Consultant – Border Management Expert to develop a National Border Security Strategy for Border Police Directorate

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Job Description

Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 20 Jan 2021

Position Title

Consultant – Border Management Expert to develop a National Border Security Strategy for Border Police Directorate of the South Sudan National Police Services (SSNPS), Ministry of Interior in the Republic of South Sudan.

Duration of Contract

Three months

Organizational Context and Scope

The Better Migration Management (BMM) Programme https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/40602.html is a regional, multi-year, multi-partner project co-funded by European Union Trust Fund for Africa and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). IOM is one of the key implementing partners of the programme alongside British Council, CIVIPOL, GIZ and UNODC.

The Better Migration Management (BMM) programme aims to improve migration management in the region, and in particular, to address Trafficking in Persons (TiP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SoM) from and within the East and Horn of Africa (EHoA) region. The first phase of the BMM programme was implemented over a three- year period concluding in September 2019. The second phase of the programme which runs from October 2019 to June 2022 is being implemented under the three components of; (i) Migration governance, (ii) Cooperation on TiP and SoM and,(iii) Protection of Victims of Trafficking (VoT) and vulnerable migrants

Objectives

The Consultant will be tasked to develop a national strategy for Border Security for Border Police in line with National Migration Policy priority areas 1; that is on border management and free movement of persons.

The overall objective of the consultancy is is to enhance the institutional capacity of Border Policing in its role to provide border security in Border management and improve its technical capacities to address transnational-organized crimes such as Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling Of Migrants, secure borders, and identifies and mitigates risks toward vulnerable groups crossing the borders.

Through development of it strategic plan, and road map toward institutional capacity strengthening that will include policy and practical recommendations, short, medium and long term.

The consultancy is expected to deliver Evidence-based Strategic Plan for Government of South Sudan that will include policy and technical recommendations for Strengthening institutional capacities, roadmap and actions plan within Short, Medium and Long term for the Border Police. This strategic paper will be produced based on a thorough analysis of the current state of play on border policing employing various methodology

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Under the direct supervision of the Program Coordinator and working closely with the National Officer as well as the IBM RTS in the IOM Regional Office-Nairobi, the Consultant is required to;

§ Conduct document reviews of relevant international and national literature that include analysis of the national regulatory frameworks relevant to management of borders in South Sudan which will include, inter alia: a desktop review on existing laws and regulation nationally, regionally, and Internationally, stakeholders mapping and Institutional setup for Border management

§ Conduct two consultation sessions with key stakeholders within Juba. The first kick-off workshop should aim to identify South Sudanese Government’s needs and expectations and confirms the workplan and work items that IOM and the Govt will be working on during the project. The second and final consultation will focus on validation of the draft strategic plan including recommendations for Border Police Directorate

§ Present the final strategic paper for border police to police leadership.

§ Tangible and measurable outputs of the work assignment including delivery schedules & payment

The consultancy services will be required over 3 months and payment will be made per % of the total cost of the consultancy

Deliverable outputs

Timeline

Payment

Document Review and First Consultative workshop with Police leadership

Month 1

30%

Completion of validation workshops

Month 2

30%

Submission of the draft Strategic Plan including with Recommendation for Institutional strengthening and short, Medium and Long term Action plan for Border Policing

Month 3.

40%

Performance Indicators

• Satisfactory completion of tasks indicated

• Quality of the elaborated analysis

• Timely delivery of outlines and/or drafts as provided for in the time schedule

• Compliance with IOM house style guidelines and

Delivery of any other tasks indicated above.

Competencies Required

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values, behavioral and technical competencies

Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Displays mastery of subject matter.
Works effectively with all clients and stakeholders.
Takes initiative and drives high levels of performance management.
Plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility.
Takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism.
Promotes continuous learning and communicates clearly.
Contributes to a collegial team environment.

Creates a respectful office environment free of harassment and retaliation and promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA).

Technical Competencies

Capacity to liaise with representatives from national institutions and international organizations on data collection and analysis.
Excellent coordination skills and readiness to keep clients updated and consulted on the progress and challenges encountered.
Flexibility to accommodate changes according to the country specific situations and requirements.
Ability to draft and revise reports and documents with clarity in English.
Delivers on set objectives in the allocated timeframe.
Awareness of relevant technological solutions.

Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation.

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Political or Social Science, International Relations, International Development, Psychology or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or
  • University degree in the above fields with five years of relevant professional experience.
  • Advanced research, writing, outreach and communications skills with previous experience in Counter Trafficking, Counter Smuggling and Child protection in the field of migration.
  • Experience in the field of migration/trafficking issues, including project implementation and management.
  • Experience in working with governmental or non- governmental institutions, other National and International institutions and NGOs more so in the EHoA region.
  • Knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Previous experience in implementing activities related to awareness raising and behavior change for migrant protection is advantageous.

Deliverables and Schedules of Activities

Week 1 – Week 4

Conduct document reviews of relevant international and national literature that include analysis of the national regulatory frameworks relevant to management of borders in South Sudan which will include, inter alia: a desktop review on existing laws and regulation nationally, regionally, and Internationally, stakeholders mapping and Institutional setup for Border management

Week 4 – Week 8

Conduct document reviews of relevant international and national literature that include analysis of the national regulatory frameworks relevant to management of borders in South Sudan which will include, inter alia: a desktop review on existing laws and regulation nationally, regionally, and Internationally, stakeholders mapping and Institutional setup for Border management

Week 8– Week 12

Present the final strategic paper for border police to police leadership.

Languages

Fluency in both written and spoken English required.

Working knowledge of Arabic and Somali is an advantage.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their CV as well as technical and financial proposals for the assignment to vss@iom.int by 20th January, 2021, indicating in the subject of the e‐mail “ Consultant – Border Management Expert ”.

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