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Chief of Organized Crime Section


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Civilian Police
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:

  • Graduation from a recognized police training school
  • Negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read and utilise maps
  • Ability to perform first aid
  • Regular, active police service experience
  • Very good oral and written English communication skills
  • Knowledge of International Police Standards and human rights
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


Police administrative courses on human resources management and general police management


Minimum 10 years of diversified and progressively responsible police experience including at least 12 months at management level relevant to the actual post

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Proven experience in training and management, preferably within a post-conflict environment
  • Proven experience in supervising organized crime investigations and programmes implementation
  • Proven experience in project management (planning, designing, budgeting, management, evaluation)
  • Strong analytical and drafting skills as well as presentation skills
  • Ability to design, co-ordinate and implement developmental strategies/training plans and support in the field of policing
  • Knowledge and understanding of security sector reviews and their impacts
  • Flexibility and 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
  • Ability to operate windows applications including word processing and e-mail


  • Previous liaison experience with non-law enforcement organizations (e.g. local and/or central governmental agencies, social service bodies, non-governmental organizations)
  • Knowledge of regional political history and developments
  • Practical experience and/or working knowledge of the OSCE, local institutions, UN, NATO and EU authority mechanisms and structure
  • Previous experience of working in a capacity-building role in South Eastern Europe
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Director/Deputy Director of the Department for Security and Public Safety, the Chief of Organized Crime Section performs the following duties:

  1. Manages directly the Organized Crime Section and supervises 10 staff;
  2. Recommends courses of action and activities for the department in the field of combating organized crime;
  3. Advises Kosovo Police on matters related to transnational threat and combating organized crime, reviewing and commenting on legislation and related policies;
  4. Maintains awareness of the security sector development process in Kosovo and the region;
  5. Ensures the effective flow of information between other relevant actors within the field of internal security sector development and the OSCE, together with other contributors identified;
  6. Provides assistance on developing criminal intelligence strategy to deal with organized crime and combat transnational crime;
  7. Assists the broader security and public safety arena in developing capacities to sustain security awareness initiatives in the longer term;
  8. Drafts thematic and performance reports;
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. The nomination of female candidates is particularly encouraged.

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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