16 April 2020
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
1 May 2020
National Project Officer
Security Co-operation and Governance Programme, OSCE Mission to Montenegro
OSCE Mission to Montenegro is seeking for highly qualified, motivated and experienced candidates for the position of National Project Officer (NP1) for the implementation of the “Leaders Against Intolerance and Violent Extremism (LIVE)” Project within the frames of the Security Co-operation and Governance Programme activities. Please note that this vacancy is open to the nationals, or holders of permanent residence permit, of Montenegro. This is a temporary appointment, limited to the duration of the LIVE Project activity scheduled for the period not exceeding seven months: May 1, 2020 – November 30, 2020.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Security Co-operation and Governance Programme Manager and the direct supervision of the Organized Crime Police Adviser, the National Project Officer (NP1) will direct and organize work of the “Leaders Against Intolerance and Violent Extremism (LIVE)” Project. The incumbent is the primary responsible person for the day-to-day management of the LIVE Project and its staff assigned (one GS5 post), as well as the implementation, monitoring of and reporting on the project activities, including trainings and all the procurement related tasks. Specifically, the incumbent:
1. Provides day-to-day managerial oversight of the project by:
Co-ordinates LIVE staff member work (one GS 5 post) and reports on his/her performance to the managemnt of the SCOG Programme;
Ensures due financial and administrative management and reporting related to the LIVE operational expenses;
Co-ordinates organization of meetings and other related activities of the project.
2. Co-ordinates implementation of the project activities by:
Oversees implementation of the project activities towards fulfillment of the project results on a daily basis in line with the established schedule and tasks approved by the SCOG Prgoroamme;
Follows-up on the succesful impelemntation of the LIVE project budget; prepares and maintains the project activity plan;
Analyses the progress with the project implementation and advises the SCOG Progormme management on modalities related to various components/stages of the project, develops recommendations (both written and oral) on corrective actions as might be necessary;
Engages in the selection of training participants in consultation with the SCOG Programme Manager. Organizes training sessions and co-ordinates with facilitators and training participants;
Conducts monitoring during the entire process and provides regular Project Progress Reports as well as the Final Project Self-Evaluation Report to the SCOG Programme management;
Conducts background research and analytical overview of developments in area relevant to the LIVE project using a variety of information resources;
Certifies and approves project disbursements by ensuring that delivery is in line with the approved project budget and that delivery levels are met;
Ensures administrative and programmatic closure of the project upon its completion and the correspodning hand-over procedures.
3. Carries out self-evaluation and monitoring of the project implementation by:
Prepares and drafts regular reports for the SCOG Programme management, collecting information in line with the MEL methodology;
Liaises with the assigned training facilitators in order to get feedback and report after each module;
Collects and analyses data from relevant stakeholders, beneficiaries and partners of the project;
Prepares periodic Project Progress Reports and the Final Project Self-Evaluation Report.
4. Ensures visibility of the Project by:
Co-ordinates production and distribution of visibility materials;
Advises the SCOG Programme managemnt on possible strategies for an enhanced visitbility of the Project;
Drafts contributions to media advisories or other PR materials produced by the Mission with regard to the Project;
Participates in corresponding presentations, discussions.
5. Performs other duties as required.
First-level university degree in International Relations, Social Science, Political Science, Public Administration, or similar fields;
Minimum of two years relevant professional experience in project management and supervision, preferably some of the experience acquired in an international organization;
Awareness of current political situation in Montenegro and national efforts to address violent extremism would be considered an advantage;
Experience in analytical, problem-solving and organizational activities;
Ability to organize trainings and to conduct and facilitate meetings;
Ability to establish and maintain communication with representatives of national and local institutions;
Ability to formulate their concerns and other reports in a clear and concise way;
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and the local language;
Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications;
Holding a valid driving license.
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions, is EUR 1,810.08. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
How To Apply
For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at https://jobs.osce.org/. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link.
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.
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.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
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