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Vacancy

Democratization / Election Officer

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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Skopje
Vacancy number
VNSKPS00314
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Elections
Functional level
Professional
Number of posts
1
Duty station
Skopje
Deadline
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:

 

  • Experience in election administration, supervision or voter registration
  • Good understanding of basic legal documents (constitutions, election laws and regulations)
  • Good understanding of various electoral and political systems
  • Experience in liaising with government agencies and NGOs
  • Experience in management or supervision of subordinate staff
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and in a difficult and politically sensitive environment
  • Negotiating and diplomatic skills
 
 
 
 
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:

 

Education:

First level university degree or equivalent experience

 

Experience:

Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience including minimum 1 year in a relevant field strongly preferred

 
 
 
 
Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:

 

Mandatory:

  • Extensive work experience in the areas of democratic development and election assistance
  • Extensive experiencewith project management
  • 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
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Professional fluency in the English language
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail

 

Desirable:

  • Thorough knowledge of the political environment of the host country

 

 
 
 
 
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Head of Good Governance Department and the guidance of the Senior Good Governance Officer, and in accordance with the mandate of the Mission, the Democratization/Elections Officer:

1.Assists in the development of the Mission's democratization/election strategy;

2.Follows and reports on the reforms in the field of democratization and elections;

3.Designs and oversees the implementation of the projects in the field of democratization and elections;

4.Liaises with relevant domestic stakeholders in the field of democratisation and elections;

5.Liaises and co-ordinates activities with international partner organizations operating in the host country and national development agencies;

6.Supervises two staff membersin the Democratization/Election Unit;

7.Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 
 
 
 

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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