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Organized Crime Police Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Montenegro
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Civilian Police
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
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:


  • Experience from a command or management operational position in a national police environment
  • Extensive professional experience in the areas/s of organized crime
  • Experience in the following areas: strategic development and planning; programme management, staff supervision; monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent drafting and analytical 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


  • Previous international policing experience in the areas of border management, and police training and development
  • Experience in working with host country authorities, civil society and other relevant international partners
  • Knowledge of political developments within the region, including the legislative framework as it applies to police reform issues in Montenegro.
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Security Co-operation Programme Manager, the incumbent is responsible for liaising with all local law enforcement officials in order to offer strategic and tactical law enforcement advice/assistance. She/he performs the following specific duties:

  1. Manages all needs assessment exercises designed to assess local law enforcement requirements and develops and implements technical assistance in terms of developing and implementing national strategies in co-operation with our partners and in line with international standards and best practices;
  2. Sets priorities and helps to develop guidelines for all Mission related law enforcement project activities;
  3. Works closely with the authorities in developing and implementing a national strategy and annual action plan for fighting serious and organized crime;
  4. Manages all relevant training activities and/or specialized assistance provided to local partners in fighting organized crime;
  5. Analyses the implementation of the Mission's organized crime programme;
  6. Provides regular reports to the Programme Manager on relevant policing matters;
  7. Develops and maintains strong working relations with senior officials from: the Government and other relevant national authorities, representatives from NGOS and wider civil society, and international community, including international police missions, in order to co-ordinate assistance programmes;
  8. Ensures that all aspects relating to gender mainstreaming are included in the advice provided to local partners and in the delivery of projects developed and implemented within the programme;
  9. Directly supervises one staff;
  10. Performs all other related duties as assigned.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.

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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