Legal Expert on Customs Procedures
“Strengthening controls over cross-boundary movement of controlled and toxic chemicals” Project
The threats and risks of unauthorized use of chemicals or attacks against chemical installations pose a serious challenge to security, economy, health and environment in Ukraine. The concern is that the unstable security situation increases the threats of misuse of toxic chemicals and attacks against chemical plants, transportation of dangerous goods and energy carriers. In 2015, the OSCE conducted a Comprehensive Review of chemical safety and security in Ukraine. According to the Review, there is a need to strengthen the internal controls of trans-border movement of toxic chemicals and strengthen the national capacities in this regard. In order to improve the situation, a program of continuous training for the relevant border and customs officials should be established and the relevant personnel should be trained in accordance with the European norms and practices. To achieve this, among other things, a comparative analysis of national and international legislative framework for establishing training programme for customs officers shall be carried out. Therefore, the services of a local expert are sought to perform this task.
Please note that this is a consultancy assignment of approximately 20 working days. The consultant will be required to work from home with the ability to travel if necessary.
The Expert is expected to analyze national and international legislative framework and training programmes for the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFSU) officers related to the control of hazardous chemicals in cross border movement. More specifically the Expert will be tasked to:
This position is open for residents of Ukraine only and is subject to the approval of the Project by the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We strongly encourage applicants to use the online application system at https://jobs.osce.org; the Vacancy Number is VNUKRC00502. The deadline for applications is 25 February 2018. If you have difficulties with the online system, please use the Internet Explorer to find the vacancy or you may use the OSCE's off-line Application Form available at https://jobs.osce.org/uk/resources/document/anketa-na-vakansiyu; you should complete the Application Form and send it via e-mail to email@example.com indicating the title of the position on the Application Form and in the cover message subject. Applications received after the published deadline will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Details of the assignment and contract may be further discussed during the interviews.
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