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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
  • Experience in project management, planning and strategic development, including evaluation of effectiveness, audit and review
  • Excellent drafting and analytical skills
  • Experience in an operational or management position in a national police service
  • Experience in training as well as in managing seminars and workshops
  • Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 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 and diverse views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities
  • Ability to operate Windows applications including word-processing and e-mail


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

  1. Provides advice and assistance to the host country's Ministry of Interior in developing community policing strategies and action plans to effectively improve relations between community and police;
  2. Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates projects related to community policing;
  3. Assists in the planning and delivery of courses on community policing and community safety to the Ministry of Interior and local government structures;
  4. Liaises with the civil society and delivers presentations on community policing concepts;
  5. Drafts formal proposals identifying areas of needs, including technical equipment, community policing training and/or specialist assistance;
  6. Liaises with other Missions and other relevant partners on community policing issues as required;
  7. Ensures that police accountability aspects are included in the advice offered and projects developed within the community policing programme;
  8. 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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