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 OSCE participating States review and discuss the application of their commitments in the human dimension of security at annual meetings called human dimension meetings. There are three types of meetings:
HUMAN DIMENSION IMPLEMENTATION MEETING (HDIM), organized by ODIHR in Warsaw, once a year, for two weeks.
SUPPLEMENTARY HUMAN DIMENSION MEETINGS (SHDMs), organized by the OSCE Chairmanship-in-Office (CiO) with assistance from ODIHR, in co-operation with other OSCE institutions and executive structures as appropriate.
HUMAN DIMENSION SEMINAR (HDS), organized by ODIHR in Warsaw under the guidance of the OSCE Chairmanship.
Every year, up to 2,000 people participate in these meetings and organize more than 100 side events.
ODIHR is also called on to provide assistance in organizing various other OSCE human dimension meetings and conferences. Extensive co-ordination is required on issues of substance, planning and organization between ODIHR and other OSCE executive structures, the Chairmanship and delegations.
Reporting to the First Deputy Director, the Human Dimensions Officer works to ensure the efficient and timely organization of these meetings, conferences and events.
|Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the First Deputy Director, the incumbent performs the following key duties:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, please see: http://www.osce.org/odihr.
Monthly remuneration is approximately EUR 3,690, depending on post adjustment and family status. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Poland. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. The Organization contributes an amount equivalent to 15% of the employee's salary to this Fund and the employee contributes 7.5%. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System.
Appointments are 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 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 shortlisted applicants 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.
The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 7 years.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.