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Counter-terrorism and Police Issues Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe
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:


  • Proven working experience in project management, including planning/development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation/controlling and reporting
  • Relevant experience in police reform development and implementation
  • Relevant professional experience in the field of counter-terrorism and police issues
  • Professional fluency in oral and written English and the ability to draft documents clearly and concisely
  • Previous working experience in a programmatic/strategic planning role
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Experience of working in international organizations and/or experience in field missions
  • 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


  • Advanced education in community-policing relations, crime prevention or any other related fields
  • Experience in security sector reform
  • Working knowledge of the Russian and/or Tajik languages
  • Experience in negotiation/mediation
  • Experience of working in the Central Asian region and/or knowledge of the region
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Politico-Military Department (PMD), the Counter Terrorism and Police Issues Adviser:

  1. Oversees the development and implementation of all relevant police reform initiatives;
  2. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Tajik official structures on combating terrorism and law enforcement;
  3. Establishes co-operation and co-ordinates activities with other international partners in Tajikistan;
  4. Organizes, co-ordinates, implements and monitors anti-terrorism, police assistance and organized crime-related projects;
  5. Participates in working groups on upgrading anti-terrorism training skills, management of terrorism response, building of counter-terrorism strategies, sharing of intelligence and law enforcement initiatives;
  6. Develops effective working relationships with official Tajik authorities dealing with the prevention, investigation, detection and prosecution of serious criminal offences, such as terrorism and organized crime;
  7. Actively supports the Anti Terrorism Unit and the Strategic Police Matters Unit of the Secretariat in Vienna, to identify, develop, co-ordinate, implement and monitor OSCE activities in the field of anti-terrorism/police assistance/organized crime;
  8. Determines current status of anti-terrorism/ organized crime and police legislation in Tajikistan;
  9. Produces analytical reports on developments in Tajikistan within the incumbent's field of expertise, as assigned;
  10. Supervises 11 staff members (3 international and 8 national);
  11. 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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