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DynCorp International LLC. Senior Advisor, Embedded Police in OCONKABUL, Afghanistan

Job Summary

Embedded Police Senior Advisorshall establish and develop an effective working relationship with ANDSF senior law enforcement commanders, GIRoA officials and the international community.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Work with the unit commanders (Brigade sized unit) to develop the following (not exhaustive)

o Unit training plans (requirements, syllabus, schedules)

o Operational activity plans

o Unit SOPs & work schedules

o Human Resources Policy/Recruitment/retention & Vetting of Staff, within the wider ANDSF Framework

o Force Management plan

o Communication and Outreach Plans

o Intelligence gathering and sharing to inform: BOLOs, new TTPs, force protection changes at Check Points, targeted vehicles for screening, etc.

  • Conduct needs assessments and work with Afghan and International counterparts to procure necessary equipment and training

  • Coordinate the activities of mentors and advisers at lower unit levels and synchronize efforts of such advisers.

  • Assist the ANDSF law enforcement to develop appropriate and sustainable technological solutions to address security issues.

  • Provide assessments of unit capabilities against established metrics

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to process and analyze information and data; experience of drafting reports, policy documents and guidelines

  • Demonstrable knowledge and implementation of human rights standards and gender awareness within Policing operations

  • Culturally sensitive with strong liaison inter-personal skills

  • Desired: Strong knowledge of contemporary security technology in the field of counter terrorism, particularly CCTV

  • Must have a final (not interim) DoD SECRET Level Security Clearance before deployment and maintain that clearance.

Experience & Education

  • Worked as a police officer in a Metropolitan Police Department or equivalent with greater than or equal to 200 sworn officers in roles involving public order and security

  • Captain or higher (US Military Equivalent Lieutenant Colonel/O-5/OF-4) rank

  • No revocation of any required professional/ law enforcement licenses while serving i.e. (“no criminal record”)

  • Experience of drafting specific Standard Operational Procedures added to a demonstrated experience of field command and control of large scale police operations involving 100 officer at a single event.

  • Experience in delineation of responsibilities between different police units and departments

  • Management experience in the field of police security units, both static and mobile, with regard to operational and strategic issues, including:

o Mass vehicle and personnel search

o Checkpoint operations

o Integration of technology in security operations

o Use of Force and Firearms

  • Specific experience of policy development in police security training and developing curricula and educational material for initial and continuing professional training; experience of delivering topic-related lectures, workshops or seminars covering public order and security

  • Experience in major crowd control events management

  • Desired: Experience identifying equipment requirements and assessing of technical proposals

  • Desired: Experience of policy development in the area of recruitment, selection, promotion and career development of police officers

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must pass all medical and fitness requirements directed by US Central Command (CENTCOM) in order to deploy.

  • Must be able to operate in harsh and austere conditions of Afghanistan


  • Must be capable of daily travel in and around Kabul as well as to locations throughout Afghanistan.

Job: *Education / Training

Title: Senior Advisor, Embedded Police


Requisition ID: 1904461

DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company’s operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.