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Chief, General Services


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Supply and Logistics
Functional level
Middle management
Number of posts
Duty station
Prishtine / Pristina
Date of entry on duty
Date of issue
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 logistics, business/public administration, engineering or related field or proven experience in any discipline of logistics management and support, such as procurement, mission management, inventory or warehouse management and support
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:


  • Experience acquired from an international organization, preferably in a mission environment
  • Ability to provide leadership to and motivate a large number of staff and to plan and schedule the work implemented by organizational units responsible for general services functions
  • Excellent communication skills combined with the ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • 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
  • Professional fluency in the English language
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to drive manual transmission vehicles
  • Ability to operate Windows applications including word-processing, e-mail and spreadsheet; knowledge of the set-up and functioning of data bases including ORACLE


  • Knowledge of the local languages
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of and in consultation with the Head of Administration and Finance, the Chief of General Services:

  1. Plans, develops, reviews and approves or proposes strategies and concepts related to assets management, engineering and logistics support requirements, taking into account the varying needs of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo (OMIK);
  2. Reviews existing policies for OSCE administrative procedures and, when needed, for the specific requirements of OMiK;
  3. Co-ordinates all logistical support issues with the relevant departments of the Mission;
  4. Co-ordinates all aspects of work performed by the Supply and Material Control Section, Transport Management Section, Buildings Management Services Section and Warehouse and Inventory Section;
  5. Co-operates with counterparts of other international organizations at the duty station and represents the Mission in inter-agency and other meetings, as required.
  6. Manages the staffing table and supervises 49 staff of the General Services Division;
  7. Performs related duties as required.

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.

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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