Please note that this is a consultancy assignment of a temporary nature, with an expected duration of approximately 7 working days.
The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and 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, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, anddecisions 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 Department of Human Resources (DHR) ensures that the OSCE has the human resources capacity necessary to successfully implement its mandates. DHR sets the policies and provides services in the areas of recruitment, administration of benefits and entitlements, payroll, performance management, training and ethics across the Organization.
OSCE has had a gender-intensive learning programme for many years. We would now like to transform this into a blended programme with the following components:kick-off webinar, 2-day face-to-face learning programme (Vienna); follow-up webinar. The programme is designed to cover topics such as: key gender concepts, gender mainstreaming in the OSCE's three dimensions, methodologies and tools for gender mainstreaming, gender equality as an instrument for peace and security, integrating a gender perspective in the project cycle, including development of project or programme documents, introduction to gender-responsive budgeting and tracking of resources, gender-responsive audit, monitoring and evaluation, gender-sensitive communications (speeches, speaking points, briefing notes, background papers, images, publications, language), inclusion of gender into operational policies, administrative instructions and other directives on finance/ procurement/IT/human resources/management services/security, effective strategies for communicating with key stakeholders.
The course is engaging through the practical use of case studies, exercises and role plays matching the OSCE environment. Participants will be engaged individually on their particular learning needs. The target audiene of the course is comprised of the OSCE Gender Focal Points; members of Gender Working Groups; as well as staff who work on programmes/projects.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
The expert will work under the general supervision of the Chief, Learning and Development Unit and the Senior Adviser on Gender Issues, and will be tasked with:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Secretariat, please see https://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.|
|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 https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post 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.
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.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.