This call for applications is open for persons with the citizenship of one of the OSCE participating States, excluding the sole citizenship of the Republic of Serbia. Persons who are older than 30 years on the date of the deadline of the vacancy notice or who have already served six months of internship in the OSCE, irrespective of the duty station, are not eligible to apply.
The OSCE Mission to Serbia's Police Affairs Department (proposed to be renamed Security Co-operation in 2018) is looking for an intern who would gain experience and provide assistance in conducting research in the area of security sector reform.
The incumbent will undertake an unpaid internship in the duration of up to six months. Please note that all internships with the OSCE are unpaid. The OSCE is not in a position to pay any remuneration during the period of internship nor reimburse travel expenses to or from the place of assignment.
Tasks and Responsibilities
The selected intern will have the opportunity to gain an overview of the work of the OSCE Mission to Serbia and focus on its politico-military dimension. Under the overall supervision of the Senior Organized Crime Adviser, the intern will carry out the following duties:
Candidates are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the OSCE core values and competencies by studying the OSCE Competency Model available at: http://www.osce.org/employment/144466.
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
The incumbent will undertake an internship in the duration of up to six months. Candidates are requested to indicate their availability dates in the cover letter.
The OSCE is not in a position to pay any remuneration or cover expenses incurred by the intern. However, some compensation towards the cost of living will be offered to interns who do not have registered residence in Belgrade as the place of assignment. In 2018, this compensation is expected to be set at 11.30 EUR per day (i.e. 10% of the Board and Lodging Allowance).
The selected interns must provide evidence of health insurance coverage which is valid for Serbia, otherwise they shall be obliged to join the OSCE group health insurance for the period of their internship, in which case they shall pay the corresponding premium in full (EUR 88.23 per month). The OSCE shall bear the premium costs of group life and accident/disability insurance.
Participation in an internship programme does not constitute a commitment to future employment with the OSCE.
Please apply online through the OSCE website (http://www.osce.org/employment) no later than 11 December 2017. Please mention your availability dates in the cover letter.
Only online applications will be considered; applications received by email, post etc. will not be accepted.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted by 31 December 2017 should consider there will be no follow up to their application.
The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer an internship with modified terms of reference or for a different duration.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
Contact Tel. No: 011-3606 100, ext.: 4133, 4157, 4130, 4127, 4153 (Human Resources Office).