24 March 2020
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
10 May 2020
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:
First-level university degree in relevant field(s)
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
Military Officer, minimum rank of Lieutenant Colonel (Major rank may be accepted dependent on experience), serving on the active or reserve list;
Professional fluency, both oral and written, in English and Russian languages and the ability to draft documents and brief on situations clearly and concisely;
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;
Ability to drive 4 wheel drive vehicles;
Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing, data bases, and e-mail.
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;
Previous experience with OSCE;
Previous experience working in former CIS countries;
Working knowledge of Romanian language.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the general direction of the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, daily supervision of the Programme Manager of Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) Programme, and in close co-operation with other Military Member, the incumbent will be:
Representing the Mission at meetings of the Joint Control Commission, the Body responsible for overseeing the activities of the Joint Peacekeeping Force;
Taking part in monitoring of the situation and the investigation of incidents in the region;
Contributing to the Missions reporting covering his/her field of responsibility;
Contributing to the development of proposals for confidence building measures with respect to military and security forces;
Advising the Head of Mission and other Mission members concerning military issues;
Performing other duties in the fulfillment of the Missions mandate as required.
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 note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply.
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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