The National Chief of P/CVERLT, under the supervision of the Head of the Security Co-operation Unit, is the principal staff member for management and implementation of the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Programme. The National Chief of P/CVERLT advises the Head of Security Co-operation on all programme related matters, including current trends, achievements, problems, and future planning, and ensures that her/his guidance and direction is reflected in programme implementation. S/he is the Mission’s focal point on all CVE issues and provides advice to the Head of Mission’s Office, other Senior Management and the Human Dimension Department, including all Field Offices, on how best to incorporate and mainstream CVE into their activities in order to provide a co-operative, coordinated and holistic fight against Violent Extremism at all levels. S/he coordinates with and supports other OSCE bodies such as the Secretariat, Transnational Threats Department/Action against Terrorism Unit (TNTD/ATU), and the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), and liaises with other Missions’ focal points on CVE. The National Chief of CVE is the Mission’s primary interface with external interlocutors on programmatic issues and is responsible for coordination with a wide range of international and domestic institutions, to include the BiH Parliament, relevant Ministries, local government and communities, civil society, social, educational and health sectors as well as religious communities. S/he gathers information and provides analysis and assessment of key developments in the field related to issues of violent extremism and radicalization and prepares reports and briefs on the same in order to inform the decisions of the leadership of the Unit and of the Mission. S/he is responsible for ensuring cost effective use of funding to maximize the benefit of OSCE’s support to Bosnia and Herzegovina, and for implementing additional cost saving measures and those aimed at increasing long-term impact and sustainability of results. S/he represents the Mission’s CVE portfolio at events with external counterparts at various levels, both in BiH and internationally. The National Chief of CVE supervises two staff members.
Task and Responsibilities:
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 3,969.33 BAM/month. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna health insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. At the discretion of the appointing authority a higher step may be approved up to a maximum of step 3 subject to specific conditions.
This position is open to citizens and permanent residents of Bosnia and Herzegovina only. If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under http://www.osce.org/employment. Please note that offline applications submitted via email, fax, or mail will not be considered. The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.