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Military Member


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Moldova
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Military Affairs
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
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:

  • Officer / Warrant Officer training and/or university degree in a relevant technical field
  • Significant experience in arms control, peace-keeping operations and/or other relevant areas of military-related affairs
  • Experience in negotiations and liaison with governmental and military authorities
  • Ability to compile and analyse information of a political-military nature
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


Advanced degree in a relevant field


Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Military officer, minimum rank of Lieutenant Colonel, serving on the active or reserve list
  • Professional fluency, both oral and written, in English and Russian languages and the ability to draft documents clearly and concisely
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing, data bases, and e-mail
  • 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
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment


  • Knowledge of the regional political-military history and recent developments in the mission area
  • Prior experience with CSBM (Confidence and Security Building Measures), CFE (Conventional Arms Forces in Europe) and the Vienna document would be an asset
  • Previous work experience preferably in an international environment or within operational missions
  • Knowledge of the local language
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the general direction and supervision of the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova and in close co-operation with the second Military Member, the Military Member:

  1. Gathers and analyses information concerning the Moldovan, Russian and Transdniestrian armed structures; police and security forces; paramilitary units and peacekeeping forces;
  2. Co-organizes and participates in inspections in the framework of the withdrawal and destruction process of Russian arms and ammunition from the Transdniestrian area of the Republic of Moldova;
  3. Contributes to Mission's reporting covering his/her field of responsibility;
  4. Contributes to the development of proposals for confidence building measures with respect to military and security forces;
  5. Advises the Head of Mission and other Mission members concerning military issues;
  6. Performs other duties in the fulfillment of the Mission's mandate 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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