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Organized Crime Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Serbia
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Civilian Police
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
Date of entry on duty
Date of issue


General Minimum Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:

  • Excellent physical condition
  • Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure
Field of Expertise Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:

  • Graduation from a recognized police training school
  • Negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read and utilise maps
  • Ability to perform first aid
  • Regular, active police service experience
  • Very good oral and written English communication skills
  • Knowledge of International Police Standards and human rights
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


Police administrative courses in relevant field and specialized subject area


Minimum 10 years of diversified police experience including at least 12 months operational experience in the relevant field and specialized subject area

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Substantial, recent experience in the investigation of trans-national, organized and serious crimes, including corruption
  • Experience in prosecution-led criminal investigations
  • Knowledge of modern crime investigation methods
  • Experience in the development, management and implementation of training courses for staff development, both generic and specialized
  • Experience in project management, planning, budgeting, implementation and evaluation
  • Excellent drafting and presentation skills
  • Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds and diverse views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities
  • Ability to operate Windows applications including word-processing and e-mail


  • Experience in developing and implementing projects in an international environment
  • Experience in the analysis of capacity-building and training needs
  • Experience in organizational change management
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Head of the Law Enforcement Department and the direct supervision of the Organized Crime Programme Manager, the Organized Crime Adviser:

  1. Advises and provides assistance to the host country's Ministry of Interior on prosecution-led investigation;
  2. Advises and assists on the implementation of local and national strategies to deal with the investigation of organized and serious crime, including corruption;
  3. Prepares formal project proposals identifying areas of needs, including technical equipment, crime investigation training and/or specialist assistance;
  4. Co-ordinates the selection of international police specialists;
  5. Assesses training needs; develops, manages and evaluates crime training programmes;
  6. Liaises with international police liaison officers as appropriate;
  7. Supervises and evaluates organized crime project implementation to ensure cost effectiveness;
  8. Prepares project presentation material and makes presentations on project development and modern crime investigation strategies;
  9. Ensures that police accountability aspects are intrinsic part of the organized crime programme;
  10. Performs other duties as required.

The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. The nomination of female candidates is particularly encouraged.

Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered.

Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.




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