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Please note that this position is Extra-Budgetary (ExB) funded and the initial contract will be issued for 1 year, with the possibility of extension subject to availability of funds.
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, combating human trafficking, 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 OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairmanship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other institutions.
The Department of Management and Finance (DMF) is responsible for managing the material and financial resources of the Organization. The objective of DMF is to provide efficient and effective management of non-staff resources in support of OSCE programmatic activities. It provides policy guidance on the management of OSCE financial and material resources and develops and maintains OSCE Financial Regulations and Rules and Financial Administrative Instructions. DMF consists of Budget and Finance Services, Mission Support Section, Information and Communication Technology Services, and the Information Security and Co-ordination Unit.
Information and Communications Technology Services (ICTS) Section is responsible for the delivery of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in support of the core business of the OSCE. This includes the management, operation, implementation, support, and maintenance of ICT projects, systems, and infrastructure and the delivery of ICTS support services to the Secretariat. ICTS provides corporate ICT services, ICT policy guidance, and support to all OSCE Institutions and Field Operations. The Section consists of four units: Infrastructure Operations Unit, Service and Support Unit, Functional Support Unit, and Software Development Unit. It comprises 34 staff members.
The ICT Service and Support Unit (SnS) comprises seven staff members. SnS is responsible for the delivery of end-user ICT support services to the OSCE Secretariat. This includes the provisioning and support of end-user ICT equipment, 1st line support of ICT infrastructure and applications, desktop design and security, and technical support for the conferences and meetings of the OSCE's decision-making bodies.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the supervision of the Chief, ICT Service and Support and overall guidance of the Deputy Director ICTS, and as a member of the ICT Service and Support Unit (SnS), you will provide IT service desk support services to OSCE staff, delegations and participating states members.
More specifically, you will perform the following duties:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Secretariat, please see https://www.osce.org/secretariat
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deduction, is EUR 2,952 (12 times a year). OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. 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|
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.
Please note that for this position the OSCE does not reimburse expenses such as travel in connection with interviews, tests, visas and relocation.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.