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Monitoring Officer

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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Skopje
Vacancy number
VNSKPS00416
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
General Staff / Monitoring Functions
Functional level
Professional
Number of posts
1
Duty station
Tetovo
Date of entry on duty
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:

  • Demonstrable organizational skills
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrable interpersonal skills and documented experience in negotiations
  • Depending on the field activity's mandate, significant prior experience in relevant fields such as international customs practices and procedures, law enforcement, and military observations and arms control may also be required
  • Negotiating experience, preferably in the area of monitoring operations and/or related activities
 
 
 
 
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:

  • Significant prior experience in relevant fields such as political and security issues, law enforcement, education and minority issues
  • Ability to establish contact and constructive relations with local population and officials
  • 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 judgement
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames
  • Professional fluency in English, both oral and written
  • Ability to operate computer windows applications, including word processing and e-mail

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of the politico-military history and recent developments in the mission area
  • Good organizational skills
  • Knowledge of the local language or the most common lingua franca spoken in the mission area
  • Certified training in communications, personal protection including mine awareness, map reading and first aid
 
 
 
 
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the Chief of the Monitoring Unit and direct supervision of the Team Leader, the Monitoring Officer:

  1. Monitors and reports regularly on the security situation in the host State, including the overall situation in the former crisis area, cases of security incidents, and overall interethnic relations;
  2. Maintains constructive contact with local authorities, liaises with other international organizations operating in the region, and interacts with local leaders and interlocutors such as Mayors, local institutions, heads of villages, religious leaders, etc.;
  3. When necessary and appropriate, serves as an intermediary/mediator between conflicting parties;
  4. Reports vital security, development, political and related information from the field for dissemination to appropriate unit(s)/organization(s)/authority(ies); upon request of the Monitoring Unit management, contributes to analytic works of the Unit in his/her identified fields of expertise;
  5. Supports the efforts of the various departments on the Field (Political Unit, Decentralization Unit, Community Policing Unit, etc.);
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
 
 
 

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.

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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