As a result of the decision on the closure of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), please be informed that all SMM open recruitment processes are hereby cancelled. To see all other vacancies, please click here.
|General Minimum Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
|Field of Expertise Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
|Level of Professional Competence Requirements|
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Advanced education/certified training course in a relevant field desirable
Minimum 6 years of relevant, diversified and progressively responsible professional experience including at least 3 years at the management level relevant to the actual position
|Mission Specific Requirements|
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Initial duration of appointment/assignment for this post is until 31 March 2018, subject to a subsequent OSCE Permanent Council Decision to extend the mandate of the Mission.
If applicable, deployment is subject to attendance to and successful completion of pre-deployment training and assessment.
Applicants are hereby notified that in light of the fluid and dynamic working environment in the duty station, taking into account recommendations by the International Civil Service Commission, this post is currently designated as a nonfamily duty station. The currently prevailing working conditions in the duty station may include working in a hazardous location with extended hours of service, and possibly curtailed freedom of movement. Successful candidates who are appointed to locations deemed by the OSCE as hazardous will receive hazard pay. In addition, all successful candidates will be required to participate in the OSCE accident and life insurance scheme in accordance with the OSCE Staff Regulations and Staff Rules.
Under the direct supervision of the Patrol Hub Leader (PHL), the Deputy Patrol Hub Leader (DPHL) is responsible to assist in ensuring that the Special Monitoring Mission's (SMM) Mandate is effectively implemented in the Patrol Hub's Area of Operations (AoO), being accountable for the performance of the Monitoring Officers (MOs) deployed to the Patrol Hub and for ensuring that human, material and financial resources are managed in accordance with OSCE regulations and SMM policies. More specifically:
1. Providing assistance to the Patrol Hub Leader of the Monitoring Team including implementing an organizational structure in line with current instructions issued by the Head Office and developing operational plans necessary to achieve the SMM's mandate;
2. Providing leadership and guidance to other levels of Patrol Hub management (Operations, Reporting and Political Analysis, Human Dimension) on tasking priorities in order to ensure effective implementation of the mandate;
3. Supporting PHL and providing guidance to Patrol Groups in all aspects pertaining to operational planning and conducting of monitoring activities on tactical level within the PH’s Area of Operations. This includes, but is not limited to, planning and managing the distribution of human and material resources, overseeing the patrol planning process etc.;
4. Overseeing the implementation of the OSCE Common Regulatory Management System (CRMS) and Staff Rules and Regulations, and supporting the PHL in the planning and implementation of administrative tasks;
5. In co-ordination with PHL, representing SMM within the Hub AoO, ensuring effective co-ordination with other international organizations and liaison with governmental and non-governmental agencies in the AoO;
6. In conjunction with specialist security staff, assisting the PHL in ensuring the safety and security of all PH staff members;
7. In co-ordination with the PHL, ensuring an effective information flow in the Patrol Hub with regard to SMM policies, instructions and plans;
8. Assisting PHL in ensuring that the assigned tasks are completed and reports (daily, weekly and special reports) submitted to the Monitoring Team within the set deadlines;
9. Contributing to the development of the SMM's policies and practices through: participation in Patrol Hub and Monitoring Team meetings, proactively providing feedback on monitoring activities within the Hub AoO and ensuring that a gender perspective is integrated into Hub team's activities and reporting;
10. Performing other relevant duties as requested.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, please see http://www.osce.org/ukraine-smm
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds. Please note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply.
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.