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Senior Corrections Advisor
- This position is for a proporal and is posted in anticipation of future needs.*
Based at UNMISS field locations in the Republic of South Sudan, the Corrections Generalist will work under the direction of the UNMISS corrections director (or his/her delegate), who reports to the UNMISS Police Commissioner. The Corrections Generalist will manage and administer the functions expected in accordance with international and UN standards and with established UN policies and procedures, in order to ensure the success of UNMISS in fulfilling its mandate. All Corrections Generalists must have an MRPT clearance, unless they are selected to serve in a Contingent leadership position, for which a SECRET clearance is required.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Corrections Generalist’s duties and responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to, the following:
Report to Contingent Commander.
Provide periodic reports as determined by the Contingent Commander.
Manage the overall safety and security regimes of holding facility personnel, persons in holding (PIHs) and visitors.
Conduct regular security assessments on the holding facilities including infrastructure and PIH population.
Develop search plans and manage regular searches of the holding facility (interior and exterior) to ensure the safety and security of the facility (fence, buildings, windows, doors, grills and bars, health / hygiene hazards, fire hazards, and all forms of contraband).
Within limits, conduct searches on PIHs on admission to ensure prohibited articles are not taken into the facility.
Maintain the admission / release register.
Maintain PIHs’ property records and storage, and PIHs’ medical registers / records and make referrals for medical attention as appropriate.
Manage the process for PIHs’ complaints, grievances, and requests.
Manage conflicts between PIHs in order to promote safety and security at all times.
Provide mediation and counselling services for PIHs, if required.
Conduct investigations/fact findings of incidents in holding facility.
Submit regular written reports to one’s UNMISS supervisor or other UN or UNMISS officials (or their delegates) as required by UN or UNMISS leadership or procedures (e.g. facility maintenance report, daily situation reports, and incident reports).
Advise and mentor UN Corrections personnel on training, planning, administrative, operational, and logistical functions. Collaborating with UNMISS and UN staff to ensure the success of the training mission.
Other duties and responsibilities as determined by the Contract Officer’s Representative (COR), INL Director in Juba, and the Contingent Commander (or his representative), in conjunction and agreed upon by UNMISS, INL, and UN Headquarters.
U.S. Citizen in possession of a current U.S. state driver’s license that is valid for the full period of prospective deployment.
Corrections advisors must have at least seven (7) years of experience as a full-time corrections officer in a full-service, civilian U.S. corrections facility.
Should have served as an active-duty corrections officer within the past five (5) and no later than eight (8) years.
Experience in a wide range of operational and administrative issues, including experience in management/supervision and strategic planning, with evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience.
Ability to build and maintain key relationships in a culturally diverse environment and negotiate the resolution of conflicting views to enable the implementation of policies and programs.
Possess superior negotiation and interpersonal skills.
Be in good physical condition to meet all UN medical requirements.
Be able to drive a 4x4 vehicle with a manual transmission.
Excellent English communication skills (reading, listening, report writing, and oral presentation) and the ability to participate fully and effectively in conversations on a variety of topics in formal and informal settings from both concrete and abstract perspectives. This includes being able to discuss their fields of competence, explain complex matters in detail, and provide concise and coherent narrations.
A working knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
At least one year of international experience in prison operations and reform.
Experience in public outreach/education; training/project assessors; strategic/tactical planners.
Experience in one or more of the following areas:
Senior management/senior level command experience
Executive leadership development
Logistics and Resource Management
Police reform and restructuring
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