The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. ODIHR is active throughout the OSCE area in the fields of election observation, democratic development, human rights, tolerance and non-discrimination, and the rule of law. ODIHR's assistance projects and other activities are implemented in participating States in accordance with ODIHR's mandate.
Under the supervision of the Deputy Head of the Human Rights Department, the incumbent will coordinate the planning and implementation of the project “Increased Human Security Through Enhanced Respect for Human Rights, Diversity and Democratic Inclusiveness”. The project has a focus on OSCE participating States in the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia. The initiative aims to contribute to maintaining or strengthening an enabling environment for the work of human rights defenders, to improve knowledge and skills of security sector actors to police peaceful assemblies in a human rights compliant and gender sensitive manner, to enhance gender mainstreaming in the oversight bodies of the security sector, and to establish reference frameworks for observing and assessing the conduct of public security providers in the course of electoral processes. The project also aims to promote political participation and democratic governance of youth in the OSCE area.
Please note that this position is extra-budgetary (ExB) funded, with an expected project duration until 31 December 2018.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the general supervision of the Deputy Head of the Human Rights Department, the incumbent will perform the following functions:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, please see: http://www.osce.org/odihr
Monthly remuneration is approximately EUR 3,900, depending on post adjustment and family status. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Poland. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. The Organization contributes an amount equivalent to 15% of the employee's salary to this Fund and the employee contributes 7.5%. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System.
Appointments are made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
|How To Apply|
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.
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.
The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 7 years.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.