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|General Minimum Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
|Field of Expertise Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
|Level of Professional Competence Requirements|
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Second-level university degree in law; second-level university degree in human rights or international humanitarian law preferred;
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience.
|Mission Specific Requirements|
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina continues to play a vital role in strengthening the countrys ability to foster a sustainable and stable security environment, to strengthen Bosnia and Herzegovinas governance, an to encourage its consolidation as a democratic society. The Mission supports political and education reform and works to promote and protect human rights of all citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Should you be selected for the position, you will be responsible for providing targeted advice to the Department on issues concerning legal reform needs of the criminal justice system, particularly with regards to the ability of the court system to process war crimes cases and other highly sensitive cases effectively, efficiently and according to international human rights standards, under the direct supervision of the Head of Rule of Law of the Human Dimension Department. You will work closely with Rule of Law Legal Advisers in Head Office and National Legal Officers in field offices to assess the needs and how existing justice sector processes can be aided to ensure effective processing of war crimes. In addition, you will also assist the Head of Rule of Law in ensuring a co-ordinated strategic approach to war crimes issues, including through co-operation with other Departments and with external counterparts.
As the Legal Adviser, War Crimes and Rule of Law, should you be selected for the position, you will perform the following duties:
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.
Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.