Secondment – Specialized Officer, Chemical and Explosives Terrorism Prevention (CMX)
Job TypeFull Time
Experience3 years
Job FieldLaw / Legal  , Security / Intelligence

Under the supervision and guidance of the Coordinator of the Chemical and Explosives Terrorism Prevention Unit, the post holder assumes the responsibility for projects on prevention, preparedness and response activities that will improve the chemical and explosives -related capabilities and cooperation amongst member countries by ensuring compliance with INTERPOL strategic priorities.

Provide Investigative Support to Member Countries in the following areas: (1) facilitate the exchange of Police data and intelligence on chemical related crimes, supporting the identification of terrorists and nonstate actors who have been connected to the use or manufacture of improvised devices to include improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and chemical dispersal devices; (2) share explosives and chemical related information and intelligence; (3) lead bilateral/or multi-lateral case discussions with member countries following a report of a chemical/explosive incident and coordinate support to the investigations; (4) assist in the collection of raw data and evidence, including digital forensics and biometrics; (5) facilitate intelligence analysis support to ongoing national and/or regional counter-terrorism investigations related to chemicals and explosives; xxx

Conduct needs and capability assessments for Member Countries, identifying gaps and capabilities related to countries abilities to mitigate chemical threats. Draft regular reports to hierarchy identifying and highlighting emerging or developing threats in the region and/or identified incidents.

Develop and maintain critical relationships in the assigned region. Act as the regional focal point for INTERPOL in relation to chemical and explosive matters including establishing relationships with prominent law enforcement agencies and communities of interest within this field. Identify, establish and develop professional networks with other organizations (international or regional) to support INTERPOL activities;

Provide subject matter expertise on analytical information and other similar products. Liaise closely with experts in their specialized fields in member countries and external organizations. Work to promote the reputation of the Organization and the concerned Unit;

To provide support, virtually and in person (as required), to the planning, preparation and delivery of CMX curriculum and activities.

Perform any other duties as required by the Supervisor.

All candidates will be assessed on the under mentioned requirements.
Training / Education required
Three-to-four years’ education at a University or other specialized higher education establishment
Experience required

Minimum of three years of law enforcement experience;
Minimum of three years of experience supporting chemical and/or explosives threat/incident prevention, preparedness and/or response;
Minimum of three years of experience with engaging law enforcement on topics related to chemical security and incident response planning;
Experience in the development of national insider threat programmes will be considered an asset;
Previous experience supporting INTERPOL or other international chemical security and C-IED programmes will also be considered an asset.

Professional fluency in English is required.
Proficiency in Bahasa Indonesian, Malay and/or Filipino will be considered an asset
Working knowledge of a second official language of the Organization (Arabic, French or Spanish) would be an asset.
Abilities required

Sound operational law enforcement knowledge related to chemical security and C-IED in relation to prevention and response;
Strong knowledge of developing chemical security and C-IED programmes;
Proven experience in implementing chemical security and C-IED programmes;
Local experience in Counter-Terrorism.


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INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization, with 192 member countries. Our role is to enable police around the world to work together to make the world a safer place. Our high-tech infrastructure of technical and operational support helps meet the growing challenges of fighting crime in the 21st century. SUPPORTING POLICE WORLDWIDE We work to ensure that police around the world have access to the tools and services necessary to do their jobs effectively. We provide targeted training, expert investigative support, relevant data and secure communications channels. This combined framework helps police on the ground understand crime trends, analyse information, conduct operations and, ultimately, arrest as many criminals as possible. NEUTRALITY At INTERPOL, we aim to facilitate international police cooperation even where diplomatic relations do not exist between particular countries. Action is taken within the limits of existing laws in different countries and in the spirit of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Our Constitution prohibits ‘any intervention or activities of a political, military, religious or racial character'. VISION AND MISSION The vision: "Connecting police for a safer world". The mission: "Preventing and fighting crime through enhanced cooperation and innovation on police and security matters" A GLOBAL PRESENCE INTERPOL’s General Secretariat is based in Lyon, France, supported by the Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore, seven regional bureaus, and Special Representative offices at the African Union, the European Union and the United Nations. Each of our member countries maintains a National Central Bureau staffed by its own highly trained law enforcement officials.