing countries; •Proven ability to work as part of a team in an international and multicultural environment. Competencies: Corporate Competencies:
•Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values. •Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability Functional Competencies: Development and Operational Effectiveness •Ability to work with minimum supervision •Ability to win trust and confidence of counterparts •Ability to plan and organize work •Good knowledge English •Working with MS Office applications •Ensure compliance with the established timelines •Organizational capacities demonstrated Leadership and Self-Management •Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback •Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude •Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure •Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities •Responds positively to feedback and differing points of view
Language requirements:
Fluency in English is a requirement
Other Information
Eg: The expert will be required to have a personal lap top computer.
Terms of Service This is a non-staff contract under the Individual Contractor (IC) modality of hiring of the UNDP. Individuals engaged under an IC serve in their individual capacity and not as representative of a government institutions, corporate body or other authority external to UNDP. The incumbent shall not be considered as staff of UNDP, the UN common system or the government and are therefore not entitled to any diplomatic privileges or any other special status or conditions.
How to apply: 
VIII. Submission of application Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit electronic application by visiting The closing date for receipt of applications is 3rd November 2011
Applicants are required to fill and sign a P11 Form and submit it together with Curriculum Vitae on the online application.
The P11 Form can be obtained from the link below:
UNDP will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.
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