Job Title: Coordinator, Drugs Unit
Location: Lyon, France
Closing Date: 28 February 2021
Salary: Not Stated
Contract Type: Fixed Term, Secondment
Working Pattern: Full Time
Sponsors international candidates? Not Applicable
The Coordinator is in charge, under the supervision of the Assistant Director, of coordinating the specialized daily and ad hoc projects, working group/conferences, and any other file/activity pertaining to the relevant area of work. The incumbent is also in charge of supervising staff working in this area, providing them with daily guidance, ensuring the proper implementation of the policies and hierarchical decisions and the quality and timeliness of the produced deliverables, in compliance with the Organization's priorities.
The incumbent is the Organization's central point of contact in the police area at stake, and is expected to provide advice to his Assistant Director and his hierarchy regarding the further development of the area, including preparing written analytical/operational studies, status reports, oral presentations/speeches to be delivered during external conferences, internal/developmental training needs assessments, and any other relevant pro-active issue pertaining to the area.
He/she is in charge of providing assistance to other INTERPOL units in relation with the processing of data in INTERPOL’s database in relation to police projects and providing guidance to staff in charge of such processing. It is his/her responsibility to ensure the compliance of such processing with INTERPOL’s rules and regulations.
He / she can be requested to provide trainings in this field of activity.
He/she can be called, upon request, to represent the Organization on the coordinated subject matter. He/she is also charged with identifying opportunity for common space collaboration with other INTERPOL Units, Sub directorates and Directorates and to develop this from the Drugs unit approach considering the whole strategy of INTERPOL.
Role and Responsibilities
Full breakdown of role and responsibilities in the attached job description.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Three to four years' education at a University or specialized higher education establishment.
Experienced police officer, or official able to demonstrate equivalent professional experience/training in the sector of police area/law enforcement agencies.
Five years' experience in the area in question and, where necessary, management experience.
Experience in project management is required.
Experience in staff supervision is highly desirable.
Professional fluency in English is required.
Proficiency in a second official language of the Organization (Arabic, French or Spanish) would be an additional asset.
Specific skills required
Experience in working with computers including knowledge of oral presentations software, business intelligence and word processing software.
Strong communication skills, both in written and oral form (public speaking and delivery of presentations).
Good social skills, particularly in a multicultural environment.
Sense of initiative.
Attention to details.
Personal and professional maturity.
Initiative, creativity (original thinking) and curiosity.
Good listening skills.
Special aptitudes required
Aptitude to work under minimum supervision.
Ability to work in a team as well as individually.
Ability to maintain objectivity and apply logical reasoning.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to develop and maintain professional networks.
Ability to synthesize.
In addition to the requirements, the following Assets and Special Aptitudes would be beneficial:
Proficiency in a second working language would be an additional asset.
Experience working in an international environment would be highly desirable, for example employment in an international organization, or participation in international working groups, joint international projects, etc.