Special Protection Units - Experts, Kenya

Location: Kenya (Nairobi, with necessary travel into Puntland, Somalia and Somaliland)

Closing date: 06 June

The United Nations Development Programme for Somalia in Nairobi is hereby inviting applications for the following consultancy in the Rule of Law and Security Programme (ROLS).

Type of Contract: International Consultant (Special Service Agreement - SSA)

Period: 18 productive days

Duty Station: Nairobi with necessary travel into Puntland, Somalia and Somaliland

Qualifications and Experience

Academic background

- A sound educational background with relevant professional qualifications in policing, personal security or military science.

Technical expertise

- Proven experience in the monitoring and evaluation of police/security related projects

- A substantial career background in policing, military service or the provision of security to vulnerable persons in an hostile environment

Relevant work experience

- Minimum of five years’ relevant experience.


  • Demonstrates integrity and fairness: excellent public relations and communication skills; demonstrates substantive knowledge required for the post; participates effectively in a team-based, information sharing environment, collaborating and co-operating with others; strong written and spoken English.

    Vacancies Contact

    Please send your curriculum vitae, marked “Evaluation of the Special Protection Units (SPU)” by 6 June to:

    The Deputy Country Director (Operations),
    United Nations Development Programme - Somalia,
    P.O. Box 28832, Nairobi, Kenya,
    Fax: +254-20- 4183641,
    E-mail: [email protected]

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