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|General Minimum Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
|Field of Expertise Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
|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:
- Proven work experience in various policing roles, including special profiling on Organized Crimes or Criminal Investigations, from a recognized law enforcement agency;
- Experience in the exercise of risk and needs analysis in the organized crime sphere, including at the tactical and strategic level as well as that applicable to cross-border frameworks;
- Extensive experience in project management, including initiating, planning, formulating, managing implementing and evaluating relevant police projects related to organized crime matters;
- Proven coaching, mentoring, facilitation and mediation skills;
- Professional fluency in English, both oral and written including excellent communication and presentation skills;
- Cultural sensitivity and judgment;
- Advanced problem solving and decision-making skills and ability to work on own initiative and with minimum of supervision;
- Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
- Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited timeframes;
- 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;
- Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing, e-mail, and presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint).
- Previous work experience with an international organization and/or experience in field missions in the area of police reform in relation to improving capacities to combat organized crime;
- Previous work experience in combating corruption;
- Previous work experience in financial investigations and assets recovery.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
The Mission’s key priorities are advancing constructive inter-ethnic relations and supporting the further implementation of the 2001 Ohrid Framework Agreement and its essential pillars: anti-discrimination, education, decentralization, equitable representation, smaller communities and the use of languages. It works with authorities to implement reforms in areas such as elections, democratic policing, local governance and the judiciary. The Mission monitors and conducts regular visits to local communities and maintains a communication network with political representatives, civil society members, religious leaders and law enforcement officials.
This is a senior professional opportunity: should you be selected, you will work under the overall guidance of the Chief of the Police Development Unit and direct supervision of the Senior Police Advisor and will provide advice and assistance to local police partners on organized crimes at both the headquarters and field levels. More specifically you will be responsible for the following activities:
1. Providing recommendations to the Mission’s, Department’s and Unit’s leadership on the analysis, development and implementation of policing programmes/projects in the areas of organized crimes and criminal investigations;
2. Assisting the Ministry of Internal Affairs and other national counterparts in identifying and analysing problems / needs / risks in the organized crimes sphere, proposing appropriate initiatives, plans, projects, and/or course of activities to address these;
3. Advising and assisting the Ministry of Internal Affairs and other national counterparts on improvements that could be made in the strategies, policies and practices to fight organized crime;
4. Organising, facilitating or participating in various events, such as conferences, workshops, seminars, meetings, working groups, etc., aimed at improving police capacities to address existing organized crimes related problems and challenges;
5. Co-ordinating activities with the international partners concerned to prevent duplication and overlap; co-operating with colleagues from neighbouring OSCE field operations for the purpose of promoting a regional approach in the provision of assistance in the sphere of organized crime;
6. Participating in the delivery of training, coaching and mentoring to national police trainers on organized crime and criminal investigations-related subjects; facilitating the organization for/with local partners of practical exercises in the sphere of organized crime, including those of a cross-border nature;
7. Assisting in the implementation of other police affairs projects and initiatives in the Unit if needed;
8. Co-ordinating extra-budgetary project activities in the area of organized crime;
9. Supervising the work of a national mission member;
10. Performing other duties as required.
For more detailed information on the work of the OSCE Mission to Skopje, please see www.osce.org/skopje.
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.
Please note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply.
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.