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29 August 2017
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
1 October 2017
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:
University education in human resources, personnel management, public/business administration, or related field or proven professional experience in personnel management and administration, including recruiting, contracting and entitlements administration
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Level of Professional Competence Requirements
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Advanced degree in a relevant field
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
Advanced university degree in human resources, business administration, psychology, or related field;
At least 6 years of previous experience in human resources, preferably with a focus on staff development, performance management, recruitment and overall HR planning;
Very good understanding of human resources management practices in an international environment;
Excellent presentation, writing and communication skills, as well as thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office programs;
Excellent organizational skills, with ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines, manage multiple tasks and process large amounts of information;
Professional fluency in written and spoken English;
Proven supervisory skills;
Ability and willingness to work as a team member and with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds while maintaining impartiality and objectivity with tact and diplomacy in dealing with both external persons and multinational staff;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities, and in particular into project management practices.
Knowledge of the local language an advantage.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under direct supervision of the National Chief of Human Resources and in close co-ordination with National Human Resources Officer(s), the incumbent is responsible for:
Facilitating the achievement of the human resources work plan by liaison with relevant staff across all Mission programmes and duty stations;
Making recommendations to the National Chief of Human Resources to ensure that current and future human resource requirements are met in an effective and timely manner; implementation of workforce planning process, including recommendations for actions in terms of recruitment and learning and development;
Assisting National Chief of Human Resources in the implementation and monitoring of the OSCE Performance Management Process, providing procedural support as well as technical assistance throughout the Mission;
Advising the National Chief of Human Resources on matters relating to implementation of OSCE human resources policies with particular focus on the OSCE learning and development strategy and OSCE performance management process;
In consultation with all stakeholders in the Mission, conducting a comprehensive training needs assessment on an annual basis including the design, implementation and thorough analysis of the findings; making recommendations to National Chief of Human Resources for the annual learning and development plan;
Manages the implementation of the annual learning and development plan to include monitoring the effectiveness of the suite of options available to ensure they remain up to date and best meet the needs of the target audience; Developing and overseeing the delivery of various training programmes in the Mission; Researching and keeping up-to-date on current training trends, literature, methods and techniques and making associated recommendations to National Chief of Human Resources;
Screening applications, planning and participating in interview boards, formulating competency-based questions in co-ordination with the board members, evaluating interviews and preparing interview reports;
Providing Programme Managers and other Mission staff with advice and guidance on the interpretation and application of Staff Rules and Regulations and other HR policies and procedures, when required;
Supervises and co-ordinates the work of the Training Assistant;
Other duties as assigned.
For more detailed information on the work of OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, please see http://www.osce.org/bih
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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