22 September 2017
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
1 October 2017
The OSCE Mission to Skopje endeavors to continue supporting national institutions in the implementation of national commitments towards Roma stemming from the Action Plan on Improving the Situation of Roma and Sinti in the OSCE Area. In this respect, the host country outlined its efforts to integration and inclusion of Roma through an adopted Strategy for Roma, National Action Plans and Local Action Plans in housing, health, education and employment.
The HDD/Social Cohesion Section welcomes national efforts to integration and inclusion of Roma, particularly in the field of registration on unregistered Roma. In this respect, the OSCE Mission to Skopje and the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) jointly build upon past cooperation for integration and inclusion of unregistered Roma.
In 2017, MLSP commits to develop and maintain official data base on unregistered Roma in the country, and the OSCE Mission to Skopje provides one consultant and one assistant with the following terms of reference.
Tasks and Responsibilities
The National Consultant will be required:
In close coordination with MLSP, to develop a methodology and indicators for records on identified, processed and closed cases of unregistered Roma
To establish a MLSP official database of cases of identified unregistered Roma country wide
To digitally input all available and receiving data in a single and coherent book of records/data base
To make the MLSP official data base accessible to line ministries and public institutions
To monitor and follow up with institutions on initiated cases until completion of procedures
Coordinate the field work of Roma Information Centers (RIC) pertaining to the establishment of the data base on unregistered persons and processed cases
MLSP official data base on unregistered Roma available
MLSP official report with quantitative and qualitative data on unregistered Roma available
MLSP enables line ministries and public institutions to access and use the MLSP data base on identified and processed cases
Bi-weekly and monthly reports
Citizenship of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
University education in IT, economy sciences with statistics, sociology or other related field
Minimum five years of relevant working experience in developing and maintaining data bases
Knowledge of national commitments towards Roma inclusion
Excellent skills in statics and designing and maintaining data bases, analytical, writing and presentation skills
Excellent English and Macedonian language skills
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
For the services provided, the Consultant will be remunerated for 3 months service - 600 € on monthly basis. The engagement is for the period from 01 October to 30 December 2017. The consultant will be working 5 days a week. The payment will be done upon submission of monthly report in English language and upon satisfactory completion of monthly objectives agreed with MoLSP and duties described in this vacancy notice.
How To Apply
All applicants are encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org
In case of technical difficulties with online application, applicants may submit a duly completed OSCE offline application form which can be downloaded from “Links/ Offline application form” on the same page.
The OSCE Application from completed in English with quoted vacancy number should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Online/offline application form should include a cover letter, answering the following questions:Why do you think you are the right person for this post?
a. What knowledge and skills gathered in the past will be useful?
b. Have you gathered any relevant experience as a member of any organization?
c. Are you somebody who can recommend guidance for enhancing the integration of Roma? What makes you think so?
In case you are selected for this post, how do you perceive the data base contributing to solutions pertaining inclusion of unregistered Roma?
How an official data base can help the country propose systemic solutions pertaining to unregistered Roma? In that respect, what are the indicators that must be contained in the database? Who should access the official database?
Please note that applications will be accepted by 22 September 2017. Applications received after the deadline, submitted in other languages than the English language would not be considered.
The recruitment procedure may take up to a month and we will be in further contact with you only if you are selected for an interview. The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer the position with modified terms of reference or a different duration.
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 be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
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