Risk Analysis and Risk Profiling Expert (international)


Location : Home based with travel to BiH, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Application Deadline :21-Feb-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
Time left :0d 2h 19m
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
Duration of Initial Contract :March - June 2018
Expected Duration of Assignment :Up to 30 working days


Background

Purpose

The purpose of this consultancy is to provide technical support and assistance to Border Police of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BP BiH) in their efforts to combat crime in general and firearms trafficking in particular. More specifically, with this assignment the project will establish a strong foundation for developing procedures on risk analysis and risk profiling in the situations where the security situation is jeopardized.

Objective

The selected consultant will assist the BP BiH in further advancing their procedures on risk analysis methodology at strategic, operational and tactical level (including but not limited to: Methodologies for Strategic, Operational and Tactical Risk Analysis, etc.).  Moreover, the consultant will develop and propose to BP BiH a procedure on risk profiling. Subsequently, the selected candidate will prepare and roll out three trainings on risk analysis and risk profiling.

Background information

The consultancy will take place under the recently initiated Countering Illicit Arms Trafficking in Bosnia and Herzegovina – CIAT Project, funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and implemented by UNDP. This project is designed to  further strengthen the capability of the Border Police BiH (BP BIH) to efficiently identify, prevent, and counter trafficking of firearms, ammunition and explosives in BiH through increased technical capacities.

Within its project work plan and national strategic framework of BiH regulating this area, the CIAT project will assist the targeted  institutions and agencies in their continuous specialized training on border checks for all types of cross-border traffic, establishment of an efficient border surveillance as a quality filter for cross-border crime, implementation of joint specialized trainings, as well as contribution to the implementation of specific Small Arms Light Weapons (SALW) Strategy and the Action Plan activities.

The Project key output is as follows: BP BiH capacitated to efficiently identify, prevent, and counter trafficking of firearms, ammunition and explosives from and through BiH. 

The main activities and expected results are as follows:

  • Capacity of BiH front-liners increased;
  • Capacity Development of BP BiH in Countering Illicit Arms Trafficking;
  • Increased Technical Capacity for Detection, including provision of specialized equipment, procedures and training.

This intervention and envisaged Project results and activities are especially important to effectively combat crime in general and firearms trafficking in BiH in particular, in which BiH authorities need to be assisted at. To address this  challenge the selected consultant will provide targeted assistance and support to BP BiH in developing procedures on risk analysis and risk profiling as well as to deliver three thereto related trainings subsequently.


Duties and Responsibilities

Within this consultancy, the selected candidate will carry out the following duties:

  • Task 1: Assist the BP BiH in further advancing their  procedures on risk analysis methodology at strategic, operational and tactical level (including but not limited to: Methodologies for Strategic, Operational and Tactical Risk Analysis, etc.). The improvements proposed by the consultant should be compatible with the Frontex Common Integarted Risk Analysis Model (CIRAM) but specifically tailored to target illict arms trafficking;
  • Task 2: Develop procedures on risk profiling;
  • Task 3: Deliver three trainings on risk analysis and risk profiling to BP staff in the period May-June 2018 based on the prior agreement with BP BiH.

Deliverables and timelines

The consultant is responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Assist the BP BiH in further advancing their  procedures on risk analysis and risk profiling - 15 April 2018;
  • Develop procedures on risk profiling - 30 April 2018;
  • Deliver three trainings on risk analysis and risk profiling to BP staff in the period May-June 2018 based on the prior agreement with BP BiH - 30 June 2018.

NOTE:  Travel costs are to be borne by the incumbent and hence included in the financial offer.


Competencies

Core values:

  • Demonstrates integrity and fairness by modelling UN values and ethical standards;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Core competencies:

  • Demonstrates professional competence to meet responsibilities and post requirements and is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results;
  • Results-Orientation: Plans and produces quality results to meet established goals, generates innovative, practical solutions to challenging situations;
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and recommendations, both orally and in writing, in a clear and persuasive style tailored to match different audiences;
  • Team work: Ability to interact, establish and maintain effective working relations with a culturally diverse team;
  • Client orientation: Ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships with national partners and stakeholders and pro-activeness in identifying of beneficiaries and partners’ needs, and matching them to appropriate solutions.


Required Skills and Experience

Education: 

  • University degree in Criminology or Political Science.

Experience: 

  • At least 10 years of senior experience in police investigation, including in activities related to countering illicit arms trafficking in the context of EU integration process;
  • Additional professional trainings and seminars on the issues of organised crime, with the focus on gun crime;
  • Proven analytical skills.

Language Requirements:

  •  Proficiency in the local languages and the ability to work in English.

EVALUATION

Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:

Cumulative analysis
When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
a) responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
b) Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.

  • * Technical Criteria weight-70%
  • * Financial Criteria weight- 30%

Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points for technical criteria assessment would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.

Applicants are required to submit an application including:

Please scan all above mentioned documents and upload as one attachment only online through this website.

Note:

  • For an assignment requiring travel, consultants of 62 years or more require full medical examination and statement of fitness to work to engage in the consultancy.
  • Due to large number of potential applicants, only competitively selected candidates will be contacted for remaining steps of the service procurement process.


UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.


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