During first half of March 2019, the OSCE Mission in Kosovo (OMIK) Department for Security and Public Safety (DSPS), through its Serious and Organized Crime Section (SOCS) plans to implement a UB project activity “Specialized training on identification and examination of newly developed drug types”.
According to the European Monitoring Centre for Drug and Drug Abuse (EMCDDA) “Drug report, trends and developments 2018”, increasing trends in last years’ prevalence of abuse of newly designed drugs among young adults have been observed in a number of countries, in particular involving psychoactive substances such as: benzodiazepines, arylcyclohexylamines, cathinones (PVP, 4-CMC,3-CMC, 4-methyl-N,N-dimethylcathinone and 3-MMC), phenethylamines and synthetic cannabinoids (MDMB-CHMICA, AB-CHMINACA, UR-144, 5F-AKB48, AMB-FUBINACA), synthetic marijuana (K2, Spice), “Bath Salts” and other newly designed drugs.
With an aim to improve and strengthen the professional skills and capacity of the Directorate for Investigation of Trafficking with Narcotics, from 11 to 13 March 2019 in hotel Sirius in Prishtinë/Priština, SOCS will organize a three-day specialized training on identification and examination of newly developed drug types. This activity is in line with the Kosovo Strategy and Action Plan against organized crime 2018-2022,
The investigators representing Kosovo Police, participating in the training, will improve and strengthen their professional knowledge and key attributes required in identification and examination of the newly designed drugs, planning and conducting investigations against drug producers and drug traffickers.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Activity Manager, the international expert will provide the participants with his/her knowledge and expertise in the area of identification and examination of the newly designed drugs, planning and conducting investigations against drug producers and drug traffickers. Also, the expert will prepare interactive exercises including a specific case scenario (preferably with video footage) that will allow the audience to apply the techniques and methods for identification, examination of the newest drugs, planning and conducting investigations against illegal producers and traffickers.
The international expert will be responsible for the following:
Remuneration will depend on the qualifications and experience of individual experts as well as the detailed work plan to be agreed upon and will be based on the current OSCE consultancy rates.
How To Apply
In order to apply for this position you must complete the OSCE's online application form, found under https://jobs.osce.org/.Applicants are encouraged to use the online recruitment and only fully completed OSCE applications will be accepted. However, if you have technical difficulties with the system you may use the offline application form found under https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form and forward the completed form quoting the vacancy number by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. In line with your qualifications please indicate preference to one or more field of expertise listed above (while using the online application the field of expertise preference can be indicated in the cover letter part). Kindly note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language would not be considered. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and socialbackgrounds to apply.