|General Minimum Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
|Field of Expertise Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
|Level of Professional Competence Requirements|
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
First-level university degree in gender studies, social or political sciences or other related fields
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
|Mission Specific Requirements|
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
The Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), in line with the OSCE Action Plan for the Promotion of Gender Equality, is committed to further improving gender balance among staff in all areas and levels within the SMM. Currently, men are underrepresented within the OSCE SMM Gender Unit. Male candidates are therefore particularly encouraged to apply.
If applicable, deployment is subject to attendance to and successful completion of pre-deployment training and assessment.
Applicants are hereby notified that the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) is designated by the OSCE as a non-family duty station. This designation is based on the fluid and dynamic working environment in the SMM. The currently prevailing working conditions in the duty station may include working in a hazardous location with extended hours of service, and possibly curtailed freedom of movement. Successful candidates who are appointed to locations deemed by the OSCE as hazardous will receive hazard pay. In addition, all successful candidates will be required to participate in the OSCE accident and life insurance scheme in accordance with the OSCE Staff Regulations and Staff Rules.
Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Chief Monitor and direct supervision of the Mission's Senior Gender Adviser, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the co-ordination of SMM Gender Equality Action Plan implementation as well as providing advice and developing initiatives regarding gender mainstreaming and UNSCR 1325 implementation.
The Gender Officer will also act as the back-up of the Mission's Senior Gender Adviser and will support, and in his/her absence be in the lead of, in managing the Gender Unit and Gender Focal Point Network (existing of 13 Monitoring Officers). This post will have a particular focus on supporting the Monitoring Teams (MTs) with regular visits to all the MTs and Patrol Hubs, providing inputs to and/or leading training initiatives, joining patrolling and other activities for providing practical advice and support to Team and Hub leaderships and Mission members.
The main duty station will be Kramatorsk*.
More specifically, under this job you will perform the following functions:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, please see https://www.osce.org/special-monitoring-mission-to-ukraine.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds. Please note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply.
Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered.
Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.