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Police Adviser to the CSI Project


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Civilian Police
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
Southern Kyrgyzstan
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:


  • Police officer with solid experience of working with local communities in the area of problem oriented policing
  • Extensive experience in the area of community policing, public security, management, preferably with law enforcement institutions or other relevant organizations or institutions
  • Knowledge of international and European policing standards
  • Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and intercultural skills
  • Experience in drafting reports
  • Experience in project management and implementation
  • Solid knowledge of international human rights standards applicable to policing field
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Fluency in the English language and the capability of drafting documents under pressure and within short deadlines
  • Capacity to establish and maintain a good working relation with communities and civil society organizations working in his/her area of competence
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail


  • Knowledge of Russian, Kyrgyz and/or Uzbek languages
  • Prior field experience with UN, OSCE or similar international organization
  • Possession of a valid automobile Class C driving license and ability to drive a 4x4 vehicle using manual transmission
  • Experience of working with human rights, minority or gender issues
Tasks and Responsibilities

The OSCE Community Security Initiative (CSI) Project in Kyrgyzstan is aimed at supporting Kyrgyzstan police in addressing the specific security situation after the June 2010 events and to contribute to the professionalism of the Kyrgyzstan police in providing security for all members and communities of the Kyrgyzstan population, irrespective of ethnicity. At the same time, the Project is a pilot initiative which contributes in the long term to a wider national police reform programme envisaged by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The CSI Project, as a supplementary part of OSCE Police Reform Programme (PRP) for Kyrgyzstan, is implemented through the development of the police supportive activities in the nine local police stations of Batken, Jalal-Abad, Osh and Chuy provinces of Kyrgyzstan. Activities are implemented by advisers, led by Regional Team Leaders. Methodologically and operationally, the Project is maintained by police advisers, local community mediators and local programmatic and administrative staff.

The CSI Project is envisaged to run until 31 of December 2012.

Under the supervision of the Team Leader of the Community Security Initiative, the Police Adviser to the CSI Project:

  1. Supports the Kyrgyzstan police in the assessment, monitoring and training with respect to policing in co-operation with local communities;
  2. Supports the Kyrgyzstan police in the application of international human rights standards in policing;
  3. Works and interacts with Kyrgyzstan police at the regional and local level in the area of problem oriented policing;
  4. Performs specific tasks in relation to police-community relations as directed;
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

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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