Please note that this is a home-based consultancy assignment with potential travel to Vienna and other OSCE areas. This assignment is of a temporary nature, with an expected duration of approximately 120 working days within the period May 2021-end April 2022.
The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence and security-building measures, human rights, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counterterrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis.
The OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairmanship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other institutions.
The Office of Internal Oversight (OIO) is part of the OSCE Secretariat in Vienna, Austria. OIO is responsible for planning and delivering internal audits, investigations, and independent evaluations of the Organization's activities, including field operations. The work of OIO assures the adequacy of governance, risk management, and internal control, ensures compliance with the Organization's internal control framework, and enhances performance and the efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
The Evaluation Section of OIO further contributes to organizational learning and helps to ensure the quality and relevance of the OSCE's work.
|Tasks and Responsibilities
The OSCE is looking for qualified candidates to the consultancy position to support OIO's efforts to strengthen the OSCE's decentralized evaluation system. More specifically the Consultant will be tasked with:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the Secretariat, please see: http://www.osce.org/secretariat
|Remuneration will depend on the selected consultant's/expert's qualifications and experience and in accordance with the OSCE established rates. The payment will be based on the actual number of days worked up to an average of 10 working days per month.
|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.
If you are not a national of a participating State, you must apply by submitting an offline application form which can be found under http://www.osce.org/employment.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment 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.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE.
The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/ourcompetency-model.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.