PAE, Inc Special Advisor-Classification and Records in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Special Advisor-Classification and Records


  • Advise and mentor GDPDC records and classification components.

  • Mentor should work as a partner with Court Communications Director to foster an environment and build administrative capacity for sustainable scientifically objective prisoner classification and record-keeping system.

  • Mentor GDPDC senior leadership to improve core functional capacity of the Afghan Prison System and regularly report on progress.

  • Establishment of mentoring targets and monitoring achievement of results.

  • Provide advice on strategies, policies and plans affecting project operations, delivery of training, mentoring and advisory services.

  • Focus on compliance of operations with SOW, regulations and policies and implementation of US Embassy Kabul INL Section operational strategies.

  • Establish collaborative arrangements and appropriate operational partnerships with Afghan and other international organizations.

  • The objective of the advisor is to assist GDPDC in understanding the need for, and creating realistically sustainable infrastructure to maintain prisoner and inmate records and to consistently and accurately and objectively classify prisoners according to their individual risks and needs.

  • Additionally, this advisor should recognize and encourage the integral relationship classification and records have with promoting alternatives to incarceration, such as early release, drug treatment, community corrections, and other programs.

  • Mentor should assist in encouraging the GDPDC to implement existing provisions for early release based on age and sentence, as well as maximizing the effectiveness of presidential pardons. Additionally, mentor should work with the GDPDC to develop plans and procedures for alternatives to incarceration.

  • Mentor should also assist in developing a succession plan and encourage interest in future generations of record and classification leadership.


  • Minimum (3) three years as Associate/Deputy Warden (or equivalent)

  • Minimum (2) two years of corrections experience at the executive level, with central office, regional or state-level oversight over multiple correctional institutions and operations

  • Minimum (12) twelve years’ experience in corrections, at least two of which in records and classification capacity

  • A bachelor’s degree plus some demonstration of continuing education in prisoner classification and/or record-keeping

  • Experienced management skills, with qualifications in: File management, transportations, industries, and executive leadership programs.

  • Plans, guides and implements organizational assessment processes, assesses work plan in assigned areas

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple projects at once while maintaining a high level of attention to detail and provide structured recommendations to improve future processes and results.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to conduct senior level briefings and produce clear, logical and concise products.

  • Skilled with multiple programs of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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