Job Title: Regional Specialised Officer
Organisation: International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL)
Location: San Salvador, El Salvador
Closing Date: 28 February 2021
Salary: Not stated.
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Working Pattern: Not Stated
Sponsors international candidates? Not Stated
Under the supervision of the Head of Desk, the Regional Specialized Officer will be responsible for:
the specific operational crime response, covering all aspects of day-to-day crime matters relevant to the region;
the general information related to law enforcement and crime combating in the region and;
an adequate support on regional and national level.
These assignments will improve the co-operation in the region and should be accomplished through the treatment of INTERPOL messages, conferences and meetings, missions, liaison, training and the creation of reports.
More information in application pack.
Role and Responsibilities
Analyse pertinent information and disseminate it as appropriate;
Assess information received at the General Secretariat and initiate the timely diffusion of relevant information to member countries;
Link items of information in order to develop trends and strategic initiatives as necessary.
Prepare/assist projects, analysis and programmes;
Initiate and prepare programmes and projects concerning assigned countries dealt with or specific kind of crime;
Prepare analytical studies and summary reports;
Identify criminal/co-operation problems in assigned country and propose solutions.
Organise and participate in meetings and/or conferences;
Represent the General Secretariat at external meetings/conferences;
Prepare draft agenda, circular letters, invitations to specific speakers;
Arrange facilities of meetings;
Anticipate potential problems and recommend corrective action;
Draft a final report of the meeting/conference;
Follow-up on a timely basis action items as a result of the meeting/conference.
Prepare reports /written communications and make oral presentations;
Prepare written mission reports and any additional documents as necessary;
Write case studies and summaries;
Make presentations at the General Secretariat and other meetings;
Receive visitors in order to discuss INTERPOL issues.
Perform liaison activities with RBs, NCBs, national law enforcement agencies and regional / international organisations;
Assist member countries and regional initiatives/international organizations on request;
Advise on legal/technical possibilities for investigations;
Co-ordinate complicated ongoing investigations on request;
Carry out liaison missions as required;
Ensure the liaison between the General Secretariat and the assigned countries and regional initiatives/international organizations.
Serve periodically as permanence officer (might cover night shifts);
Receive communications and take appropriate timely action during assign permanence duty, as outlined in the Stand-by duty instructions.
Perform specific tasks;
Establish and maintain work methods and procedures;
Use working techniques in order to achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency;
In accordance with the annual Activity Program.
Carry out all other duties as may be directed by the hierarchy.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Between three and four years’ education at a University or other specialized higher education establishment.
At least three years in legal or police areas.
Ten years’ experience in the area is required if the post holder does not have the required level of education.
Experience in international police co-operation.
Professional fluency in either English or Spanish is 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 as well as Internet.
Experience in preparing written documents, including intelligence reports, and visual presentations that meet professional standards.
Independently analyse complex/large volume of material.
Work within a multi-faceted investigative team concept.
Proficiency in a second official working language of the Organisation would be an additional asset.
Experience working in an international environment would be highly desirable, for example, employment in an international organisation, or participation in international working groups, joint international projects, etc.
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