A vacancy has arisen in the OSCE Presence in Albania for a National Monitoring Officer (NP1), at the Political and Public Affairs Unit.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the the Chief Political, Public Affairs and Reporting Officer (CPO), the incumbent performs the following tasks:
1. In close co-ordination with the CPO, the incumbent provides information collected in all areas covered by the Presence’s mandate, in close collaboration with the Albanian regions and prefectures; s/he stays abreast of all developments in the area and contributes to early warning and response efforts as appropriate;
2. Creates and maintains regular contacts with all appropriate regional interlocutors (i.e. local government officials and representatives of the police, political parties, judiciary, etc.), acts as a liaison between the Presence and regions/prefectures/local government units and other interlocutors; pro-actively seeks and maintains contacts with potential interlocutors which could contribute to the Presence’s work;
3. Reports on developments in the regions and, in co-ordination with departments, supports the promotion of confidence building measures as appropriate; in addition, provides safety and security guidance in those regions for Presence staff and other visitors; identifies possible projects or areas where respective projects are needed
4. The incumbent drafts monitoring reports after the monitoring of public events, gatherings, demonstrations, street protests.
5. From the information collected prepares reports, briefings and background information, including for visiting OSCE missions i.e. ODIHR Election Observation Mission.
6. Perform any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills:
• University degree related to political science, law, administration or social science;
• A minimum of two years professional public sector experience or another related area in international organizations;
• Familiarity with the Albanian political, administrative and legislative structures and processes;
• Established ability to draft analytical reports;
• Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft application;
• Ability to work with people of different national, religious and cultural backgrounds whilst maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and local language;
• Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
• Holding a valid driving license;
• No previous criminal convictions (applicant must submit evidence upon the request, at any time throughout the recruitment process).
According to the fixed OSCE salary scale, the remuneration is approximately 1,423.92 EURO, subject to National Social Security deductions.
OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
All applications are due by 30 April 2019. If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under: https://jobs.osce.org/.
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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 national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.