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The Office of the Secretary General (OSG) supports the Secretary General in implementing all aspects of his mandate by facilitating processes and supporting the Secretariat, as well as other executive structures and delegations. This includes diplomatic liaison, press and public information, legal services, internal auditing, gender issues and contacts with international and nongovernmental organizations and with the OSCE Partners for Co-operation. Within the OSG, Executive Management serves as the Secretary Generals personal staff, assisting him with both policy and administrative co-ordination. OSG includes a Policy Team and a Co-ordination Team, both of which are responsible to the Director of OSG (D/OSG).
The Office of Secretary General is looking for talented candidates for the post of Adviser on Youth and Security. This is an exciting newly created position based at the OSCE Secretariat in Vienna.
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What would you gain from this assignment?
What would your tasks be?
If you are selected for this mid-level professional role, under the overall supervision of the Director of the Office of the Secretary General and the direct supervision of the Senior Adviser and Head of Executive Managements Policy Advisory Unit, you will support efforts to help identify the contribution that youth can make to addressing current security challenges in the OSCE region. The Adviser on Youth and Security will promote and facilitate inclusion and participation of youth in OSCE activities and projects; advocate and support youth mainstreaming in the OSCE agenda and activities; and promote the implementation by OSCE participating States of youth-related OSCE commitments and UNSC Resolutions 2250 (2015) and 2419 (2018) on Youth, Peace and Security. More specifically, you will be responsible for the following duties:
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If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.
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Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.
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The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.