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3 May 2018
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
22 July 2018
General Minimum Requirements
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
Excellent physical condition
Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure
Field of Expertise Requirements
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
University education in political sciences, international relations, public policy, law, international human rights law or other human rights related fields
Experience working with human rights, minority or gender issues
Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
Experience in drafting reports
Level of Professional Competence Requirements
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Advanced education/certified training course in a relevant field desirable
Minimum 6 years of relevant, diversified and progressively responsible professional experience including at least 3 years at the management level relevant to the actual position
Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
Second-level university education in political sciences, international relations, public policy, law, international human rights law or other human rights related fields;
A minimum of six years of progressively responsible experience in producing, drafting, editing comprehensive analytical and thematic reports;
Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written;
Experience in drafting reports;
Proven management and supervisory experience;
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills;
Strong working knowledge of international human rights and minority rights standards;
Knowledge of the regional political situation and the international human rights instruments relevant to the mission area;
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames;
Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and e-mail;
Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity, and;
Cultural sensitivity and judgment.
Previous experience in field missions, preferably in the Balkans region;
Experience in negotiation/mediation;
Knowledge of the legal system in the mission area;
Knowledge of programme management, as well as monitoring and evaluation (M&E) reporting standards;
Experience in developing research methodologies;
Knowledge of local languages or most common lingua.
Tasks and Responsibilities
The Chief of Analysis and Reporting Cell is responsible for reviewing, analysing and editing all reports, letters and other written documents produced by the Department, ensuring coherence and consistency of the Department’s projects, and making sure that gender considerations are taken into account in all projects and documents. Under direct supervision of the Deputy Director of the Department of Human Rights and Communities, the Chief of Analysis and Reporting Cell:
Providing legal analysis and advice, particularly on assessing compliance with human rights and international standards, in relation to all reports and other external documents (including, inter alia, correspondence, public speeches, and press releases) originating from the Department;
Ensuring the quality (including content, structure, and grammar) of all documents produced by the Department;
Ensuring that concerns related to gender equality are identified, assessed, articulated, and addressed appropriately in the work of the Department;
Supporting the Department in developing strategic and programme cycle documents, as well as in monitoring and evaluating projects;
Drafting and compiling regular reports on the activities of the Department, the results of field monitoring and developing strategies for the Department based these reports;
Ensuring efficient information flow within the Department including with the field and advising the Office of the Director and the Chiefs of Sections on the co-ordination of work within the Department;
Fostering good co-operation and information flow with co-ordination units of other departments and the Office for Central Co-ordination, as well as with other international organizations and non-governmental organizations concerning the activities of the Department;
Co-ordinating and supervising all professional and general staff of the Analysis and Reporting Cell;
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds. Please note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply
Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered.
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.
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