- Support Ecuador’s MOG and ENP on the day-to-day operations of their law enforcement efforts and their capability building, respond to security and law enforcement challenges and make recommendations to INL Quito on effective strategies.
- Assist in coordinating institutional development and capacity building assistance for Ecuador’s police with special emphasis on training activities to build their enforcement, strategic planning, and intelligence capability.
- Assist in the end-use monitoring of commodities provided to Ecuador by INL.
- Assist in developing Statements of Work (SOWs) and other pre-award documents for police equipment and services.
- Advise Ecuadorian officials on necessary logistical support for police operations and coordinates INL support for logistical requirements.
- Review logistical support requests for accuracy and applicability and develop requirements for supporting ENP operations.
- Provide recommendations to the INL Director, INL Deputy Director, Government of the Republic of Ecuador, and Embassy contacts on appropriate types and levels of support needed to initiate and sustain INL-funded projects.
- Provide input as required to INL Quito for the annual country budget request, end-use monitoring report, the International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) and the INL Spend Plan.
- Assist MOG and ENP to develop broad policies and processes for the effective management of the overall Police structure and improve senior level managers by helping to coordinate U.
S. Government (USG) provided training, logistical support, and technical assistance.
- Support the MOG and ENP, under the guidance of the INL Deputy Director, to develop police strategies and programs, including building intelligence capacity and mobile operations.
- Assist in the planning, development, and implementation of the necessary command, control, communications, and intelligence support needed to effectively support various police units.
- Assist host nation personnel to improve the ENP investigative capacity by providing technical advice on communications, computer systems, data analysis, and field investigations.
- Draft letters, cables, and other reports on INL activities under general guidance of the INL Director to inform routine reporting to INL / DC.
- Provide briefings, program evaluations, and support high-level visits as required by the INL Deputy Director and / or Director
- Conduct periodic site visits throughout Ecuador to assure effective implementation of strategies, agreements, and that initiatives are moving forward in a timely manner.
- Liaise with INL / WHP, INL Bogota, and other INL sections in the Western Hemisphere on assistance programs with a cross-border nexus.
- Assist INL Quito in liaising with international donors in Ecuador to coordinate security support.
- U.S. Citizenship.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field ( years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted).
- Twelve to eighteen years of experience with U.S. law enforcement or military, experience briefing in English.
- Demonstrated experience working overseas in an Embassy environment.
- Three years specialized experience depending on the position (e.g., intelligence, firearms, gangs, kidnapping, drugs, internal affairs).
- Knowledge of, and skill in, correct usage of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and style.
- Demonstrated excellent oral and written English and Spanish communication skills. Comfortable working in English and Spanish at or above a level equivalent to a recognized foreign language proficiency measurement framework, such as the Foreign Service Institute’s defined 3 / 3 level (Fluent proficiency) or equivalent.
Demonstration or proof of language capability required unless the individual is a native English or Spanish speaker. The police advisor will be embedded with the Ecuadorian police and must possess a high degree of proficiency in Spanish which requires fluent conversing with the Ecuadoran official contacts on a daily basis.
A minimum of seven () years current experience related to direct community policing. This may include police operations, investigations, management, organizational development, planning, and / or training.
A minimum of five () years in a supervisory management position.
Demonstrated experience coordinating and working with U.S. government agencies (e.g., the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, the U.
S. Agency for International Development, the Department of Defense) and United Nations and / or international community on security sector development programs.
- Demonstrated experience working in Latin America or on Latin America issues.
- Demonstrated experience drafting US government reports and documents, such as the INCSR, embassy cables, and other documents.
- Demonstrated experience working with high-level host-nation counterparts, departments, and ministries to further program objectives.
- Demonstrated experience working directly with the Department of State or INL as a Direct Hire or a Third-Party Contractor.