22 September 2017
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
1 October 2017
The OSCE Mission to Skopje endeavors to continue supporting national institutions in the implementation of national commitments towards Roma stemming from the Action Plan on Improving the Situation of Roma and Sinti in the OSCE Area. In this respect, the host country outlined its efforts to integration and inclusion of Roma through an adopted Strategy for Roma, National Action Plans and Local Action Plans in housing, health, education and employment.
The HDD/Social Cohesion Section welcomes national efforts to integration and inclusion of Roma, particularly in the field of registration on unregistered Roma. In this respect, the OSCE Mission to Skopje and the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) jointly build upon past cooperation for integration and inclusion of unregistered Roma.
In 2017, MLSP commits to develop and maintain official data base on unregistered Roma in the country, and the OSCE Mission to Skopje provides one consultant and one assistant with the following terms of references.
Tasks and Responsibilities
The Legal expert will be required:
In close coordination with MLSP, develop the content of the data base
To coordinate with National Consultant in the overall establishment of an official data base for unregistered Roma
Assist the National Consultant in achieving the monthly objectives
To provide legal support to RICs during their field work with unregistered Roma
To provide a 100 words legal elaboration on most complicated cases that are considered as unsolvable
To monitor and follow up with institutions on initiated cases until completion of procedures
MLSP official data base on unregistered Roma maintained
Legal support to RICs on unregistered people provided
Legal brief on bottlenecks that hinder solutions to registration
Bi-weekly and monthly reports
Citizenship of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Completed studies in Law
Minimum three years practicing law
Extensive knowledge in the area of human rights and community rights realization
Thorough knowledge of national commitments towards Roma inclusion, especially civil registration
Excellent in English and Macedonian language skills
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
For the services provided, the Legal Expert will be remunerated for 3 months service in lump sum of 500 € on monthly basis. The period of engagement is 01 October - 30 December 2017. The Legal Expert will be working 5 days a week. The payment will be done upon submission of monthly report in English language and upon satisfactory completion of monthly objectives agreed with MoLSP and duties described in this vacancy.
How To Apply
All applicants are encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/
In case of technical difficulties with online application, applicants may submit a duly completed OSCE offline application form which can be downloaded from “Links/ Offline application form” on the same page.
The OSCE Application from completed in English with quoted vacancy number should be sent by e-mail to email@example.com
Online/offline application form should include a cover letter, answering the following questions:
Why do you think you are the right person for this post?
a. What knowledge and skills gathered in the past will be useful?
b. Have you gathered any relevant experience as a member of any organization?
c. Are you somebody who can recommend guidance for enhancing the integration of Roma? What makes you think so?
In case you are selected for this post, how do you perceive the data base contributing to solutions pertaining inclusion of unregistered Roma?
How a brief legal analysis pertaining to a case of unregistered Roma could be of function for the future activities of parties involved in seeking solutions for inclusion of unregistered Roma?
Please note that applications will be accepted by 22 September 2017. Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in other languages than the English language would not be considered.
The recruitment procedure may take up to a month and we will be in further contact with you only if you are selected for an interview. The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer the position with modified terms of reference or a different duration.
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 be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
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