TIGRES Field Advisor – Lepaterique - SME - Field-Based Interdiction Operations Advisor (FBIO) - Level IV

Location: Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazán, Honduras
Date Posted: 04-20-2018
TIGRES Field Advisor - Lepaterique
SME - Field-Based Interdiction Operations Advisor (FBIO)
Police Advisor - Level IV
U.S. Embassy, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Travel May Be Required
MRPT or RSO Clearance
 
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The company provides a variety of services within the Intelligence Community. Our products may be diverse but the results are one and the same—on schedule, on budget, and completed with superior quality. We are experienced in areas such as Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Data Processing, Law Enforcement Mission Support, and Acquisition Support. As an organization, we are consistently expanding our footprint in the contracting community.
 
We are presently of identifying candidates for the position of a Police Advisor – Level IV – TIGRES Field Advisor – Lepaterique - SME - Field-Based Interdiction Operations Advisor (FBIO) to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI). This opening is in response to the Government taking efforts to consolidate positions in Latin and Central America to one source.
 
The CARSI Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the USG to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts, border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts. This Initiative will focus on a series of police, security, justice, and corrections advisors among various other levels of administrative and PMO support.  Requirements and Skill Level Qualifications for this role are as follows:       

Required—
  • US Citizen, Third Country National (TCN), or Local National (LN).
  • MRPT security clearance (for US Citizens and TCNs) RSO for LNs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution or 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Five (5) years of experience in management roles that includes: strategic planning, resource management, budgeting, oversight and evaluation and active management of security operations.
  • Five (5) years of experience working in international security development and training.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing program resources.
  • FSI level 4/4 English, FSI level 3/3 Spanish
  • 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.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
 
Preferred—
  • Experience working and/or coordinating with other relevant U.S. government agencies and host nation entities.
  • Experience working as a FBIO Advisor with non-U.S. security agencies.


Responsibilities—
  • The Field Based Interdiction Operations (FBIO) Advisor will serve in Honduras on the full range of law enforcement issues, program management, training evaluation, and mentoring to improve Honduran interdiction capacity, protect human rights, reduce impunity, and strengthen the Honduran National Police and the Public Ministry.
  • Provides security operations expertise, technical assistance, and training on behalf of INL in support of host-nation efforts to improve operations against transnational organized crime, asset forfeiture, money laundering, gang activities, drug trafficking and other major cases.
  • Assists INL to coordinate program development, implementation, and reporting with Honduran entities, INL Honduras advisors and contractors and, as appropriate, INL advisors throughout the region.
  • Assists INL with oversight for the Interdiction program nationwide.
  • Assists INL to coordinate with appropriate levels of the Honduran Public Ministry, Honduran National Police (HNP) and Government of Honduras (GOH) agencies.
  • Assists INL to ensure effective and ongoing coordination, communication and support of mutually enhancing programs and initiatives in compliance with the comprehensive USG/CARSI strategy for the reduction of violence in Honduras.
  • Supports, assists, and advises INL in implementing ground interdiction programs to aid the Government of Honduras (GOH) to combat crime and insecurity.
  • Advises on police special operations ground interdiction program strategies and make recommendations to adjust those programs and strategies throughout.
  • Evaluates training and operational effectiveness of in-country Department of State programs, with a focus on ground interdiction operations.
  • Assists INL to ensuring programs retain requisite operational and logistics fluidity.
  • Provides advice, technical assistance, and training in support of host-nation efforts.
  • Advises and coordinates activities related to preventing and reducing crime in Honduras, and improving Honduran National Police effectiveness in investigating major crimes (homicides, extortions, kidnappings, etc.).
  • Keeps INL informed of activities and operations that affect INL Police programing.
  • Assists INL to establish collaborative partnerships in the community between the Honduran government and the individuals and organizations they serve to develop solutions to problems and increase trust in police.
  • Works with the other INL advisors to identify the training needs of the Honduran National Police.
  • Proposes training options in Honduras, Central America or the U.S.
  • Provides advice and assistance in determining requirements for technical services, training, and commodities for police operations supported by INL programs.
  • Attends meetings with U.S. and host-government officials as requested.
  • Suggests avenues for mid-course correction if a program is not achieving its goals; Attends meetings with U.S. and host-government officials as requested, including regional working group meetings.
  • Hours for this full-time position will be the core hours of the US Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.
  • The position will be stationed in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • National and international travel may be required.
  • Create a work plan per the instructions.
  • Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports of relevant program activity, progress toward desired impacts, recommendations for advancing program and U.S. objectives, project highlights, and other relevant significant information including metrics, milestones achieved, and other relevant statistical data. Report on scheduled upcoming meetings, trainings, and other activities.
 
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above. 
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