Please note that this is a consultancy assignment of a temporary nature, with an expected duration of approximately 120 working days.Work location: home-based and field work. Travel within the OSCE region.
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, anddecisions 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 Forum for Security Co-operation (FSC) is an autonomous OSCE decision-making body that deals with military aspects of security. The FSC Support Section co-ordinates and facilitates the OSCE’s role in the politico-military dimension. The primary task of the Section is to provide expertise and support to the FSC. The Section initiates, develops, implements technical assistance projects in the field of Arms Control, Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) and Stockpiles of Conventional Ammunition (SCA) as well as performs quality assurance and quality control of the implementing agencies (OSCE Field Operations, UN agencies, and commercial contractors). The amount of Section’s workload, as well as the need for technical expertise under specific assistance projects, including those delegated for implementation to the Field Operations require relying on additional technical capacity hired through consultancy.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
The consultant’s/expert’s services will be engaged by the relevant Project Manager of the FSC Support Section within the following clusters of tasks that will be further specified in the additional Terms of Reference, including maximum number of days per task. The consultant/expert must submit a report each time a given task is completed and delivered.
1. On combatting illicit trafficking in SALW in all its aspects the consultant/expert will be responsible for:
2. On mainstreaming Gender into SALW/SCA projects the consultant/expert will be responsible for:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Secretariat, please see https://www.osce.org/secretariat
|Remuneration will depend on the selected consultant’s/expert’s qualifications and experience and in accordance with the OSCE established rates.|
|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.
If you are not a national of a participating State, you must apply by submitting an offline application form which can be found under https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form.
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.
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 be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.