Director, Investigations and Law Enforcement Development

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  • Career Level Manager
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Job Title: Director, Investigations and Law Enforcement Development

location: Accra, Ghana

Company: International Justice Mission

his position is based in Accra, Ghana and reports to the Country Director, Ghana.

Attain Justice System Transformation

  • Partner effectively with local law enforcement and other Ghanaian government authorities to ensure effective rescue and restoration of victims and prosecution of perpetrators.
  • Contribute to the design and successful implementation of a cooperative plan to transform key pillars of the Ghanaian public justice system;
  • Develop the political will, endorsement, and resources from key government and non-government partners, stakeholders and donors for the implementation of a cooperative plan to strengthen the Ghana justice system;
  • Contribute to the implementation of systems and processes for effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting of IJM’s work to combat human trafficking; and
  • Effectively represent and leverage IJM Ghana’s work and experience with key constituents and stakeholders.

Achieve Collaborative Casework Objectives

  • Lead, consult, or manage IJM-assisted investigations and interventions to ensure that victims are protected from violent abuse and that perpetrators of such abuse are held accountable under the law;
  • Build relationships of mutual trust and benefit with key government and non-government actors to ensure holistic care and protection of IJM clients consistent with the law and best practices;
  • Design, implement, monitor and evaluate strategies and best practices for effective IJM-assisted investigations and interventions on behalf of victims; and
  • Design and implement rigorous systems for effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting of IJM Ghana’s collaborative casework activities and programming.
  • Ensure Effective Management and Stewardship of IJM Resources
  • Contribute to the development of the office’s strategic plans and budgets;
  • Ensure spending of allocated funds in accordance with IJM’s budgetary and stewardship principles;
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, IJM policies and best practices;
  • Develop and/or implement investigative protocols that are consistent with the IJM’s regional framework;
  • Complete internal investigations as assigned by the Country Director or Regional President;
  • Develop and manage a network of operatives and informants who can provide specific, credible information regarding cases of forced labor trafficking;
  • Maintain detailed records of the office’s investigative work;
  • Ensure the safety and security of IJM’s operations, reporting to the Country Director on security matters as they develop;
  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information; and
  • Carry out other additional assignments given by the Country Director.

Develop National Leaders

  • Recruit, train and lead a highly effective, resilient and cohesive investigative team consisting of IJM investigators, interns and volunteers;
  • Serve as a model of servant leadership for IJM staff;
  • Develop, monitor and evaluate concrete performance and leadership development objectives for IJM staff; and
  • Provide regular feedback and evaluation to IJM staff regarding their performance and leadership development.

Relocation/Travel Requirements

  • This position requires full-time residence in Accra, Ghana; and
  • This position requires regular travel to provinces in and around Lake Volta, and sporadic travel to Middle Eastern countries and the United States.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in criminal investigation with a public law enforcement agency;
  • Minimum of three years successful management/team building experience;
  • Proven ability to work undercover or supervise undercover operations;
  • Experience in problem solving and strategic planning.
  • Experience establishing, developing and training operative networks;
  • Demonstrated interest in human rights and social justice;
  • Some exposure to overseas humanitarian work experience preferred; and
  • Bachelor’s degree.

Critical Qualities

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;
  • Attention to detail and disciplined with priorities;
  • Strong service ethic and a passion for IJM’s goals;
  • Courageous, confident, humble servant leader;
  • Sound, disciplined judgment and problem solving;
  • Rigorously results-oriented;
  • Resilient, persevering in joy through challenge and failure;
  • Able to achieve challenging goals in a cross-cultural setting;
  • Diplomatic and flexible;
  • Professional in demeanor and written and oral communication; and
  • Effective team player.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should Click: Here To Apply

The Application deadline closed.

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