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, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis.
The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. ODIHR is active throughout the OSCE area in the fields of election observation, democratic development, human rights, tolerance and non-discrimination, and the rule of law. ODIHR’s assistance projects and other activities are implemented in participating States in accordance with ODIHR’s mandate.
The Office is looking to appoint a Front Office Clerk (short-term) on the full-time basis for a period of 6 months, starting from 01 May 2020, with the possibility of further extension of contract (in total up to 1 year).
Tasks and responsibilities:
Under the general supervision of the Senior Administrative Assistant, the incumbent performs the tasks of a Receptionist, Switchboard Operator, Meeting Assistant, Administrative and Mail Clerk. Work is organized in shifts between 8 am and 6 pm.
The incumbent performs the following duties:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, please see https://www.osce.org/odihr.
Education and Experience:
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions, is approximately 5,100 PLN. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Poland. Social security will include participation in the Cigna International medical insurance scheme (current approximate deduction for a staff member is 44 Euro).
Appointments for short term assignments are always made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
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.
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.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.
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.
No application fees or information with respect to bank account details are required by OSCE for our recruitment process.
Please note that in the event of invitation for interview, the OSCE is unable to reimburse costs incurred.