17 April 2020
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
General Minimum Requirements
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
Excellent physical condition
Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure
Field of Expertise Requirements
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
Experience in the practice of law, e.g. judges, prosecutors, lawyers, etc.
Knowledge of courtroom proceedings and criminal law and procedure
Knowledge of international legal procedure standards and instruments
Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
Level of Professional Competence Requirements
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
First-level university degree in law or significant work experience in criminal justice and/or law enforcement (the latter required for police corrections officer training)
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
Professional experience in the fields of rule of law and human rights;
International field work experience in the areas of rule of law and human rights;
Familiarity with international and regional human rights treaties, jurisprudence and best practices;
Experience with legal analysis and advocacy, preferably in international law, constitutional law and criminal law;
Proven experience in project management, including the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects;
Strong analytical, problem-solving, advocacy, diplomacy and mediation/facilitation skills;
Professional fluency in English;
Working knowledge of the Russian language;
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a broad network of contacts with governmental agencies, civil society, academia and international partners to consolidate co-ordination and co-operation;
Demonstrated ability and willingness to work both as a member of a team and to lead a small team of people from different cultural, religious and linguistic backgrounds, different genders, and diverse political and social views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Flexibility and ability to work independently under pressure and within close deadlines;
Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and e-mail.
International field experience in Eastern Europe countries connected with human rights and rule of law;
Legal drafting experience;
Experience in judicial reform and transitional justice;
Experience with law enforcement or police work;
Knowledge of the regional political situation and the legal system of the Mission area;
Working knowledge of the Romanian language;
Experience with gender mainstreaming projects.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direction and supervision of the Human Rights Programme Manager and in close co-operation with the Deputy Head of Mission and the Head of Mission, as Human Dimension Officer, you will be responsible for the following:
Designing, implementing and reporting on projects and issues related to human rights and the rule of law that fall within the Mission's mandate and programme objectives;
Reviewing existing and draft Moldovan legislation for compliance with international and European human rights and rule of law standards;
Establishing contact, developing constructive relations and co-ordinating with representatives of the Government, parliament, other state agencies, regional and local authorities, representatives from the authorities on the left bank of the Dniester/Nistru River, embassies, international organizations, civil society, media and donors in order to represent the Mission on rule of law and human rights topics;
Liaising with the OSCE institutions on issues related to human rights and the rule of law;
Participating in thematic Working Groups as part of the settlement process as required and in accordance with the Mission's Standard Operating Procedures;
Supervising up to two (2) local Mission Members (two National Legal Officers);
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.
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