Team Leader / Operational Support Advisor
      • Application deadline
        26.12.2014 Active Closed
      • Starting date


      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 mandate of EUBAM runs through 30 November 2015.


      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, approximate the standards of the border and law enforcement authorities to those of the EU and to enhance the implementation of the rule of law.


      Main objectives of the assignment/scope of work:

      The Team Leader / Operational Support Advisor manages activities of the Operational Support Section and works under the supervision of the Deputy Head of Mission. S/he ensures sustainability of the implementation of services and products related to the activities of the section, by managing the drafting of procedures / manuals by his/her experts among others on issues like common border security assessment reports, joint border control operations, joint permanent working groups, based on EU standards.

      S/he works closely with various Moldovan and Ukrainian and international partners.

      S/he works closely with the partner services to train and enhance their knowledge and skills in analytical and law enforcement matters and with the EUBAM experts to ensure that their work with the partner services in the analytical and operational (law enforcement) field meets the highest quality standards. S/he acts as advisor and is responsible to provide advice and practical support to partner services on law enforcement issues at operational level.

      S/he coordinates and guides the work of a team of international experts and national personnel.

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      Closing date for applications December 26, 2014; however, interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply sooner.


      The candidates who applied for this position earlier in August-December 2014 will be considered automatically, there is no need to re-apply.


      Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.