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Community Policing Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Serbia
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Civilian Police
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
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 in relevant field and specialized subject area



Minimum 10 years of diversified police experience including at least 12 months operational experience in the relevant field and specialized subject area

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:



  • Substantial knowledge of contemporary community policing and community safety methodology
  • Experience in developing multi-agency approaches to community issues, especially with regard to the integration of civil society organizations and citizens into policing processes
  • A command or management operational position in a national police environment
  • Experience in project management, planning and strategic development, including evaluation of effectiveness
  • Experience in training as well as in chairing and managing seminars and workshops
  • Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written
  • Excellent drafting and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities
  • 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 email



  • Experience in working with non-governmental organizations and agencies
  • Knowledge of regional political developments and the legislative and police reform issues in Serbia


Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Head of the Law Enforcement Department and direct supervision of the Community Policing Programme Manager, the Community Policing Adviser:

  1. Provides advice and assistance to the Ministry of Interior, especially with regards to the development of community policing strategies and action plans to effectively improve the relations between community and police;
  2. Monitors and assesses the implementation of the community policing and community safety programmes;
  3. Plans and manages the section's budget with the Community Policing Programme Manager;
  4. Participates actively in the working groups set up at ministerial, regional and local levels;
  5. Assists the senior staff in the police service in the planning and delivery of courses on community policing and community safety related issues;
  6. Prepares formal proposals identifying areas of needs, including technical equipment, community policing training and/or specialist assistance;
  7. Develops and implements projects to effectively meet programme objectives;
  8. Liaises with other field operations and external partners on community policing issues;
  9. Performs other duties as required.



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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