Senior Border Police Advisor
      • Application deadline
        16.11.2016 Active Closed
      • Starting date
      • Type of contract
        IC Contract
      • Language required
        Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of other EU languages (Romanian, in particular) and Russian and/or Ukrainian is an asset.
      • Expected duration of assignment
        1 December 2016 - 30 November 2017
      Duty Station: Odessa, Ukraine
      Classification: Individual Contractor (IC)
      Organizational Unit: Head of Mission Office
      Direct Supervisor: Head of Mission


      The candidates who applied for this position earlier in October 2016 will be considered automatically, there is no need to re-apply.

      Organizational Context: The EU Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) to Moldova and Ukraine was established, based on a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on 7 October 2005 by the European Commission, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, with IOM as the EU’s implementing partner.

      The Mission is a technical assistance and advisory body that aims at enhancing the border and customs management capacities of the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, approximating the standards of the border and law enforcement authorities to those of the EU and enhancing the implementation of the rule of law.

      Main objectives of the assignment/scope of work:

      The Senior Border Police Advisor works in the Head of Mission Office under the direct supervision of the Head of Mission and is responsible for providing consultancy and practical support to the partner services of the Moldovan and Ukrainian Border Police/Border Guards, Customs and other services in achieving effective integrated border management practices and procedures that reflect EU standards and best practices

      As an overriding objective, the post holder will in all activities seek to maximise the opportunities to empower partners and to transfer ownership and responsibility to them.<