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ICITAP Police Internal Affairs (IA) Law Enforcement Advisors (IA-LEA

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Job ID: 206265
Location: PRISTINA, KM, Serbia
Date Posted: Jul 6, 2020
Category: Law Enforcement
Subcategory: Law Enforcement AdvisorLaw Enf
Schedule: Part-Time On Call
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking highly qualified men and women to serve as Anti-Corruption/Police Internal Affairs Investigations Law Enforcement Advisors (Police IA-LEA) in Kosovo with senior, specialized criminal investigative expertise and experience in assisting foreign police officials to support the ICITAP.




ICITAP is a cornerstone of America’s global strategy for combating transnational crime, terrorism, countering trafficking in persons, establishing rule of law and enhancing human rights in developing countries.  SAIC is the contract service provider to the DOJ ICITAP and Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) programs.  For over a decade, SAIC has fielded hundreds of highly skilled criminal justice professionals supporting ICITAP and OPDAT.


Job Duties:

  • Training, advising and mentoring Kosovo officials on best practices for professionalizing the Police Inspectorate of Kosovo (PIK) in identifying, investigating, and assisting in prosecutions of police misconduct and corruption cases. 

  • Serves as part of a larger team of law enforcement technical advisors in assisting the host nation to build and strengthen police service capabilities with strong foundations in rule of law, respect for human rights and applied global best practices in law enforcement disciplines. 

  • Will work directly with host-country police officials, among others, advising and mentoring on the best approaches for organizationally and administratively reforming the PIK, among a number of other reform implementation strategies.

  • May represent DOJ/ICITAP in meetings with the U.S. government agency officials, senior foreign officials and others.  While the IA-LEA is one of DOJ/ICITAP’s contractor representatives on the topic of police internal affairs investigations and administration, the IA-LEA is NOT a US government official. 

  • Duties also include facilitating meetings; leading working groups; developing reports and specialized papers; reviewing and editing policies; manuals and Standing Operating Procedures (SOPs); conducting briefings; and, active participation in advising officials.  Work will be performed at designated host-country site(s).


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, human relations, international relations or related fields from a U.S. Department of Education recognized institution

  • Certification of training in police internal affairs or Office of Inspector General criminal investigations techniques, case management, informant management and case agent prosecutorial preparation

  • U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust certification from the U.S. DOJ

  • 15 years of law enforcement experience, with most of the relevant experience in state or federal law enforcement agencies of 75 or more police officers, deputy sheriffs and/or special agents

  • 10 years of experience in conducting police misconduct and criminal investigations within a Police Internal Affairs Unit, Office of Professional Responsibility and/or Office of the Inspector General (with oversight of law enforcement personnel with arrest authority)

  • 5 years of progressive supervisory law enforcement experience that includes responsibility over or command responsibility within a Police Internal Affairs Unit, Office of Professional

  • Responsibility and/or Office of the Inspector General (with oversight of law enforcement personnel with arrest authority)

  • Demonstrated experience as a case agent in criminal prosecution of police misconduct or corruption cases

  • Experience reorganizing or standing up an internal affairs unit or special task force involving staffing, budgeting, policies, procedures and training requirements

  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communications skills, to include active listening, with effectiveness across a wide range of government officials of varying ranks and positions, to include elected officials

  • Demonstrated experience in training, advising or mentoring foreign criminal justice officials 

  • Experience operating in austere and resource-strained environments

  • Possession of current U.S. Passport

 Must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance.


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