OSCE missions and field activities are the front line of OSCE work in countries that require assistance and are the agent through which political decisions are translated into action. Each mission has a different mandate but generally work addresses early warning, preventive diplomacy, conflict management and post-conflict rehabilitation.
Tasks and Responsibilities
The incumbent is assigned to the Office of Head of Mission Programme (OHM) in Tiraspol’s office and functions as National Programme Officer, under the direct supervision of the Deputy Head of Mission. He/She performs the following tasks:
Advises and reports to the Mission’s Management on all activities undertaken in Transdniestria and on the political, policy, legal and civil-military implications which might influence the Mission’s policy implementation
Supervises and manages the daily operations of the field office
Serves as a legal expert and facilitates, and supports the implementation of the Anti-Trafficking and Gender Programme as well as the Human Rights and Democratization Programme in Transdniestria
Initiates, plans, supervises and participates in implementation of projects
Examines individual complaints on alleged human rights violations; Analyses complaints against local legislation and international human rights law; Suggests and implements follow-up actions of the Mission as response to the complaints
Prepares briefing notes, reports and articles on issues and activities in the areas of interest to the Mission, within its mandate, in Transdniestria as requested
Maintains contacts with local authorities, NGOs and international organizations mainly in Transdniestria as well as elsewhere in Moldova as relevant
Performs other related work as assigned.
University degree in political sciences, law, international relations, business or public administration, or other related fields;
Minimum two years of professional working experience;
Extensive experience at a senior management and policy making level, preferably within an international environment, national administrations or private sector;
Experience working in an NGO or international organization in the legal and/or human rights protection fields is desirable;
Experience in supervision of staff;
Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications;
Excellent written and communication skills in English and Russian; Knowledge of Romanian Language is an asset;
Holding a valid driving license;
Resident of the Republic of Moldova.
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
Monthly remuneration is EUR 1183.00. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Moldova. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
How To Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under http://www.osce.org/employment. The deadline for submitting the application is 16 June 2017.
Please note that CVs and other applications submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form will not be reviewed.
Applications received after the deadline or in other languages than the English language would 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 achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Only the OSCE on-line applications will be accepted and short-listed applicants contacted.
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