|Duration of the Internship with the Democratization Department is 6 months.|
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Governance Section (GS), and the overall supervision of the Deputy Director of the Democratization Department (DD), the intern will support the GS to systemize the data from the monitoring forms which are used by the Mission to monitor the procedural legal compliance of municipalities with emphasis on good governance principle of transparency. The incumbent will work closely with GS local governance portfolio in charge of coordination of the monitoring forms, namely: Municipal Assembly and Policy and Finance Committee monitoring forms and Municipal Acts Review forms. In consultation with the Chief of GS, the intern will also support central governance and elections portfolios.
The duties of the intern will include, but not be limited to:
- Providing support in grouping the data from online monitoring forms; - Assisting with systematizing the monitoring data into an excel sheet; - Assisting with drafting of graphic charts summarizing the data from the monitoring forms; - Assisting with drafting of the summary of findings on municipal acts review process; - Assisting with drafting of the municipal legislative monitor. - Performing other duties as assigned;
- Be not older than 30 years on the date of the deadline of the vacancy notice; Advanced degree in a field relevant to the OSCE’s mandate obtained no longer than two years before the date of the deadline of the vacancy notice. - University education in Governance, Political Sciences or Law; - Thorough knowledge of local governance functioning and good governance principle; - Professional fluency in English with excellent communication skills. - Strong analytical, research and drafting skills. - Good organizational skills with ability to process and classify information quickly and efficiently. - Excellent IT knowledge, familiarity with Excel data base and Microsoft Office.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people from different national and cultural backgrounds, whilst maintaining impartiality and objectivity. - While not a requirement, previous working experience with non-governmental, governmental and/or international organizations is desirable; experience with drafting of relevant publications is a strong asset.
|The OSCE is not in a position to pay any remuneration or cover any expenses incurred by the intern during his/her stay nor reimburse travel expenses. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna health insurance scheme. The internship does not constitute a commitment to future employment with the OSCE.|
|How To Apply|
|If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply for this internship opportunity, please use the OSCE's online application link found under http://www.osce.org/employment. Please mention your availability dates in the cover letter. In case of technical difficulties with the online application, applicants may use the OSCE offline application form, which can be downloaded from “Links/ Off-line application form” on the same page, and send it by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with vacancy number quoted in subject. Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/who/83.The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer an internship with modified terms of reference or a different duration. The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.|