2 August 2017
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
1 September 2017
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Chief of the Law and Justice Sector, the incumbent is responsible for:
Participates in the review of draft legislation and policies for compliance with human rights, rule of law and other international standards;
Monitors, analyses and reports on a broad range of human rights and rule of law issues in Kosovo, and takes an active part in implementing projects improving institutional capacities as well as human rights and rule of law proficiency of legal officers;
Participates in the Section's tasks of monitoring the development and implementation of the legal framework to ensure that the rights and interests of all communities are adequately protected and that members of all communities have access to effective legal remedies;
Provides rapid legal analysis on issues that arise in the Mission area and follows up on recommendations internally or with responsible external authorities;
Becomes familiar with and stays informed on all areas of Kosovo legislation relevant to human rights and community rights and informs/advices the Department and Section thereof;
Maintains close co-operation with officials from other international organisations, local authorities and nongovernmental organizations to achieve human rights, rule of law and good governance objectives;
Performs other duties as assigned.
First-level university degree in law.
Minimum of two years of professional experience in the legal professional field, with a good understanding and awareness of international legal standards and instruments, and of the laws and legal procedures applicable to the mission area and neighboring jurisdictions; some of the working experience should have been acquired in an international organization or a mission environment; demonstrated organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft packages.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and local languages.
Knowledge of other local languages is an asset.
Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds.
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities.
Holding a valid driving license.
How To Apply
For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at http://www.osce.org/employment/43284. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link. In case of technical difficulties with the online application, applicants may use the OSCE offline application form, which can be downloaded from “Links/ Off-line application form” on the same page, and send it by e-mail to Recruitment.OMiK@osce.org with vacancy number quoted in the title. Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.
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