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|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:
Second-level university degree/certified training course in a relevant field desirable
Minimum 6 years of relevant, diversified and progressively responsible professional experience including at least 3 years at the management level relevant to the actual position
|Mission Specific Requirements|
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina continues to play a vital role in strengthening the countrys ability to foster a sustainable and stable security environment, to strengthen Bosnia and Herzegovinas governance, and to encourage its consolidation as a democratic society. The Mission supports political and education reform and works to promote and protect human rights of all citizens of BiH.
Should you be selected for the position, you will work on the co-ordination of the Human Dimension programme activities in your area of responsibility under the direct supervision of the Deputy Director of the Human Dimension Department. As Head of Field Office you will perform the following duties:
1. Ensuring that the Departments resources are used effectively and efficiently to achieve the Human Dimension programme objectives, providing co-ordination between the political and programmatic aspects of the Missions work in the Field Office;
2. In co-operation with HDD Management and Heads of Section, supporting programme implementation through provision of mentoring and advice on programme policy and implementation and intervening directly with local counterparts where necessary;
3. Liaising with governmental, non-governmental and international organisations active in sectors relevant to the Human Dimension Programme in the AoR to gather information and ensuring appropriate field level co-ordination;
4. Acquainting yourself with local political and social conditions and proactively seeking information which might have an impact on the current implementation and future development of the Human Dimension Programme in your AoR and advising the Head Office accordingly;
5. Providing regular political analysis and update to the Head Office and the Field and advising on all aspects relevant to the implementation and future planning of the programme, including first level evaluation of programmatic activities taking place in the AoR; Acting as early warning focal point in the Field and leading the process of development and implementation of the Field Office Conflict Prevention Plan in order to analyze the situation in the AoR, identify and prioritize issues to be addressed and develop adequate response action;
6. Ensuring that there is effective communication between Field Office and Head Office by bringing problems and issues to the attention of relevant Head Office staff in a timely manner; and ensuring that progress in achieving the programmes objectives are reported accurately and by ensuring that instructions and requests from Head Office to the Field are understood and actioned;
7. Informing the HDD Management and Heads of Section about programmatic issues, ensuring that programmatic activities are consistent with political objectives and that political obstacles to programme implementation are brought to the attention of the Head Office;
8. Carrying out the administrative duties of the Head of Field Office;
9. Ensuring that all Office staff work in compliance with the OSCE regulatory framework whilst maintaining a harmonious, productive and professional working environment;
10. Attending security briefings on behalf of the Office organized by EUFOR LOTs, local police and other relevant organisations and informing all Office staff of the current security situation as appropriate;
11. Performing other duties as assigned.
For more information on the work of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, please see: https://www.osce.org/mission-to-bosnia-and-herzegovina
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 be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/ourcompetency-model.
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 well in advance of the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered. The OSCE can only process Secondment applications that have been nominated by participating States. For queries relating to your application, please refer to the respective delegation as listed here: https://www.osce.org/contacts/delegations.