The Co-ordination Cell (CC) of the OSCE Secretariat’s Transnational Threats Department (TNTD), and in particular its Cyber Security Officer (CSO), supports the Secretary General, the Co-ordinator of Activities to Address Transnational Threats (D/TNTD) and the OSCE Chairmanship-in-Office in all cyber/ICT security related matters on the policy level and acts as focal point for participating States’ requests for activities to enhance cyber/ICT security. TNTD/CC supports the participating States (pS), in particular the relevant Informal Working Group (IWG), in the implementation and further development of pertinent confidence-building measures (CBMs), in line with Permanent Council (PC) Decision No 1039 (welcomed by Ministerial Council Decision No. 4/12) and PC Decision No 1106 (welcomed by Ministerial Declaration No 2/13). TNTD/CC also promotes efforts of the OSCE in this thematic area at international expert meetings and liaises with internal and external partners with a view to exploring potential areas of co-operation and collaboration.
The OSCE Gender Action Plan is committed to increasing the number of female staff in all areas of the OSCE’s work. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this opportunity.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the overall supervision of the Co-ordinator of Activities to Address Transnational Threats, the Cyber Security Officer acts as the OSCE-wide focal point/co-ordinator for cyber/ICT security policy issues and the main interlocutor on cyber/ICT security related issues and relations with International/Regional Organizations as well as the private sector and academia.
The selected candidate will be tasked with:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Secretariat, please see https://www.osce.org/secretariat
Monthly remuneration is approximately EUR 6,140 depending on post adjustment and family status. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System.
Please note that appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
|How To Apply|
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 7 years.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.