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16 March 2020
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
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:
Previous experience in training and management, preferably within a post-conflict environment;
Proven experience in supervising organized crime investigations, complex case management and case project development, and programs implementation;
Solid 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;
Professional fluency in English, both oral and written;
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/ Chief of Section/Deputy Director of the Department for Security and Public Safety, the Chief of Serious and Organized Crime Section performs the following duties:
Managing directly the Serious and Organized Crime Section;
Recommending courses of action and activities for the department in the field of combating serious and organized crime;
Advising Kosovo Police on matters related to transnational threat and combating serious and organized crime, reviewing and commenting on legislation and related policies;
Maintaining awareness of the security sector development process in Kosovo and the region;
Ensuring 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;
Providing assistance on developing; criminal intelligence strategy to combat organized crime and transnational crime, strategy to combat terrorism, strategy regarding to Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism;
Assisting the broader security and public safety arena in developing capacities to sustain security awareness initiatives in the longer term;
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 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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