18 March 2020
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
20 April 2020
This vacancy is open only for the applicants with the citizenship of an OSCE participating State, excluding the Republic of Serbia.
The OSCE Mission to Serbia requires the services of an Anti-corruption Consultant to prepare and deliver two training courses and develop a methodology for anti-corruption assessment of laws.
With the adoption of the Law on Prevention of Corruption in May 2019, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia formally introduced anti-corruption assessment of draft laws as one of the Anti-corruption Agency’s tasks. The implementation of the new Law will start on 1 September 2020.
According to the new Law, the Agency shall initiate the adoption of regulations in order to eliminate the risk of corruption or to harmonize regulations with confirmed international agreements in the field of fight against corruption. In addition, a state administration body must submit a draft law to the Agency in areas that are particularly conducive to corruption and draft laws regulating issues covered by ratified international treaties in the field of the fight against corruption, in order to provide an opinion on the assessment of the corruption risks.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the OSCE Senior Anti-corruption Adviser, the consultant will be responsible for:
Developing training materials and delivering a three-day inception training on anti-corruption assessment of legislation, in close co-operation with the Mission’s representatives (tentatively by 30 April 2020);
Collecting inputs from the Anti-corruption Agency for drafting the methodology on anti-corruption assessment of draft laws (tentatively by 30 April 2020);
Developing the methodology for anti-corruption assessment of laws in consultation with the Mission, and discussing the draft with the representatives of the Anti-corruption Agency via electronic means (tentatively by 30 June 2020);
Preparing and delivering a three-day training course for the Anti-corruption Agency’s specialized staff and the NGO representatives on usage and application of the developed Methodology, with reference on detection of promotion of corporate interests in detriment of public interest (planned for September 2020).
The consultant will develop the two training sessions and draft the methodology for anti-corruption assessment of draft laws from home, and deliver both training sessions in Serbia, as organized by the OSCE Mission to Serbia.
Citizenship of an OSCE participating State, excluding the citizenship of the Republic of Serbia;
Advanced university degree in law or social science;
Minimum 8 years of professional experience in the field of corruption prevention activities, with previous assignments on corruption-proofing of legislation;
Excellent understanding and knowledge of international standards on prevention of corruption;
Experience in developing and providing training on anti-corruption matters to national anti-corruption bodies;
Experience in developing and drafting legal documents related to anti-corruption;
Professional fluency English language, both oral and written;
Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft packages;
Ability and willingness to work with people of different cultural, national and religious background;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
The consultant will be employed on a Special Service Agreement covering a total period of 4 months, starting approx. in April 2020, and will be paid an amount of up to EUR 7,200 in total, commensurate to individual qualifications and experience.
In addition, travel and accommodation expenses related to this consultancy, if any, will be reimbursed by the OSCE Mission to Serbia.
How To Apply
Please apply online through this website (https://jobs.osce.org) no later than 18 March 2020. Only applications received through this website will be considered; applications received by email, post etc. will not be accepted.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted by 17 April 2020 should consider there will be no follow up to their application.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, cancel the recruitment, or offer a consultancy at a different level or with modified terms of reference or for a different duration.
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