Overview of CTG:
CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.
Overview of the position:
In recognition of recent political & security developments in Libya & related opportunities to enhance stability in Tripoli & avert the further erosion of institutional capacities & against the backdrop of the UN Secretary General’s decision to move ahead with relocating the UN into Libya, the Govt. of National Accord (GNA) has requested assistance from our clients to efforts of the Ministry of Interior, Libyan police & criminal justice institutions to advance security & the rule of law in Libya’s capital. Based on detailed assessments of the current context & capabilities & in consultation with Libyan stakeholders, priority areas have been identified for programmatic engagement as follows:
- Structure, roles & resourcing of local police & criminal justice institutions clarified & prioritized according to identified needs in Tripoli.
- Effectiveness of law enforcement & prison service delivery in Tripoli improved through provision of training & technical & material assistance.
- Ministry of Interior enabled to better assess & provide feasible demobilization options for members of armed formations.
- Ministry of Interior provided with capacity development & organisational assistance.
In line with UN commitment to integrated assistance & with support from the Global Focal Point arrangement for Police, Justice & Corrections, our clients are rolling out a 2 year ‘Policing & Security Joint Program’ (1 October 2017 – 30 September 2019), which will maximize the capabilities of the UN system in support of the GNA’s agenda in these critical areas. This Joint Program is fully aligned with our client’s Security Council mandate & the UN Strategic Framework & leverages our client’s operational deployment & footprint inside all Libya as a programmatic entity of the UN Country Team.
In order to realize the objectives of the program, our client seeks a national vital installation expert to support Libyan authorities with conducting an assessment for vital installation such as judicial complexes, prisons, detention cells.
Vital Installations security has over the years assumed importance in Libya. Due to the modern trends in crime & changes in types of operations of criminals & anti national groups have led security institutions to revise old strategies & develop new ones to combat the threats posed by such groups. Terrorism has added a new dimension to security & in the recent past attacks by terrorists on vital installations have caused considerable loss to life and property. This will lead to institutions investing considerable money, labour, systems & machines into their plans for securing their vital installations.
The new security arrangements in Tripoli emphasized on the security of the vital installation particularly the state institutions include rule of law institutions.
The overall responsibility of the national expert is to support the Libyan Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Justice to conduct an assessment for vital installation such as detention cells at the police stations, judicial complexes, prisons.
The national expert will perform the following tasks:
- Prepare a list of the judicial complexes, courts, public prosecutor’s offices, prisons & police stations & its uses.
- Prepare map/sketch of facility & surrounding area.
- Conduct premises security assessment of the installations & its surrounding areas, including physical security arrangements, vulnerability assessment & threat assessment.
- Assess the below list of parts of the facilities supported by photos & identifying its deficiencies, recommendation for its enhancement measures:
- Perimeter security.
- Pedestrian & vehicular access control arrangements.
- Exit & entrance of prisoners/detainees.
- Facilities lighting, alarm & public address systems.
- Existing closed circuit TV (CCTV).
- Interior facility/building security.
- Fire detection, warning & suppression systems.
- Utilities electricity supply, water intake, fuel storage, Heating/Ventilation/Air Condition (HVAC) backup systems.
- Safe room/area.
- Medical/emergency response.
- Security guards/static & patrol operation.
- Present the assessment with its findings to local authorities.
- Based on the recommendations, develop a plan for enhancement of the security arrangements of the facilities with identified the priorities.
- Provide a completion report to the Project Manager.
Day to day oversight & supervision of the National Consultant will be carried out by the Joint Program Manager. The National consultant will submit monthly progress reports with detailed time sheets, with completion of the security assessment & discreet assignments to the Joint Program Manager.
- This role reports to the Joint Program Manager.
- This role does not have team management responsibility.
- Minimum of 17 years of experience in Africa (essential).
- University Degree (Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent) in Security/Military or Police, law, international relations or a related field.
- A minimum of 17 years relevant work experience in the areas of policing, security &/or the facilitating & monitoring of development projects, preferably in Libya.
- Strong relationships within the Libyan policing sector & security services.
- Strong experience with demonstrated record of accomplishment in facilitation & monitoring of development projects, with knowledge of implementing M&E mechanisms a distinct advantage.
- Experience &/or familiarity with Libyan policing history, policy, regulations & practices a necessary requirement.
- Extensive experience liaising with & coordinating international development work between the Libyan govt. & bilateral & multilateral donors.
- Fluency in Arabic a must, strong knowledge of English a distinct advantage.
Duration of the Work:
- The initial contract will be for 24 working days, spread over a period of 2 months (from 25 October 2018 – 25 December 2018).
- The consultant is anticipated to be home based in Tripoli Libya & produce all deliverable’s from that location.
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