In response to the request from the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine (PCU) is implementing the Project “Assisting Ukraine’s Ministry of Social Policy in helping people affected by conflict and gender-based violence”. The objective of this project is to develop mechanisms for safe integration of people affected by conflict and gender-based violence.
As part of the efforts aimed at implementation of the recommendations from the nationwide survey on the scope and quality of social services provided by the state to ex-combatants, the PCU will support development and printing of a leaflet to inform ex-combatants about employment and re-training opportunities available for them. The leaflet will be disseminated through state social service centres in 2017-2018.
Please note that this is a consultancy assignment of approximately for 1 month duration.
Task and responsibilities:
The OSCE PCU will involve an expert who will be tasked to:
• Conduct research on all existing employment and re-training opportunities for ex-combatants, both in state and private sectors;
• Systematize information on valid employment and re-training opportunities;
• Prepare final draft of the leaflet in Ukrainian and submit for final approval to the OSCE PCU and Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine.
• University degree in Social Sciences, Law or related field;
• Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience in employment and training opportunities sphere;
• Understanding of assistance to ex-combatants topic;
• Experience in developing informational materials;
• Experience of co-operation with state social services and/or State Employment service of Ukraine will be a plus;
• Excellent command of Ukrainian, with exceptional writing skills;
• Computer literacy;
• Accuracy and diligence;
• Self-discipline and ability to work against deadlines.
According to the PCU consultancy fees guidelines.
This position is for residents of Ukraine only. We strongly encourage applicants to use the online application system at www.osce.org/employment; the Vacancy Number is VNUKRC00480. The deadline for applications is 17 August 2017. If you have difficulties with the online system you may use the OSCE's off-line Application Form available at http://www.osce.org/ukraine/89565; you should complete the Application Form and send it via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the title of the position on the Application Form and in the cover message subject. Applications received after the published deadline will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Details of the assignment and contract may be further discussed during the interviews.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, 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.