8 September 2017
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of Human Rights Adviser, Human Rights and Security and in close cooperation with Chief of the Law and Justice Section the incumbent, provides programmatic and secretarial support to the Law and Justice Section. The incumbent:
Assists in monitoring and analysing on a broad range of human rights and rule of law issues in Kosovo and supports the drafting of reports based on information gathered through research and personal interviews on the basis of instruction received from supervisor(s);
Provides pre-assessments of court procedure and/or legal documents with regard to Human Rights standards and Rule of Law principles;
Assists in managing Human Rights and Rule of Law projects within the unified budget and based on extra-budgetary funding, including preparing draft project proposals, assisting in the project budgeting and in the logistics of single activities;
Conducts (internet) research on a broad range of Rule of Law issues as well as on Human Rights and Community Rights subjects;
Maintains regular contacts with members of other international and local institutions;
Reviews the local media on a daily basis for legal developments related to Human Rights and Community Rights issues in the justice sector and/or legislative drafting;
Translates legal documents and other relevant legal texts drafted by the section;
Accompanies the supervisor(s) to provide interpretation (consecutively and simultaneous) services during meetings, conferences seminars, round table meetings, etc., prepares minutes and reports on those events, as requested.
In close cooperation with procurement, organizes meetings and seminars, notifying participants of time, date and subject matter including preparatory work and other logistics;
Collects, reviews, sorts out and distributes incoming mail, dispatches outgoing mail, maintains the supervisors' calendar and schedules appointments; organizing the office files, ensures the availability of office supplies, etc
Performs other duties as required
Completed secondary school supplemented by formal studies in law, social science, administration or languages
Minimum 4 years working experience in an administrative position in a Legal Office, preferably with international organisations or governmental agencies; working experience and/or knowledge in the areas of human rights and/or rule of law. Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and of local languages; It will be an asset to know any other local language.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is € 1026.67 Euro/month. Social benefits will include participation in the OSCE group medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. At the discretion of the appointing authority a higher step may be approved up to a maximum of step 3 subject to specific conditions.
How To Apply
All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link. In case of technical difficulties with the online application, applicants may use the OSCE offline application form, which can be downloaded from “Links/ Off line application form” on the same page, and send it by e-mail to Recruitment.OMiK@osce.org with vacancy number quoted in the title. Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered. For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at https://jobs.osce.org/how-to-apply.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.
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