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 objective of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) is to contribute, in close co-operation with OSCE institutions and other actors of the international community, to reducing tensions and fostering peace and stability in Ukraine, and ensuring the observance of OSCE principles and commitments, thus establishing conditions for inclusive political dialogue aimed at achieving a sustainable transition respecting the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.
The Mission is composed of about 1500 mission members, from more than 40 participating States and has a budget over EUR 100 million.
The Administration and Finance Department comprises of the following Units: ICT Management, Finance and Budget, Human Resources, Medical Services, Procurement and Contracts Management and Infrastructure (including General Support Services and Dnipro Forward Logistics Base).
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. We encourage qualified applicants, in particular female candidates to apply for this position.
* Note: This position is currently approved at the level of P4. The upgrade from P4 to P5 will be proposed as part of the annual SMM budget process and is subject to approval of the participating States. The initial appointment for the selected candidate will be at the level of P4.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the direct supervision of the Director Administration and Finance, the Head, ICT Management, provides general guidance and leadership in the management and coordination of all information and communications technology related matters within the Mission, in co-operation with relevant stakeholders and the senior ICT management team at the OSCE Secretariat. The incumbent will have to travel within Ukraine occasionally to visit different SMM locations to enhance and support the development of ICT services.
More specifically, the incumbent is responsible for:
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
Monthly remuneration subject to social security deductions is about USD 7,259 to which is added Board and Lodging Allowance of about EUR 3,750 per month (EUR 125 per day, subject to change without prior notice). Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Please note that appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
|How To Apply|
Citizenship of an OSCE participating State, excluding citizenship of Ukraine.
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 https://www.osce.org/participating-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.
The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 5 years.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
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. 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.