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Vacancy

Legal System Monitor

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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Vacancy number
VNKOSS01217
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Human Rights
Functional level
Professional
Number of posts
1
Duty station
Pristine/Pristina
Deadline
Date of issue

 

General Minimum Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:

 

  • Excellent physical condition
  • Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure
 
 
 
 
Field of Expertise Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:

 

  • University education in political sciences, international relations, public policy, law, international human rights law or other human rights related fields
  • Experience working with human rights, minority or gender issues
  • Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in drafting reports
 
 
 
 
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:

 

Education:

First level university degree or equivalent experience

 

Experience:

Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience including minimum 1 year in a relevant field strongly preferred

 
 
 
 
Mission Specific Requirements
  • Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:

 

Mandatory:

  • Knowledge of courtroom proceedings, in the areas of criminal, civil or administrative law and procedures
  • Knowledge of international human rights law
  • Experience in working with the courts and/or experience in court monitoring
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and judgement to local conditions and communities
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Professional fluency in the English language
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail

 

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of the regional political situation and the legal system in the mission area
  • Experience in judicial reform or transitional justice
  • Previous experience in field missions, preferably in the South East European countries
  • Knowledge of the local language or most common lingua franca
 
 
 
 
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Legal System Monitoring Section, the Legal System Monitor:

 

  1. Monitors criminal, civil and/or administrative law cases;
  2. Reports on a weekly basis on systematic human rights violations and other legal issues observed through court monitoring activities;
  3. Assists in drafting reports by providing statistical information and legal analysis of human rights violations and other areas of concern;
  4. Maintains professional contacts with legal professionals within the justice system;
  5. Supervises a staff of one/two assistants/interpreters;
  6. Performs other duties as required.
 
 
 
 

The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. The nomination of female candidates is particularly encouraged.

 

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.

 

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