The OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine implements the “Improving Ukraine’s Regulatory System on Chemical Safety and Security” project. One of the main tasks is to improve its national legislation in the field of high-risk establishments. The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT) and the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SESU) are the beneficiaries of the Project.
SESU is designated by the Government of Ukraine to be responsible for the development of the national legislative framework for high-risk establishments in accordance with the relevant European Union regulations in the area of control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances - Directive 2012/18/EC (SEVESO III Directive). Transposition of SEVESO III Directive into the national legislation is planned to be completed by the end of 2019.
SESU already conducted the preliminary comparative analysis of Ukrainian legislation to the provisions of the SEVESO III Directive and prepared recommendations for the further harmonization of the Law of Ukraine "On High-risk Establishments", the Draft Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on High-risk Establishments" (Draft Law) and other national subject-specific legal acts with the SEVESO III Directive.
For the purpose of updating the Draft Law and developing its second version, the OSCE PCU requires the service of three national experts in this field.
Please note that this is a consultancy assignment of approximately 60 working days. The consultants will be required to work from home.
The experts will be responsible for the following tasks:
The abovementioned tasks will be divided between the selected experts (leading national expert and two national experts) based on their qualifications and skills.
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 https://jobs.osce.org; the Vacancy Number is VNUKRC00520. The deadline for applications is 12 August 2018. If you have difficulties with the online system, please use the Internet Explorer to find the vacancy or you may use the OSCE's off-line Application Form available at https://jobs.osce.org/uk/resources/document/anketa-na-vakansiyu; 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.
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